October 24, 2014

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

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GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the sounds of Dame Shirley Bassey at the Royal Albert Hall in 1973... … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: African American Costume Designers

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Welcome to the weekend POU! Today we close out the series on African American Costume Designers with a rising star in the film industry. Johnetta Boone You may not recognize her name, but if you’ve enjoyed films like “Cadillac Records” and “For … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: African American Costume Designers

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TGIF POU! Today's feature is one helluva movie waiting to happen!  Ola Hudson The late, and simply fabulous, Ola Hudson remained relatively unknown to the wider public but the brilliant designer and bona fide creative mind was behind some of the … [Read more...]

LIVE STREAM: In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul

Enjoy Patti LaBelle's tribute to the Obamas courtesy of The Obama Diary: … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African American Costume Designers

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Good Morning POU! Did you know some of the costumes designed for one of the most beloved television shows and one of the most storied productions in movie history were created by a black man? James Daugherty sketched costumes for movie stars and … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: African American Costume Designers

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Happy Hump Day POU! We continue looking at the talented and creative designers behind some of our most beloved films and entertainment venues. Sharen Davis Sharen Davis is a favorite costume designer among directors thanks to her extraordinary … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: African American Costume Designers

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Good Morning POU! Today we feature the lady responsible for one of the most iconic costumes in American pop culture: The Playboy Bunny costume Zelda Wynn Valdes (June 28, 1905 – September 26, 2001) was an African-American fashion designer and … [Read more...]