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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.

“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...

Dr. Ridley, Jazz Legend and Three Other Musicians Honored at CBJC’s 18th Annual Hall...

Dr. Larry Ridley was one of four jazz musicians honored at the 18th Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium’s (CBJC) Hall of Fame Awards Night...

when drums speak — african griot in brooklyn

Well known historians and filmmakers David R. Miller and wife Karen Miller, recently hosted a  day with Richard ”Musu” Mosley, a world-famous African Griot...

The Great Celebration: CBJC’s Brooklyn Jazz Festival

CBJC's Board and members. Shown front row, left to right: Michael Howard, Viola Plummer, Clarence Mosley, Bessie Edwards. Back row, left to right: Wayne...

A Brownsville Heritage House Concert

Left, saxophone king Bill Saxton and on the right on trumpet is Philip Harper. Photo: Guerrilla Journalism Haven't you heard? "The Word On The Street Ensemble,"...

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