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Movie Reviews: Happy Death Day
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Movie Reviews: Happy Death Day

It seems every Halloween season, someone wants to be the new yearly tradition. For several years it was Saw and for six it was Paranormal Activity. Now Blumhouse, creators of the latter series, wants to reclaim the Halloween crown with Happy Death Day, a slasher film that uses time to make it unique and stand […]

The Limón Dance Company Waltzes into City College Center for the Arts
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The Limón Dance Company Waltzes into City College Center for the Arts

The enduring legacy of pioneering dancer-choreographer José Limón will be feted at Aaron Davis Hall as the Limón Dance Company brings two of his most acclaimed works to Harlem audiences for the first time during a 7:00 p.m. program on Tuesday, October 24. The program, presented by City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) and […]

Kids Rock Fall Fest at Rockefeller Plaza Saturday, October 21st
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Kids Rock Fall Fest at Rockefeller Plaza Saturday, October 21st

  Kids of all ages can enjoy a day of free autumnal festivities at Kids Rock Fall Fest at Rockefeller Plaza, located between 49th-50th Streets and 5th-6th Avenues, Manhattan, on Saturday, October 21st from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Visitors are welcome to enjoy a variety of seasonal activities including a pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, […]

Somi Brings 'Petite Afrique' to Aaron Davis Hall
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Somi Brings ‘Petite Afrique’ to Aaron Davis Hall

Internationally acclaimed vocalist and songwriter Somi will bring the captivating sounds of her latest release “Petite Afrique” (“Little Africa”) to audiences at Aaron Davis Hall during a special 7:30 p.m. concert on Friday, October 20. The evening, entitled “Petite Afrique: A National Performance & Dialogue Series,” is presented by City College Center for the Arts […]

Eminem Destroys Trump in BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher [Video]
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Eminem Destroys Trump in BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher [Video]

Click image to watch Eminem Destroy Trump in BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher

Vivian Green Releases Music Video for "I Don't Know" Directed by Derek Blanks
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Vivian Green Releases Music Video for “I Don’t Know” 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 […]

Fall Reads: New Books To Check Out
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Fall Reads: New Books To Check Out

As we head back indoors, what better way to pass a chilly night than to curl up with a good book. Here’s a selection for your fall reading list. The Blues The Art of the Blues: A Visual Treasury of Black Music’s Golden Age by Bill Dahl is a comprehensive look at the history of […]

Paris Blues and the B.B. King Blues Club Honor a Night of Blues
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Paris Blues and the B.B. King Blues Club Honor a Night of Blues

If you are visiting Harlem and want to hear some live music, trek on over to Paris Blues, where the customers are old school, some even wearing zoot suits and snake skin boots. While there, you are sure to run into Sam Hargress, Jr., the owner of the legendary club located at 2021 7th Avenue, […]

Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues -New Album in Stores October 13th
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Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues -New Album in Stores October 13th

Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues, the first musical offering from 36 Chambers ALC and Entertainment One, is available for preorder beginning today. Fans who preorder the album will immediately receive the instant grat track “Lesson Learn’d,” featuring Inspectah Deck and Redman. The album will be released on October 13, 2017, and is Executive produced by RZA […]

Toni Braxton Drops New Single "Deadwood"
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Toni Braxton Drops New Single “Deadwood”

Seven-time GRAMMY Award winner Toni Braxton’s new single, entitled “Deadwood” was released today by Def Jam Recordings. “Deadwood” was co-written by Braxton, Fred Ball, Royce Doherty and Kwame Ogoo. Fred Ball produced the single and Braxton and Paul Boutin co-produced the vocals. It was recorded at Fred’s Shed, Abbey Road and by Steve Fitzmaurice at […]

Gospel Music Heritage Month Foundation Presents 9th "Evolution of Gospel"
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Gospel Music Heritage Month Foundation Presents 9th “Evolution of Gospel”

The Gospel Music Heritage Month Foundation (#GMHM2017) is proud to announce its ninth annual “Evolution of Gospel,” which commemorates the month of September as Gospel Music Heritage Month (GMHM). The celebration will present inspirational and exhilarating music performances by some of Gospel music’s biggest stars and honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the […]

Sistas on Fire!: A Look At The Newsical
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Sistas on Fire!: A Look At The Newsical

Hurricane Katrina, Black Lives Matter, missing women and girls, racial stratification on Long Island, sexual exploitation, black-on-black crime, and male/female relationships. Imagine a play that addresses all of this in a mix of song, dance, spoken word poetry, and prose. That’s what “Sistas on Fire!” does from a female perspective. “Sistas on Fire!” was written […]

‘The Peculiar Patriot’ To Fly Its Flag at the National Black Theatre
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‘The Peculiar Patriot’ To Fly Its Flag at the National Black Theatre

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) has joined forces with Hi-ARTS for the world premiere of The Peculiar Patriot. The one-woman show, written and performed by Liza Jessie Peterson and directed by Talvin Wilks, is a scathing portrait of mass incarceration gleaned from Peterson’s nearly two decades of work in prisons in New […]

City College Center for the Arts Presents 'Void of Death' at Aaron Davis Hall
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City College Center for the Arts Presents ‘Void of Death’ at Aaron Davis Hall

City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) will present “Void of Death,” a new exhibition featuring the paintings of Atlanta-based artist Julio Mejia this fall. Curated by guest curator Susan Luss, the solo exhibit will highlight eight large abstract gestural paintings by the artist and will run from Tuesday, September 12, through Monday, November 27, […]

Movie Reviews: Bushwick
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Movie Reviews: Bushwick

Eight years ago after the inauguration of President Barack Obama, Former Texas Governor Rick Perry made a threat: If Obama won his reelection Texas would secede from the United States. With that threat in mind writer Nick Damici wrote the screenplay for Bushwick, a what if film about what would happen if the south rose up […]