The worst day of 13-year-old Alexa Petito’s life was back in sixth grade when she found a fake Instagram account portraying her in a negative light that was created and operated by around 16 students at her old school in Nassau County. Alexa’s mom, Jacqueline Petito, said the most shocking image used was a kindergarten
“Art is a good way to release anything that’s kept inside our psyche and share something on the inside to the outside world,” said artist Alexandra Blazer when asked how artistic expression impacts her. Blazer was one of the many artists to attend Teatro Yerbabruja’s second annual Central Islip Downtown Art Festival on Sunday, Sept.
Some of you grieved hard for Nipsey, while others held on to Tupac. Some are still in shock and devastated by the loss of Aaliyah and Left Eye. Today, I grieve for my mother, a literary God. A genius met her end. Her name was Toni Morrison, and in my despair, she was always my
Event curator, founder of Colored Colors and artist Jose Tutiven will tell you that art literally saved his life after pulling him out of a dark place. “Art to me became my therapy,” said Tutiven. “I would sit in my room for hours and just paint my feelings, which would bring me a sense of
In a small intimate theater in the East Village, a crowd came out to view society through the lens of a Black woman. No assumptions were made and stereotypes were not tolerated as the three-woman cast of “Sistas on Fire” directly explained why are Black women so mad. Topics such as female genital mutilation, hypocrisy,
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