The title of her latest album "D + Evolution" is also the theme of a new exhibition at the Smithsonian's Cooper Hewitt
It’s the latest installment in the “Selects” series that previously featured exhibits by Ellen DeGeneres and fashion designer Thom Browne.
As guest curator of the next exhibition in Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum?s ?Selects? series, musician and four-time Grammy Award?winner Esperanza Spalding has lent her creative vision to shed light on the museum?s collection. Show More Summary
Esperanza Spalding Conjures Abbey Lincoln’s Insurgent Moans by Tanisha C. Ford | @SoulistaPhD | NewBlackMan (in Exile) When three multiple Grammy award-winning jazz vocalists unite on one stage for a concert conceived and directed by a genius black woman drummer/composer to pay homage to one of the best to ever do it, magic will be made. Show More Summary
Andrew's tour also includes dates with Belle & Sebastian and The Lumineers, and he has a new "Live from the Great Room" video out with artist Theaster Gates. Continue reading…
This year's free BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival shows in Prospect Park also include Youssou N'Dour, Polica, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Weyes Blood, Moses Sumney, Esperanza Spalding, Lisa Loeb, The Soul Rebels with Talib Kweli, and more. Continue reading…
The 44-year-old tenor, famous for his skill at high-flying, difficult Rossini roles, has been named Artistic Advisor. "One of his first projects is to help develop a new opera with jazz musicians Esperanza Spalding and Wayne Shorter that's expected to premiere in 2019. One of his big goals is to show young people in Philadelphia […]
Stevens has backed the likes of Esperanza Spalding and Christian Scott. Now he heads out in innovative directions of his own.
She Shreds is a print magazine dedicated to women guitarists and bassists that's been around since 2011. Past covers include Laura Jane Grace, Corin Tucker, Marnie Stern, Esperanza Spalding, and more. She Shreds always books a rad unofficial SXSW day show, featuring bands fronted by women and gender nonconforming artists, and this year was no…
The collaboration combines the Canadian musician’s undeniable virtuosity with the N.Y.C. jazz singer’s signature vocal stylings.
Last year, Andrew Bird began a series called “Live From the Great Room,” where musicians join him in his home to perform an acoustic set. Guests included Fiona Apple, the National’s Matt Berninger, John C. Reilly, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, and more. Show More Summary
Today in Entertainment: Hugh Jackman stars in new 'Logan' trailer; live updates from Sundance Jan. 20, 2017, 8:51 a.m. Things have heated up in the entertainment world with the start of the Sundance Film Festival and much of Hollywood focused on the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. Just...
The National Museum of African American History and Culture was packed with about 3,000 people. [ more › ]
If you woke up feeling sick today, there’s at least solidarity in the anger at/sickness towards the state of our country: as Rolling Stone points out on this day, Trump lost the popular vote by 2,865,075, his current approval rating is 44%, 1200 buses have applied for permits for the Women’s March while there are only 200 for Trump’s […]
The nonpartisan celebration also brought appearances from Esperanza Spalding, Alice Walker, and more.
Artists and progressives celebrated at the alternative ball, held at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture.
Solange and Esperanza Spalding were among the performers at the Peace Ball: Voices of Hope and Resistance event in Washington D.C. tonight. Held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the nonpartisan gala was...Show More Summary
The nonpartisan celebration will also include appearances from Esperanza Spalding, Alice Walker, and more.
Solange has joined the lineup for a January 19 inauguration ball, The Washington Post reports. The event—Peace Ball: Voices of Hope and Resistance—is presented by Busboys and Poets, and takes place at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Show More Summary