No matter how sleepy a town might be there is always a place for art and artists. And this is true for one such little town in Northern California called Sebastopol. On Main Street at the center of town is Sebastopol Gallery.
After nearly two weeks of stirring, sleek and thought-provoking movies -- and a couple of duds -- the Cannes Film Festival closed Sunday with an awards night to declare the winner of its coveted Palme d'Or.
Iranian-American artist Shirin Neshat's dark kohl-lined eyes are immediately recognizable. Now she is bringing their gaze on Iranian and Arab women's resistance to oppression to this most political of cities.
Watch who you trust. Be different and weird. Find the funk in your life when everything gets too vanilla. Those are some of the life lessons I took away from the autobiography of funk legend and Parliament Funkadelic founder George Clinton.
In association with the Pan Am and Para-Pan Am games, a gathering of some of the most revered story tellers from African diaspora traditions are gathering in Toronto, Ontario Canada from May 28th-31st.