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Harlem/Havana Exchanges with New York

Harlem/Havana Exchanges with New York

This coming August, an exchange between New York and Cuba will bring in the Harlem/Havana Music and Cultural Festival. According to Billboard, New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo and Cuban Embargo opponent, Charles Rangel, came to an agreement and alerted the debut of the festival to all New Yorkers. During Harlem week, the festival will hold...

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Big Shot Includes Another Big Shot: Billy Joel

Big Shot Includes Another Big Shot: Billy Joel

Long Island’s band, Big Shot, took the stage at the Paramount in Huntington, New York and they were joined by the iconic pianist, Billy Joel. The Billy Joel tribute band from Long Island started to play music from the artist himself and called their tour, “The Ultimate Billy Joel Experience.”  These musicians have been recording...

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The Stonewall Inn Goes Monumental

The Stonewall Inn Goes Monumental

The Stonewall Inn started out as a gay rights movement in 1969 and now it became the first national monument for LGBT rights. In New York City 1969, the bar was there when the gay pride began.  It was the location where the gay community refused the status quo of oppression and started to stand...

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Entertainment in the Park, and it’s all Free!

Entertainment in the Park, and it’s all Free!

Summer has come and people in New York are outside playing ball, running, and enjoying musical performances in Central Park and other parks in the city, which is free. New York City is home to one of the must-see free concerts during summer. One show that tourists line up for is Shakespeare in the park....

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When there’s a Music Bug, There’s Only One Cure: Broadway

When there’s a Music Bug, There’s Only One Cure: Broadway

Concerts, festivals, musical television shows: all are ways in which people desire music from their favorite artists, however in New York there is one way to enjoy another range of harmony: Broadway. One of the city’s favorite and historical attractions comes from Broadway.  People line up to see performers dancing and singing along to a...

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SunHe Hong: An Indefinable Artist

SunHe Hong: An Indefinable Artist

One feels bathed in romance upon entering the demurely-lit townhouse on east 30th street. Escaping the bleak city streets, one enters a warmth only renderable by the love-abiding, soul-searching artist seated amongst her closest companions at the end of the Georgian walkway. As she embraces those who she says stimulate her inspiration, she is also...

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“The Hang New York”: What’s Happening in the City

“The Hang New York”: What’s Happening in the City

Even though there is always a surplus of information, there are still not too many platforms informing the younger, educated crowd based in New York of what’s going on in their area and, most importantly, within their own and other faculties. This is where “The Hang New York” comes in. Living in the city that...

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NYC Street Art Movement

NYC Street Art Movement

On almost every block of New York City, you can find some type of street art. These temporary works of art paint the urban landscape we walk and drive past every single day, and can be the expression of the artist’s views or just something pleasing to look at. What we see as modern street...

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