On View: Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern @The Brooklyn Museum

The beautifully designed art installation Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern presents multiple sides of the artistic life and persona O’ Keeffe crafted for herself through her art, fashion and independent lifestyle.  In addition to the lush, bold paintings and sculptures one would expect to see in an O’ Keeffe show, what’s new and unique about this presentation are the…

PODCAST: 2016 Willow Arts Alliance Fellow + Scholarship Winner – Gabriel Ramirez

This past July, the Willow Arts Alliance and Weeksville Heritage Center hosted the 2016 Summer Arts Residency for 10 Fellows, selected from applicants from across the country to work with renowned Brooklyn poet and writer Aracelis Girmay. During the three-day event, this group of literary fellows went through an intense series of writing classes, workshops,…

About the 2016 Summer Arts Residency @ Weeksville In Crown Heights, Brooklyn

By Heather Buchanan | Aquarius Press/Willow Books “As a Brooklyn native, Weeksville remains important to our community and history.  I explore memory a great deal in my work and think it is a constant allure for the artist.” –Adisa Vera Beatty, 2016 Weeksville Summer Arts Residency Faculty. And this is just what we’re hoping to…

THOUGHT FOR FOOD: Mannish Water – A Goat Head Soup!

By Albert Trotman | Trotfilms Mannish water is a  goat head soup popular in Jamaica.  It is a favorite party soup to serve at weddings, the funeral after party and gatherings where there is some drinking taking place.  Some say it straightens you out for the drive home after the drinks.  Some men believe the…