This week a global event called Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) memorializes those who have been killed as a result of anti-transgender violence. See this massive list of events to attend Nov. 20-26.
The Weeknd is set to open for Justin Timberlake, beginning Wednesday, November 6th at the Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
The lovely vixens of New York City’s Brown Girls Burlesque are bringing “a showgirl showdown” to D.C.’s Black Cat DC.
BRIC Art’s first second-Saturday House Party celebrates the creative and cultural diversity of the wonderful borough of Brooklyn.
An all female collective will take over London’s Shinobare Studios October 7th – 17th to showcase ‘Re-Introducing Oshun’ — movement, visual arts, and poetry centered on black women’s bodies, gender, and sexual expression through the lens of the Yorùbá deity.
On Saturday, Global Citizen Festival 2013 brought 75,000 people together to enjoy stellar musical performances by Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys, and John Mayer, and to push us toward the audacious but achievable goal of eradicating poverty by 2013.
Latino Heritage Month (September 15th – October 15th) is underway and the AfroLatin@ Project has partnered with Geko Jones and his Que Bajo?! record label to present the Afrolatinidad Series — three free nights of film, art, and music from 7pm to 10pm.
Thrilling Cuban drama film ‘Una Noche’ will hit New York City theaters starting Friday, August 23rd, followed by an iTunes release on August 26th.
New York City’s SummerStage is paying homage to the city’s rich Dominican culture with three nights of free live Bachata performances by Aventura’s Toby Love, Latin Grammy-nominated singer Andy Andy, and NY-bred group Bachata Heightz.
If you’re in the UK this summer, plan your next trip around one of these fantastic upcoming music festivals.
As a part of Soul of Brooklyn Week (August 17-25), the first ever Brooklyn Beer & Wine Festival will commence on August 18 in DUMBO.
The lovely ladies of New York City’s diverse Brown Girls Burlesque will bring the heat with their Hot and Bothered show on July 25, 2013 at Camaradas in East Harlem.
‘Brothers Hypnotic,’ a documentary on the 8 brothers who make up the remarkable sounds of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, is screening in NYC on July 27th.
Now that we’ve had a chance to recuperate from a star-studded 2013 BET Awards weekend, we can share a few favorite moments from the ground including performances and after party pics.
Ahh before you know it, summer will be over and it’ll be time to “Rock The Bells” in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and New York!
Starting January 4th, Denmark’s MOHS Exhibit will display Reno Leplat-Torti’s collection of paño art, works by various Chicano (Mexican-American) prison inmates from around the country who neatly fold paños into envelopes and mail them to loved ones.
On Saturday, at 3rdEye(Sol)ation in Brooklyn, NY, Paint and Poetry was pure creative bliss and wonderment.
Organized by the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada and international graffiti convention Under Pressure, street artists showcased their work for over 600 attendees after the Grafika Awards Ceremony in Montreal.
DJ collective Soulphonetics recently brought some house, hip-hop, jazz, Afro-Latin and electronic rhythms to Chicago’s Crimson Lounge for Commonwealth Wednesday, a communal weekly industry night.
Montreal-based producers Boogat and Poirier have teamed up for a hot new tropical track, “Dos Cervesas.” The album release party for his new album will take place Saturday, October 8th at Club Lambi in Montreal.