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Tony Norman: The life force of Harry Belafonte

Activist and artist Harry Belafonte could be sitting or standing when you meet him, but he’s usually the only true giant in the room. Meeting Mr. Belafonte and his wife, Pamela, in the green room of the Carnegie Music Hall last Friday was a perk resulting from having interviewed him[…]

The Princess Party 2017 #1Hood

1Hood Media invites you to imagine, for just a second, the fairytale of being a princess. Yes! You see it! Now, come join us as we make it a reality! All ages welcome 💕 Enjoy enchanted games, whimsical dancing and delicious bites as we channel our inner princesses together! This[…]

Talk Back Series makes debut with hip-hop artist and activist

by   Carley Bonk Talk Back Series” is the Center of Media Innovation’s and Pittsburgh Playhouse’s newest endeavor. Jasiri X, a Pittsburgh-based hip-hop artist and activist, kicked off the conversation last Tuesday evening in the Rauh Theatre by sharing his experiences fighting for racial equality. Events such as Ferguson bring light to[…]

Jasiri X Named Nathan Cummings Foundation 2017 Fellow

NCF Announces New Fellows Nathan Cummings Foundation Announces New Fellows Tackling Inequality and Climate Change NEW YORK – Today, three innovators combatting issues of inequality and climate change were named Nathan Cummings Foundation Fellows. Each fellow will have up to $150,000 and 18-months to turn an inspired idea in the[…]