The Apr Edit: Spring Growth!
Spring brings all sorts of reasons to be out and about: openings, fundraisers, festivals, and art fairs. Top on my list is the exhibition no existe un mundo poshuracán: Puerto Rican Art in the Wake of Hurricane Maria.Read More
5 Reasons We’re Grateful
There are so many reasons to celebrate Colored Criticism as we close out 2022! Our community continues to grow and connect people of color in the arts, as well as allied supporters.Read More
Colored Criticism Holiday Party 2022
Join the Colored Criticism family for a holiday party featuring Passion Fruit Dance Company on Dec 11 in NYC!Read More
The Aug Edit: On Vacation!
I get the feeling that everyone is sneaking away based on the out of office messages and Instagram feeds from this month. Folks are taking some time off, whether it’s a staycation, long weekend, or a long-overdue trip abroad.Read More
In this documentary, Caribbean American women dance their determination during the West Indian Day Parade, making their culture visible. The West Indian Day Parade is Brooklyn’s Carnival – bringing millions of immigrants and New Yorkers together in creative resistance and celebration.Read More
Free Blacks: DanceAfrica at BAM
Belinda Becker reviews DanceAfrica 2015 at Brooklyn Academy of Music. This episode discusses dance across the African diaspora, including Haiti, Brazil and Cuba. She also talks about warrior dances, Black Lives Matter, and resistance. Performance by Afro-Brazilian dance troupe Balé Folclórico da Bahia. Co-Produced by Line Break Media (linebreakmedia.org) and Shamsiya Group, Inc. (intosunshine.com) Music: […]Read More
The Mar Edit: More Than A Party!
The Feb Edit: Black Mom Magic
Florals & Frida Kahlo
We’ve got a story to tell!
Colored Criticism convenes people of color to be seen and heard in the arts. We highlight the voices of artists, audiences, and professionals historically sidelined from cultural criticism. Read More
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