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The Grandest New Year’s Celebrations Around the World

The Grandest New Year’s Celebrations Around the World by Amy Lignor Oh, yes…there are many, many places to travel in order to ring in that New Year in style

THE AFRICAN DIASPORA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 HIGHLIGHTS

Friday, November 25 – Sunday, December 11, 2016

THE 2016 HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FILM FESTIVAL

  THE 2016 HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FILM FESTIVAL Co-presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and IFC Center  June 10-19, 2016 Program of 18 Powerful Films Brings Human Rights Struggles to Life New York, May 10, 2016 – The Human Rights Watch Film Festival will be presented June 10-19 with 18 topical and provocative […]

Daily Fantasy Sports Companies Settle with NY

  Daily Fantasy Sports Companies Settle with NY By Burt Carey Daily fantasy sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel have discontinued paid contests in New York in settlement struck with New York’s attorney general. “As I’ve said from the start, my job is to enforce the law, and starting today, DraftKings and FanDuel will abide by […]

New York Film Critic Annual Film Awards Voting Results

  New York Film Critic Annual Film Awards Voting Results   New York Film Critics Online members held their annual awards meeting on December 6, 2015, at the Furman Gallery inside Lincoln Center.   The following awards for films that opened in 2015 were voted: PICTURE: Spotlight (Open Road) DIRECTOR: Tom McCarthy, Spotlight (Open Road) […]

Cubs V. Mets: Youth, Predictions & A Whole Lot of Fun

  Cubs V. Mets: Youth, Predictions & A Whole Lot of Fun By Amy Lignor   Yes, the Mets lead. Game 1 is in their win column, but if they think those Cubs are going down easily, they should think again.   This is one of the very first times in the sports nation where […]

Felon-Attorney

  Felon-Attorney by TheArthur Duncan II, Esquire Mascot Books Paperback, $19.95 244 pages ISBN: 978-1-63177-187-3 Book Review by Kam Williams “From hustling crack on a corner to practicing law in a courtroom… this is my story! I am living proof that despite your past, your dreams can still come true… My story begins as I […]

Socially Relevant Film Festival

  SR SOCIALLY RELEVANT FILM FESTIVAL NEW YORK  March 16 – 22, 2015 The 2nd edition of the SR SOCIALLY RELEVANT FILM FESTIVAL NEW YORK runs from March 16 – 22, 2015 at Tribeca Cinemas, Maysles Cinema and SVA. The festival’s timely and socially engaging selection offers World and U.S. premieres, in addition to a slate of tributes […]

Five and Time

  FIVE AND TIME by Peter Brav   Went to the Woolworth Building Downtown Manhattan To return some do-hickey And enjoy a lime rickey Maybe join a sit-in For civil rights of brothers now long dead Found four thousand dollar square foot condos instead https://www.facebook.com/AuthorPeterBrav/likes  PETER BRAV of Princeton, New Jersey is the author of […]

Mother Nature Thrusts Climate Change Back Into the Headlines

  Mother Nature Thrusts Climate Change Back Into the Headlines ~ Samantha Lewis   Climate change is an issue that comes and goes in the headlines. At some points throughout the past and present the faltering climate is major news, with people like Al Gore attempting to shine the spotlight on the huge problems that […]