Music

Total 18 Posts

Chaka Khan to be honored next month at National Museum of African American Music

A brand-new Black music museum in Nashville is continuing its annual awards ceremony and benefit concert, this year including a few Black Catholics among its honorees.

Jon Batiste wins again, this time at the Oscars

Proud Purple Knights Jon Batiste has done it again, taking home an Oscar for his work on the year's best animated film, whose main character's jazzy fingers—and tunes—were largely his own.

Reflection: The Gospel according to DMX

Few artists are as associated with the streets and the Church as explicitly as DMX. In the wake of his tragic death, his faith witness is highlighted by Gunnar Gundersen.

'Her genius': a poem

The next Laetare Medalist is a Black Catholic. Specifically, a ​do-it-all Black Catholic *woman*, and that's worth celebrating. Poetically, Jenario Morgan does just that

Black Catholic Round-up (3/15/2021)

The latest Black Catholic Round-up includes several features on the St Augustine Purple Knights, a new initiative at Georgetown U, multiple Black Catholic documentaries, and more.

The Josephites' St Augustine High wins the weekend

The nation's premier all-boys Black Catholic high school continues to impress, competing for a bevy of awards in a mad March weekend of their own.

Kenneth W. Louis to be honored in free virtual concert and workshop Saturday, March 13th

The late great Kenneth Louis will receive his flowers in Heaven from his friends and colleagues on Earth, in a virtual event broadcast from San Antonio.
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