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Immigration-focused Documentary Makes its World Premiere at the Human Rights Watch Festival in NY  June 11-20, 2020
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Immigration-focused Documentary Makes its World Premiere at the Human Rights Watch Festival in NY June 11-20, 2020

The documentary FROM HERE, directed by Christina Antonakos-Wallace, is a hopeful story of four artists and activists based in Berlin and New York whose lives and futures hang in the balance of immigration and integration debates. The documentary will have its world premiere at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in NY (HRWFF) June 11-20, 2020. A live […]

Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts: How To Lead Like Your Life Depends On It
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Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts: How To Lead Like Your Life Depends On It

Leaders in the boardroom aren’t often compared to addicts struggling to survive, but they do have a few important factors in common. Instead of chasing drugs, leaders often chase professional, financial and social success–often to the detriment of themselves and the people around them–while wearing masks to hide their true selves. In Great Leaders Live Like Drug […]

"Make Music New York" to Go Virtual in the Time of  COVID-19
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“Make Music New York” to Go Virtual in the Time of COVID-19

Make Music New York, the one-of-a-kind festival of music made by and for New Yorkers and held each June 21, will return for its 14th consecutive year despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis, organizers announced today. In response to the pandemic, Make Music New York has developed creative virtual and social distanced ways for […]

Black Public Media Marks 40 Years of Bringing Black  Stories to the Fore
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Black Public Media Marks 40 Years of Bringing Black Stories to the Fore

Committed to the ongoing fight of speaking truth to power and amplifying voices of diversity across America for four decades, Black Public Media (BPM) is celebrating its 40th anniversary by naming the creatives, curators and institutions that have pushed forward Black storytelling with the release of its 40 for 40 Media Game Changers List. The list […]

Multi-Award Winning Singer-Songwriter BRIAN MCKNIGHT Announces The Release of His 20th Studio Album
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Multi-Award Winning Singer-Songwriter BRIAN MCKNIGHT Announces The Release of His 20th Studio Album

“EXODUS” will be available for release on Friday, June 26th, via the SRG ILS Group/UMG label imprint. The album is available for pre-orders now at EXODUS by BRIAN MCKNIGHT. With the pre-sale download, fans are now able to exclusively download and stream the new song, “BAD” . “EXODUS” encompasses 13 tunes with signature Brian love songs, a poignant emotional tribute and […]

"Let's Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo"
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“Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo”

Gibson the iconic, American-made, leading instrument brand is proud to partner with the legendary Apollo Theater for the “Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo” benefit concert. The celebration marks the launch of a partnership between Gibson and the Apollo Theater which will include collaborations on future show programming, music education initiatives, music preservation and support established and emerging talent. The LIVE, […]

‘For Colored Girls’ Continues to Rack Up Awards in Anticipation of Larger Run
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‘For Colored Girls’ Continues to Rack Up Awards in Anticipation of Larger Run

Broadway and other New York City theaters may be shuttered but for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf has been open for awards and nominations. The 2019 Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) remount of the classic Ntozake Shange play, directed by Obie Award-winner Leah C. Gardiner, was honored recently for Outstanding Revival of a Play […]

"Lincoln Center At Home" Dance Week - 5/30-6/4
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“Lincoln Center At Home” Dance Week – 5/30-6/4

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA)announces a week devoted to dance from Saturday, May 30 to Thursday, June 4, 2020. Part of Lincoln Center at Home (#LincolnCenterAtHome), the offerings, which will be streamed at LincolnCenter.org and on Lincoln Center’s Facebook Page, were filmed during more than 40 years of performances on the Lincoln Center Campus by such renowned institutions […]

Battery Dance Gives Back to Healthcare Workers in Honor of Giving Tuesday Now
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Battery Dance Gives Back to Healthcare Workers in Honor of Giving Tuesday Now

Inspired by Giving Tuesday Now, a national day of giving to support those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, Battery Dance will provide free virtual mindful movement classes for frontline health care workers during the month of May. The 15-minute classes require no prior dance experience and are designed to provide a small dose of […]

Charlie Wilson & Bruno Mars Collaboration Hits #1 on Billboard
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Charlie Wilson & Bruno Mars Collaboration Hits #1 on Billboard

The collaboration between R&B Icon, Charlie Wilson, and multi-Grammy winner, Bruno Mars, “Forever Valentine,” (P Music Group/BMG), has hit number one on the Billboard Adult R&B chart and Mediabase Urban Adult Contemporary chart.  The music video for the song, celebrates multiple generations of love with a wedding and dance party.  Watch the music video for “Forever Valentine” here.  Wilson has performed “Forever Valentine” on “The Wendy Williams Show,” “Jimmy […]

D-Nice Hosts Virtual Prom Party on Houseparty, May 7th
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D-Nice Hosts Virtual Prom Party on Houseparty, May 7th

This Thursday, May 7th, at 8 p.m. ET Houseparty, the face to face social network used by millions around the world, will host Prom with D-Nice and Zack Bia. This is the best way for teenagers, and people of all ages, to enjoy prom together! Teens and Tweens across the nation (and people of all ages) can attend this FREE […]

“Whassup?” Budweiser Reminds America to Check-In With Loved Ones
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“Whassup?” Budweiser Reminds America to Check-In With Loved Ones

Budweiser unveiled a contemporary and timely version of its iconic “whassup” commercial as a reminder for America to prioritize check-ins with loved ones as the country endures unprecedented social isolation to combat COVID-19. The new spot is part of a broader PSA that features weekday programming across Budweiser’s digital platforms to encourage check-ins with family […]

Bloomingdale School of Music Featured on NBC Universal's George to the Rescue
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Bloomingdale School of Music Featured on NBC Universal’s George to the Rescue

In the fall of 2019, the Bloomingdale School of Music was nominated and selected to receive a TV make-over of its David Greer Recital Hall and backyard by the hit NBC reality show George to the Rescue, hosted by George Oliphant. Led by SilverLining, Inc., the project completely transformed the school, renovating the Hall and the […]

Rockefeller Center® Presents Virtual "Spring Sunday"
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Rockefeller Center® Presents Virtual “Spring Sunday”

Parents and children of all ages are invited to tune in to “Spring Sunday” on Rockefeller Center’s social media channels where they can enjoy free music, live performances, and entertaining activities including puppet shows, art workshops, recipe tutorials, and more on Sunday April 19th beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Rockefeller Center’s Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube pages. “Spring […]

Travel Far Away To A Different Time: "Fables & Fairy Tales of Cape Verde" Book Review
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Travel Far Away To A Different Time: “Fables & Fairy Tales of Cape Verde” Book Review

Looking for a good read while you are in self-quarantine? Try traveling into a magical past, to a magical place.  “Fables & Fairy Tales of Cape Verde” by R.I.J. Roulhac will let you do just that. Using actual historical archives and cultural Cape Verdean folklore, Roulhac weaves mesmerizing stories filled with prates, lost treasures, and […]