The Summer of Soul -Wynda Lee-

/*! elementor – v3.4.6 – 19-10-2021 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} /*! elementor – v3.4.6 – 19-10-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} The Day History was Made: Summer of Soul Background: Summer Of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised) is a feature documentary about the legendary 1969 Harlem […]

Summer of soul-Trinity Seegars

/*! elementor – v3.4.7 – 31-10-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Summer of Soul /*! elementor – v3.4.7 – 31-10-2021 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} Film Summary/Analysis:  In his acclaimed debut as a filmmaker, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson presents a powerful and transporting documentary—part music film, part historical record created around an […]

Summer of Soul Review

/*! elementor – v3.4.7 – 31-10-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Summer of Soul Review By Essence Ward /*! elementor – v3.4.7 – 31-10-2021 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} The Harlem Cultural Festival took place in the summer of 1969.  It was a combination of so many cultures, artists and the […]

Summer of Soul

/*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Summer of Soul Review by: Ta’Niyah Armstrong Outline The documentary “Summer of Soul” produced by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson highlights the Harlem Cultural Festival of 1969. The program shows never-before seen footage of the festival and includes accounts from its attendees and […]

Summer of Soul

/*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Summer of Soul Analysis By: Noel Harris Harlem Cultural Festival Summer in 1969 and its Impact Culturally, Socially, and Religiously The film “Summer of Soul” was about the Harlem cultural festival summer in 1969. It features festival footage that hasn’t been […]

Concert: Christmas Carol

The concert that I chose to attend was the Spelman-Morehouse glee club Christmas Carol. Saturday nights showing was at Spelman College at 7:30pm. There were several instruments used throughout the concert such as the organ, drums, piano, and trumpet. Since both are historically black colleges traditional Negro Spirituals, traditional Christmas songs and Gospel were incorporated. […]

93rd Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert

93rd Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol The 93rd Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert was an amazing production. This is my first year attending and the diversity of the song selection was absolutely incredible. I enjoyed listening to the classic Christmas songs and then being exposed to songs of different cultures, such as Ave Maria, performed by Spelman […]

The 93rd Annual Christmas Carol Concert

A Christmas Carol Concert I attended the 93rd Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert on December 7th, 2019. I truly enjoyed watching my talented sisters and brothers sing such amazing songs to bring in the holiday spirit. Throughout the concert, many songs were sung and performed for the audience. Of the songs that were performed, my […]

Concert Post

Concert Report By: Nyla Griffith This semester I had the privilege of attending the Spelman and Morehouse College Glee Club Christmas Carols Concert. I attended the Sunday, December 8th performance at King’s Chapel at Morehouse College. It lasted about two and a half hours and featured the glee clubs of both Spelman College and Morehouse […]

Hip Hop Concert – DaBaby

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Concert Post

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Can’t Hide Love For This Performance: The Elements and Chicago

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Rico Nasty Concert

RICO NASTY CONCERT POST Rico Nasty is a rapper from Brooklyn New York who started rapping in high school. Rico Nasty is a rapper from Brooklyn New York who started rapping in high school.Since the beginning of last year, I have followed her musical progression and her incorporation of hard rock elements of music. This […]

Noire: Metamorphosis

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Endless Summer Tour – Sept 5th

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Chicago v Earth Wind and Fire

In 2004, two bands, Earth Wind and Fire and Chicago joined together at the Greek Theatre in LA for a concert. The joint performance made the many differences in music and style very apparent. You could say that funk is the Black rock and the roll( ignoring the fact that Blacks also created rock and […]

ThisIsQTZ. Takes Spelman College by Storm

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