Author Archives: Ciarra Walters


Saint Heron Presents No)one. Art House Immersive Dance Theater Experience

Saint Heron is excited to announce a special, three-day event to kick off the month of February. Los Angeles, prepare for an Immersive Dance Theater experience during our collaboration with artistic group No)one. Art House. On February 3rd, 4th and 5th, No)one. Art House will present multiple thrilling dance experiences. Each night will begin with the group’s stimulating…

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Saint Heron Wishes First Lady Michelle Obama A Happy Birthday

Today marks the day First Lady Michelle Obama turns a staggering 53 years young, and it’s her last birthday in the White House. Over the course of the last eight years Black women, men, and children (as well as the rest of the world) have witnessed Mrs. Obama embody grace, style and class while representing…

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SZA Debuts Slow Burning Single “Drew Barrymore” & Announces Upcoming Album

The funky, freckle-face songstress SZA is officially out of hiatus. The T.D.E. songbird took to the stage of Jimmy Kimmel Live, dropped a new song, and announced the title of her forthcoming album. In her newest and rawest single, “Drew Barrymore,” SZA speaks about the love and lost of an old fling, insecurities, and unapologetically cooing about…

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Audio: Sampha, “(No One Knows Me) Like The Piano”

British artist Sampha has graced fans with a sincere ballad to his truest companion. In a reflective ode to a piano from his childhood home, the singer-songwriter and musician narrates the story of his soul’s armor. “(No One Knows Me) Like The Piano” is an emotional incantation guided by the crooner’s angelic voice swirling with…

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Saint Heron Presents: Roll Back, Say That & “Braids” Live Art Show With Shani Crowe

And we’re back! We are so excited to share that we will be hosting our artist talk series Roll Back, Say That featuring the south-side Chicago braiding queen, Shani Crowe on January 28th in New Orleans! Stop by at 1:00 p.m. for a live art presentation of her “Braids” series and an intimate discussion moderated…

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FKA Twigs Partners Up With Nike in New NikeWomen’s Spring Zonal Strength Tights Campaign

The multi-talented FKA twigs dropped a sneak peak of her upcoming collaboration with Nike for their NikeWomen’s Spring Zonal Strength Tights campaign. In a visual overflowing with peaceful vibes, you will find the British sensation along with her dancers, decked out in Nike’s new merchandise complete with tribal paint as “Will you trust in me?”…

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‘Insecure’s Melina Matsoukas and ‘Moonlight’ Director Barry Jenkins to Judge Elton John Video Competition

Both Barry Jenkins and Melina Matsoukas have been winning big over the last year. While Matsoukas continues to receive praise for HBO’s Insecure and Beyoncé‘s short film Lemonade, Jenkin’s Moonlight recently took home Best Picture at the 74th Annual Golden Globe awards. Fortunately, the two have no plans of slowing down. Along with Dreamworks Animation CEO,…

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Saint Heron to Join Travis Scott, Thundercat and Vince Staples at BUKU Music + Art Project 2017

For some, the chilly weather may have fogged your memory of warm sun rays beaming against your skin as loud speakers pump out your favorite tunes but festival season is near. Although only January, the liveliest time of the year is quickly approaching and we are just as eager to party in a crowd of…

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Arthur Jafa Releases ‘Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death’ Visual

Arthur Jafa is a director, filmmaker and cinematographer who has used his platform to promote and express Black culture through a variety of mediums. In addition to speaking up about transgression in public spaces with Black culture guru Bell Hooks, he shot Spike Lee’s ’90s classic Crooklyn, co-directed the photography of our very own Solange‘s…

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Big Freedia Serves Some Bounce in A Personal Injury Commercial

The Bounce Queen of New Orleans has marketed her brand through many avenues from music to television. This past year she’s been busy touring, hosting and making vocal cameos in Beyoncé‘s Lemonade. As you know, Big Freedia “did not come to play with you hoes,” and neither did injury attorney Juan Lafonta. There’s a buzz…

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Beyoncé, Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar to Headline Coachella 2017

The famous flower headband and hippie music festival is back, and the internet went nuts following the announcement of Coachella‘s 2017 line up. Hopeful fans have been circulating rumors for months hoping their 2016 favorites would land a spot in the star-studded showcase. The two weekend music festival will take place this year on April 14-16th and April…

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Harlem Pastor Opens H.O.P.E. Center Offering Free Mental Health Services

Towards the end of season one of Insecure, Molly, played by Yvonne Orji, runs into an old friend who says she’s in therapy and loves it. Like most people who are unaware of the importance of mental hygiene, Molly ridicules her friend’s decision to seek counseling in a later discussion with Issa. Mental illness and…

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