Grab a pencil and transport back 40,000 years to a time when saber-toothed cats and mammoths roamed Los Angeles! In this drawing workshop series participants will get an up-close look at specimens from the La Brea Tar Pits collections and learn how to illustrate Ice Age creatures like sloths, mastodons, and short-faced bears in a friendly, supportive environment. While carefully observing specimens, participants will learn to break down complex structures into simple, easy-to-draw shapes. All supplies will be provided, and all skill levels are welcome. ... read more »
NEW YORK (AP) Michelle Obama has delivered the final commencement speech of her tenure as first lady at New York’s City College.
Mrs. Obama addressed more than 3,000 members of the Class of 2016 at the 169-year-old public college on Friday. ... read more »
Lee worked with ESPN to make the documentary, which examines how the Black Lives Matter movement sparked activism at the University of Missouri--including the football team--and the rest of the county. ... read more »
Officials at ESSENCE Magazine partnered with Prudential Financial, Inc. to help its audience tackle college debt with the most recent installment of its EmpowerU e-learning series, College Debt: Money Lessons Everyone Should Know. ... read more »
Recently, music industry elite came out to celebrate DJ Rhetorik, as he took home the $10,000 cash prize from the 2015 McDonald's® Flavor Battle DJ Competition. The New York native put forth his best skills to beat out DJ Soundwave of Los Angeles and DJ Lani Love of Chicago at Orbit Nightclub during Global Spin Awards weekend in New York City. ... read more »