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Castillo Theatre presents Dishwasher Dreams  Written and performed by Alladin Ullah; directed by Gabriel Vega Weissman
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Castillo Theatre presents Dishwasher Dreams Written and performed by Alladin Ullah; directed by Gabriel Vega Weissman

Castillo Theatre (543 W. 42nd Street) proudly presents the world premiere production of Dishwasher Dreams, written and performed by comedian, performer and storyteller Alladin Ullah. Directed by GabrielVega Weissman, the production runs from October 26 – November 18, 2018. Accompanied by the tabla, Ullah takes his audience on a hilarious and moving journey about art, […]

New Book Empowers Readers to Better Communicate with Anyone – in Any Situation!
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New Book Empowers Readers to Better Communicate with Anyone – in Any Situation!

 Having spent the past twenty years as a psychology of communication and language expert working in industries including sport, education, high-risk industry, healthcare, hypnotherapy and local government, Dr Kate Beaven-Marks knows that most people crave the skills to communicate more effectively. However, it’s a desire that’s so often swept under the rug, which, if acted […]

The Numbers Are In: Boating Is Big for the U.S. Economy
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The Numbers Are In: Boating Is Big for the U.S. Economy

In a data-driven world, knowing your “numbers” is a crucial part of achieving success. And in the halls of power of Washington, D.C., and 50 state capitals, credible data carries extra weight when it comes to advancing policies and laws that benefit recreational boaters. That’s why Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is […]

"Harry Potter: A History of Magic" Opens Oct. 5 at the New-York Historical Society
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“Harry Potter: A History of Magic” Opens Oct. 5 at the New-York Historical Society

Harry Potter: A History of Magic, the British Library’s most successful exhibition, opens at the New-York Historical Society on Friday, October 5. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the U.S. publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the New York exhibition explores the traditions of folklore and magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories […]

Movie Review: A Simple Favor
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Movie Review: A Simple Favor

Since 2011, Paul Feig has made a name for himself in the comedy genre. His films tended to be critical and financial success, even his attempt at Ghosbusters proved modest despite naysayers. The problem with his films is that they’re entirely interchangeable. They all follow the same brand of humor, they each have similar characters […]

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 […]