Arts and Entertainment

La Borinqueña: The Puerto Rican Superhero

BY AMANDA MOSES Comic book heroes have been flooding the mainstream media for several years, especially since the creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Each of these caped crusaders has…

Embracing Your Curves

BY AMANDA MOSES Last month, theCurvycon held its fifth annual convention for body positivity and fashion inclusivity from September 5th to September 7th at Center 415 in Manhattan. Co-founded by…

Celebrating Latinos in the Entertainment History

BY AMANDA MOSES We are currently in the midst of National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th to October 15th), a period in which we celebrate the generations of Hispanic and…

Teen Central Impresses with Afro-Hip Hop Dance Showcase

BY AMANDA MOSES Over the summer, Spring Creek Teen Central launched a new program inviting its female members to express themselves artistically. The initiative was deemed the Girls Empowerment Movement…

Looking Beyond the Streets: An Immersive Art Exhibit

BY AMANDA MOSES Think back to the 1970s, the days of bell bottoms, platform shoes, over saturated hairspray, thick afros, and long bangs. A time when disco pervaded the radio…

The Best Films Premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival

BY DEAN MOSES In the last few issues we have brought you exclusive reviews, interviews, and photographs from the Tribeca Film Festival. This week we are wrapping up our coverage…

TFF Premiere’s A Day In the Life of America

BY DEAN MOSES Jared Leto is an Academy Award winning actor and musician well-known for his incredible portrayal of Rayon in Dallas Buyers Club and Harry Goldfarb in Requiem for…

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…