Elgin art exhibit celebrates Black culture in America

When Elgin artist Freddrick D. Wimms was asked just after Christmas to curate an art exhibit for Black History Month, he didn’t have much time and didn’t know what he wanted the show to be. But he did have an idea for a name.

“Black Then, Black Now, Black in the Middle …”

“When I set the name, I had no idea what the show was gonna be,” Wimms said. “I knew it couldn’t be based just on Black history. It had to be about the essence of Black culture, and then that will reflect on Black art and that will reflect Black history.”

Wimms ended up with the idea to tell the story of how Black culture in America was born out of the darkness of slavery, how far it had come up to and since the Civil Rights movement, and how far it can still go.

“This all

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Scioto Foundation announces second quarter grant awards for 2021

Aug. 17—PORTSMOUTH — For the second quarter of 2021, The Scioto Foundation has announced ten grant awards totaling $50,150.

The recipients include nonprofit organizations in the local area representing the fields of community development, arts and culture, civic benefit, animal shelter, education and personal development.

Friends of Portsmouth was awarded a grant of $2,800 from the Ed and Helen Fannin Fund to be used for the purchase of holiday lights from Second Street to Market Street to enhance the Winterfest experience.

A grant award of $8,000 from the James and Tabitha Pugh Fund went to the Portsmouth Area Arts Council to assist with production expenses for the 2021-2022 Children’s Theatre Season. PAAC and Children’s Theatre will produce full-length live theatre presentations in November and April at the Vern Riffe Center for their 2021-2022 series.

The Portsmouth Area Community Exhibits was the recipient of a $2,500 grant to help cover the

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Deepa Mehta Prepares Women-Centric ‘Get Out’ Style Horror Film

Indo-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta’s next film is a “Get Out”-style supernatural thriller, she revealed on Tuesday.

Speaking at a virtual event organized by Indian socio-cultural organization, the Prabha Khaitan Foundation, Mehta said, “There’s a horror film that I’m working on, which I’m so intrigued about because it’s like ‘Get Out,’ a supernatural thriller, which actually is about women.”

Mehta is also developing Madhuri Vijay’s award-winning 2019 novel “The Far Field” as one of her next projects with Huma Qureshi, the star of her Netflix series “Leila.”

“The Far Field” traces the journey of a woman from Bengaluru to the troubled Kashmir region in quest of a lost figure from her childhood. It won the 2019 JCB Prize for literature. Mehta say the novel adaptation will take some time.

Mehta’s “Funny Boy,” based on Sri Lankan-Canadian author Shyam Selvadurai’s 1994 Lambda-winning coming-of-age novel explores a gay love story against the backdrop

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