The Power to the People! Festival celebrates the role artists play in advancing social change, civil rights, and humanitarian causes. Curated by jazz legend Herbie Hancock, events will take place at venues across Los Angeles including the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Catch performances by Patti Smith and Terence Blanchard and listen in on speakers like legendary activist Angela Davis.
The WOW Foundation’s Women of the World festival is now in its 10th year. Held at London's Southbank Centre, it will feature concerts, workshops, and talks on topics like women in sports, having feminist sex, what it means to be intersex, and diversity in the corporate world.
At this year’s installment of the behemoth music, film, and tech festival in Austin, you’ll find more than 2,000 musical performances along with speakers like Pink Floyd founding member Roger Waters and human connection expert Brené Brown. Film screenings include A Most Beautiful Thing, co-executive produced by NBA All-Stars Grant Hill and Dwayne Wade.
Revelers across different sexual, sociopolitical, and financial strata (think Andy Warhol, Liza Minnelli, and 77-year-old “Disco Sally") gathered at Studio 54 in its heyday. Known for its unfettered nights of disco and drug use, it earned the title of most celebrated club of all time. At the Brooklyn Museum exhibit “Studio 54: Night Magic,” you’ll explore what went on behind the iconic velvet rope.
Spring is a special time in Washington D.C., when its 3,800 Yoshino cherry trees are in bloom. Witness the sight surrounding the Tidal Basin and take in a grand parade, kite festival, and Petalpalooza, which includes a beer garden and live entertainment.
Acclaimed poet and playwright Claudia Rankine examines the nature of white privilege in this new Shed commission. The play builds upon her recent New York Times Magazine essay, “I Wanted to Know What White Men Thought About Their Privilege. So I Asked.”
Budapest-born Agnes Denes has been dubbed the “Queen of Land Art” for her pioneering conceptual, environmental, and ecological pieces. This major retrospective looks at more than 150 works spanning her 50-year career, including her iconic Wheatfield—A Confrontation (1982), known as one of New York City’s greatest public art projects. It will also showcase new Shed commissions.