A painting of Sir Winston Churchill in his art studio in Chartwell, England.  


Carlos African Exhibition Highlights Smithsonian-Atlanta Collaborations

by Phil Bolton | July 6, 2015 Johnnetta Cole says that she has to come back to Atlanta on occasion to check on how the part of her heart that she left here is doing. Currently director of the National Museum of African Art at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, she returned to Atlanta for a reception marking the closing of the “African Cosmos: Stellar Arts” exhibition held at Emory University’s Michael C. Carlos Museum. More

Minority Report: Photographer Tackles Ethnic Stereotypes in China's Northwest

by Trevor Williams | June 30, 2015 As if to prove the need for Kurbanjan Samat’s mission, the reports about Xinjiang in China’s restive northwest on June 22 weren’t good.   More

Community Service Honored at Asian-American Heritage Dinner

by Phil Bolton | June 26, 2015 Japanese Consul General Kazuo Sunaga in his remarks to the 14th annual banquet of the Asian-American Heritage Foundation highlighted the increasing economic importance of Asia and further growth of trade relations with the United States. More

Prominent Czech Jazz Pianist/Composer to Play in Atlanta

by Paul Varian Growing up in a country stifled by communist rule, world-class Czech pianist Emil Viklicky was introduced to the sounds of Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and Count Basie via Voice of America and later embraced a career in jazz, celebrating its "freedom of expression." More

Emory to Celebrate 150th Birthday Anniversary of the Irish Poet W. B. Yeats

by Ralitsa Vassileva W. B. Yeats scholar James Flannery thinks the Irish Nobel prize winner for literature would have no qualms with Ireland’s recent vote for same-sex marriage. More