Arts and Entertainment

Student Talent on Full Display at FDA VIII

BY AMANDA MOSES On Thursday, May 23rd, Frederick Douglass Academy VIII (FDA) hosted a pop-up art gallery within their 4th floor hallway, displaying a cumulative collection of their students’ work….

Tribeca Film Festival Premiere’s Martha: A Picture Story

BY DEAN MOSES Art: panting, writing, drawing, music, sculpture, photography, and more. Art comes in many forms, and the artists who dedicate their entire lives to their passion can be…

Tribeca Film Festival Premiere’s Dreamland

BY DEAN MOSES Tales of bank robbers and gun-toting Robin Hood-esque folk characters such as John Dillinger, Jesse James, and Bonnie and Clyde have adhered themselves to American culture. The…

SCTA’s Fun Fridays Are A Hit

BY: PAMELA STERN The Starrett City Tenants Association (SCTA) held its first Fun Friday on May 17th at the Brooklyn Sports Club (BSC). This imitative is meant for residents to…

Tribeca Film Festival’s Premiere of One Child Nation

BY DEAN MOSES We all have a notion of what family means, a personal perception of those whom we hold dear. For some it may be a sibling, a parent,…

Holocaust Survivor Yakov Ryaboy: This is My Life

BY AMANDA MOSES May 2nd began the Days of Remembrance, also known as Yom HaShoah, an annual commemora-tion of the Holocaust established by the United States Congress. This solemn tribute…

Tribeca Film Festival’s Premiere of The Gasoline Thieves (Huachicolero)

BY DEAN MOSES Last week the Tribeca Film Festival kicked off with events including movie premieres, talks, video game previews, virtual reality experiences, and much more, many of which the…

LOOT: MAD About Jewelry

BY AMANDA MOSES The Museum of Art and Design (MAD) hosted their 19th annual edition of the LOOT: MAD About Jewelry, showcasing 55 emerging and acclaimed artists spanning across 18…

Thousand Pieces of Gold Receives 4K Restoration and Honored with Spirit of Queens Award

BY AMANDA MOSES & DEAN MOSES Often times film festivals are concerned with fresh movies that break new ground in terms of storytelling, acting, and or cinematography. However, why do…

Be Fashionable, Be Geek Chic

BY AMANDA MOSES New York Fashion Week may be the trend setter for those who want to own decadent styles by well renowned designers, but for many of us common…

The Queens World Film Festival

BY AMANDA MOSES And it’s a wrap for the ninth annual Queens World Film Festival (QWFF) after another amazing showcase series in the Museum of the Moving Image, featuring 200…

New York International Children’s Film Festival

BY AMANDA MOSES Lights, Cameras, Action! On March 16th, the Spring Creek After School Program’s Media Club went on their very first field trip to the New York International Children’s…

Spring Creek After School Family Paint and Sip Night

BY: PAMELA STERN On November 8th, the Spring Creek After School Program hosted a Paint and Sip night from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm for the families of children enrolled…

Finding Your Voice Through Art

BY AMANDA MOSES Late at night, Megan Casey sits in the corner of her bedroom in Spring Creek Towers, pouring over her drawing desk with a variety of colored pencils…

Famous Female Figures from Brooklyn

BY AMANDA MOSES Today is International Women’s Day! This global event is celebrated on March 8th every year to honor the achievements of women of the past and present. In…