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New ‘Soul’ Teaser Shows Off Stunning Animation and a Wonderful Soundtrack

Pixar Animation’s new film Soul was intended to be released earlier this month, but the coronavirus put a stop to that. But now the movie is slated to arrive in November, and even though that’s a long way off, Pixar wanted to show off a little more of the movie while we wait. A new Soul teaser was revealed during a virtual panel at the Essence Festival of Culture, and not only does it have plenty of new footage from the movie with some truly stunning animation, but it also features the original...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Soul, Animation, Tina-Fey, Jamie-Foxx, Movie Trailers, Pixar, Joe, Pete-Docter, Jon Batiste, Kemp Powers, Pixar Animation, Batiste, Cody ChesnuTT, Johnnetta Cole


Watch a Sneak Peek From Disney & Pixar’s Soul!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Watch a Sneak Peek From Disney & Pixar’s Soul! The filmmakers from Disney & Pixar’s animated movie Soul have partnered with American anthropologist/educator Dr. Johnnetta Cole and globally-renowned Jazz pianist Jon Batiste to offer a new sneak peek at the film as part of the Essence of Culture during a virtual panel titled Finding “Soul.” The sneak peek features the song “Parting Ways,” written, produced, and performed by Cody ChesnuTT. Both Dr. Cole and Jon Batiste, who l...
Tags: Video, Movies, New York City, Disney, Miami, Tina Fey, Jamie Foxx, Pixar Animation Studios, Pixar, Hamilton, Joe, Walt Disney Studios, Kemp, Pete Docter, Jon Batiste, Cole


La Voz Femenina Se Levanta

Back in the day, museums were run by and largely catered to middle aged and middle income and upper class White folks. And the collections, exhibitions, and educational programs reflected what one of my colleagues at Spelman College calls the three W's: they were largely focused on Western places and ideas, the overwhelming majority of the staff and visitors were White folks and the exhibitions were largely Womanless. —Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Director    Smithsonian's National Museum of Afri...
Tags: New York, Smithsonian, Huffington Post, National Portrait Gallery, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Sonia Sotomayor, Sandra Cisneros, Spelman College, National Endowment for the Arts, National Museum of American History, Taina, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Johnnetta Cole, Janson, Eduardo Diaz, La Voz Femenina Se Levanta


Cosbys host ‘conversation’ of African-American artworks at the Smithsonian

RELATED LINKS Cosby family aims to inspire Smithsonian visitors with their African-American art collection Tough Talk: Bill Cosby Acting White GWEN IFILL: A usually private collection of African-American art went on public display for the first time this week in Washington. And the collectors making the art available are better known than the art itself. I sat down with them last week. It started with two friends talking about art. One, Johnnetta Cole, is the director of the Smithsonian Nati...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Arts, Mississippi, Washington, Massachusetts, Nigeria, Africa, Senegal, History, South Africa, Museums, Bill Cosby, Cosby, African American, Smithsonian