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"A Christmas Carol in Harlem" - Newly Designed Show from Classical Theatre of Harlem
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“A Christmas Carol in Harlem” – Newly Designed Show from Classical Theatre of Harlem

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH, Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents the second year of its holiday production, A Christmas Carol in Harlem, based on the timeless work by Charles Dickens. This year’s production is directed by Carl Cofield based on an adaptation by Shawn René Graham with new choreography by Tiffany Rea-Fisher (Artistic Director of Elisa Monte […]

"Make Music Winter" Returns to NYC
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“Make Music Winter” Returns to NYC

Make Music Winter, a free, outdoor music-making celebration on the winter solstice that brings communities together and warms the spirit, returns this year on Saturday, Dec. 21 with more than 10 participatory musical parades across New York City. The daylong musical celebration on the shortest day of the year brings together New Yorkers of all […]

Masazumi Chaya, Associate Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Celebrated with Special Performance During His Final New York City Center Season
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Masazumi Chaya, Associate Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Celebrated with Special Performance During His Final New York City Center Season

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has announced programming for a historic night at Ailey celebrating Associate Artistic Director Masazumi Chaya on Sunday, December 22nd at 7:30pm at New York City Center. Previously, Robert Battle, Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, shared the news that the Company’s beloved mainstay for nearly five decades, Mr. Chaya, intends to […]

New HIV Diagnoses Fall to Historic Lows in NYC
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New HIV Diagnoses Fall to Historic Lows in NYC

The number of New Yorkers newly diagnosed with HIV is down to historic lows and fell below 2,000 for the first time since annual HIV reporting began in 2001. According to the 2018 HIV Surveillance Annual Report, 1,917 people were newly diagnosed with HIV in New York City in 2018, down 11% from the 2,157 new […]

Prostate Cancer Foundation's 2019 New York Dinner at Restaurant Daniel, Featuring A Special Musical Performance By Jamie Foxx
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Prostate Cancer Foundation’s 2019 New York Dinner at Restaurant Daniel, Featuring A Special Musical Performance By Jamie Foxx

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) hosted their 2019 New York Dinner at the Restaurant Daniel at 60 East 65th Street in New York City. Dinner at Daniel was an exquisite culinary experience with a special guest performance by Academy Award Winning Artist Jamie Foxx to benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation, and raised over $5 million. Master Mentalist, Lior Suchard performed mystifying tricks for the guests. Notable attendees included: Michael Milken, Jamie […]

The Long Island (NY) Chapter of The Links Inc.  Attracts Long Island Students To  STEAMFest: Ignite Your Flight
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The Long Island (NY) Chapter of The Links Inc. Attracts Long Island Students To STEAMFest: Ignite Your Flight

The Long Island (NY) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. hosted STEAMFest: Ignite Your Flight -Putting STEAM in Motion this past Sunday, November 17, 2019 for an educational and fun-filled event held  at the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City, NY. Students and parents were treated to entertainment, a science presentation and lunch provided by the […]

Cyntoia Brown Speaks to Students of Greenburgh Central School District
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Cyntoia Brown Speaks to Students of Greenburgh Central School District

Cyntoia Brown recently spoke with students of the Greenburgh Central School District (GCSD). Brown was convicted of murdering and robbing Johnny Michael Allen, who had bought her for sex. She was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole after 51 years. The governor of Tennessee granted her clemency in 2017, reducing her sentence to […]

ButterMEssentials Honored At 2019 Caribbean Impact Awards
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ButterMEssentials Honored At 2019 Caribbean Impact Awards

Brooklyn-based ButterMEssentials honored at Caribbean Life Impact Awards on November 14, 2019 at Paradise Catering Hall in Brooklyn. ButterMEssentials recently opened its first physical location in Brooklyn at 688 Nostrand Ave. Unit 1, Brooklyn, New York 11221. City Councilman Robert Cornegy, Jr. presided over ButterMEssentials Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Brooklyn. “The opening of the first […]

Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Invites Residents to Support 10th Annual ‘Holiday of Giving’ Celebration
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Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Invites Residents to Support 10th Annual ‘Holiday of Giving’ Celebration

Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D – Freeport) and Glory House Recovery presents the 10th Annual Holiday of Giving celebration hosted by Uniondale High School on Saturday, Dec. 14. To make the season brighter for deserving families in the First Legislative District, Legislator Abrahams is asking residents to donate new and unwrapped toys for […]

Double Dutch Holiday Classic Coming to the Apollo Theater
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Double Dutch Holiday Classic Coming to the Apollo Theater

National Double Dutch League welcomes double dutch teamsof all ages from all around the globe to celebrate the 28th year of theDavid A. Walker Memorial annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic at the famousApollo Theater (253 W. 125 Street, New York, NY) on Sunday, December 8th,2019 from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. We are the Super Bowl […]

The Salvation Army Prepares to Serve Thousands of Hot Holiday Meals in New York
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The Salvation Army Prepares to Serve Thousands of Hot Holiday Meals in New York

The Salvation Army will provide 1,000 New Yorkers experiencing poverty with a free Thanksgiving meal at its Temple Corps Community Center (120 West 14th Street in Manhattan) on November 28, 2019. The highly anticipated event is believed to be the oldest Thanksgiving dinner for those in need in New York City, if not the country. […]

Two Red Panda Cubs Make Public Debut At Prospect Park Zoo
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Two Red Panda Cubs Make Public Debut At Prospect Park Zoo

Two red panda cubs (Ailurus fulgens refulgens) are making their public debut at WCS’s Prospect Park Zoo. The pair of male cubs were born over the summer in their indoor den where their mother, Willow, has been caring for them. They are now old enough to venture outside to explore their habitat. Adult red pandas have reddish-brown […]

Holiday in Historic Harlem Community Kicks-Off with 26th Annual Harlem Parade of Lights
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Holiday in Historic Harlem Community Kicks-Off with 26th Annual Harlem Parade of Lights

The President and CEO of the 125th Street Business Improvement District, Barbara Askins, has officially kicked-off the countdown to the 26th annual Harlem Holiday Lights 2019 celebration. This year the highly anticipated holiday event, which is held in partnership with Manhattan Community Board #9 and #10, and dubbed, Harlem Light It Up 2019, will take […]

NY State's Largest African American Chamber of Commerce LIAACC's 2019 Annual Holiday Celebration & Awards Gala on Dec 5, 2019 At Uniondale Marriott
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NY State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce LIAACC’s 2019 Annual Holiday Celebration & Awards Gala on Dec 5, 2019 At Uniondale Marriott

Come celebrate with one of City & State Magazine’s 2019 Top Power 100 List Member LIAACC’s President Phil Andrews, Officers, Board of Directors, Members, Corporate & Community Partners, and Honorees at our 2019 Annual Holiday Celebration & Awards Gala on Dec 5, 2019 at the Uniondale Marriott Time: This year’s event is appropriately themed “Supporting […]

Westchester's Winter Wonderland Opens Friday, November 29 with New Attractions
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Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Opens Friday, November 29 with New Attractions

Westchester’s Winter Wonderland returns to Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla on Friday, November 29 at 5 p.m. for its sixth exciting season. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, the festive celebration takes place six consecutive weekends through January 4, 2020, plus weekday bonus days during the school holiday.  For one $20 all-inclusive ticket price, guests can enjoy […]