“Paige in Full” at the Alliance Theatre is a powerful one woman show that tackles themes of race, nationality, identity, feminism and self expression. Paige Hernandez uses hip-hop and movement work to tell her own story about growing up in Baltimore. Trial after trial, the audience sees how she uses dance as a way to save her own life and mind.
From her first appearance in Act One, the modern Jasmine tells us she’d like “a suitor who’d be willing to change a few royal diapers once in a while.”
We look to figures like Beyonce as the ultimate black female role model, but without the original Queen (of Soul) paving the way for future female artists, there would be no Queen Bey.
As “Hamilton: An American Musical” departs Atlanta after a record-breaking run at Fox Theatre, it’s important to pay close attention to the characters Angelica and Eliza Schuyler. The importance of women having a voice still rings true today.
VOX ATL sat down with “The Poet X” author Elizabeth Acevedo after a reading she hosted at Charis Books & More in Atlanta.
…I am not yours.
I am a human and I want to be treated like one.
In Hollywood, men have been in the driver’s seat when it comes to directing and producing. But the success of “Wonder Woman” could change everything.
I was supposed to be a fly on the wall
Just an unbiased observer
But when the chants turn gospels
And the streets of Atlanta turn to holy
You must become congregation…
Women of all ages brought their daughters to Saturday’s March for Women and Social Justice in downtown Atlanta to educate and inspire them.
In many movies set in the Civil Rights era, women of color are the wives and sisters, and they are in the back. But in “Hidden Figures,” the women are front, center and launching a man into space.