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Brazilian Superstar Lili Rocha Releases New Spring Remix

Brazilian-born superstar Lili Rocha is known around the globe for her movement-heavy interpretations of American Folk music.

 

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BAKER: New York City's Newest Electro-Pop Sensation

BAKER, the electro-pop sensation who has taken Manhattan’s Lower East Side by storm, is quickly creating a buzz in the music industry’s vast space. ...
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Don Omar, Prince Royce Top Billboard Latin Awards

Puerto Rican native Don Omar and Bronx's Prince Royce have taken top honors at the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Each received eight awards. They are among a growing group of Latin artists who mix English and Spanish into their songs....
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Bronx Actress Selected As A Presenter

Samantha Tuffarelli, a Pelham Gardens actress, has been selected as a presenter at the 28th Long Island Film Festival Awards scheduled for Saturday May 12th at 7 p.m. at the Seatuck Estate in Islip, New York....
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Mama’s Boys Of The Bronx Cancelled

TLC has yanked Mama’s Boys of the Bronx from their schedule after two weeks on the air. The reality series revolves around a handful of thirty-something Italian-American guys who live at home with their moms in the northernmost boroughs of New York City....
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Hormone Usage Information Countered In An Award-Winning Documentary

The producers of award-winning documentary Hot Flash Havoc (www.hotflashhavoc.com), confronting the issue of menopausal hormone therapy – which became controversial following a widely-discredited 2002 Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study – announced today that the film has been released to theaters in over 100 major markets around the country in a campaign that began March 30, 2012....
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‘BabyGirl’ Touches on Latino Family Issues

The 11th annual Tribeca film festival will hit the ground running Thursday night in New York City, where a handful of Latino filmmakers and actors are leaving their mark at the esteemed festival....
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Fat Joe To Be Inducted To Bronx Walk Of Fame

Hip-Hop star Fat Joe will be inducted to the Bronx Walk of Fame as one of the 2012 inductees....
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The New Queen Of Hip Hop

She was born and raised in Bronx. Now she is taking Harlem by storm....
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Gimme the Loot Wins The Grand Jury Prize At SXSW 2012

"Gimme the Loot," New Yorker Adam Leon's tale of two Bronx teenage graffiti artists, won the grand jury prize for narrative feature at the South by Southwest film festival, organizers announced Tuesday....
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Growing Up Gonzales Show Extended

The premise of Growing Up Gonzales has a lot in common with many other autobiographical solo shows: a neighborhood full of colorful characters, an affectionate, seriocomic look back at childhood, a search for balance between the protagonist’s personal identity and ethnic heritage....
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The Bronx Start Work On New Album

The Bronx have announced via Facebook that they are to start work on their fourth studio album....
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Jamar Rogers Singing On The Voice

Usually singing-competition shows aim for some milquetoast backstage drama with their contestants, like a lost relative or a handicap overcome. Breaking the mold is The Voice crooner Jamar Rogers, an HIV+ former meth addict who came clean with his story in his introductory bit above....
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Hip Hop’s Spotlight Comes Back To Bronx With Bandana Boogie

Bronx is the birthplace of hip hop. However there has not been a rap superstar to come out of the borough since Big Pun....
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La Excelencia To Storm Dartmouth

La Excelencia, a young Bronx-based band that’s widely acclaimed for reviving the boisterous, socially conscious and highly danceable salsa dura of the ‘70s, plays the Hop’s Spaulding Auditorium on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 07:00 p.m. ...
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Murders, Scandalous Marriages, Forbidden Love Affairs

Center Stage Playhouse’s first offering of the 2012 season is The Red Monkey Theater Group’s production of ‘Hamlet’ by William Shakespeare....
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The Enemy Bring In The Bronx Man For New Album

The band have revealed that Joby Ford from The Bronx band is producing their next album....
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French Montana Signs With Bad Boy

Bronx rapper French Montana has been tapped by Diddy to join his Bad Boy Records empire. The veteran hip-hop impresario made the announcement on BET’s ’106 & Park’ Thursday....
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Digable Planets Reunites With Ladybug Mecca, Featuring U.G.O. Crew

It has been 7 years since Ladybug Mecca (a.k.a. LadybugMek) performed with the original Digable Planets, and her upcoming special one-time NYC and LA appearances with the group as well as featured artist U.G.O. Crew are going to be memorable events marking a long overdue reunion for their worldwide following....
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Retired Bronx Judge To Act In TV Pilot

Retired Bronx Supreme Court Justice Gerald Sheindlin says he is to play a jurist in a pilot for a new TV dramedy series called "Erroneous Convictions."...
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Arts, Culture & Fun: Spring Is Here! Get Ready To Ride!

Join us for a bike co-op environment that will provide tools as bicycle-savvy volunteers assist on how-to make necessary bicycle repairs and prepare riders for the upcoming cycling season.
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Mayor’s Office Of Media & Entertainment Announces New Latin Media & Entertainment Commission

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) Commissioner Julie Menin today announced the revitalization of the Latin Media and Entertainment Commission (LMEC) for New York City. Comprised of 18 leaders from the vibrant Latinx creative community here in New York, the commission will leverage partnerships with the city’s entertainment, government, and business entities.

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Edward J. Small

is currently a graduate student at the Columbia School of Journalism. He has previously worked as the editor-in-chief of his college newspaper, The Dickinsonian, and as an editorial intern at America’s most prominent fake newspaper, The Onion. He is a native of Connecticut but currently lives in New York City.