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Con Edison Director from Hempstead Need YMCA Black Achiever in Industry
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Con Edison Director from Hempstead Need YMCA Black Achiever in Industry

A Con Edison director who helped organize the company’s response to the hurricane that tore through Puerto Rico in 2017 has been named winner of a Black Achiever in Industry Award by the Harlem YMCA. Hempstead, Long Island resident Catherine Lewis, who works in Con Edison’s Emergency Preparedness group, received the award for her professional […]

Hiplet Ballerinas Bring Unwrapped's  "Pick Up The Phone" To Life In New Video
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Hiplet Ballerinas Bring Unwrapped’s “Pick Up The Phone” To Life In New Video

The internationally acclaimed Hiplet ballerinas deliver uplifting and inspiring visuals for Unwrapped‘s hip-hop jazz version of Travis Scott’s double platinum single “Pick Up The Phone.” Watch the Hiplet ballerinas in the new video for Unwrapped‘s “Pick Up The Phone” HERE. Based in Chicago, the Hiplet ballerinas have appeared in New York, Germany, Spain, South Korea, […]

The 25th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival® Brings the 90’s Heat with Special Performances of the Hottest Albums Celebrating 25 Years
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The 25th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival® Brings the 90’s Heat with Special Performances of the Hottest Albums Celebrating 25 Years

The ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola, the world’s largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment experience and largest celebration of global Black culture, is set to bring the 90’s heat with special performances that celebrate the 25th anniversary of some of the top albums of the decade. The Festival also just announced the official night-by-night performance line […]

Health Department Announces Expansion of HIV Prevention Services for Young People
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Health Department Announces Expansion of HIV Prevention Services for Young People

In recognition of National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Health Department today announced two new clinics in Brooklyn which will provide young people ages 13 to 24 years HIV prevention services, including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a safe and effective daily pill that greatly reduces the risk of HIV infection. The clinics – at New York City […]

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of E-Moves, Harlem Stage's Signature Dance Series - May 2-11
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Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of E-Moves, Harlem Stage’s Signature Dance Series – May 2-11

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 35 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, is proud to present its Spring 2019 season of performances. The 2019 spring season is curated by Monique Martin, Director of Programming for Harlem Stage and […]

National Black Theatre Joins Forces with the Apollo Theater for WiLDFLOWER
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National Black Theatre Joins Forces with the Apollo Theater for WiLDFLOWER

The Apollo Theater Salon Series in partnership with Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) will present WiLDFLOWER, the staged concert reading of the full-length musical with book, music and lyrics by Jason Michael Webb and Lelund Durond Thompson, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, on the Apollo Theater Soundstage. Tickets to the event, directed by Logan […]

St. Kitts Shines in US Roadshow 2019
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St. Kitts Shines in US Roadshow 2019

A signature activity in the US, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority conducted its 2nd annual Destination St. Kitts & Nevis US Roadshow 2019 from Monday, March 25 to Friday, March 29. The week-long series of 6 events were held in New York, New Jersey, Atlanta, Houston, Farmer’s Branch (Texas) and Dallas in order to grow visitor […]

Visitors Flock to London Attractions
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Visitors Flock to London Attractions

London’s visitor attractions have welcomed 67, 640, 804 people – nearly the equivalent of the total population of the UK, according to statistics released by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) today. The news comes the day after TripAdvisor’s online community hailed London as the world’s best-rated destination in the 2019 Traveller’s Choice Awards. With the top […]

Vitality Bowls Kicks Superfood Craze into High Gear in Plainview
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Vitality Bowls Kicks Superfood Craze into High Gear in Plainview

The wait is over in Plainview. Local residents, professionals and students no longer need to struggle with eating healthy when out and about. Vitality Bowls, which specializes in açaí bowls – a thick blend of the Amazon’s antioxidant-rich açaí berry, topped with a variety of superfoods – announced today the opening of its café in Plainview. The new franchise […]

Introducing Kesi Gibson
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Introducing Kesi Gibson

Jamaican-born designer Kesi Gibson grew up in the world of fashion. She has been an understudy in her mother’s fashion business since the age of nine. Her path to declaring fashion a career choice (versus a part time hobby) has been a meandering one, informed by the typical artist dilemma. She has always been observant […]

Rwandan Actress Celebrates "Miracle in Rwanda"
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Rwandan Actress Celebrates “Miracle in Rwanda”

This writer had the opportunity to talk with Rwandan actress Malaika Uwamahoro. Ms Uwamahoro (pronounced Ooh-wam-ah-har-oh) earned a scholarship to Fordham University where she studied Theater Arts. She is presently in rehearsal for her one-woman-play “Miracle in Rwanda,” wherein she plays 10 separate characters at the Lion Theater, located at 410 West 42nd St., Theatre […]

The Billie Holiday Theatre  Continues its Spring 2019 Season With The World Premiere of  A Walk Into Slavery
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The Billie Holiday Theatre Continues its Spring 2019 Season With The World Premiere of A Walk Into Slavery

The award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre has announced the world premiere of the ground-breaking A Walk Into Slavery.  As 2019 marks the 400thyear of the first enslaved Africans brought to the Jamestown settlement in America, The Billie will present this multi-media meditation experience as it takes audiences on an evocative and emotional historical expedition to the genesis […]