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Louis Armstrong sometimes referred to Jack Bradley as his "white son," inviting him to private rehearsals, recording sessions, on the road, his dressing room and home. Bradley had unrestricted access to his hero for 12 years, documenting him through thousands of photographs and saving Armstrong's sound recordings, fan letters — and even handkerchiefs.
Roman Vishniac’s photos now available online through the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and New York’s International Center of Photography.
‘Line, Touch, Trace,’ through March 8 includes artists from Charlotte: Selena Beaudry (now in London), John Hill Jr., Isaac Payne and Jason Watson.
A Sopwith Camel airplane, an exact replica of that flown by flying ace Col. Elliott Springs during World War I, is on display at the Carolinas Aviation Museum.
Levine Museum of the New South will open “LGBTQ Perspectives on Equality” to the public July 25, featuring four exhibits that delve into LGBT history and the people responsible for bringing LGBT concerns to public attention.
Duke Energy Foundation says it will donate $100,000 to the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture if the center increases its membership rolls in the next year from about 700 people to 1,974.
They escaped from Nazi Germany only to discover a new form of persecution in the Jim Crow South, where they taught at black colleges and universities.
Theres more to the painter James Abbott McNeill Whistler than his mother. There are boats, cities, bridges, kimonos and a city transforming into a new age.
Claude Harding has made it his mission to help Bechtler visitors experience the same joy and pleasure he has found at the museum.
When the Metropolitan Museum of Art gives its all to an exhibition in terms of space, money and scholarship, and the art involved is as rich as a massed chorale and as haunting as a single-voice chant, no institution on Earth can produce more impressive results. Such is the case with “Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, 5th to 8th Century.”