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Fashion and style site, Afrizion, enlists the beauty of America’s Next Top Model contestant Lauren Caress for its March 2013 edition.
A Tribe Called Red has announced U.S tour dates for Spring 2013, including a show during SXSW on March 14th!
These blood-splattered mock MTA MetroCards are being used to promote a new campaign to slow down subway trains as they’re approaching stations following several of recent subway deaths.
It was announced today that Hennessy has partnered with hip-hop legend Nas for the cognac giant’s second “White Rabbit” campaign, which featured Erykah Badu, Manny Pacquiao and Martin Scorcese last year. To kick things off, Nas will perform at a private concert on Tuesday, January 15th at New York City’s R Lounge for an event that will broadcast worldwide on Livestream
On January 12th, Harlem’s Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture will hold the historic neighborhood’s first Black Comic Book Festival. The full day of activities includes a film screening of ‘White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books,’ a pop-up art exhibition in honor of legendary comic book artist Jack Kirby, discussions, workshops and more!
Following a New York City opening this month, Victoria Mahoney’s critically-acclaimed film, ‘Yelling To The Sky,’ released to iTunes, Amazon, Roku and all other video on demand outlets, and will be available on DVD and Blu-ray February 5, 2013.
On Saturday, at 3rdEye(Sol)ation in Brooklyn, NY, Paint and Poetry was pure creative bliss and wonderment.
MTV gives us a little preview of its upcoming reality tv series, ‘Washington Heights,’ which follows a group of friends living, working and playing in the diverse (primarily Dominican-inhabited) neighborhood that sits right at the top of Manhattan. From the trailer, it looks like we’ll not only get to see a few young people #ontherise and a lot of Dominican and Latino pride, but insane drama as well!
Yelling To The Sky, the highly-acclaimed Victoria Mahoney film, opened in New York City on December 14th, and will soon release to iTunes, Amazon, Roku and all other video on demand (VOD) outlets. The film is still playing in two theaters: Cinema Village (22 East 21st Street) and Imagenation (2031 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd).
Jay-Z and good friend Chris Martin of Coldplay will link up for a special New Year’s Eve concert at the newly opened Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
As New York City still struggles to recover from Hurricane Sandy, ‘Soul of Brooklyn Food, Fashion and Art Party on Flatbush Avenue’ invites the community come together to help itself and a have good time as well on Saturday, November 10th from 12pm to 6pm.
Pharrell Williams stopped by his Billionaire Boys Club/Icecream store in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood to greet fans and sign his debut memoir, ‘Places and Spaces I’ve Been.’ The book exposes us to the creative genius’ world travels as well as his many specialties that cross between art, design, pop culture, and street savvy.
Since President Obama’s re-election, anti-Black and Latino sentiments have been spewing all over social media sites like Twitter, and some of you strangely seem to be shocked. What has made Americans think that, for any moment, racism would have an end date?
Next on Pharrell’s book tour is New York City, with a signing for his debut memoir, Places and Spaces I’ve Been, set for on November 7th at the Billionaire Boys Club store in SoHo. The creative genius uses Places to expose us to his world travels as well as his specialties that cross between art, design, pop culture, and street savvy.
East Harlem’s first ever ‘Harvest Festival’ is set to take place on October 26th and 27th — two days full of food music and fun for kids and adults!
In case you missed one of the eight shows that Jay-Z had at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, or the live stream on his official Youtube channel for the final show on Saturday, no need to fret, the rapper will release a Live in Brooklyn EP, which features eight live songs and eight videos.
According to Rap-Up, Jay-Z will close out his week-long Barclays Center concert via livestream on Saturday, October 6th, at 9:30 PM EST (8:30 CST) on his Life+Times YouTube channel. The newly built billion-dollar Brooklyn venue was christened by the million-dollar hip-hop mogul last Friday when he performed for 18,000 people.
On October 9th, BAM Cafe will host a special sneak peak of Ava DuVernay’s award-winning fim, Middle of Nowhere. A discussion with the director and others on art, Black cinema, and more will follow. The film won the Directing Award for U.S. Dramatic Film at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival (first ever won by an African American).