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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 […]

Tourism to National Parks of New York Harbor Creates $857 million in Economic Benefits
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Tourism to National Parks of New York Harbor Creates $857 million in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 19,699,516 visitors to eleven National Parks of New York Harbor (NPNH) sites in 2017 spent $702 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 7,920 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $857 million. “National Parks of […]

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Long Island Dog Festival, May 20th in Oyster Bay

It’s a real “dog day afternoon”! The Long Island Kennel Club welcomes families and their fur children to the Long Island Dog Festival on Sunday, May 20 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the beautiful Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay.   The festival is part of the annual Long Island spring dog shows […]

Con Edison Warns Customers About a New Scam
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Con Edison Warns Customers About a New Scam

Con Edison is warning customers about a scam in which a caller says the company will shut off power for an extended period unless the customer immediately pays a deposit for a smart meter. The scam usually targets business customers and the scammers often request payment by bitcoin. Con Edison does not require deposits for […]

The Locals Have Spoken: These are NYC's Most Loved Businesses
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The Locals Have Spoken: These are NYC’s Most Loved Businesses

New York is brimming with local, independent businesses, the unsung heroes of the city. They now get the recognition they deserve as thousands of New Yorker’s have voted for their most loved local places as part of the Time Out Love New York Awards 2018. This year’s Time Out Love New York Award winners have […]

37th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Fundraising Awards Gala Celebrates 'the Art Of Success'
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37th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Fundraising Awards Gala Celebrates ‘the Art Of Success’

For the past 37 years, the Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) has honored black brilliance with their annual awards gala. This must-attend celebration is the pinnacle fundraising event for the non-profit. This year’s theme, ‘The Art of Success’ shines the spotlight on the preeminence of black creatives. Black Art and Creativity is the seed from which […]

Harlem Stage Announces 2018 Spring Season Bringing World Class Performing Artists of Color to Harlem
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Harlem Stage Announces 2018 Spring Season Bringing World Class Performing Artists of Color to Harlem

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 30 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, is proud to present its Spring 2018 season of performances. The season is curated by Monique Martin, newly appointed Director of Programming for Harlem Stage […]

At New York State's First-Ever Girls Chess Championship, Success Academy Scholars Dominate
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At New York State’s First-Ever Girls Chess Championship, Success Academy Scholars Dominate

Success Academy students Emily Booncharoen and Pari Patni took home the top two spots for the K-6 championship division in New York State’s first ever Girls Chess Championship this past weekend. Their team, Success Academy Hudson Yards, placed first in the division.   The inaugural tournament was held at the New Explorations into Science, Technology, […]

Key Moments from the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival to be Live Streamed Right to You
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Key Moments from the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival to be Live Streamed Right to You

  Bringing one of New York’s most exciting cultural events right to you, the 17th edition of the Tribeca Film Festival, will provide exclusive, real time livestream access to must-see events and the biggest names in film, television, music, journalism and fashion. The real time access provides a window for festival goers at home or […]

Magnolia Tree Earth Center Celebrates Earth Week
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Magnolia Tree Earth Center Celebrates Earth Week

On Saturday, April 28,The Magnolia Tree Earth Center of Bedford Stuyvesant (MTEC)  joins Crispus Attucks Public School 21, 180 Chauncey Street, Brooklyn, NY for a special dedication of a Magnolia Tree to beloved educator Adelaide Sanford. As the former Principal of PS21 and Vice Chancellor Emerita, Board of Regents, University of the State of New […]

Ascension: A Lifting of Dr. Martin Luther King's Legacy on the 50th Anniversary of his Assassination
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Ascension: A Lifting of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy on the 50th Anniversary of his Assassination

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 30 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, is proud to present its Spring 2018 season of performances. The season is curated by Monique Martin, newly appointed Director of Programming for Harlem Stage […]

'A Soulful Music Celebration' at City College Center for the Arts, April 7th
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‘A Soulful Music Celebration’ at City College Center for the Arts, April 7th

A joyful lesson in Black musical history will take place at Aaron Davis Hall on Saturday, April 7, as acclaimed performers Marvin Lowe and Queen Esther Marrow lead a cast of singers in exploration of the diversity and brilliance of Black American music through the decades at “A Soulful Music Celebration.” Presented by City College […]