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Black Public Media Selects Fellows for its Third 360 Incubator
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Black Public Media Selects Fellows for its Third 360 Incubator

Ten producing teams have been selected by Black Public Media (BPM) for its innovative 360 Incubator+, a program designed to identify and pipeline quality black content. The third round of the competition is its largest-ever class. Eight broadcast and web teams are vying for up to $150,000 in funding to help produce the pilots or funding […]

Karen Taylor Bass' Podcast is Undeniably Funny, Inspiring & Raw
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Karen Taylor Bass’ Podcast is Undeniably Funny, Inspiring & Raw

“Upon first listening, you are amazed that you’ve just discovered this podcast. I feel like I know the host, she is me, a girlfriend, and then she curses and I say, yes, she is definitely me,” says Wendy Robinson, a listener to the year old, Karen Taylor Bass Podcast (KarenTaylorBass.com/Podcast), that is growing in popularity. […]

Kevin Hart Stayed on “The Upside” in His Latest Film
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Kevin Hart Stayed on “The Upside” in His Latest Film

Having seen the French version of the “Intouchables” with French actor Francoise Cluzet and Omar Sy, my friend Flor and I ventured out to see a screening of the Americanized Kevin Hart version of the movie entitled “The Upside” directed by Neil Burger. Having enjoyed the 2011 French buddy drama that had its share of […]

The Jacksons Announced to Headline the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta
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The Jacksons Announced to Headline the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is famous for world-class racing and attracting some of the world’s top musical acts for their legendary parties. This year is no different. Motown royalty, The Jacksons – Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon – will perform on Sunday March 3rd, 2019. St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Production Director, John Leone, comments, “Along […]

"Intuition: Songs From The Minds Of Women" Album Release 2.22.2019
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“Intuition: Songs From The Minds Of Women” Album Release 2.22.2019

2018 has been the year of the women and Intuition: Songs From The Minds of Women, a great compilation focusing on the rich contributions of expressions by esteemed female composers like: Sade, Angela Bofill, Tracey Chapman, Joni Mitchell, Linda Creed, Brenda Russell,  Kate Bush, (with a Maxwell twist), is wrapped in diverse music styles including soul, jazz, Latin, classical and gospel, as presented […]

It’s No Fluke…The Paramount in Huntington, New York Repeats as #5 Worldwide Club Venue for 2018!
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It’s No Fluke…The Paramount in Huntington, New York Repeats as #5 Worldwide Club Venue for 2018!

For the second consecutive year, Pollstar Magazine, a leading publication in the concert industry, ranked The Paramount, In Concert with TD, #5 in the world for Club Venues, based on year-end ticket sales.  Repeating in 5th place for the second consecutive year is a major achievement for the venue!  With over 178,000 tickets sold again this past […]

Complexions Contemporary Ballet Announces 25th Anniversary Season in NYC
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Complexions Contemporary Ballet Announces 25th Anniversary Season in NYC

Complexions Contemporary Ballet (Complexions) celebrates its 25thanniversary season at The Joyce Theater in New York City from February 19-March 3, 2019.Under the artistic direction of Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, the company will celebrate this milestone anniversary with three dynamic programs over a two-week span.Filled with a roster of some of the most diverse and […]

"Glory Van Scott: Her Life Among Legends”
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“Glory Van Scott: Her Life Among Legends”

Dr. Glory Van Scott has lived quite an eventful life as a performer, producer, singer, activist, educator and author of her powerful memoir “Glory: A Life Among Legends.” Glory’s book takes the reader from her early life to her dedication and career in the performing arts where she stood at the vanguard of a new […]

ELL Cosme's New Video "Be There"
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ELL Cosme’s New Video “Be There”

Travel Channel Greenlights Reboot of Iconic 'Ripley's Believe It or Not!' Hosted by Actor Bruce Campbell
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Travel Channel Greenlights Reboot of Iconic ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not!’ Hosted by Actor Bruce Campbell

  Ripley’s Believe It or Not! has cornered the market on the extraordinary, the death defying, the odd and the unusual. Now, 100 years after Robert L. Ripley launched the brand, the phrase Believe It or Not! is known globally and has come to symbolize how we marvel at the wonders of our world. Travel Channel is rebooting […]

Buju Banton to Perform at St. Kitts Music Festival 2019
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Buju Banton to Perform at St. Kitts Music Festival 2019

Continuing to add to the already star-studded line-up, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism announced that Buju Banton will be performing at the 23rd Annual St. Kitts Music Festival, which will take place on June 26-30, 2019. He joins previously announced popular artists Smokey Robinson, French Montana, Popcaan, and […]

Harlem Stage Announces Spring 2019 Performing Arts Season
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Harlem Stage Announces Spring 2019 Performing Arts Season

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 season marks the 20thanniversary of Harlem Stage’s signature dance program E-Moves, which for two decades […]

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Presents Basquiat’s “Defacement”: The Untold Story
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Presents Basquiat’s “Defacement”: The Untold Story

From June 21 to November 6, 2019, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will present Basquiat’s “Defacement”: The Untold Story. This focused, thematic exhibition of work by Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960–1988), supplemented with work by others of his generation, will explore a formative chapter in the artist’s career through the lens of his identity and the role […]

Danielle Brooks of "Orange Is the New Black" to Host New Season of 'AfroPoP'
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Danielle Brooks of “Orange Is the New Black” to Host New Season of ‘AfroPoP’

Award-winning actress Danielle Brooks, star of Netflix’s blockbuster series Orange Is the New Black, has been named host of the eleventh season of the public television series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange. Brooks will help guide audiences as they journey through AfroPoP’s new slate of documentary and short stories on contemporary life, art and culture […]

Diana Ross Launches Diamond Diana Celebration Marking Her 75th Birthday
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Diana Ross Launches Diamond Diana Celebration Marking Her 75th Birthday

The magic of Diana Ross has touched millions of hearts around the world. Her magnificent life and unparalleled career has influenced music, film, fashion and stage with her spirit forever woven in the fabric of humanity. 2019 will be remembered as a milestone in history with a year-long Diamond Diana Celebration marking the 75th birthday […]