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7th Annual Gospel Health Fest
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7th Annual Gospel Health Fest

In honor of Minority Health Month the  Suffolk County Community College – College Wide Office of Multicultural Affairs in collaboration with the Suffolk County Department of Health Services —Office of Minority Health are holding their 7th Annual Gospel Health Fest on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Van Nostrand Theater on Suffolk County Community College—Grant Campus located at 1001 Crooked Hill Rd., […]

'A Soulful Music Celebration' returns to Aaron Davis Hall
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‘A Soulful Music Celebration’ returns to Aaron Davis Hall

A moving voyage through the sounds of the Black American experience returns to Aaron Davis Hall as City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) presents “A Soulful Music Celebration” on Saturday, April 6, at 3 p.m. The event, featuring Marvin Lowe and Friends and narrated by Obie-award winning actress Barbara Montgomery will take audiences on a […]

The Mothers of the Movement [M.O.M.S] Celebrated
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The Mothers of the Movement [M.O.M.S] Celebrated

Fifty years ago, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer founded the National Black Theatre (NBT). NBT, New York City’s oldest continually run Black theater, is celebrating its golden anniversary with “NBT Beyond Walls,” with activities across the city, country and world. On Saturday in honor of Women’s History Month, National Black Theatre partnered with the Weeksville Heritage […]

“Looking for Leroy” A Study of A Man
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“Looking for Leroy” A Study of A Man

The Woodie King production “Looking for Leroy” housed at the Castillo Theater, located at 543 West 42nd Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues) written by Larry Muhammad and directed by Petronia Paley, is running until March 31st. “Looking for Leroy” is a two character play performed by Kim Sullivan (Amiri Baraka) and Tyler Fauntleroy who […]

Travel Channel Revives 'Ghost Bait' - Premiering Thursday, April 4 at 10pm ET/PT
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Travel Channel Revives ‘Ghost Bait’ – Premiering Thursday, April 4 at 10pm ET/PT

Paranormal pioneer Bob Magill and empathic investigator Tina Storer take on frightening, personal hauntings in America in the cult classic “Ghost Bait,” lured back to television and premiering on Travel Channel on Thursday, April 4 at 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT with 12 half-hour episodes. Using a shocking but effective method of isolation combined with sensory […]

Free Screening – Boss: The Black Experience in Business
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Free Screening – Boss: The Black Experience in Business

Join the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC) for a free screening of Boss: The Black Experience in Business on Thursday, March 28, 2019   About the Film: The history of business and entrepreneurship lies at the heart of the American story, but often absent from that narrative are the names and experiences of African […]

Legendary Songstress Dionne Warwick Announces  First New Album in Five Years
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Legendary Songstress Dionne Warwick Announces First New Album in Five Years

Legendary Grammy Award winner DIONNE WARWICK will release her first new album in 5 years, “SHE’S BACK”, on May 10th. Produced by her son Damon Elliot, the album will be released via his Kind Music and Entertainment One (eOne). The lead-off single will be an updated version of the Burt Bacharach/Hal David classic, “What The […]

“ColorStruck” In A Racist Society
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“ColorStruck” In A Racist Society

The Theater for the New City, located at 155 First Avenue in New York City, invited California Bay area comedian and actor Donald E Lacy, Jr. to bring his 8:00 p.m., one-man show “Color Struck” to New York audiences, leaving them awestruck. Lacy in large degree covers the insanity of Institutionalized Racism and the damage […]

Ailey II, Continuing the Celebration of Alvin Ailey's 60 Year Legacy
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Ailey II, Continuing the Celebration of Alvin Ailey’s 60 Year Legacy

The Ailey organization continues its 60th Anniversary celebration during the annual New York season of Ailey II – The Next Generation of Dance. Led by Artistic Director Troy Powell, the 12 rising stars will perform at NYU Skirball March 13-17, showcasing their talents in two programs: All New featuring works by Uri Sands, Bradley Shelver, Robert Battle and Troy Powell; and Returning Favorites featuring works by […]

Thirteen Years of Freestyle at Lehman Center
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Thirteen Years of Freestyle at Lehman Center

Cynthia Torres, a.k.a. Cynthia, was excited to talk about her upcoming show as part of the Forever Freestyle 13 concert on Saturday, March 16, at 8:00 pm celebrating 13 years of Latin Freestyle music at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, located at 250 Bedford Park Blvd West in the Bronx where 14 Latin Freestyle […]

Nana Camille Yarbrough  "No Matter What"
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Nana Camille Yarbrough “No Matter What”

Nana Camille Yarbrough’s Ancestor House, in collaboration with The Board for the Education of People of African Ancestry, presented a special performance of Nana Camille Yarbrough’s poetic and musical works entitled No Matter What: Nana Camille Yarbrough at The Schomburg Center. The one-night-only production took place on Thursday, February 14, 2019,at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture(515 Malcolm X […]

Black Female Radio Duo in NYC Hails from BET, Charlie Rose, MTV
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Black Female Radio Duo in NYC Hails from BET, Charlie Rose, MTV

 “ALL OF IT” is a live daily (2 hour) radio show about culture and arts in and around New York City, that airs on WNYC (America’s most listened to public radio station) – with guests including newsmakers, tastemakers, artists, and creators. The show’s host interviews ~40+ guests every single week (!) from high profile actors […]

The American Museum of Natural History Celebrates 150 Years
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The American Museum of Natural History Celebrates 150 Years

The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) has announced a multi-year series of events, programs, exhibitions, and projects that will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Museum, culminating in the opening of its new Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation. Beginning this March with the new exhibition T. rex: The Ultimate Predator, the Museum will […]

2019 ESSENCE Festival Unveils Epic 25th Anniversary Performance Line-Up
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2019 ESSENCE Festival Unveils Epic 25th Anniversary Performance Line-Up

The ESSENCE Festival®, the world’s largest entertainment and cultural experience, celebrates its 25th anniversary during Fourth of July weekend in New Orleans and today unveiled part one of its epic 25th anniversary performance line-up. The impressive schedule currently features more than 80 of the most talented and creative artists from across the globe. More acts will be […]

Emmy-Nominated TV Producer, Connects Information for Patients through Storytelling after Life-Changing Diagnosis
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Emmy-Nominated TV Producer, Connects Information for Patients through Storytelling after Life-Changing Diagnosis

Adrienne Nicole, Emmy-nominated producer, 2018 Telly Award recipient, and CEO, for Adrienne Nicole Productions (ANP) (http://producedbyanp.com)  is the leader in digital commercials for healthcare and multi-cultural curated stories. “We get it right for our clients which include pharmaceutical brands, foundations, government agencies, and entertainment companies.  My company creates authentic and believable narratives that highlight the […]