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Fit And Fabulous Fun During National Physical Fitness Month With Virtual Classes And Special Workshops at Ailey Extension
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Fit And Fabulous Fun During National Physical Fitness Month With Virtual Classes And Special Workshops at Ailey Extension

Ailey Extension invites people around the world to have fun being fit and fabulous during National Physical Fitness Month in an array of virtual classes and special workshops. During the month of May, students are encouraged to keep dancing and experience the physical and mental benefits of dance, including improved strength and flexibility, coordination, endurance, […]

The New York Opera Alliance Presents The Sixth Annual New York Opera Fest Featuring Local Companies,  Virtual Premieres, Walking Tours, Podcasts, And More
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The New York Opera Alliance Presents The Sixth Annual New York Opera Fest Featuring Local Companies, Virtual Premieres, Walking Tours, Podcasts, And More

Hailed as “a remarkably strong and diverse exploration of everything opera can be in the city” by The New York Times, the New York Opera Fest celebrates its sixth season with both virtual and in-person performances by 20-plus local, New York City-based opera companies. Presented by the New York Opera Alliance, with support from OPERA […]

Graduate Hotels Launches “Graduate Sweet Dreams Society” In Partnership With Grammy Award Winning Producer And Writer DJ White Shadow
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Graduate Hotels Launches “Graduate Sweet Dreams Society” In Partnership With Grammy Award Winning Producer And Writer DJ White Shadow

Graduate Hotels has announced the launch of Graduate Sweet Dreams Society. The handcrafted incubator program located in Graduate Hotels markets across the country will cultivate the talent of selected local creatives by providing them with the resources and mentorships needed to bring generational change to their industry and the community they call home. The inaugural […]

Donia Duchess: A Woman You Should Know
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Donia Duchess: A Woman You Should Know

Donia Duchess is an award-winning, two-time Emmy nominated producer, host, model, actress and motivational speaker. Having carved her own path to success, Duchess is hailed as “one to watch.” She is a rising television personality! Born in Brooklyn, New York, Duchess is the seventh of eleven children. Raised in Stamford, Connecticut, by Haitian parents who […]

Jennifer Lopez & Ariana Grande's Producer Launches Pop Star Shab
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Jennifer Lopez & Ariana Grande’s Producer Launches Pop Star Shab

From the producer behind some of Jennifer Lopez and Ariana Grande’s biggest hits comes pop artist Shab, who is quickly climbing the Mainstream Top 40 Indicator Billboard Chart at #21 with a bullet. Her brand new album is “Infinite Love” with the single “What I Do,” which is topping both American & UK Charts with […]

Daniel "DBJ" Bartley Jr.: The Consummate Music Artist
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Daniel “DBJ” Bartley Jr.: The Consummate Music Artist

Daniel Bartley Jr., aka DBJ, was born in Cap-Haitian, Haiti and raised in South Florida. Music has always been a central part of his life. From jazz to classical, R ‘N B to Pop, DBJ immersed himself in different styles of music from a young age. This diversity has helped shape his sound today. He […]

Black Public Media Awards $410,000 To Creatives At PitchBlack Awards
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Black Public Media Awards $410,000 To Creatives At PitchBlack Awards

Black Public Media (BPM) awarded its highest-ever total funding to five teams competing at its PitchBLACK Forum, an interactive pitching competition before public television and commercial distributors and funders. The creatives received $410,000 in funding for their productions at the PitchBLACK Awards on Friday, closing out the fourth edition of BPM’s intensive 360 Incubator+ fellowship, […]

Meet Singer Moran Levi
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Meet Singer Moran Levi

At the age of 18, Moran Levi was recruited into the Israeli army. She was her fellow soldier’s entertainer. Upon completion of her duties as a soldier to her country, Moran went back to Israel to embark on her journey as an entertainer; she performed in hotels and supper clubs in Israel. As her reputation […]

