Posts tagged "Crowns"

Barber Shop Show Review: Crowns - every hat tells a story

“Hats became an instant symbol that you have arrived, that you are on your feet. The hats became more and more flamboyant because the more trinkets and adornments that you could add to your hat, you were really saying, ‘Look how God has blessed me.’” That’s author Craig Marberry talking about the tradition of black... Read more »

Barber Shop Show Preview: Crowns, culture and community - (photos)

How can a hat take you on an emotional journey? That’s what can happen when it’s not just a hat–it’s a crown. This week, on the Barber Shop Show, we’re talking about the Goodman Theatre’s musical production, Crowns, a “celebration of song, dance, cultural history—and glamorous headwear.” African American women have long donned beautiful hats... Read more »