STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – It’s almost here: The annual production of Love in Bloom presented by Universal Temple of the Arts returns Sunday, May 27, to treat Islanders to a uniquely soothing performance. UTA, one of Staten Island’s leading arts, cultural and education organizations, has been a staple in the community, serving its residents since 1967.
A local theatre group takes a stand against gun violence in an artistic way. Students and instructors from the Sundog Theatre performed songs, poems and freestyles focusing on the importance of creating safer neighborhoods in the city. Its all a part of a city funded anti-gun violence program.
MANHATTAN – Multiple threads in the complex but close-knit new music community had to intertwine harmoniously to bring “Who Am I,” a new song cycle into existence. The project, which links Staten Island, the East Village and Houston Texas, will have its New York premiere Feb.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – IlluminArt will host “Empowering Voices” on Thursday, Nov. 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Staaten, West Brighton. The event includes a full-course dinner and a show featuring Broadway and pop songs, with performances by students…
Like most churches, St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery holds Christian services in its sanctuary every Sunday morning at 11 a.m. Unlike most churches, on the last Sunday in June, the Episcopal church hangs the disco ball, turns up the music and invites a disco diva to lead their music ministry for the annual Gay Pride Disco Mass.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – North Shore City Councilwoman Debi Rose proved she really knows how celebrate the pride and beauty of African American culture during her Black History Month Program Tuesday night inside Prall Intermediate School in West Brighton.
By PEARL MINSKY ADVANCE CORRESPONDENT STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – NEW BRIGHTON – If you haven’t met Jeannine Otis and Larry Marshall, you haven’t met one of the most dynamic, talented, eclectic, interesting and charming couples on Staten Island.
A long line of people eager to get into a concert performance of Marc Blitzstein’s agitprop musical, “The Cradle Will Rock,” and grateful for the warm weather, waited patiently outside St. Mark’s in the Bowery on Sunday afternoon.
”In Living Color,” a dance-theater piece presented on Saturday afternoon at the Triplex Theater, glowingly lives up to its title. Dianne McIntyre and Oyamo – respectively the choreographer and the playwright -have taken the words and songs of the people of Johns Island, S.C., and fashioned a vibrant picture of the islanders’ Gullah traditions and their fight to save them.