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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 […]

A Brooklyn Cabaret: Temptations, Venus & Adonis, and All Wounds Bleed
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A Brooklyn Cabaret: Temptations, Venus & Adonis, and All Wounds Bleed

Now in its sixth year, Brooklyn Opera Works (BOW), founded in 2013 by Artistic Director Lina Tetriani, proudly features emerging stars in opera, theater, and dance. During its Summer Vocal Arts program, BOW hosts three productions at the BMS Playhouse: a fully produced opera, an original work of music, theater and dance for children, and the annual A Brooklyn Cabaret. BOW is […]

Make Music New York Presents: The 2018 Wingate Concert Series
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Make Music New York Presents: The 2018 Wingate Concert Series

 Back by popular demand, Make Music New York presents 2018 Wingate Concert Series, produced by Globe Star Median Entertainment. The celebrated affair takes place August 8, 9, 15 & 16, at Wingate Park, Brooklyn Avenue between Rutland Road and Winthrop Street. The festive series will include four spectacular nights of live musical performances showcasing urban music’s […]

Smithsonian Magazine Announces 14th Annual Museum Day
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Smithsonian Magazine Announces 14th Annual Museum Day

Smithsonian magazine has designated Saturday, September 22nd as the 14th annual Museum Day, an initiative in which participating museums across the United States open their doors for free to those who download a branded ticket. The annual event allows museums nationwide to emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, D.C.-based facilities, which offer free admission every […]

Music Mogul Mathew Knowles Releases 3rd book "The Emancipation of Slaves Through Music"
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Music Mogul Mathew Knowles Releases 3rd book “The Emancipation of Slaves Through Music”

While still riding the waves of success with his sophomore book entitled, Racism From the Eyes of A Child (available worldwide/Amazon), music mogul and best-selling author, Mathew Knowles, PH.D. is poised to release his third title, The Emancipation of Slaves Through Music, under his Music World Entertainment book imprint. With worldwide interest in his book’s […]

Wesley Snipes & Ray Norman Publish an Original Work of Fiction: TALON OF GOD
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Wesley Snipes & Ray Norman Publish an Original Work of Fiction: TALON OF GOD

International film and television action star Wesley Snipes, along with co-author Ray Norman have announced the publication of a work of fiction, a supernatural thriller. Their novel, entitled Talon of God, is a non-stop contemporary fantasy adventure sure to please readers with its suspense and compelling drama.  The novel’s leading role, Lauryn Jefferson, is a […]

STARZ New Series “Warriors of Liberty City" Executive Produced by Luther Campbell & Lebron James
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STARZ New Series “Warriors of Liberty City” Executive Produced by Luther Campbell & Lebron James

Starz, a Lionsgate company, has announced that the new unscripted six-part series “Warriors of Liberty City” will premiere on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 8:00PM ET/PT. This perceptive documentary series is created by PGA award–winning director and producer Evan Rosenfeld (“Vice World of Sports,” ESPN’s “30 for 30” series “The U” and “Broke”), and it is executive produced by LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill Entertainment and Shed […]

Battery Dance presents the 37th Annual BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL
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Battery Dance presents the 37th Annual BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL

Battery Dance, in association with Battery Park City Authority, announces the 37th Annual Battery Dance Festival with performances from August 12-17, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm against the breathtaking backdrop of the New York Harbor at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park in Battery Park City, culminating in a closing event and reception on August 18, […]

Ballet Hispánico at the Vail Dance Festival - August 2018
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Ballet Hispánico at the Vail Dance Festival – August 2018

Ballet Hispanico, the nation’s premier Latino dance organization, brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to the Vail Dance Festival for the first time in August 2018. “We are thrilled to be part of this renowned festival that is meeting the need for diversity head-on with its innovative pairings of artists of all […]

Broadway in the Boros!
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Broadway in the Boros!

Broadway in the Boros is ready to bring more free musical performances to neighborhoods across the city! The Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment (MOME) was most recently in Queens where more than a thousand people came out to watch current Broadway casts from “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” and “Once On This Island,” the […]

Movie Review: The First Purge
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Movie Review: The First Purge

Five years ago The Purge was released in theaters. Though brushed off by many, myself included, as a standard home invasion film with a ridiculous premise, it went on to gross an unbelievable amount of money which of course began one of the most successful franchises in film history. Despite it’s weak start the sequels Anarchy and Election Year established themselves […]