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    Breathtaking art of a young Nina by Ewa Sztefka

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    Painting by Jon Stich

    A gorgeous piece of Nina Simone art by Jon Stich. #ColorIsABeautifulThing
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    Colors Festival Paris tribute by Jo Di Bona

    Beautifully vibrant Nina Simone tribute by Jo Di Bona for the Colors Festival Paris.
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    "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free" - Mavis Staples & Levon Helm

    "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free" by Mavis Staples and Levon Helm — from the upcoming album "Carry Me Home," available on May 20th. Pre-order:
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    Awesome Black Creativity from A to Z: N is for Nina Simone

    Contestants on LEGO Masters FOX season 2 Dave Kaleta and Richard Dryden showed themselves to be a team of dads that are passionate about social justice and civic & cultural pride. To continue their work they are now creating a 26 part LEGO project that celebrates Awesome Black Creativity from A...
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    RIP Sid Mark

    From "Wild Is The Wind" LP:
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    RIP Sid Mark

    Philadelphia radio icon Sid Mark passed away on April 18th. Nina Simone credited Sid with helping kick-start her career. Sid would play Nina's version of "I Loves You, Porgy" on his Philly radio program three or four times in a row and within six months of the release of Nina's debut album...
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    Nina Simone on shock.

    Thanks, @JacqfromHolland! I'm embedding the video natively below in case it doesn't load for folks.
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    Little Girl Blue / And Her Friends — Pin Giveaway!

    Ending on 4/21! Enter here:
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    "Funkier Than A Mosquito's Tweeter" - Antibes, 1983

    Here's audio of Nina performing "Funkier Than A Mosquito's Tweeter" live in Antibes, 1983!
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    The World of Folk Music (Eretz Zavat Chalav U'dvash & Blackbird)

    In the early 1960s, Nina appeared on Oscar Brand's radio program "The World of Folk Music" where she performed "Eretz Zavat Chalav U'dvash" and "Blackbird." The show was eventually released on LP. Here are the two tracks Nina performed on that program, backed by Montego Joe on percussion...
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    Little Girl Blue / And Her Friends — Pin Giveaway!

    11 more days to enter! Enter at
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    March 31st, 1972: Nina Simone Day

    Nina at The Rainbow Sign in 1972
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    March 31st, 1972: Nina Simone Day

    Flyer for Nina's 3/31 and 4/1 shows at The Rainbow Sign