“CPR Live Presents Ayaaso Band Featuring Guest Artist Ras Atiba and Ossie…” on YouTube

CPR Live Presents Ayaaso Band Featuring Guest Artist Ras Atiba and Ossie...: http://youtu.be/GCHGhYFXS5I Ras Atiba ~ Ah Time RAS Productions

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– How Expensive It Is to Be Poor – JANUARY 18, 2015

Charles M. Blow OP-ED COLUMNIST http://nyti.ms/1CEB037 “Easy” is a word not easily spoken among the poor. Things are hard — the times are hard, the work is hard, the way is hard. “Easy” is for uninformed explanations issued by the willfully callous and the haughtily blind. Allow me to explain, as James Baldwin put it, … Continue reading – How Expensive It Is to Be Poor – JANUARY 18, 2015

ESSENCE Network: Archivist Gabrielle M. Dudley Shares How to Create & Preserve Your Legacy

ESSENCE Network: Archivist Gabrielle M. Dudley Shares How to Create & Preserve Your Legacy By Charreah K. Jackson http://www.essence.com/2014/10/19/essence-network-archivist-gabrielle-m-dudley-shares-how-create-preserve-your-legacy As a high school student, Gabrielle M. Dudley was frustrated by the lack of information in school curriculum about the contributions of African Americans. After watching an episode of A Different World where students visited the … Continue reading ESSENCE Network: Archivist Gabrielle M. Dudley Shares How to Create & Preserve Your Legacy

Saturday Art Time Resumes on January 17

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“…The programme, which has been active since September 2009, consists of an exciting range of gallery-based art workshops for children 8 to 15 years old. The workshops are designed to provide an opportunity for children to learn about Jamaican culture and history through the gallery’s permanent collection and exhibitions.”

National Gallery of Jamaica Blog

1 Saturday Art Time January 17,2014-02-02The National Gallery of Jamaica is delighted to announce the resumption of its innovative child art programme, Saturday Art-Time, on Saturday, January 17, 2015.

The programme, which has been active since September 2009, consists of an exciting range of gallery-based art workshops for children 8 to 15 years old. The workshops are designed to provide an opportunity for children to learn about Jamaican culture and history through the gallery’s permanent collection and exhibitions.

In addition to the variety of art-making techniques customarily taught at the Saturday Art-Time workshops such as drawing, painting, assemblage and collage, the Education Department is excited to introduce Basic Animation workshops for participants aged 12 to 15 years old. Given the increasing integration of animation and other audio-visual approaches as a part of contemporary Jamaican art practice, the coordinators hope that students will begin to develop an appreciation for the use of various technologies that can…

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