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The 116th Street Festival

Jun 11, 2018 | Events, Featured | 0 comments

It’s the 33nd years of Celebration! Shaleen Cuevas from En La Escena / On The Scene joined The 116th Street Festival celebration with various music, fun, art, and food influenced by the Puerto Rican and Hispanic culture, last June 9th, 2018.

The 116th Street Festival offered various performances, new and classic Hispanic foods, and a fun, electrified atmosphere that will be amplified by the added celebration of a third decade of the festival. Aside from musical performances, this year’s festival will honor multiple acts with a Talent Recognition Award for their continued support in the arts.




No Strings Attached E-News Announces the Second Annual Online Film Festival

Recognizing that online is the new way of watching movies, news, and television series, the No Strings Attached E-News (NSAEN) team wanted to reach out and create a new movement in the world of film, movie and independent film with a concept that recognizes the new media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity and produce fresh standout entertainment. The NSAEN Film Festival is inviting new filmmakers and film professionals from around the world to submit entries in this exceptional online film festival beginning July 1, 2018.

In an era where opportunity for emerging artists is threatened on several fronts, NSAEN seeks to draw attention to independent filmmakers in several forms and genres. Entries are divided into the following categories:

Preview New NYC Taíno Exhibition July 24

The Indigenous peoples of the Spanish-speaking Caribbean are not extinct and they never were. “Todavía estamos aquí (we are still here)”: this is the powerful message of the modern Taíno movement and the foundation of “Taíno: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean,” a new exhibition presented by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and the Smithsonian Latino Center. It opens Saturday, July 28, at the museum’s George Gustav Heye Center in New York.

GIRL SCOUTS OF GREATER NEW YORK TROOP 6000 NOW SERVING MORE THAN 500 GIRLS AND WOMEN ACROSS FIVE BOROUGHS

The de Blasio Administration today announced that Girl Scout Troop 6000, the first of its kind Girl Scout troop dedicated to serving girls and women in the shelter system as they get back on their feet, has expanded to 15 shelter facilities for families with children across all five boroughs, with more than 500 girls and women now participating in the leadership-and-community-development program.