Local Medford resident, Jessica Valentin’s career as artist, “Ratgrrl” has taken off tremendously from being elected as the first Latinx board of trustees member for the Patchogue Arts Council (PAC), being nominated for Best of Long Island: Artist/Painter, and opening her inclusive art gallery, Muñeca Arthouse. Before diverging herself into the art community, Valentin’s first
From Portraits to Protests – This Popular Long Island Photographer is Using His Art Form For Activism
This Long Island-based photographer with a sharp eye and taste for Hip Hop, sneaker culture, fine cuisine and the people within these cultures. Henry Francois’ work spans back to 2016 when he was taking photos at Sneaker Bistro Boutique in Patchogue to his more recent photo-ops at concerts with Cam’ron, Meek Mill and Rick Ross.
Ms. Tee Talk interviews Long Island Photographer Tricia of Toddlewood. Watch as we talk about her 10-year anniversary, her drive to recreate the Grammy’s and Emmy’s and many more. Don’t forget to follow Ms. Tee Talk on Instagram @msteetalk.
Blacker the Berry – Independent Award-Nominated Filmmaker Corey Brammah Breaks Down What it Actually Takes to Make a Film
Welcome back to Blacker the Berry! Today’s guest is a close one to our panel, Corey Brammah. He is an award-nominated independent film director. In a very detailed manner, our guest breaks down process of filmmaking and what it takes to get your product out there. Don’t forget to follow us on IG @theberrygang1.
Welcome back to “BTB Midnight”. Making her podcast debut, we got the talented Ms. Paulino a.k.a. Double F Steff. We’re getting into her personal life about her having trauma as a child, past relationships and how she turned that pain into beautiful poetry. We hope you enjoy! Make sure to follow us at @theberrygang1.
I have chosen to live outside of simplicity. Though, I yearn for peace. My dreams complicate me. There is no distinct path for an Artist. I am constanstly digging up dirt and placing cement where I see fit. Sometimes the road is wrong and paved with despair. But it is a beautiful burden to bear,
There was a time I was disgusted my natural hair.I hated the way it kinked.There was a time that I thought my darker skin color was unattractive.When I was 12, I was in tears on my bathroom floor, praying to God for looser curls and lighter skin.I desperately pleaded with Him to make me what
Times are tough, and dealing with loss isn’t easy. Coronavirus has claimed many lives across the globe. To address the complex grieving process, writer and filmmaker Christine Sloan Stoddard offers a solution in her short film “Bottled.” The eight minute-long film focuses on an unnamed female lead played by Stoddard who is figuring out how
I preferred the numbness when I relived your memories Etched in my heart for a lifetime I never got a chance to say farewell, I was too afraid to see you The tubes The grim beeping of the life support I’ve never seen you weak That made weak Pills Alcohol Anything to make me forget
With poise and passion, senior film student Antreise Lacey took the initiative to make a change in her life. As a mandatory part of finishing her bachelor’s degree at Hofstra University, Lacey was tasked with completing a “senior capstone project” in the form of producing her own film from the ground up. Challenged by her
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