Fifty years later, Johnson’s rallying cry, “Nobody promised you tomorrow,” would become the title of a critically acclaimed 2019 art exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum commemorating the Stonewall uprising anniversary. That exhibit was then brought to Fresno State in 2021.
Presented by the Center for Creativity and the Arts, “Benjamin Boone and Faylita Hicks: Nobody Promised You Tomorrow Concert and Poetry Reading” begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, in the Phebe Conley Art Gallery courtyard. The outdoor concert and indoor art exhibit are free and open to the public.
Nine of Prof. Brynn Saito’s creative writing students enjoyed an impromptu afternoon of awe, history, and inspiration last week when they visited the acclaimed Stonewall Uprising art exhibit. Here is their reaction…
Hosted by Tiffany Taylor Tate, former empress of the Imperial Dove Court and Imperial Sequoia Empire, the evening will feature performances by former Empress Jesse, founder of the Imperial Dove Court and former Emperor El Daña, founder of the Imperial Sequoia Empire.
In this dystopian world, the gray goblins “crush” on men of finance and power with pressed suits in absurd child-like situations. The men feed on the dreams they steal in blind obedience while controlling their subordinates through deception, sleight of hand, masquerades and spells. In creating these characters, Caballero evokes humor as she criticizes power structures.
With the help of a $205,000 grant from The McClatchy Fresno Arts Endowment of The James B. McClatchy Foundation, the Center for Creativity and the Arts will present the “Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall” exhibition, Aug. 19 through Oct. 31, 2021, at the Phebe Conley Art Gallery at Fresno State.
The newly formed ConSortiUm’s inaugural program, PLATFORM, will launch in September 2020 and include six live virtual conversations with contemporary artists, collectives, and curators whose work is critical to current re-imaginings of the art world and the world at large.
For the 2020-21 academic year, the Center for Creativity and the Arts (CCA) is teaming up with several other local organizations to bring top artistic exhibitions, talks, and experiences that celebrate and commemorate different aspects of culture and history.