Brooklyn, New York City is home of music greats: Lena Horne, Max Roach, Betty Carter, Hubie Blake, Bob Cunningham, Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Weston, and others. The 15th Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival, March 28 thru April 30, 2014 has grown from a nine day neighborhood event to a highly anticipated month long borough-wide music series. The backbone of this community based jazz festival are the musicians and venues that keep Brooklyn's jazz scene vibrate and fuel its nightlife ec
Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium celebrated its 14th year of presenting the art form Jazz on Sunday, November 3, at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation. The Jitu K. Weusi Founders Award was presented to the developers of Jazz Africa Heritage/JAH for their efforts in building this African diaspora economic and cultural bridge. The S. A. Lesedi Connection provided entertainment and all patrons enjoyed the culinary treat supplied by Brooklyn’s Madiba Restaurant. Some of the nearly 200 gue
NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) AND BROOKLYN COMMUNITY PILOT NEW PROGRAM TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE IN PARKS
~ 7-day event dubbed "Hold the Ball" to debut in Potomac Park, Bed-Stuy, August 7-14; Supports youth with peace and empowerment programming ~
In an effort to deter gang activity and empower against gun violence occurring in parks across Brooklyn, residents are teaming up with the National Action Network (NAN) to pilot a new anti-violence program.
Alongside ongoing basketball games, this weeklong
by Gloria Dulan-Wilson
NYS Senator Eric Adams | 1669 Bedford Avenue | 2nd Floor | Brooklyn | NY | 11225
Subject: Obama Election Info, Tomorrow
Obama Election Info:
The Republican Record of bills put forth by Obama and the Democratic Party that were designed to help the majority of people in our country as well as small business owners:
Tax companies that ship jobs overseas –BLOCKED
The Dream Act – BLOCKED
Political Ad disclosure Bill – BLOCKED 2x
Small Business Jobs Act – BLOCKED 2x
ECLECTICALLY BLACK NEWS FOR ECLECTIC BLACK PEOPLE
VIEWS INTERESTS PERSPECTIVES ~
By Gloria Dulan-Wilson ~
In a recent article on Yahoo's newspage, Bloomberg apparently is underwriting some sort of study to persuade developers come up with homes less than 425 square feet in size, actually going down to as small as 325 square feet.
How stupid can you get!! If they do develop tiny apartments, make sure that Mayor Mike Bloomberg and those assinine planners have to live in them too. With all the wareho
Just in case you didn't get the memo; just in case you haven't been keeping up with what time it is, I am going to take the opportunity to say WAKE UP BROOKLYN - Your lives are on the line - Literally.
Perhaps the most pivotal date, prior to the actual general election, will take place on Tuesday, June 26, which is the day we vote for our new congressman - either Charles Barron or Hakeem Jeffries; and re-elect our congresswoman Yvette Diane Clarke.
By the way, gone