Community Folk Art Center

805 East Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13210

Next Friday, April 25th: Join us for an amazing Evening of Jazz and Wine! We will enjoy an array of luxury New York wines, along with the soothing rhythms of Mimi Jones! It’s a night you won’t want to miss!
Check out Mimi Jones, multi-talented bassist, vocalist and composer on Friday, April 25th from 6:30pm! #jazzandwine
#Jazzandwine Friday, April 25 6:30PM enjoy a stimulating evening of wine tasting and vocalist Mimi Jones!

Friday, April 25 6:30PM enjoy a stimulating evening of wine tasting and vocalist Mimi Jones!

Master dance class with Isack Abeneko tonight at 4-6pm! Learn Tanzanian inspired dance.
Naima Mora, winner of America’s Next Top Model, season four will be at Syracuse University today promoting her newest work. But beforehand she’ll spend a few hours with our students at CFAC!

Check out the work of Andrea Chung at our upcoming exhibition, Corporeal Contours: Works by Firelei Baez and Andrea Chung. The show will include works from the artist’s May Day series (above). The show will run from March 9th to May 4th and will also include an interactive activity room. 

Check out our upcoming exhibition, Corporeal Contours: Works by Firelei Baez and Andrea Chung at the Community Folk Art Center. The show will open on March 9th with the Opening Reception from 3-5pm. The show will also include works by Andrea Chung and will coincide with another show, When We Just Existed: Works by Deborah Roberts.
blackcontemporaryart:

Firelei Baez
meksmoodsmoves:

JOSEPHINE BAKER. 6/3/1906-4/12/1975 1st African American woman to star in a major motion picture. Singer, Dancer, Actress, Activist, French spy, Sex symbol pioneer.  “Art is an elastic sort of love.” “You are on the eve of a complete victory. You can’t go wrong. The world is behind you.” (said @ the 1963 March on Washington) “I wasn’t really naked. I simply didn’t have any clothes on.” HA! …and she had a pet cheetah?! I love this woman!  #BlackHistory #Jazz #Cabaret #Activism #NegroInParis #ArtisticNudity #BananaDance

meksmoodsmoves:

JOSEPHINE BAKER. 6/3/1906-4/12/1975
1st African American woman to star in a major motion picture. Singer, Dancer, Actress, Activist, French spy, Sex symbol pioneer.
“Art is an elastic sort of love.”
“You are on the eve of a complete victory. You can’t go wrong. The world is behind you.” (said @ the 1963 March on Washington)
“I wasn’t really naked. I simply didn’t have any clothes on.” HA!
…and she had a pet cheetah?! I love this woman!
#BlackHistory #Jazz #Cabaret #Activism #NegroInParis #ArtisticNudity #BananaDance

(via diasporicroots)

hyperallergic:

Hyperallergic and Tumblr have joined forces to present “The World’s First Tumblr Art Symposium.” This project, which is part discussion and part exhibition, explores the fast evolving landscape of #TumblrArt.
Starting this week, we will beging publishing specially commissioned essays on art on Tumblr. So, stay tuned!
Get all the details and RSVP at hyperallergic.com/tumblrart
Follow along at hyperallergic.tumblr.com/tagged/tumblrartThe hashtag for the event will be #TumblrArt.

hyperallergic:

Hyperallergic and Tumblr have joined forces to present “The World’s First Tumblr Art Symposium.” This project, which is part discussion and part exhibition, explores the fast evolving landscape of #TumblrArt.

Starting this week, we will beging publishing specially commissioned essays on art on Tumblr. So, stay tuned!

Get all the details and RSVP at hyperallergic.com/tumblrart

Follow along at hyperallergic.tumblr.com/tagged/tumblrart
The hashtag for the event will be #TumblrArt.

(via staff)

thecamhouston:

Above: Xaviera Simmons performing Multitudinousness Summer or Color of Moon (2010) at CAMH during the closing reception of Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art.