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"Top Chef Junior" Crowns Winner of Season 2: NYC's 12-Year-Old Chef Nikki Bidun Wins
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“Top Chef Junior” Crowns Winner of Season 2: NYC’s 12-Year-Old Chef Nikki Bidun Wins

UNIVERSAL KIDS crowned 12 year-old Chef Nikki Bidun of New York City as the season two TOP CHEF JUNIOR winner on Saturday after a gastronomic showdown. The runner-up was 12 year-old Londyn Green from Atlanta, GA. The culinary kid drama, based on Bravo Media’s critically acclaimed and Emmy-award winning competition series Top Chef, featured twelve chefs ages 10-13 […]

Kmart® Sears and Shop Your Way®  Team Up with New York’s WLIB and WBLS  To Sponsor Radio Personality  Liz Black’s 5th Annual Coat Drive
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Kmart® Sears and Shop Your Way® Team Up with New York’s WLIB and WBLS To Sponsor Radio Personality Liz Black’s 5th Annual Coat Drive

  This year, Kmart®, Sears ® and Shop Your Way® have all teamed up with Stellar Award-winning syndicated radio personality, Liz Black, and New York City’s powerhouse urban radio stations, WBLS 107.5 FM and WLIB 1190 AM, to sponsor Black’s 5th annual family coat drive. “The holidays are the perfect time to support the family coat […]

Soweto Gospel Choir Tours the Bronx
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Soweto Gospel Choir Tours the Bronx

Shimmy Jiyane, the Choir Director of the Soweto Gospel Choir, took the time to talk about the Choir’s US Tour. Formed in 2002, The Soweto Gospel Choir, based in Soweto, South Africa, is touring 2 Strings of their Choir. Their first string consisting of 20 members is touring the United States and the second string […]

Art Kane: Harlem 1958: The 60th Anniversary Edition
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Art Kane: Harlem 1958: The 60th Anniversary Edition

Released on 12 November Art Kane: Harlem 1958 marks the 60th anniversary of one of the most celebrated images in American history. Now commonly known as A Great Day in Harlem, the famous shot of 57 jazz musicians gathered outside a brownstone in New York is one of the most imitated images in popular culture, by one of the world’s […]

Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross Release New Video [WATCH]
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Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross Release New Video [WATCH]

“I DO” (ACOUSTIC) NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES 01/07 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY 01/08 – Union Stage – Washington, DC 01/10 – The Loft – Atlanta, GA 01/11 – Exit/In – Nashville, TN 01/12 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL 01/14 – House of Blues Cambridge Room – Dallas, TX 01/17 – Slim’s […]

Dominican Women's Development Center 30th Anniversary Gala
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Dominican Women’s Development Center 30th Anniversary Gala

The Dominican Women’s Development Center (DWDC) celebrated its 30th Anniversary Gala, marking three decades of transforming lives by providing vital community programs for women, and families in Washington Heights and Inwood. Gala honorees included composer, lyricist and actor, Lin-Manuel Miranda; Dr. Casilda Balmaceda (CEO of Neurology Associates) and philanthropist Jean Shafiroff. Founded by activist Rosita Romero, DWDC is […]

Sarah Dash At the Loft City Winery in NY
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Sarah Dash At the Loft City Winery in NY

One of the most forward thinking and innovative performance groups in the 1970s was Labelle. Labelle consisted of Patti Labelle, Nona Hendryx and Sarah Dash. Eventually each went on to establish solo careers. This writer had the opportunity to chat with Sarah Dash about her past and what she is doing currently. Sarah has performed […]

Mimi Garrard & Marcus Jarrell Willis: Live Dance & Video November 11th
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Mimi Garrard & Marcus Jarrell Willis: Live Dance & Video November 11th

Mimi Garrard Dance Company presents   MIMI GARRARD and MARCUS JARRELL WILLIS in a program of live dance and video   Sunday November 11 at 7:30 PM New York Live Arts, 219 West 19th Street Tickets: $20;  $10 for seniors; $5 for students Reservations: 212.924.0077   or   www.newyorklivearts.org             […]

The Harlem School of the Arts Masquerade Ball Tops $1M in Contributions Once Again
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The Harlem School of the Arts Masquerade Ball Tops $1M in Contributions Once Again

    This year’s Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) Masquerade Ball and After Party, an annual benefit gala in support of the 54-year-old arts organization, surpassed expectations once again by raising over a million dollars, for the second year in a row. The event was held at The Plaza Hotel in New York City, and was […]

Briana Bigham From "Harlem Heights" To Design For #RadiantDanceOff HBCU
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Briana Bigham From “Harlem Heights” To Design For #RadiantDanceOff HBCU

By Staff For those who are wondering whatever happened to some of the cast members of BET’s 2009 reality series “Harlem Heights,” one of its stars is doing big things. Briana Bigham, who was one of the show’s standouts, has become an in-demand fashionista and is considered a triple threat in the style industry. The […]

John Legend, Charlamagne Tha God, Remy Ma & More Shine at CULTURECON
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John Legend, Charlamagne Tha God, Remy Ma & More Shine at CULTURECON

The second annual CultureCon 2018 featured a plethora of thought-leaders in arts, politics, culture and creativity on Saturday, October 13. Powered by The Creative Collective NYC, a platform dedicated to curating brave spaces for creatives of color, CultureCon hosted over 700 young creatives for a one day creative conference celebrating the influential shifts on society […]

Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross Announce North American Tour Dates for 2019
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Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross Announce North American Tour Dates for 2019

Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross have released their self-titled debut EP along with a brand new, heartwarming single titled ‘Home,’ out now on all digital platforms worldwide. The touching single completes their 6-song EP, which features production by the legendary Verdine White of Earth, Wind & Fire, and includes previous releases ‘I Want You,’ ‘Tonic,’ ‘Safe Zone,’ […]

Cardi B's Performance at the 2018 AMAs [VIDEO]
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Cardi B’s Performance at the 2018 AMAs [VIDEO]

A Soulful Salute to Billie Holiday and Frank Sinatra 
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A Soulful Salute to Billie Holiday and Frank Sinatra 

On Stage At Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter, is pleased to present its 2018-2019 season featuring world class artists from around the globe. On Stage At Kingsborough brings top notch performing arts to Southern Brooklyn, with an eclectic roster of artists spanning multiple genres including cabaret, dance, music, and family programming. The full season runs […]

Deniece Williams: Joining Sheila E at Lehman Center
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Deniece Williams: Joining Sheila E at Lehman Center

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts located at 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West in the Bronx, NY., and Goya Foods will present Legendary Soul, Pop and R&B Acts headlined by R&B singers Deniece Williams, Tony! Toni! Tone! and Pop/Soul artist Sheila E on Saturday, October 13th at 8 pm.  The artists will grace the stage […]