Apollo Theater Hosts Africa Now Festival 2014

The Apollo Theater, in collaboration with World Music Institute, presents Africa Now, a four–day music festival spotlighting today’s African music scene. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Gov Cuomo, Disney, Marvel & Netflix Announce Landmark TV series

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, The Walt Disney Company, Marvel and Netflix Inc. today announced that Marvel’s landmark live-action television series, which will bring Marvel’s ‘flawed heroes of Hell’s Kitchen’ characters to Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, will principally film in New York State. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations…

Vocational Students Graduate at Higher Rates

With an unemployment rate of over 40% in Harlem, the kind of career and technical schools discussed in this article are definitely something to be considered as an option. High school students enrolled at the city’s career and technical schools have a better chance of graduating than students in traditional public schools, which researchers say…

The 55th Annual NCA 2014 Arts & Cultural Conference

Artist Inge Hardison Join the National Conference of Artists New York (NCA) in celebration of the NCA 55th Anniversary, at their Our Art – Our Legacy Conference in New York.  The event kicks off on February 18 and runs thru the 23rd with events throughout the NYC area.  Check out this year’s events that are free and…

Gov Coumo Budget Presentation, January 1st, 2014 (full video)

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today delivered his 2014 Executive Budget address, outlining a disciplined and innovative plan that allows for tax cuts that will create jobs, grow the economy and provide much-needed relief for struggling families. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is…