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THIS IS NOT A SPIKE LEE JOINT! â€¦itâ€™s a tributeâ€¦ Spike Lee put Brooklyn on the map. Known as one of Hollywoodâ€™s most important and influential filmmakers, he has left an indelible mark in our music, lexicon, fashion and art. BROOKLYN HONORS SPIKE LEE IS A MULTI-FACETED TRIBUTE, orchestrated by PlanIt Brooklyn, that invites the [...]
This summer Afro-Punk, BAMcinematek and Toyota’s/The 5th Door.com will present the 5th annual Afro-Punk Festival in the heart of Brooklyn. The festival is the definitive destination for the global Afro-Punk community. In 2002, Matthew Morgan and James Spooner joined forces to give a voice to thousands of multi-cultural kids fiercely identifying with a lifestyle path-less-traveled. [...]
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The National Black Writers Conference Bi-Annual Symposium celebrates the life and work of renowned speculative fiction author Octavia E. Butler in a daylong symposium to be held on Saturday, March 28, 2009 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Medgar Evers College- 1650 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225. â€œOctavia Butler was the first black woman [...]
Two sisters — one robbed of her sexuality, the other defined by it–do battle with their domineering mother over the men they love. Set in present-day New Orleans, The High Priestess of Dark Alley is the story of three Creole women, Celeste Thibedeaux and her two grown daughters, Claire and Janee Charbonet. Trapped by the [...]
We’ve been working on AroundHarlem.com for awhile. Believe it or not, this blog is just a tip of the iceberg.
From Atlantic Yards to high-rise condos, the future of central Brooklyn is under construction right now. Take a look-at eye level-at the people and places that make this place what it is and what it will be. This lively performance of THEATER, DANCE, and MUSIC takes its inspiration from interviews with the real life players [...]
The day-long event will be held October 4th in the back of the Antioch Baptist Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant. New Yorkers can take advantage of free HIV tests, blood pressure and glucose screenings, flu shots, and educational materials along with free music, performances and giveaways. Brooklyn has been hit hard by the HIV epidemic. Brooklyn residents [...]