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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

“BLIND LEMON” JEFFERSON PLAY OFFERS LIFE LESSONS TO RAPPERS

Lemon Henry Jefferson (9/24/1893? - 12/19/1929), known to the world as Blind Lemon, is one of the greatest singer/composer/guitarists you’ve never heard of.  He...

GIA HAS BEEN FOUND

Gloria Gia Williams was reported missing on May 2, 2018. She’s a professional singer, having toured the world with the Harlem Gospel Choir for...

TIS THE SEASON…

TIS THE SEASON…. And in Brooklyn the festivities are in full swing. Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium hosted a free fundraiser at the striking Kalahari Gallery on...

An Autumn Soiree with Tulivu Cumberbatch

On a cool autumn Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn, jazz vocalist Tulivu  “Donna” Cumberbatch warmed the hearts and conjured up loving memories of days gone...

“Antigone” From Ferguson to Brownsville

  The Howard Playground in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn was the scene for “Antigone in Ferguson," a dramatic reading of Sophocles’ 2,500-year-old  Greek tragedy. ...

THE ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT OF THE NUBIAN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC

The Nubian Conservatory of Music held firm to its mission to preserve the music of the African Diaspora at its annual spring concert at...

American Composers Orchestra Celebrates 40th Anniversary

  The American Composers Orchestra (ACO) celebrated its 40th Anniversary Season with four parables, and inaugurated a new partnership between ACO and Symphony Space.  As...

CBJC Hosted a “Thank You” in Code JAZZ

Nearing the end of the Spring 2017 Festival, Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium said, “thank you” to their many supporters by hosting a gratis soiree...

Brooklyn Sends Jazz Great Bob Cunningham Off in Style

I remember going to a jazz set in Brooklyn about thirty years ago. I was invited by my buddy activist/Jazz singer Torrie McCartney. She...

ROME NEAL’S BANANA PUDDIN’ JAZZ

Rome Neal began his entertainment journey as an actor, but has received numerous awards and accolades for acting and directing.  His directing talents have...

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