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City College Center for the Arts Presents 'Void of Death' at Aaron Davis Hall
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City College Center for the Arts Presents ‘Void of Death’ at Aaron Davis Hall

City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) will present “Void of Death,” a new exhibition featuring the paintings of Atlanta-based artist Julio Mejia this fall. Curated by guest curator Susan Luss, the solo exhibit will highlight eight large abstract gestural paintings by the artist and will run from Tuesday, September 12, through Monday, November 27, […]

Movie Reviews: Bushwick
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Movie Reviews: Bushwick

Eight years ago after the inauguration of President Barack Obama, Former Texas Governor Rick Perry made a threat: If Obama won his reelection Texas would secede from the United States. With that threat in mind writer Nick Damici wrote the screenplay for Bushwick, a what if film about what would happen if the south rose up […]

National Black Programming Consortium Wins Grant, Wages War on Intolerance
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National Black Programming Consortium Wins Grant, Wages War on Intolerance

As racial tension reaches fever pitch nationally in the wake of the violent protests in Charlottesville, some hope emerges. The National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), the nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to media content about the Black experience, has been awarded $750,000 by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Journalism and Media program. […]

Movie Review: The Hitman's Bodyguard
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Movie Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard

The summer movie season has finally come to a close. It’s always an unfortunate thing to think about. All the big films meant to represent and be remembered for this season, have come and gone and now it’s time to start thinking about autumn. But as always the summer has one final trick up its […]

Luke James releases new single “Drip”!
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Luke James releases new single “Drip”!

Luke James is a new soul with an old soul. The two-time Grammy nominated musician and actor infuses everything he creates with a rare passion and honesty, owing a lot to the music he grew up with in addition to today’s radio hits. Growing up in New Orleans, Luke was exposed by his single mother to a wide array of influences; everyone from Marvin Gaye and Aretha Franklin to […]

The Meadows Music and Arts Festival: September 15-17
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The Meadows Music and Arts Festival: September 15-17

The Meadows Music and Arts Festival September 15-17 Citi Field This year, the second annual, three-day festival at Citi Field will feature over 40 musical acts including Jay-Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gorillaz, Future, Weezer, Foster the People, and more. There will be over 50 food, art, and cultural offerings in addition to a range […]

Pastor and Grammy-Winning Gospel Artist Smokie Norful to Release First Book
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Pastor and Grammy-Winning Gospel Artist Smokie Norful to Release First Book

When the pressure of life seems to boil over—and it does for everyone—Pastor and Grammy-winning musician Smokie Norful has one piece of advice: take the lid off. This concept was inspired by watching his grandmother make her signature dish of sweet rice. When the heat got too high, the pot began hissing and boiling over, […]

National Black Theatre Heads "Black to the Future"
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National Black Theatre Heads “Black to the Future”

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre’s 49th season cedes the floor to modern-day griots with gripping, one-person tales capturing the trauma and triumph of a people. In a nod to the African tradition of the storyteller and historian who inspires and uplifts, the season is anchored by two one-person shows, The Peculiar Patriot, by […]

Tank Releases New Video For Rising Hit Song "When We"  [VIDEO]
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Tank Releases New Video For Rising Hit Song “When We” [VIDEO]

R&B Money/Atlantic Records and multi-Grammy nominated R&B artist Tank has released the new video for his single “When We.  Premiering via VIBE.com, this sexy new video definitely pushes the envelope and gives fans a peek into what his new album SAVAGE has to offer. Recently Tank announced that he is embarking on a 14-city “SAVAGE […]

New Single from Cape Verde's ELL Cosme [Video]
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New Single from Cape Verde’s ELL Cosme [Video]

New Music from  ELL Cosme is now in the top 5 in Cape Verde

Movie Review: Detroit
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Movie Review: Detroit

This past July marked the fiftieth anniversary of the 1967 Detroit Riots, one of the worst the country had ever seen, and in that time nothing has changed in this country. Other powder kegs had been set off around the country, sparking more civil unrest and the police are still a violent brute squad who […]

Ledisi Challenges the Fellas to "ADD TO ME" with New Single
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Ledisi Challenges the Fellas to “ADD TO ME” with New Single

  Gearing up for her ninth release Let Love Rule, multi-Grammy nominated vocalist Ledisi drops her second single “ADD TO ME.” Premiering via Essence.com (CLICK HERE), Ledisi challenges the fellas to step up their game. “I was thinking about relationships,” Ledisi states. “To men, women should act like, ‘We’re independent and self-sufficient. We’re going to make it […]

Harlem Stage Announces Fall 2017 Season
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Harlem Stage Announces Fall 2017 Season

Harlem Stage is back with another amazing season featuring a range of Music, Film, Spoken Word, Dance and the return of their successful Dinner/Discussion series, WaterWorks at 10: Visionary Artists and Transformative Art. Harlem Stage will launch the Fall 2017 season with their first ever Open House. Highlights Include: OPEN HOUSE: Tour the Gatehouse and […]

Movies Review: Dark Tower
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Movies Review: Dark Tower

The Man In Black fled across the desert, and The Gunslinger followed….   For the past thirty years Stephen King’s fantasy epic The Dark Tower has entertained and enchanted a legion of fans. Many consider it to be his magnum opus and as such for a number of years Hollywood has been trying to get […]

A Chat With The Quiet Storm's Lenny Green
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A Chat With The Quiet Storm’s Lenny Green

Nationally syndicated radio host Lenny Green is celebrating many things. His 20th anniversary in radio and the expanded reach of his evening radio show, “The Quiet Storm With Lenny Green,” which is #1 in New York City. Most recently the syndicated show joined the Perry Broadcasting Radio family. The program will air on radio stations […]