Category: ARTS & CULTURE
ART FOR OBAMA is an online auction of photographs to benefit the Obama Campaign. Fifty of the country’s most prominent artists and photographers have donated their work for this cause. The auction will launch on October 1st and will run for one week. All proceeds from the auction will go to the Obama Campaign, to [...]
Oscar-nominated writer/director Spike Lee is known for films that touch upon the African-American experience or the New York experience. So it makes sense that his latest film centers on the only African-American division that saw infantry combat in Europe during World War II. While America needed as many troops as possible to fight in the [...]
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Hip-Hop Theater Festival (HHTF) returns to its roots with a uniquely entertaining presentation that bridges the gap between the art, culture, and music of Hip-Hop from September 23 – October 11. Teaming with New York Universityâ€™s (NYU) Skirball Center, NYUâ€™s Center for Multicultural Education and Programs, The Public Theatre and several collaborators across New York [...]
ImageNation Film Festival, Alluvial Film Company, and the Riverside Theatre present A FREE Community Screening of Ballast, Winner of Best Director & Best Cinematography at the Sundance Film Festival Synopsis: A single mother and her troubled 12-year-old son struggle to subsist in a small Mississippi Delta township. A suicide thrusts them into a world of [...]
The Harlem Food and Fitness Consortium (HFFC), which includes WE ACT for Environmental Justice, a leading advocate for environmental justice for two decades, and numerous other community groups, is sponsoring a Town Hall meeting on the need for more and better supermarkets in Harlem – particularly East and Central Harlem. The Town Hall meeting will [...]
As one of the most exciting and unprecedented presidential elections in American history enters into its final stretch, the Apollo Theater Foundation is doing its part to keep New Yorkers informed about the issues at hand by hosting a viewing party for the first presidential debate of 2008 at the landmark Apollo Theater. Helmed by [...]