Coffee is a popular drink that is a stimulant. It's complex flavors taste good too. The drink is brewed from a bean that originated in Ethiopia. Coffee growing and trade began in Arabia. Historically, Arabs ran the coastal trade around Mother Africa. Today, Brazil, Vietnam and Colombia are the world's leading coffee producers. Most of us use coffee to wake up or stay … [Read more...] about On National Coffee Day, Celebrate the Ethiopian Drink and Martinican Arabica!
The New York African Film Festival 2023 celebrates its 30th Anniversary of "free forms" at Film at Lincoln Center and Maysles Center. The festival wraps up as Film Africa at Brooklyn Academy of Music: BAM. We are at the beginning of a global renaissance of African and African Diaspora culture. This time it includes the voices and creative power of women, the very guardians … [Read more...] about The New York African Film Festival 2023 Free Forms into Film Africa
Our world is changing, but everyone still has a mom. Mother's Day in New York City 2023 The Latin way would be that everyone goes to Mom's house or a kid's house and we cook, eat, drink, talk, maybe dance a little, and that's about it. We just have a house party. But there are some things that your Mom might enjoy this year in New York City. Spanish Harlem … [Read more...] about Happy Mother’s Day NYC 2023!
The Bushwick Film Festival 2022 was founded by Liberia-born, NYU Steinhardt graduate, Kweighbaye Kotee in 2007 to provide opportunities to Brooklyn filmmakers of color. There are feature narrative and documentary films, plus many shorts. It's like other film festivals with actors and directors, premieres, networking and Q&As. But it also has a strong community … [Read more...] about Bushwick Film Festival 2022 Features Over 100 Independent Films from Brooklyn and the World
The Armory Show is one of NYC's major contemporary art fairs. it started in 1994. The name is a reference to the New York Armory Show of 1913 which introduced Modern Art to American audiences. Armory Week is a cluster of contemporary art fairs at the same time as the Armory Show. Armory Show 2022 The Armory Show contemporary art fair is at Javits Center … [Read more...] about The Armory Show 2022 has a Latin American and LatinX Focus at Javits Center
The 30th NYC Restaurant Week 2022 Summer is a popular prix-fixe dining promotion that makes trying NYC restaurants with family and friends, fun and affordable. #NYCRestaurantWeek NYC Restaurant Week 2022 Summer The 30th NYC Restaurant Week 2022 Summer promotion takes reservations on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 for prix-fixe lunches and/or dinners in New York City from … [Read more...] about NYC Restaurant Week 2022 Summer is as Diverse as New York City
The New Directors/New Films 2021 film festival by Film at Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art, is hybrid in-person/virtual at Film at Lincoln Center and newdirectors.org April 28 - May 8, 2021. $12. Many films are available for streaming for several days after the festival's official ending. Film at Lincoln Center is offering a special deal to New York Latin Culture … [Read more...] about New Directors/New Films 2021 Screens the Future
The African Diaspora International Film Festival 2021 is virtual at nyadiff.org over Memorial Day Weekend, from Friday, May 28 to Monday, May 31, 2021. $7 (pay what you can). An All Access Pass is $65 Films can be screened in the U.S. and U.S. colonies. This is a really interesting film festival because it screens films from countries we don't hear about much in New York … [Read more...] about African Diaspora International Film Festival Sees Contemporary Africa Through African Eyes
The 28th New York African Festival 2021 is virtual at filmlinc.org from Thursday, February 4-14, 2021. $12. An all-access pass to all fifteen film is $100. The festival of ten features and 21 short films is a co-production of Film at Lincoln Center and African Film Festival New York. Films can be streamed across the United States. We are living through a moment when … [Read more...] about 28th New York African Film Festival Presents Women’s Voices
New York City adapts to the COVID-19 Pandemic by changing NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2021 into NYC Restaurant Week To Go Winter 2021 with $20.21 lunches or dinners to go, Monday-Sunday, January 25-31, 2021. Restaurants can chose to extend the promotion for another week through Sunday, February 7. It's extended to February 28. It's important that we buy local and support New … [Read more...] about NYC Restaurant Week “TO GO” Winter 2021 is Extended by Popular Demand
William Ropp Ropp is a French photographer nicknamed "the shadow sculptor" for his unusual portrait technique. The Shadow Sculptor Spencer Throckmorton describes how Ropp would, "shine a bright beam of light from a 50-year old Czech flashlight to illuminate his subjects, who are placed in total darkness and asked to stare directly into the camera lens in a pose of their own … [Read more...] about William Ropp ‘Tafari: He who Inspires Awe’ Ethiopia