Exhibition: Warhol and the West
A new exhibition curated by Booth Museum Executive Director Seth Hopkins considers Andy Warhol’s fascination with the American West, in his movie Westerns, his Cowboys and Indians portfolio, his portrait of Elvis as a movie gunslinger, and his screen prints of Clint Eastwood, Dennis Hopper, guns, Indian art, and Western artists R.C. Gorman, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Fritz Scholder.
- Andy Warhol, James Baldwin, Krista Clark, and "Our Town" top our list for August
- The North Carolina birth home of singer Nina Simone was all but slated for the wrecking ball when four African-American artists pooled their resources to save it
- The new film "Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love" delves into the relationship between songwriter Leonard Cohen and his muse Marianne Ihlen
- New African Grove Theatre goes back to the beginning with "Gem of the Ocean," the first in August Wilson's Century Cycle of plays chronicling the story of African-American people in the 20th century