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Urbanworld Film Festival Begins – ‘Beyond the Lights’ Is Opening Night Film

September 10, 2014 | No Comments

The 18th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival (http://www.urbanworld.org), presented by BET Networks with founding sponsor HBO, begins today. The nation’s largest competitive multicultural film festival will take place September 17-21, 2014 at Manhattan’s AMC Loews 34th…

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America the Beautiful 3: The Sexualization of Our Youth” is coming to your city. Get involved! #atb3

September 19, 2014 | No Comments

Award-winning filmmaker Darryl Roberts takes an unflinching look at the insidious effects of our culture’s preoccupation with sex in “America the Beautiful 3: The Sexualization of Our Youth” premiering this fall across the United States.…

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Barbados Unveils Schedule Of Events For Fifth Annual Barbados Food & Wine And Rum Festival

September 18, 2014 | No Comments

Culinary masters including Marcus Samuelsson, Anne Burrell, Tyler Florence, Stephanie Izard, Ed Baines and Roger Mooking will be making their way to the island of Barbados, the culinary capital of the Caribbean, for the fifth…

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The Mighty Sparrow and Alison Hinds at Caribbean Tales International Film Festival

September 18, 2014 | No Comments

The 2014 CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) was indeed a landmark occasion as this year the festival broke boundaries in gaining additional recognition for the creativity and culture of the Caribbean. The festival, which ran…

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Trinidad and Tobago Investment Conference Set for New York

September 18, 2014 | No Comments

Why do multinational companies choose Trinidad and Tobago?; What is Trinidad and Tobago doing to attract FDI outside of a thriving energy sector?; What is the future of US / Trinidad and Tobago relations? These…

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Jamaican Reggae Singer Hopeton Lewis Laid to Rest in New York City

September 17, 2014 | No Comments

THE pews of the St Mark’s Church in New York were filled to capacity as family members and friends came out in their numbers to bid farewell to late veteran singer Hopeton Lewis on Saturday.…

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Shame on CBS For Making Rihanna a Scapegoat Following Ray Rice Scandal

September 17, 2014 | No Comments

CBS and Rihanna are splitting up after more fallout from the Ray Rice incident.  The network said yesterday it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna’s voice out of its Thursday night NFL telecasts —…

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Nicki Minaj Goes Chanel on Cover of ‘Dazed & Confused’ Magazine

September 17, 2014 | No Comments

Nicki Minaj’s skin out ‘Anaconda’ video and her raunchy VMA performance notwithstanding, Nicki Minaj is continuing her new toned-down image.  The Trinidadian bombshell graces the cover of pop culture mag “Dazed & Confused” wearing a…

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New York and Miami Cultural Centers To Host Evenings of Excellence

September 17, 2014 | No Comments

The second annual Evenings of Excellence series, sponsored by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, will be held at the Miramar Cultural Center in the Miami area and Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn, New York this Fall.…

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VIDEO: ‘Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood’ Premiere Launch

September 15, 2014 | No Comments

Ratchet Mondays is alive and well y’all.  I watched the inaugural Love & Hip Hop Hollywood episode and it follows the typical Love & Hip Hop protocol — RATCHET! Also, keeping true to the LHH…

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’12 Months’ Documentary by Trinidadian Producer To Be Shown at Urbanworld Film Festival

September 15, 2014 | No Comments

12 Months (2014), a documentary about a man who rents his home for a year to a family in transitional housing for $1 per month, will be shown on Friday, Sept. 19th at 12:00PM at…

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