STARZ CELEBRATES BLACK WOMEN, FRIENDSHIP & HARLEM IN “RUN THE WORLD,” PREMIERING GLOBALLY ON MAY 16TH
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STARZ CELEBRATES BLACK WOMEN, FRIENDSHIP & HARLEM IN “RUN THE WORLD,” PREMIERING GLOBALLY ON MAY 16TH

Starz released the official trailer and key art for its new comedy series “Run the World,” created by Leigh Davenport (The Perfect Find, “Wendy Williams: The Hot Topic,” BET’s “Boomerang”) who will executive produce alongside showrunner Yvette Lee Bowser (“Living Single,” “black-ish,” Lionsgate’s “Dear White People”). The new Starz Original Series will premiere worldwide on […]

'Finding Sally' Investigates Disappearance Of Diplomat's Daughter On New Season Of 'AfroPoP'
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‘Finding Sally’ Investigates Disappearance Of Diplomat’s Daughter On New Season Of ‘AfroPoP’

Streaming and on-air on WORLD Channel starting April 12 Directed by Ethiopian-Canadian filmmaker Tamara Dawit, “Finding Sally” brings a moving true story of Ethiopian history, politics and family to public television audiences. Inspired by her own desire to learn more about her father’s Ethiopian roots and by a picture of his beautiful young sister whose […]

Black Filmmakers Battle For Up To $150,000 At The PitchBlack Forum
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Black Filmmakers Battle For Up To $150,000 At The PitchBlack Forum

Black directors will battle for up to $150,000 in funding for their television and digital projects at Black Public Media’s fourth PitchBLACK Forum this Wednesday and Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. The virtual pitching event before entertainment executives and funders (like Netflix, CPB, PBS, Sundance, The Ford Foundation, Viacom, TV One, the Southern Documentary […]

Women's Empowerment Extravaganza, Hosted By Yandy Smith, Theresa Bowe And Others
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Women’s Empowerment Extravaganza, Hosted By Yandy Smith, Theresa Bowe And Others

The highly anticipated second installment of “Heels & Motivation” will be set in Atlanta on April 18, 2021, 4-7pm.  Unlike other empowerment “drive” gatherings, Heels & Motivation represents unity, close knit bonds, and aid in connecting long-term business relationship.  CEO Theresa Bowe has hand selected an all-star panel including television personality and author Yandy Smith […]

Creative Team For ‘Shout Sister Shout!’ Is Announced
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Creative Team For ‘Shout Sister Shout!’ Is Announced

“Shout Sister Shout!,” the story of music pioneer Sister Rosetta Tharpe, celebrates Women’s History Month by announcing its creative team. Playwright Cheryl L. West (“Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer”; “Jar the Floor”), will be joined by Kenneth L. Roberson (“Avenue Q”; “All Shook Up”), who will direct, and Joseph Joubert (“Respect”; […]

Ailey All Access Presents Broadcast Of Alvin Ailey’s Classic Blues Suite To Commemorate The Company’s Anniversary On Tuesday, March 30
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Ailey All Access Presents Broadcast Of Alvin Ailey’s Classic Blues Suite To Commemorate The Company’s Anniversary On Tuesday, March 30

The Ailey organization continues to carry forward Alvin Ailey’s pioneering legacy of not only entertaining but uniting, empowering and educating through Ailey All Access. The online initiative offers free performance broadcasts from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater repertory, Ailey Extension dance, conversations and more.  On Tuesday, March 30 at 7pm EDT, Alvin Ailey’s classic […]

The National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium Returns With A Conversation With Talib Kweli
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The National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium Returns With A Conversation With Talib Kweli

The Center for Black Literature presents renowned hip-hop artist and activist Talib Kweli in conversation with Akiba Solomon, senior editor at The Marshall Project. The topic is his new book “Vibrate Higher: A Rap Story,” a memoir and a collection of essays that illuminate Kweli’s upbringing and his artistic success. The work gives life to […]