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Movie Review: Peppermint
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Movie Review: Peppermint

It has been thirteen years since Jennifer Garland helmed an action movie; her last outing Elektra being an abysmal, sloppy mess. For whatever reason she has been given another chance with Peppermint a new vigilante/revenge film. Under normal circumstances this would be excellent news. Garner is a good actress who deserves to be the lead […]

A Moving Account of A Son's Tragic Death
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A Moving Account of A Son’s Tragic Death

After the death of her son, Eric Garner, at the hands of New York City police officers on Staten Island went viral, Gwen Carr’s life changed forever. The illegal chokehold that took Garner’s life has been seared into the public consciousness forever as the large black man struggled to breathe while a white policeman held him down on […]

Lincoln Center's 2018 White Light Festival - 10/16 - 11/18
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Lincoln Center’s 2018 White Light Festival – 10/16 – 11/18

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced its 2018 White Light Festival, which will run October 16 through November 18. The multidisciplinary festival will feature events presented in six venues across the city, including world, U.S., and New York premieres. The ninth annual international festival will explore transcendence, interior illumination, and the communal impulse as […]

Five Reasons Why Music Lovers Need to Hear NABATÉ ISLES' Album, "Eclectic Excursions"
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Five Reasons Why Music Lovers Need to Hear NABATÉ ISLES’ Album, “Eclectic Excursions”

Grammy Award-winning trumpeter/composer, Nabaté Isles presents his debut album, Eclectic Excursions, just in time for summer 2018.  The album is produced by multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning songwriter/producer/keyboardist Sam Barsh, who has written/produced  numerous recordings and commercially released songs including hits for Kendrick Lamar, Joey BadA$$, and Macy Gray 1. It’s more than just jazz. One of […]

Vivian Green Releases New Music Video for "Vibes" Directed by Derek Blanks
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Vivian Green Releases New Music Video for “Vibes” Directed by Derek Blanks

Longevity relies on progression. A lasting catalog evolves with its creator, growing, changing, and expanding in tandem to the artist. Once again, platinum-selling and critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, actress, and activist Vivian Green continues to progress six albums into her illustrious career on the aptly titled, VGVI [Make Noise/Caroline]—pronounced “vee-gee-six.” Driven by the show-stopping voice […]

Starz Launches National "Share Your Voice" Spoken Word Contest for its New Original Series "America to Me"
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Starz Launches National “Share Your Voice” Spoken Word Contest for its New Original Series “America to Me”

Starz, a Lionsgate company, has announce that submissions are being accepted from U.S. students for the opportunity to win a $25,000 scholarship from the “Share Your Voice” spoken word contest in conjunction with the new STARZ Original series “America to Me,” debuting Sunday, August 26 at 10 PM ET/PT. The 10-part documentary series from Emmy […]

JLO Rocks MTV VMA's & Accepts Vanguard Award [Full Performance]
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JLO Rocks MTV VMA’s & Accepts Vanguard Award [Full Performance]

Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, Dead at 76
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Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, Dead at 76

Aretha Franklin,”the Queen of Soul,” has died.  According to a statement on behalf of Franklin’s family, the talented and revered gospel singer died at 9:50 a.m. at her home in Detroit, surrounded by family and friends. The “official cause of death was due to advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type, which was confirmed by […]

Baruch Performing Arts Center Announces 2018/2019 Season
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Baruch Performing Arts Center Announces 2018/2019 Season

  Baruch Performing Arts Center has announced their 2018/2019 season, featuring premieres by composers Huang Ruo, Gregory Spears, and the late Matt Marks, and choreographer Dusan Týnek. The season includes the 27th year of the Milt Hinton Jazz Perspectives series, a 5th Anniversary celebration of the CUNY Dance Initiative, and work in progress by veteran […]

Harlem Globetrotter Makes Epic Shot from an Airplane
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Harlem Globetrotter Makes Epic Shot from an Airplane

Harlem Globetrotters’ star Bull Bullard travelled above the Wildwoods in a two-person Super Cub on his way to a nearby airport where the hoop awaited on the runway. In the video, Bull reminisced about his two prior trick shots in Wildwood, including one from the SkyCoaster at Morey’s Piers in 2016 and from a helicopter […]

A Brooklyn Cabaret: Temptations, Venus & Adonis, and All Wounds Bleed
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A Brooklyn Cabaret: Temptations, Venus & Adonis, and All Wounds Bleed

Now in its sixth year, Brooklyn Opera Works (BOW), founded in 2013 by Artistic Director Lina Tetriani, proudly features emerging stars in opera, theater, and dance. During its Summer Vocal Arts program, BOW hosts three productions at the BMS Playhouse: a fully produced opera, an original work of music, theater and dance for children, and the annual A Brooklyn Cabaret. BOW is […]

Make Music New York Presents: The 2018 Wingate Concert Series
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Make Music New York Presents: The 2018 Wingate Concert Series

 Back by popular demand, Make Music New York presents 2018 Wingate Concert Series, produced by Globe Star Median Entertainment. The celebrated affair takes place August 8, 9, 15 & 16, at Wingate Park, Brooklyn Avenue between Rutland Road and Winthrop Street. The festive series will include four spectacular nights of live musical performances showcasing urban music’s […]

Smithsonian Magazine Announces 14th Annual Museum Day
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Smithsonian Magazine Announces 14th Annual Museum Day

Smithsonian magazine has designated Saturday, September 22nd as the 14th annual Museum Day, an initiative in which participating museums across the United States open their doors for free to those who download a branded ticket. The annual event allows museums nationwide to emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, D.C.-based facilities, which offer free admission every […]

Music Mogul Mathew Knowles Releases 3rd book "The Emancipation of Slaves Through Music"
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Music Mogul Mathew Knowles Releases 3rd book “The Emancipation of Slaves Through Music”

While still riding the waves of success with his sophomore book entitled, Racism From the Eyes of A Child (available worldwide/Amazon), music mogul and best-selling author, Mathew Knowles, PH.D. is poised to release his third title, The Emancipation of Slaves Through Music, under his Music World Entertainment book imprint. With worldwide interest in his book’s […]

Wesley Snipes & Ray Norman Publish an Original Work of Fiction: TALON OF GOD
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Wesley Snipes & Ray Norman Publish an Original Work of Fiction: TALON OF GOD

International film and television action star Wesley Snipes, along with co-author Ray Norman have announced the publication of a work of fiction, a supernatural thriller. Their novel, entitled Talon of God, is a non-stop contemporary fantasy adventure sure to please readers with its suspense and compelling drama.  The novel’s leading role, Lauryn Jefferson, is a […]