During Indigenous People’s Day, Native traditions are proudly on full display. NPR reported that the very idea of Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first proposed in 1977 at a United Nations conference. Years later, Indigenous Peoples’ Day was then first celebrated in South Dakota in 1990. In 2021, President Joe Biden’s administration issued a proclamation declaring
Hispanic Heritage Month began as a way to observe Hispanic culture and traditions. Starting as a week in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson, it was extended to 30 days in 1988 under President Ronald Reagan. Here are a few things Long Island residents can partake in during the annual month-long celebration to honor and
The Recording Academy recently made the decision to show poets love, adding the category Best Spoken Word Poetry Album to their list of Grammy awards. Spoken Word Artist Dillon Brown’s goal is to bring some of that recognition Long Island’s way. “Long Island is where I call home and [I want] to create a venue
How does generational trauma impact a family? Kick it with us as we unpack Disney’s Encanto. From the animation and music to living up to expectations and family trauma – we’ll be tackling all of it. Grab a seat at the table and enjoy our show! We hope you guys have enjoyed our conversation so,
This week the Joneses are talking about the shows they like to binge-watch, the streaming services they prefer, as well as the positives and negatives of getting to binge your favorite shows. What are your favorite shows to binge-watch? Let us know below!
With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the world like a ton of bricks, people have turned their attention further into the technological and online world. Everyone at this point is guaranteed to have used Amazon, Door Dash or Zoom at least 20 times within the past year. This increase in online attention also includes social media.
It was unlikely that young Long Islanders Anthony “Ant” Guardado, 24, and Fradin Louis, 25 knew that they were going to co-found a serious media house and production company when they met at the age of seven. But, the Roosevelt natives are doing just that. The former film Nassau Community College students started their media
In today’s social climate, it’s hard to find a moment of beauty within the chaos erupting in our own communities. Despite the odds, 19-year-old Photographer Shannah Greene from Baldwin creates her own moments of beauty and uses her talent behind the camera to share them with all those who look her way. Greene, a young
The Colored Colors Hybrid Art Festival Sponsored by The Vybe Lounge Set to Help Artists Recover from the Pandemic
As vaccinations start to roll out and the world begins to reopen, people are getting back to what they love. For artists and musicians, the pandemic took a huge chunk of business out of the industry. Kierah Thompson, owner of The Vybe Lounge partnered with Colored Colors to help bring revenue back into the community
Long Island Filmmaker Documents Heated Protest-Filled Summer in Documentary “The MVMT” (TRIGGER WARNING!)
Long Island, documentary, protest Films were there for 19-year-old Haitian-American Kristopher Dorval during a tough year of his life. A series of movies throughout that year helped lift his spirits and clarify what his life purpose was. “Film has been such a crucial aspect of my existence,” said Dorval, and when the summer of protest
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