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The National Black Arts Festival provides educational programs in music, dance, film, visual arts, theater and literary arts locally, nationally and internationally for diverse audiences. Founded in 1987 by the Fulton County Arts Council, NBAF began as a one-week summer festival. Today, president and CEO Vikki Millender-Morrow, along with the board, council, partnerships and donors,…

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Niambi Davenport is on her way to the top as a designer. A junior at Clark Atlanta University, majoring in fashion, she has already started designing pieces for her family and friends. Davenport’s love for fashion began at an early age, noticing how fashionable her mother was. Davenport then came across the show “Project Runway”…

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The National Black Arts Festival opened its 2014 season in grand style with a sizzling two-set performance by the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta. The show was sold out as soon as tickets went on sale and the audience was not disappointed as the…

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The National Black Arts Festival gala opened the festival in grand style at the InterContinental Hotel Buckhead with host Karyn Greer (11 Alive News anchor). Live performances were delivered by jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater, trumpeter Theo Croker, Metropolitan Opera star Harolyn Blackwell, and spoken word impresario Toni Blackman. In addition to amazing live entertainment,…

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  On March 21, 2012, Atlanta’s fashion elite attended the 7th Annual Fine Art + Fashion pre-show cocktail reception, the “Art of Fashion” presentation, produced by Neiman Marcus, and a post-show celebration.  Noted business and community leaders, fashion icons and patrons of the arts, Vicki and John Palmer will served as Honorary Chairs and were honored for their…

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    This weekend was the perfect time for music and art lovers alike to come together for the National Black Arts Festival held in Atlanta, Ga’s Centennial Park and surrounding locations.  Beautiful people of all generations enjoyed live music from talented artists like Noel Gourdin, Algebra Blessett, and Anthony David while artists like RA’s…

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  This week, the 2012 National Black Arts Festival will be taking over Centennial Olympic Park for  some of the best live music performances in the world. Renowned worldwide for showcasing the very best of black culture, the festival features art exhibitions, theater, music and culture for the entire family. Also presenting the Coretta Scott King Awards Book…

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The National Black Arts Festival kicked off the 2012 summer festival season at a private preview event held at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s office in Atlantic Station. Guests enjoyed a breathtaking panoramic view of Atlanta’s skyline from the balcony, sipped cocktails and dined on hors d’oeuvres provided by One Flew South, while listening to…

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