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Geffen Playhouse's Premiere Of 'Bollywood Kitchen,' A Virtual Cooking Experience
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Geffen Playhouse’s Premiere Of ‘Bollywood Kitchen,’ A Virtual Cooking Experience

Geffen Playhouse, in association with Hypokrit Theatre Company, is launching filmmaker and cookbook author Sri Rao’s “Bollywood Kitchen” this month. The latest show is part of a new lineup of live, virtual, and interactive productions from the Los Angeles-based theater’s Geffen Stayhouse banner. Previews begin January 15, with opening night taking place on Jan.23. The […]

Star-Studded 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala For Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre
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Star-Studded 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala For Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre

New Federal Theatre, which has produced more works by minority playwrights and women than any other organization in the history of New York theater, will hold a 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration as a virtual event January 17, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.  The Gala will be accessible from the theater’s website, and will […]

In Suffolk, Aid For Businesses, Residents Amid Covid
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In Suffolk, Aid For Businesses, Residents Amid Covid

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone has announced a program to assist business and residents — Bringing Assistance for covid-19 and Kickstarting Support to Operating Professionals – or BACKSTOP, will provide nearly 150 small businesses with grants up to $10,000 and distribute nearly $600,000 in emergency rental assistance to residents. Applications for the rental assistance program […]

Mask Up In Style: Minimalist Face Masks As the Essential Accessory For 2021
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Mask Up In Style: Minimalist Face Masks As the Essential Accessory For 2021

A mask is a must-wear item for everyone these days. So why not look great while wearing one? Marcellamoda, known for its New York City-inspired “minimalism with an edge” fashion, offers great-looking and comfy unisex face masks featuring cotton, nose wires, adjustable ear loops, and reusable filters all sourced in Europe. Providing designer style and […]

Con Edison Test Driving E-school Buses Toward Improved Reliability And Cleaner Air
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Con Edison Test Driving E-school Buses Toward Improved Reliability And Cleaner Air

Con Edison has begun using the batteries on five electric school buses to provide power to its customers, marking the first time in New York State that electricity has flowed from buses into a utility’s grid.   By day, the e-buses from Lion Electric, a North American leader in heavy-duty zero emission transportation, carry students […]

Ballet Hispánico Holiday Celebration 'Club Havana' Watch Party Benefit Featuring Special Guests
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Ballet Hispánico Holiday Celebration ‘Club Havana’ Watch Party Benefit Featuring Special Guests

Ballet Hispánico, the nation’s renowned Latinx dance organization recognized this year as one of America’s Cultural Treasures, invites audiences to the Ballet Hispánico Holiday Celebration of “Club Havana” on Wednesday, December 23 at 7:30 pm est, available on YouTube and Facebook. Ballet Hispánico’s signature work “Club Havana” is a celebration of Cuban music and dance […]

Apollo Theater Presents 'Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night,' A Virtual Experience
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Apollo Theater Presents ‘Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night,’ A Virtual Experience

The Apollo Theater has announced the line-up for its annual “Kwanzaa Celebration: Regeneration Night,” which brings together dance, music, and poetry to honor the seven core principles of Kwanzaa including family, community, and culture. On Sunday, December 27 at 7:00 p.m. ET, the Apollo’s Kwanzaa Celebration will feature special performances by Abdel R. Salaam’s Forces […]

REV. AL SHARPTON & NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK HONORED BLACK CULTURAL INFLUENCERS AT 11TH ANNUAL TRIUMPH AWARDS
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REV. AL SHARPTON & NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK HONORED BLACK CULTURAL INFLUENCERS AT 11TH ANNUAL TRIUMPH AWARDS

On Monday, December 7, civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and civil rights organization National Action Network (NAN) hosted the 11th annual Triumph Awards to shine a light on leaders using their platforms to further the needs and values of Black communities in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic and racial justice climate in America. […]

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Joins Brownsville Community In Fight Against Environmental Racism
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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Joins Brownsville Community In Fight Against Environmental Racism

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has joined Assemblywoman Latrice Walker, Councilmember Alicka Ampry-Samuel (CD-41), Councilmember Inez Barron (CD42), Assemblymember N. Nick Perry (AD-58), Assemblymember Charles Barron (AD-60), Senator Zellnor Y. Myrie (SD-20), Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09), and Congresswoman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) in denouncing the MRI pipeline project. “Thank you, Mayor de Blasio, […]

CON EDISON CREWS READY TO RESTORE POWER AS WINTRY WEATHER APPROACHES
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CON EDISON CREWS READY TO RESTORE POWER AS WINTRY WEATHER APPROACHES

Con Edison is prepared to respond to any service problems that arise as a storm passes through the region this weekend. The storm is expected to bring high wind gusts and rain.   The company is increasing staffing in overhead-line areas where high winds are expected. Strong winds can knock trees and branches onto power […]

Founding Chapter of One Hundred Black Men  Welcomes Aldrin K. Enis As 11th Chapter President
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Founding Chapter of One Hundred Black Men Welcomes Aldrin K. Enis As 11th Chapter President

The Founding Chapter of One Hundred Black Men (OHBM) has installed Aldrin K. Enis as its 11th president. Enis, an 18-year member of the historic national organization, is the Northeast Region Outreach Director for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, where he has worked since September 2016. “The ability to serve this esteemed organization at […]

Rep. Adriano Espaillat Honors the Life of Former NYC Mayor David N. Dinkins on the House Floor
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Rep. Adriano Espaillat Honors the Life of Former NYC Mayor David N. Dinkins on the House Floor

On Dec. 3, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) remembered the life and legacy of former New York City Mayor David N. Dinkins on the U.S. House floor. Here is what Espaillat said. “I rise today to honor the life of a great New Yorker. Words truly cannot express my thoughts and heartfelt sorrow following the passing […]

Minority Business Development Final Frontier to Freedom for Black America
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Minority Business Development Final Frontier to Freedom for Black America

A renewed sense of commitment to the final frontier to freedom which is Minority Business Development is needed to level the playing field for Businesses in Black America.  Black America possesses a tremendous amount of spending power, but that spending power needs to be redirected to Black Enterprise across America.  Entrepreneurship in black America must […]

City and State Magazine names LI African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. President to 2020 LI Top 100 Power List
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City and State Magazine names LI African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. President to 2020 LI Top 100 Power List

City and State Magazine names LI African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. President to 2020 LI Top 100 Power List.  City & State’s Long Island Power 100 reflects those shifting political winds, highlighting not only the most powerful political figures in Nassau and Suffolk counties – elected officials, government appointees, business and labor leaders, academics […]

New York African Film Festival Goes Virtual Dec 2 - 6
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New York African Film Festival Goes Virtual Dec 2 – 6

Under the banner “Streaming Rivers: The Past into the Present,” the New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) returns virtually December 2-6 with a spotlight on the cinema of two nations: Nigeria and the Sudan. Presented by Film at Lincoln Center (FLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF), this year’s regional NYAFF will screen six features […]