Tag Archives: Museum Of UnCut Funk

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The DuSable Museum

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The DuSable Museum

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution – Exhibition Results From The DuSable Museum

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered In Essence

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered In Essence

Our Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition Tour was covered in the August, 2014 issue of Essence Magazine!!!

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Press Release – Chicago

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Press Release – Chicago

HEY, HEY, HEY!
“FUNKY TURNS 40: BLACK CHARACTER REVOLUTION” A NEW ANIMATION-INSPIRED EXHIBITION
SCHEDULED TO OPEN
AT THE DuSABLE – JUNE 27, 2014

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered By Rolling Out

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered By Rolling Out

Pamela Thomas’ ‘Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution’ exhibition to open at The DuSable Museum

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered By Soul Train

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered By Soul Train

The Museum Of UnCut Funk is honored to have had the opportunity to speak with LaShawn Williams from Soul Train.com about our Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition traveling to the DuSable Museum in Chicago.

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered In New York Times

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered In New York Times

The Museum Of UnCut Funk recently sat down with Felicia Lee from the New York Times for an interview about all things funky!

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Reviewed By FanBros

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Reviewed By FanBros

FanBros reporter Maya Davis met the Museum Of UnCut Funk at the Schomburg Center For Research In Black Culture to see the Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition and interview the Curators. Her review is below.

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered On Positively Black

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Covered On Positively Black

Tracie Strahan interviewed Sista ToFunky about the Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition Tour for the WNBC-4 Public Affairs program Positively Black.

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Commander In Comedy

Commander In Comedy

President Barack Obama is definitely doing it his way in his second term. Think he cares if his haters can’t take a joke…got news for ya, he’s laughin’ at ya.

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Barack, Michelle And The Women Of Soul

Barack, Michelle And The Women Of Soul

During the tenure of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama I can definitely say there has been a whole lot more SOUL up in the people’s house…

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My Brother’s Keeper

My Brother’s Keeper

President Barack Obama continues to make things happen during his year of action with his My Brother’s Keeper Initiative.

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VANESSA WILLIAMS FUNKS UP BROADWAY, AGAIN!!!

VANESSA WILLIAMS FUNKS UP BROADWAY, AGAIN!!!

Vanessa Williams is headed to Broadway for the fifth time!  On April 1st, she’ll begin her run with the production “After Midnight.”  Williams made her Broadway debut starring in “Kiss of the Spider Woman” in 1994.  Having seen the Oscar award winning film, there was no way I was going to miss her in that production, she was phenomenal.

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“GET ON UP” – The James Brown Movie

“GET ON UP” – The James Brown Movie

Chadwick Boseman, the star of the movie “42” based on the life of Jackie Robinson, has taken on the role of James Brown for the biopic “Get On Up.”  The film chronicles Brown’s life from poverty to his rise to mega success, as he became one of the most influential musicians in history.  World renown as “The Godfather of Soul”, Brown is unequivocally “The Pioneer of FUNK.”

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BLACK HISTORY IN HOLLYWOOD

BLACK HISTORY IN HOLLYWOOD

Over the years, millions of people and the NAACP have taken offense to the lack of a black presence in Hollywood and films produced there.  Last night at the NAACP Awards, Directors Guild of America (DGA) President Paris Barclay and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) chief Cheryl Boone Isaacs, were inducted into the NAACP Hall of Fame at the organization’s 45th annual Image Awards ceremony.

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A Few Words on the FUNKY Youths of Today

A Few Words on the FUNKY Youths of Today

In general, I tend to be inspired by those younger than myself.  Sometimes there are youths that inspire me from a backwards place.

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Celebrating Blackness 2014 Vol. 4

Celebrating Blackness 2014 Vol. 4

Hale Aspacio Woodruff was a Black artist known for his murals, paintings, and prints. One example of his work is the three-panel Amistad Mutiny murals…circa 1938.

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The FUNKALICIOUS Top-20 (Two) FUNKY CDs for 2013

The FUNKALICIOUS Top-20 (Two) FUNKY CDs for 2013

2013 was a good year for music!  There were a plethora of releases amidst a mass of diversity.  Here are the favorites for the FUNKALICIOUS Blog (in no particular order) – Enjoy!!!!

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The MTA’s FUNKY FACE/ Portrait Of An Ass

The MTA’s FUNKY FACE/ Portrait Of An Ass

“Christmas time is here, it’s a wonderful time of the year,” is the sentiment in the hearts of many, but not everyone.  While I don’t promote hypocrisy, I do believe that people should make more of an effort to be kind during the holidays.  Why not?  Especially if you’re not one who’s kind all year round, which brings me to my reason for this item…

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FUNKIN’ SNOOP DOGG

FUNKIN’ SNOOP DOGG

I love Calvin Broadus aka Snoop Dogg, aka Snoop Lion, aka Snoopzilla!?!? Ah yeah, you thought Sean Combs was the only one that could dub himself multiple names, think again. Snoop Dogg has been doing his thang now for 20 years. Known around the world for his music as a rapper and a force in hip-hop, Snoop has released an album in tribute to FUNK.

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President Barack Obama Commemorates 2013 Kennedy Center Honors Recipients

President Barack Obama Commemorates 2013 Kennedy Center Honors Recipients

President Barack Obama pays homage to the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors Recipients.

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