Arts and Entertainment

From the Bookshelf / A Fantastic Female Anthology

BY AMANDA MOSES Anthologies are so much more than a simple compilation of short stories; they are the sweet fruit growing within the ever-growing tree of literature. With so many…

Enjoy the Last of Summer Activities

BY AMANDA MOSES Summertime in New York City (NYC) is the best time of year to enjoy free events for people of all ages. So before the summer is over,…

Tribeca Film Festival Premiere’s State Like Sleep

BY DEAN MOSES The mystery/thriller is one of cinema’s most enduring genres. From making movie history with classics like Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window and Psycho in the 1950s to adaptions…

This Summer Let Your Natural Beauty Shine

BY: PAMELA STERN This summer while you are taking in the rays and enjoying the sun, it is also important that you take care of your skin and watch the…

Tribeca Film Festival Premiere’s Blowin’ Up Documentary

By Dean Moses As individuals we have our own stories, pasts we have overcome, dreams we strive to achieve, and as New Yorkers our story is one of millions. In…

Helping Trauma Survivors Through Art

BY AMANDA MOSES Trauma is defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “a behavioral state resulting from severe mental or emotional stress, or physical injury.” A traumatic event can happen to…

Drummers Achieve Excellent Scores at NYSSMA Festival

By Amanda Moses On May 12th, for the first time ever, the Spring Creek Youth Orchestra participated in the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) 2018 Festival at Marine…

Tribeca Film Festival Premieres: The Miseducation of Cameron Post

By Dean Moses The Miseducation of Cameron Post follows a seemingly typical teenage girl. As a film reviewer and avid reader, I have come across countless articles beginning with the…

Tribeca Film Festival’s Premiere of We the Animals

By Dean Moses Family plays a vital role in our lives. Whether it is a parent, child, cousin, lover, or close friend, family shapes us, for the better or worse….

Tribeca Film Festival’s The Dark Premiere

BY DEAN MOSES To me, the horror genre is one of the greatest cinema has to offer. While on the surface horror may seem to offer cheap thrills, if you…

LOOT: MAD About Jewelry 2018

By Amanda Moses As a child, I can remember watching my aunt hunched over her desk painting beautiful designs on various pieces of jewelry in her home office. She would…

Inspirational Female Artists

By Amanda Moses  Art is an intuitive talent; one that is born within the artist and is nurtured over time. In light of March being Women’s History Month, the Spring…

Celebrating Authors for Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a commemorative period that was originally established as a weeklong observance known in 1926 as national “Negro History Week,” by the Association for the Study…

Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History month.  This observance was originally designated as just a weeklong celebratory period in 1926 when the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH),…

Holiday Entertainment for Spring Creek Towers’ Residents

By: Pamela Stern The residents of Spring Creek Towers (SCT) were in for a real treat on Thursday, December 21st when musical virtuosos Ian and Eliott Finkel played along with…