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
The classic horror flick “Candyman” is getting a sequel from the brilliant and twisted mind of Jordan Peele and Monkey paw Productions, and a teaser for the trailer has just been released. Peele is producing the new film and co-writing it with Win Roselfeld, who served as the executive producer on the revamped “Twilight Zone”
“The Photograph” draws heavily from the 1997 classic, “Love Jones.” Both films beautifully laced with the pensive and sentimental fullness of Jazz music with an emphasis on the potency of Black art. Though The Photograph makes a fair attempt, it does not capture the warmth of “Love Jones.” It lacks familiarity and the main characters
By Dongyoon Shin Instagram: @dnbacon Long Island Beatbox (LIBBX) is a brand that is trending nationally. Thanks to two successful beatboxing events on Long Island, the area is making a name for itself. Beatbox is a music genre in which uses one’s speech organs to make musical sounds. The art form originated from the hip-hop
*Graphic language and curse words are used in this podcast* Simply 2 Mellow has come to Shades of Long Island! The three first-generation Latino Brentwood boys share their life experiences and perspectives on music, media and life with the goal of inspiring others while having a little fun. In this episode, the trio interviewed amateur
Long Island Native Highlights an Uncovered Current in Diverse Communities with Film “My First Miracle”
According to the City of Hope, every four minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a form of blood cancer, often derived from MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndrome). More often than not, a bone marrow transplant is the key to survival. The chances of a multiracial patient finding a match can be as low as one
Brooklyn turned Long Islander Linda Linn is a colorful and unapologetic artist, who some just can’t put their finger on, but in her latest song her goal is to answer the question she said is often asked, “Who’s that girl?” The “Latina Barbie” drew inspiration from one of her favorite artists Madonna when coming up
Wendy Rodriguez has adjusted to a lot of change throughout her life from leaving her native country Guatemala and being a teen mom. She eventually went on to buy her first franchise, Curves, at just 21, run her own dance franchise Ultimate Sweat Zone, and a nonprofit, be the president of the Brentwood Chamber of
In her circle, she’s known as the “people plug” because she is always willing and able to connect others to who they need to be in touch with to make things happen. “If people ask me what I do, I’d rather be like, ‘Tell me your vision and your budget, give me something to work
The young and ambitious producer is looking to bring together new artists all throughout the month of November for his latest Pick Six Series.
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