Judy Walker

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Souls Grown Deep Foundation Expands Mission, Appoints New Board Chair

May 23, 2018 at 3:43pm<p>The Souls Grown Deep Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to raising the profile of African American artists from …

Museums

11 Radical Latin American Women Artists You Should Know

Ask an average person to name an Latin American woman artist, and they’ll most likely mention Frida Kahlo. There’s no disputing Kahlo’s place in the …

Art

Artists chosen for St. Croix River residencies

Mixed-media and textile artist Moira Bateman, painter Annie Hejny, plein air painter Greg Lecker and biological illustrator Leigha Meredith will be …

Art

Taj Mahal And Keb’ Mo’ Lead 2018 Blues Music Awards

The Blues are alive and well, thanks to the 135 nominees who gathered in Memphis Thursday night to recognize the best of the genre at the 39th annual …

Guitar

Diego Rivera painting becomes highest-priced Latin American art

<b>(CNN) —</b> A painting by the Mexican artist Diego Rivera has become the highest-priced Latin American artwork ever to be sold at auction.<p>The painting, titled "The Rivals," sold for $9.76 million, overtaking a record set by the work of Rivera's wife, Frida Kahlo.<p>The sale was part of a three-day auction …

Art

Watch David Letterman, Buddy Guy Talk Origins of Chicago Blues

David Letterman learns the true origins of Chicago blues from one of the genre's most acclaimed practitioners, Buddy Guy, in a clip from the host's …

David Letterman

Every Introvert Needs To Know About This Self-Care Practice

When I tell people I’m taking time out for my "introvert hangover," I’m not joking. What you must know is that it doesn’t come with the splitting …

Introverts

Slinky Spirals of Clay Form Topsy-Turvy Vases by Michael Boroniec | Colossal

<p>Michael Boroniec subverts the age-old conception of pots and vases as useful vessels of containment with his sculptural ceramics. The artist began …

Art

Sotheby's to offer Rufino Tamayo's 1942 masterpiece 'Perro aullando a la Luna'

Sotheby’s announced that Rufino Tamayo’s powerful Perro aullando a la Luna from 1942 will be offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale …

Art

Summerfest's 24 Harley-Davidson Roadhouse headliners include Lil Uzi Vert, Buddy Guy

Photos: Summerfest 2018 headliners on the grounds stages<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Autoplay<p>Show Thumbnails<p>Show …

Robert Plant and Van Morrison added to BluesFest 2018

They'll join John Fogerty and Steve Miller Band at London's O2 Arena in October<p><b>Van Morrison</b> and <b>Robert Plant</b> (with his band <b>the Sensational Space</b> …

Blues Music

Edoardo Tresoldi’s ethereal wire mesh sculptures rise in the California desert

Called “Etherea,” the installation is part of the 2018 Coachella Music and Arts Festival<p>Italian artist Edoardo Tresoldi, known for his full-scale wire mesh sculptures, has unveiled his latest project at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which begins today in Indio, California. Called …

Ram Kumar, master of abstract art, passes away

Artist, writer extraordinaire and gentleman of the Indian art scene, Ram Kumar was a tranquil genius, a quiescent being and practitioner of abstract …

Logan Richardson's 'Blues People' Invokes The Past, Reaches Forward

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify or Apple Music playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>"The emergence of classic blues and the popularization of jazz occurred around the same time," observes Amiri Baraka in his …

New Albums

Blues Legacy of Phil Wiggins | Smithsonian Folkways Magazine

When one thinks of country blues, the usual thought is of the music of the Mississippi Delta. While many wonderful blues men and women have come out …

Musics of Hawai'i: Anthology of Hawaiian Music - Special Festival Edition | Smithsonian Folkways Magazine

Following on the heels of Hawaii’s cultural renaissance (1960-70s), the 1989 Smithsonian Folklife Festival brought Hawaii’s dynamic multicultural …

Award-Winning Blues Soul Singer Explores Wider Roots

Janiva Magness had an artistic coming out with her self-penned 2014 album, <i>Original</i>. Though she’d dabbled in songwriting before, the album marked a …

How to Succeed as an Introvert When Your Job Relies on Communication

It's about making sure that people know what you have to offer.<p><i>What are some tips for introverts that can help them succeed in communication-heavy roles? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</b> …

Introverts are Natural Disruptors—Here’s Why | Heleo

“Introverts are uniquely suited to disruption because they’re comfortable playing where other people aren’t.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>The creative power</i> …

Self-improvement

E-Z Does It: Delta Blues-Style, Drone-Based Ideas in the Key of E

27<p>SHARES<p>Close<p>This month, we’ll conclude our exploration of drone-based riffing and soloing approaches and use the open low E string as our drone …

Buddy Guy Busted Out A Fiery Rendition Of Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Red House’ With Experience Bassist Billy Cox

There weren’t many guitar heroes who ever played with the same amount of passion, exuberance and expertise as James Marshall Hendrix. One of the few who enters the conversation is Buddy Guy. The Chicago blues legend was an inspiration to Hendrix who eventually became a peer, and then in the wake of …

Jay B. Ross, lawyer who fought for royalties for music legends, dead at 76

Music stars across genres — blues, rock, rap and house — say Jay B. Ross was an honest lawyer who helped them get the money they were due.<p>At …

Elise LeGrow's 'Playing Chess' Honors Blues And R&B Greats

Chess Records is an American institution. Founded in Chicago by Phil and Leonard Chess in the 1950s, it became the label that launched Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters and Bo Diddley. Now, Canadian singer Elise LeGrow is taking on the label's catalog on her debut album: <i>Playing Chess</i> features covers of …

Elise

Listen to Muddy Waters and Johnny Winter Rip It Up Together in 1978

<i>Did you know that Paste owns the world’s largest collection of live music recordings? It’s true! And what’s even crazier, it’s all free—hundreds of</i> …

She Led Latin American Art in a Bold New Direction

Recently, New York museums have presented retrospectives of all three of the most influential artists of Brazil’s postwar avant-garde. Lygia Clark, with her hinged-metal sculptures you can fiddle with at will, filled the top floor of the Museum of Modern Art. Lygia Pape, known for bold, …

São Paulo

How to Play Like Chicago Blues Guitar Legend Magic Sam

490<p>SHARES<p>“Magic Sam” Maghett was one of the most talented and distinctive musicians included in the pantheon of Chicago blues guitar greats. He …

Guitar

Photos Reveal Frida Kahlo’s Life Off the Canvas

The Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Canada, is the current host of <i>Frida Kahlo: Her Photos</i>, an exhibition that has travelled to 12 cities in seven …

Avant-garde

Journey’s Neal Schon On His Blues Roots, Playing PRS Guitars & Working With Yngwie Malmsteen

7.9K<p>SHARES<p>If you're a classic rock fan, when you hear the name Neal Schon, you most likely think of Journey. Schon founded the band in 1973 and is …

Guitar

Serpentine Coiled Sculptures of Found British Bird Feathers by Kate MccGwire | Colossal

<p>Kate MccGwire‘s roiling feather sculptures juxtapose the beautiful, delicate material with discomfiting shapes. Whereas her earlier work tended …

Art