Weekend Reading: June 14 Edition

Melissa Starker, Creative Content & PR Manager

Jun 14, 2024

A Black man stands in front of an abstract painting and smiles for the camera as he holds a pair of drumsticks.

This week: Tuesday's concert featuring Dr. Mark Lomax II, shows at 934 Gallery and the Cultural Arts Center, interviews with snarls and RJD2, the first single from Meshell Ndegeocello's new album, a Tiny Desk Concert from Chaka Khan, and the appearance of a giant IUD sculpture in D.C., among other things.

Top of page: Dr. Mark Lomax II, a featured performer at Tuesday’s performance of 7 Villages, courtesy of the artist

Around Ohio

A Black woman stares at the camera with a wide-eyed, open-mouthed look of fright.

Indya Chanelle in Tears for Tasha, courtesy of Emperium Studios


Around the Globe

Photo studio portrait of a Black woman with a shaved head looking off to the side.

Meshell Ndegeocello, photo: Charlie Gross