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Film & Television

Step—Lethal Ladies, Lofty Goals

By Alexandra MacAaron
As the “Black Lives Matter” movement gains momentum around them, spurred on by incidents in Sanford, Ferguson, New York, and Waller County, as well as Baltimore, you can understand why step feels so relevant and personal to the girls. There is a fierce defiance to their routines. These young women are determined.
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Music · News

Composer Florence Price: To Be Young, Gifted, and Black in a Jim Crow Era

By Women's Voices For Change
In honor of Black History Month, we are spending the month celebrating the fabulous black women who have and are making a difference in our nation and around the world. Today, we share with you our profile of Florence Price. On the evening of June 15, 1933, in Chicago, Illinois, an all-white male orchestra, led by a German conductor, played music composed by a 46-year-old black woman—a breakthrough thanks to the gifted Florence Beatrice Price.
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Theater

‘Allegiance,’ Rarely-Told History Repeats Itself on Broadway

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

Along with the wonderful acting and singing, the staging of 'Allegiance' is particularly clever. Rough wood has been fashioned into sliding Japanese screens, effectively conveying the elegance of the family’s past with the austerity of their present. Projections are used at various points to add to the story and are especially effective when the characters learn of Hiroshima.

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