Entertainment

Frankie Valli, Our Sinatra. A Yankee at Heart

Frankie Valli, Our Sinatra. A Yankee at Heart

By Ray Negron I was recently sitting with Liberty DeVitto, one of the all-time great drummers in music. Liberty is best known for his work with Billy Joel. One of my favorite people in the music business happens to be […]

by · April 6, 2018 · Entertainment
SECOND ANNUAL BRONX GOSPEL CONCERT - APRIL 7TH

SECOND ANNUAL BRONX GOSPEL CONCERT – APRIL 7TH

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. to host second annual Bronx Gospel Concert on Saturday, April 7 from 10AM – 3 PM, 177 Dreiser Loop — Auditorium in Co-op City, The Bronx. RSVP: Larcenia Walton by calling 718-590-6248. Doctor Bob Lee […]

The 90’s Block Party Invades MSG, March 10

The 90’s Block Party Invades MSG, March 10

The 90’s Block Party invades Madison Square Garden by Jason Gonzalez The Theater at Madison Square Garden will play host to “The 90’s Block Party” in just two weeks’ time. The promoters at G-Squared Events intend on bringing all of […]

Hostos Community College

Momma’s Hip-Hop Kitchen–Fresh, Fearless and Woke

In honor of Women’s History Month, Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen and the Hostos Center join forces again for this important and very popular annual free Hip-hop event. Experience a music, dance, spoken word, Hip-hop and arts showcase featuring NeNe Ali, […]

Bronx Jewish Center Hosts Purim Party, 3/1

Bronx Jewish Center Hosts Purim Party, 3/1

The Bronx Jewish Center invites you to a Purim party that will dazzle your mind, body and soul.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signs a bill establishing the Office of Nightlife at the House of Yes in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Right, Marky Ramone.

Opinion: New York City’s Office of Nightlife and the Night Mayor

New York City’s Office of Nightlife and the Night Mayor By José Francisco Ávila On March 8, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin announced the results of the first-ever economic impact study of New […]

by · February 25, 2018 · Entertainment, Music, Op Ed, Opinion
Credit: Theater for the New City

GUNPLAYS: Subway Story (A Shooting)

Hauntingly, on the heels of the recent mass shooting that took the lives of 17 students and adults at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., comes “Subway Story (A Shooting) now in production at the Theater for […]

by · February 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Entertainment, Theater
2018 Element of Hip Hop Awards

Save-the-Date: 2018 Element of Hip Hop Awards

Hosted by Windows of Hip Hop and the Office of Bronx Borough President Rubén Diaz Jr.

by · January 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Entertainment, Music, News
Actor Chazz Palminteri holds a framed street sign from his new collection.--Photo by David Greene

A Real Bronx Tale

By Ray Negron Last week there was a horrific fire in the Belmont section of the Bronx. Seven people perished in the blaze. Families destroyed forever.   When something like this happens, as a human being, you want to help out […]

by · January 18, 2018 · Entertainment, News
The All-Stars of Hip Hop invade Atlantic City

The All-Stars of Hip Hop Invade Atlantic City

By Jason Gonzalez Frigid temperatures are expected to rise along the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey as rap patrons anticipate the 8th annual All-Stars of Hip Hop concert. This marks the first major show to take place in the […]

USDA Issues Permit for Santa’s Reindeer

USDA Issues Permit for Santa’s Reindeer

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today issued a movement permit to Mr. S. Claus of the North Pole, a broker with Worldwide Gifts, Unlimited. The permit will allow reindeer to […]

by · December 24, 2017 · Entertainment
Carnegie Hall Announces Faculty & European Tour Highlights for NYO Jazz

Carnegie Hall Announces Faculty & European Tour Highlights for NYO Jazz

CARNEGIE HALL ANNOUNCES FACULTY AND EUROPEAN TOUR HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE INAUGURAL YEAR OF NYO JAZZ, AN INTENSIVE SUMMER PROGRAM FOR YOUNG JAZZ INSTRUMENTALISTS, BEGINNING IN SUMMER 2018 NYO Jazz Faculty, Led by Sean Jones, Is Comprised of Some of Country’s […]

by · December 18, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Entertainment, Music
The Bronx Opera Announces it’s 51st Season

The Bronx Opera Announces it’s 51st Season

THE BRONX OPERA ANNOUNCES ITS 51st SEASON BxO follows up on their acclaimed 50th season with a pair of productions: Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio in January and Weber’s Der Freischütz in May 2018 BxO’s Board has also appointed Managing […]

by · December 13, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Entertainment, Music
Actor Chazz Palminteri returns to his old neighborhood of Belmont to announce a new memorabilia line based on the film and play, "A Bronx Tale."--Photo by David Greene

Chazz Palminteri Returns to Belmont with New “Bronx Tale” Collection

Chazz Palminteri Returns to Belmont with New “Bronx Tale” Collection by David Greene Actor Chazz Palminteri returned to his favorite bakery in his old neighborhood of Belmont, to announce a new memorabilia line based on his 1993 film and current […]

by · December 12, 2017 · Entertainment, News
The Vanishing Garifuna Songs By José Francisco Ávila

The Vanishing Garifuna Songs By José Francisco Ávila

The Vanishing Garifuna Songs By José Francisco Ávila Haga clic para leer en Español Over the past weeks, I’ve engaged some of my friends in discussions about Garifuna Songs. My argument is that after analyzing Garifuna Music for the past […]

by · November 28, 2017 · Entertainment, Music