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Art Culture Lola's Culture Club

Lola’s Culture Club: My Top 10 Art Exhibitions & Artists of 2018

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Art Creativity Music Singers Songwriting

In conversation with singer/songwriter extraordinaire, Arrow Benjmain (writer of Beyonce’s Freedom)

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Art Classical Music Culture Jazz Music Women

My BBC3 Classical Fix playlist, created by Clemency Burton-Hill

View this post on Instagram Happy Music Friday! Here’s the track listing for the #classicalfix playlist @clemencybh created for me. Sharing with you for your listening delight! Hope you enjoy these as much as I do!! 🎶 🎵 🎼 #classicalfix #classicalmusic #musicfriday A post shared by Lola Adesioye (@lolaadesioye) on Dec 7, 2018 at 7:00am […]

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Interviewing writer Joan Morgan, author of She Begat This: 20 Years of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

View this post on Instagram Tomorrow evening. Dumbo House. Me, having an intimate chat with the amazing @joanmorgan, one of the original writers at VIBE magazine (a magazine I read religiously for many years) and author of “She Begat This: 20 Years of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.” Joan is the original hip hop feminist […]

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Art Culture Harlem New York Street Art

Street Art in Harlem

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Dizzie Gillespie Street Art, Harlem

View this post on Instagram There’s so much incredible street art on buildings and walls all over the world at the moment. But these two of the great Dizzie Gillespie (by @bmike2c) in Harlem remain my favourite. A post shared by Lola Adesioye (@lolaadesioye) on Jul 7, 2018 at 12:18am PDT

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Africa Art Europe UK

Should the UK and Europe return stolen artefacts to Africa?

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African Americans Art Music slavery Social Media Society US Politics USA

“This is America” – Childish Gambino’s Masterful Visual Thinkpiece

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How Alice Neel’s Sharp, Compassionate Eye Painted Harlem

[Originally published in The Atlantic] The artist’s portraits of neighbors, icons, and strangers show a keen and democratic attention to detail. A detail from “Mercedes Arroyo,” 1952DAVID ZWIRNER GALLERY When, in 1938, Alice Neel decided to relocate from Greenwich Village to Spanish Harlem with José Negrón, a musician and her then-boyfriend, she was making a […]