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"Developing Intention", the 2018 Exhibition of The Studio Museum in Harlem’s Annual Expanding the Walls Program
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“Developing Intention”, the 2018 Exhibition of The Studio Museum in Harlem’s Annual Expanding the Walls Program

From July 13 through August 31, 2018, Developing Intention, the 2018 exhibition of The Studio Museum in Harlem’s annual Expanding the Walls program, will be on view in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education. While the Studio Museum is closed to the public to prepare for the start of construction on […]

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 […]

First Clinic Dedicated to Express Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections is Now Open
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First Clinic Dedicated to Express Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections is Now Open

The NYC Health Department has announced the opening of Chelsea Express, a dedicated space located in the same building as the Chelsea Sexual Health Clinic, where patients who don’t have symptoms can get tested for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV without having to see a clinician. Although all eight of the Health Department’s Sexual Health […]

First Human Case of West Nile Virus for 2018 Season Confirmed
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First Human Case of West Nile Virus for 2018 Season Confirmed

The NYC Health Department has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus and the first collection of mosquitoes infected with the virus of the 2018 season. The patient, a resident of Manhattan who is over 50 years of age, was hospitalized earlier this month with encephalitis and has since been discharged. Human cases […]

Con Edison's Tips on Staying Cool & Saving on Energy Bills During this Heat Wave
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Con Edison’s Tips on Staying Cool & Saving on Energy Bills During this Heat Wave

  As the heat wave rolls into the work week and the demand for power increases, Con Edison is offering tips to help customers stay cool and save on their energy bills. The company has crews ready to respond to any power outages that occur during the extreme heat. Customers can report outages and check […]

Copiague Native Serves Aboard a Floating Airport at Sea
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Copiague Native Serves Aboard a Floating Airport at Sea

A Copiague, New York, native and 2006 Saint John the Baptist Diocesan High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, which recently returned from a 7-month deployment. Petty Officer 3rd Class Kimberly Ferrari is a quartermaster aboard the carrier operating out of San Diego. A Navy quartermaster […]

Success Academy Graduates its First Class
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Success Academy Graduates its First Class

      The pioneering class of Success Academy scholars, who began their journey in the network’s first elementary school on 118th Street in Harlem in 2006, graduated Thursday with stellar college plans.   All 16 seniors have been accepted to four-year colleges, most of which are ranked as selective or highly selective. They include […]

Queens Native Serves on a “City at Sea” Aboard Navy’s Largest Amphibious Warfare Ship
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Queens Native Serves on a “City at Sea” Aboard Navy’s Largest Amphibious Warfare Ship

A Queens, New York, native and 2006 Richmond Hill High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island. Petty Officer 1st Class Xiomara Siapno is a legalman aboard the amphibious assault ship operating out of San Diego. A legalman is responsible for notary, power of attorneys, assisting […]

Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams Featured in Speakers Series - June 14th
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Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams Featured in Speakers Series – June 14th

Brooklyn's AbunDance Academy of the Arts Presents "DREAM, AbunDantly!"
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Brooklyn’s AbunDance Academy of the Arts Presents “DREAM, AbunDantly!”

    AbunDance Academy of the Arts, an established non-profit arts organization dedicated to offering children and adults affordable dance, theater, and musical instruction at all levels, presents a new work, “DREAM, AbunDantly!”, a theatrical dance performance featuring students and seasoned Broadway artists on the same stage. Inspired by the hit movie “Dreamgirls,” “DREAM, AbunDantly!” […]

FREE - Outdoor Play - Afropunk Inspired "Antigone" by Classical Theatre of Harlem
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FREE – Outdoor Play – Afropunk Inspired “Antigone” by Classical Theatre of Harlem

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents “Antigone,” inspired by Paul Roche’s adaptation from the classic Greek tragedy by Sophocles. Back for its sixth season of free theater performances and affectionately known as the Uptown Shakespeare in the Park, the Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) is thrilled to return to Marcus […]

Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories to debut at The National Black Theatre in Harlem, NY. May 24-26
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Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories to debut at The National Black Theatre in Harlem, NY. May 24-26

Infecting Change Productions (ICP) has announced the debut of Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories at the National Black Theatre from May 24-26. This three-night event is presented by Mississippi native J.P. (Jana) Haynes, an author, playwright, spoken word artist and the writer, director and producer of Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories.   According […]

Rooftop Films Announces Short Films and Programs for the 22nd Annual Summer Series
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Rooftop Films Announces Short Films and Programs for the 22nd Annual Summer Series

On Saturday, May 19th, Rooftop Films will kick off the 2018 Summer Series in Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery with This Is What We Mean By Short Films, a selection of dynamic shorts from around the world, including Rooftop Filmmakers Fund grantee The Burden. Rooftop Films will present a dozen more carefully curated programs throughout the summer, […]

Concerts Honoring Miriam Makeba and Nina Simone featuring Somi & Special Guest Laura Mvula
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Concerts Honoring Miriam Makeba and Nina Simone featuring Somi & Special Guest Laura Mvula

      Vocalist-composer Somi, described as “the new high priestess of soul” by the Huffington Post, and special guest British superstar Laura Mvula, will honor two of the most uncompromising vocalists of the 20th century in Miriam Makeba & Nina Simone: Singing Protest & Memory with Somi, May 18–19, in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s […]

GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team Introduces New Flight Demonstration at the 2018 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach
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GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team Introduces New Flight Demonstration at the 2018 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach

The GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team returns for their 15thappearance at their hometown air show at Jones Beach.  The team has prepared a new demonstration that will be performed during Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beachon May 26-27. The 15thannual event will be hosted at Jones Beach State Park, which is one of the largest events for […]