Building upon his academic and life experience as a young, gay, Black man has provided him the foundation to successfully launch his own brand and most recently, the passion project “The Island Project” (TIP). The Island Project will fuse his American musical influence with Caribbean roots, the project is set to release music videos, lyric videos, photo shoots, merchandise and more. Xopher...

Holiday Poem

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 Greetings on the return of this season, for the holiday time is the best reason, to gather with family or friends for togetherness, and for humankind to share some tenderness. No matter what you celebrate, may in peace and joy: you participate. Wishing you all  happy holidays, and a brighter new year in countless ways. -Keila Alvarado https://nynj.com/the-wynwood-arts-district-in-miami-will-totally-transform-uplift-you-virtually/
Signs of a Scam  It may start as an emailed spam, or a delivered form of a scam, such as a suspicious call, tricking you to see if you fall. Their request to ask for your personal information, may get them to exploit your identification, and if they get you to enter your login, of your money or accounts they may hone in. Beware of any offer that...
The Monkees Farewell Tour
The Monkees “Farewell Tour,” with the song stylings of Micky Dolenz and Michael Nesmith, has proved the group's talent transcends time and loss. Fans have come out of pandemic cocoons to welcome their favorite group as the now duo has traveled across the United States. The Monkees ‘Farewell Tour’ Brings Past to Present A fateful TV pilot inspired by the Beatles’...
Harry Nilsson
Harry Nilsson is being revived in the beautiful book, “Harry & Me,“ filled with over 200 memories in a collection of stories by fans and fellow musicians. Nilsson knew how to touch souls with his words and music with pure love that one feels while perusing the biography’s pages. “Harry & Me” speaks truth as to how Nilsson’s songs, if...
“Wake Up! Wake Up! Ness the Twin Towers are on fire!” Those were the exact words I heard on Tuesday morning September 11, 2001. I jumped out of bed and ran into my college roommate Stephanie’s room and witnessed with my very own eyes all the black smoke coming from the largest buildings in New York City. “Oh, I...
September 11
That fateful September 11 day twenty years ago instilled an immediate fear that was followed by compassion reaching across political, religious, and racial borders. Just about everyone worked together to fight the enemy that hit the U.S. shores. “United We Stand” is what this country was built on and proved to be true as most collected harmoniously to help...
Joel Diamond
Renowned record producer Joel Diamond has released a rare find of a photo showcasing a young Virginia King, mother of Demi Moore, in a Playboy shoot. King’s dream of an appearance in the famed Playboy magazine came true with the help of multi-platinum & 2x Grammy nominee Diamond. Diamond Meets King Via Louise Robey Diamond made magic when he scored big...
Sundae Fundae is a labor of love by pastry chef Tanya Ponder. The menu, which is 50% vegan & 50% traditional, draws on Ms. Ponder’s decade of restaurant experience including some of NYC’s best such as Daniel, Marea and Jean-Georges. Flavors are updated seasonally and include classics such as Mint Cookies & Cream alongside more modern bespoke flavors like...
 Independence Day Poem  The fight for freedom, should not just be remembered at a museum, or reflected only at a sports’ colosseum. It is the about the passion for victory, that a group of people won despite past agony, and that the chains of oppression were broken, while life’s new liberties have awoken. Celebrate your land’s beauty, and commemorate the fallen for their duty, for the good and the...
ADDY media
New York – ADDY media has captured exciting video of the new R&B sensation JNA - Jonny and Aaron. The brothers won deserved fame via Tic Tok and are now turning out hit after hit. They are conquering the world with their smooth sound, charm, and good looks. At an exclusive private event in New York City JNA celebrated their June 11th birthday...
BURLINGTON, N.J. - New Jersey patrons eager for live entertainment can find a range of options via Discover Jersey Arts’ online Summer Stages guide. The curated collection, offering socially distanced opportunities from New Jersey-based cultural organizations, features dozens of concerts, drive-in movies, Shakespeare in the park, classes and more experiences across the state’s vibrant arts scene. The launch comes...
This year’s Philadelphia Flower Show had a new date (June 5-13), look, and location. For the first time in its almost 200 year history, it was moved outdoors to FDR Park. The theme for 2021 was “Habitat: Nature’s Masterpiece” exploring the beauty of life through nature’s kaleidoscopic lens. PHS Flower Show I wondered how the experience would change now that it...
Chic Comfortable Shoes
Chic comfortable shoes that prove style ready for a full day out, and even into evening, have finally been realized thanks to the wonderful Naturalizer brand. The mean streets of NY are to be finally won over by shoe fashion that can take one from subway to office, and then out to meet friends without blisters and pain –...
NEWARK, N.J. – Newark-based nonprofit, La Casa de Don Pedro, a leader in social services and community development efforts, is hosting an interactive virtual fundraiser on June 17 at 5:30 p.m., titled “La Casa en Su Casa.” With a program theme of “Silver Linings,” the evening will honor the “unsung heroes” of the pandemic – including essential workers for...
 Guess what I am going to say? It is National Cheese Day! Here’s to the universal guilty pleasure of many colors, and feeds the masses of food lovers. Since the ancient times it has had the powers, to be consumed worldwide as is worth multi-billions of dollars. So let us unite, and enjoy a cheesy delight. Life is better, having some cheddar! https://nynj.com/nft-art-by-kid-creole-and-the-coconuts-gem-of-music-magic/