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Saint Heron & Bigcommerce Launch New Web Store During SXSW With The Legendary Sun Ra Arkestra

On Friday, March 18th, the Saint Heron team was thrilled to work in collaboration with Bigcommerce for the exciting launch of our new web store during this year’s SXSW. “Black Sky, Blue Moon” was a night to remember as special guests were transported to the award winning, Victorian estate Barr Mansion for a sit down…

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The Sun Ra Arkestra, A Truly Extraterrestrial Sound & Experience

We all know the classic, incomparable Jazz greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis and many more. However, when considering who pioneered this genre beyond our years, we have to attribute this to Sun Ra. Jazz composer/icon, pioneer, innovator, bandleader, cosmic philosopher, and the list could honestly go on as to what…

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Solange to Release Celebratory ‘A Seat at the Table’ Vinyl & Kick Off “Orion’s Rise” Performance Series

Although the end of the year is drawing near, Solange’s 2017 takeover continues! Her highly acclaimed and Grammy Award-winning album, A Seat at the Table, is set to be released as a limited-edition, individually numbered, red colored vinyl to commemorate the one-year anniversary of its debut. The special edition vinyl will be available in a few…

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Saint Heron Celebrates Sun Ra’s 102nd Earth Birthday

Today the Jazz composer, icon, pioneer, innovator, bandleader, and cosmic philosopher that is Sun Ra would have celebrated 102 years of life on Earth. We honor as well as celebrate his life and legacy; and all that he has been to Jazz music. From creating 200 plus albums, to forming an amazing Arkestra that we…

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Saint Heron to Host “Black Sky, Blue Moon” to Celebrate The Launch Of Our New Shop With BigCommerce

Heading to SXSW? Join Saint Heron in Austin this Friday, March 18th to celebrate our latest collaboration with BIGCOMMERCE and the relaunching of Saint Heron’s online store. This exclusive music showcase and shopping event will take place under the stars with an intimate performance by Sun Ra Arkestra and sounds by the always amazing Kindness. With…

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Support Julie Dash’s Culturally Rich ‘Travel Notes of A Geechee Girl’ Documentary

Director Julie Dash‘s latest documentary, Travel Notes of A Geechee Girl, delves inside the fearless life of Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor. As a native of South Carolina’s culturally rich Gullah Geechee community, Vertamae connected the world to Geechee culture through culinary arts. At the age of 18 she sailed to Paris and landed in the heart of…

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Saint Heron’s Greatest Moments of 2016

It was another outstanding year for Saint Heron from dancing our woes away with fellow PROCLAMATION! attendees to our phenomenal artist talks to many special events. So as 2016 comes to a close, we wanted to share some of our favorite moments from the year with the people who helped make it all possible: you,…

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Interview: A Haunting Angelic Voice, Kelsey Lu

A haunting, angelic voice flowing over solemn, passion-filled cello chords spills out of my speakers. It’s a full moon and laying on the floor of my incense filled candle-lit room vibing to female musicians, hoping to harness their strong, feminine energy. Kelsey Lu’s ethereal sound strikes a chord within me. Her vulnerability mirrors how I’ve…

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Interview: The Studio Museum Harlem

Robert Pruitt, “Untitled 3” The artistic cultural production and cultural theory that is Afrofuturism has long used the fantastical and Science Fiction elements of robotics and aliens, to solve the inequality of colonialism by transcending the social limitations of Black Diasporic life in Western society. Although appearing cosmically perfect,  it cannot be denied that Afrofuturism’s history is far…

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