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National Black Theatre Celebrates its 50th Anniversary
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National Black Theatre Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

In celebration of its 50th anniversary as it’s poised for a major capital redevelopment project of its current site, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) is taking it to the streets with a robust season of programming and partnerships that transcends the walls of its building. As a cultural anchor in Harlem for the last […]

LIAACC Black History Month Art Exhibition - February 15, 2019
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LIAACC Black History Month Art Exhibition – February 15, 2019

Baldwin-Based Business Swirl Bliss Serving Up A Variety of Yogurt Flavors Year-Round
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Baldwin-Based Business Swirl Bliss Serving Up A Variety of Yogurt Flavors Year-Round

Swirl Bliss was founded in the Month of November in the calendar year of 2013. Swirl Bliss is a independently owned and operated frozen yogurt shop, located in Baldwin, NY. Their assortment of yogurt flavors gives their customers the best of both worlds – a healthy treat that also satisfies their taste buds. Swirl Bliss […]

‘Sisters in Freedom’ Spotlights Trailblazing Female Abolitionists
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‘Sisters in Freedom’ Spotlights Trailblazing Female Abolitionists

Sisters in Freedom, the extraordinary story of the black and white women who together created America’s first organized female political force and their daring battle to abolish slavery, caps off Black History Monthwith a public screening at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Parkway Central Library. The event, which starts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, will be […]

The Apollo Theater To Offer 850 Amateur Night Opening Night Tickets For $8.50 In Honor of 85th Anniversary Season
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The Apollo Theater To Offer 850 Amateur Night Opening Night Tickets For $8.50 In Honor of 85th Anniversary Season

Amateur Night at the Apollo returns on February 20th at 7:30 p.m.  In honor of the Apollo’s 85th Anniversary, 850 tickets for Opening Night will be $8.50, made possible with support from sponsor Coca-Cola. The exciting program will feature a special performance by R&B artist Raheem DeVaughn.  Apollo Theater’s signature original, large-scale talent show and one of the […]

Bloomingdale's Black History Month Art Exhibition - Friday, February 15, 2019
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Bloomingdale’s Black History Month Art Exhibition – Friday, February 15, 2019

Bloomingdale’s Black History Month Art Exhibition – Friday, February 15, 2019 Friday, February 15, 2019 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm Bloomingdale’s Black History Month Art ExhibitionRoosevelt Field – Bloomingdale’s Furniture Store630 Old Country Road – Garden City, NY  11530 Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. To RSVP for this meeting, please click RSVP NOW! […]

Brooklyn Music School presents special Valentines Day Event "Lady Sings the Blues" - 2/16
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Brooklyn Music School presents special Valentines Day Event “Lady Sings the Blues” – 2/16

Brooklyn Music School (BMS) presents a special Valentine’s Day event Lady Sings the Blues on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 5pm at the Brooklyn Music School Playhouse Theater, 126 Saint Felix Street, Brooklyn, NY. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the door. For more information, visit https://bms.asapconnected.com/?org=4517#EventDetail=193484. This year the BMS Jazz Department presents Lady Sings the Blues inspired by the […]

Black Public Media Selects Fellows for its Third 360 Incubator
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Black Public Media Selects Fellows for its Third 360 Incubator

Ten producing teams have been selected by Black Public Media (BPM) for its innovative 360 Incubator+, a program designed to identify and pipeline quality black content. The third round of the competition is its largest-ever class. Eight broadcast and web teams are vying for up to $150,000 in funding to help produce the pilots or funding […]

Letter Grades Now Being Issued for Food Carts & Trucks
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Letter Grades Now Being Issued for Food Carts & Trucks

The NYC Health Department has announced that the first letter grades have been issued to food carts and trucks. On the Lower East Side, Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot congratulated Mahmoud Abdel Wahed, the owner of Mo’s Coffee Cart, which was among the first food carts in the city to receive an “A” grade. This […]

CDCLI Awarded $50,000 Grant from Capital One Foundation
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CDCLI Awarded $50,000 Grant from Capital One Foundation

CCommunity Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) was awarded a $50,000 grant from Capital One Foundation to support its Homeownership Center.  The grant is being used by CDCLI to fund its pre and post purchase programs and services that help Long Islanders retain assets and wealth, while addressing housing needs in order to achieve and […]

It’s No Fluke…The Paramount in Huntington, New York Repeats as #5 Worldwide Club Venue for 2018!
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It’s No Fluke…The Paramount in Huntington, New York Repeats as #5 Worldwide Club Venue for 2018!

For the second consecutive year, Pollstar Magazine, a leading publication in the concert industry, ranked The Paramount, In Concert with TD, #5 in the world for Club Venues, based on year-end ticket sales.  Repeating in 5th place for the second consecutive year is a major achievement for the venue!  With over 178,000 tickets sold again this past […]

Harlem Stage Announces Spring 2019 Performing Arts Season
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Harlem Stage Announces Spring 2019 Performing Arts Season

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 35 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 2019 season of performances. The season marks the 20thanniversary of Harlem Stage’s signature dance program E-Moves, which for two decades […]

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Presents Basquiat’s “Defacement”: The Untold Story
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Presents Basquiat’s “Defacement”: The Untold Story

From June 21 to November 6, 2019, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will present Basquiat’s “Defacement”: The Untold Story. This focused, thematic exhibition of work by Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960–1988), supplemented with work by others of his generation, will explore a formative chapter in the artist’s career through the lens of his identity and the role […]

Sisters Uptown Bookstore to Hold 1st Annual Kwanzaa Celebration   Saturday, December 29th
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Sisters Uptown Bookstore to Hold 1st Annual Kwanzaa Celebration   Saturday, December 29th

“Bringing Our Youth to Our History” is the theme of the first annual Kwanzaa celebration at Sisters Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center (1942 Amsterdam Avenue) scheduled for Saturday, December 29, 2018 @ 1:00pm.  Co-hosted with Sisters Uptown Book Club, the free, family-friendly community event will include arts & crafts for children and the young at […]