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Icelandic Singer & Songwriter Mugison

Mugison returns to New York to play the five boroughs in one day and partners with Amnesty International to present free concerts in association with local art and music collectives. A limited edition event poster will be offered at the shows and proceeds will benefit Amnesty International.
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One Love - Playing For Change

Ever since he heard some street musicians outside a Subway station move some 200-odd passerbys to tears, Mark Johnson has been thinking up a way to shine more light on the transformative power of music....
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Cpt. Abu Read, A Film About Courage

Hopefully the film, Captain Abu Raed, will be distributed in all the big movie chains. It is a movie well worth seeing. The story, taking place in Amman, Jordan, is about humanity and its mixtures of life's abrupt cruelties, unexpected kindnesses, hopes and sacrifices....
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Händel Sweetens Your Bronx Summer

The Bronx Arts Ensemble will present Handel’s Sweet Aperitifs for the second weekend of the free “SummerMusic 2009” concert series on Sunday, July 19, featuring Handel’s Concerto in G Minor for Oboe, Strings and Continuo; Cantata: Mi palpita il cor for Soprano, Oboe and Continuo; Concerto for Harpsichord and Ensemble, Opus 4, No. 1 and Two Arias from “Apollo e Dafne”. ...
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Hydra Mgt. Signs Label Distribution Deal

Roy Brown, CEO of the Bronx based HyDra Management, LLC, and Real To Reel Film Productions, LLC has confirmed that HyDra Management has reached an agreement in principal with Select Records to distribute their newly formed Record Label HyDra Management Records world wide!...
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Boogie Rican Blvd: The Musical

On Tuesday, June 30th, 2009, Urban Lifestyle Media (ULM) will proudly present “Boogie Rican Blvd: The Musical” for a limited engagement at the Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre (304 W. 47th Street), running from July 1st - July 26, 2009. Written and performed by Caridad De La Luz “La Bruja”, directed by Nelson Vásquez and music by William Cepeda. Boogie Rican Blvd. in the Bronx, New York is where the Pacheco family and their colorful collection of friends examine life, love and regret through words, song and dance in front of Don Jose’s bodega....
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Jazzmobile Launches Summerfest

Jazzmobile, which presents New York’s oldest continuous summer Jazz festival reaching approximately 100,000 annually, will kick off its 2009 summer season with a three-borough concert tour, featuring jazz great Randy Weston, on Sunday, June 21....
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Janelle Kroll In New York

After graduating from Northwestern University, dynamic vocalist and songwriter Janelle Kroll will perform in concert at Arlenes Grocery on Saturday, July 18 at 7:00 PM, as part of her upcoming Summer tour. Tickets for the event are $10.00. A limited number of guest passes are available upon request....
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Rock Steady Crew 32nd Anniversary

The Rock Steady Crew was established in 1977 by Bronx b-boys Jimmy D and Jojo. When they started this crew in the streets of the Bronx, they had no idea that someday it would take them all around the world....
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Long Distance NY Premiere

Abiyot is one of several African long distance runners, trying to make a living and career in the US. Once he was a promising member of the Ethiopian national team, but two years ago he left his country to start a new life in the Bronx....
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7th Annual Bronx Independent Film Festival

The Bronx Stage & Film Company will present the 7th Annual Bronx Independent Film Festival (BXFF) June 18 - 20 at Lehman Stages (Lehman College) showcasing narrative and documentary films and filmmakers from around the world....
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Raising The Roof - King Billy In NYC

Red Roof Brand Ambassadors and the stars of GAC TV’s reality series Who Is KingBilly, Country Music band, KingBilly will hold a FREE acoustic concert at the Red Roof in Manhattan....
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Make Music New York Returns

Make Music New York, described by city officials as “one of the largest musical events in the city’s history,” is back for a second year of free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New York City, all on the first day of summer....
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Have Fun

Times may be tough. If you are a word lover like me there is a quick way to space out from all your troubles....
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Alone In The Dark

This action-survival game challenges players to investigate shadowy conspiracies that surround Central Park in New York City....
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Speed Racer

Speed Racer looks really good. I'll give them that. The story wasn't really for me but there was nothing particularly wrong with it either....
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Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

A few things have changed since the first Chronicles of Narnia film arrived on the scene. In the sequel, Prince Caspian, the principal actors are a little older and more proficient....
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Horton Hears A Who!

Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists....
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Run Fatboy Run

Never in a million years would have I imagined that what I saw tonight would have sprung from the minds of those that brought it to me....
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The Incredible Hulk Movie

"The Incredible Hulk" kicks off an all-new, explosive and action-packed epic of one of the most popular super heroes of all time....
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John Ryan

is a Clifton Park, New York native, a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City and a freelance reporter and photographer. He received a bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy in 2003. He served two tours in Iraq as a platoon leader in the U.S. Army, wrote a 160-page guide to capture insurgents and earned a Bronze Star for meritorious service before being discharged as a captain in 2008. He is a certified personal trainer and will represent Ireland at the World Lacrosse Championships this summer (2010).