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Feel the summer beat: Big concerts in boroughs to celebrate ‘NYC Homecoming Week’ in August

AM New York 22 Jul 2021
On Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island will hold their own musical extravaganzas in the days leading up to the Central Park show ... 16, at Orchard Beach in the Bronx, followed the following day by Staten Island's show, on Tuesday, Aug.

Ashanti, Ja Rule, Wu-Tang Clan, and Redman Make History on Staten Island

The Source 12 Jul 2021
The festival marks Ashanti’s first time visiting Staten Island, a borough of New York where Murder Inc’s music played a role in the coming of seasoned trends ... In a sit down with Ghostface Killah, when asked about his stance on Wu-Tang’s iconic status on Staten Island, the “Mighty ...

Check out 'Staten Island! The Musical,' the memorable tale of life in the fifth borough

Marietta Daily Journal 22 Jun 2021
Jun. 22—STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A memorable romantic musical is coming to the shores of the "forgotten borough" of Staten Island. "Staten Island! The Musical" tells the story of life here in the fifth borough — and why it seems ... .

Letter from New York: a ghost town comes to life

New Statesman 02 Jun 2021
People draw up lawn chairs, play music, grill food outside corner stores in Dominican neighbourhoods in Brooklyn ... Even in Stapleton, in distant, sleepy Staten Island, music drifts through the warm nights and the streets are busy.

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson responds to misconduct allegations

New York Post 27 May 2021
More On.. heavy metal. Megadeth fires co-founder David Ellefson after sexual misconduct claims. Runnin’ with the Devil. Activists slam Seton Hall radio station’s ‘Satanic’ music. Joe Manganiello. Wife Sofía Vergara calls heavy metal ‘my devil music’. Staten Island mom sues baby-food brands over toxic heavy metals ... .

Bob Fass, radio pioneer, counterculture curator who introduced listeners to Dylan, dies at 87

Union Leader 27 Apr 2021
Tofte, Fass’s only immediate survivor, said she started listening to “Radio Unnameable” when she was a seventh-grader on Staten Island, “wasting away, looking for folk music on the radio, and I found Bob. He told me the Vietnam War was wrong, which nobody on Staten Island was saying.

Pete Davidson to play punk rocker Joey Ramone in Netflix biopic

New York Post 15 Apr 2021
The book, Fogelson continues, is an epic tale of music and family which Davidson and director Jason Orley are an ideal team for.  see also ... Ramone, who passed away in 2001 at age 49 following a battle with lymphoma, originally hailed from Queens, while Davidson is a proud Staten Island native.

Arts events for Sarasota-Manatee: March 11-17

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 11 Mar 2021
A musical family. Johan Sebastian Bach created some of the world’s best-known and loved music ... It features music by J.S ... In addition to his plays and screenplays, Couchman teaches screenwriting at the College of Staten Island, while Brevoort teaches at Columbia University and NYU’s Graduate Music Theatre Writing Program.

'Long Live Rock' -- Staten Island native directs documentary on hard rock music industry and ...

Marietta Daily Journal 04 Mar 2021
Mar. 3—STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A Staten Island native's documentary about the hard rock music industry and its loyal fans is ready to make its virtual debut. "Long Live Rock Celebrate the Chaos" will have its global premiere online ... .

David A. Howe Public Library presenting “The Roots of Black Music in America” Feb. 27

Wellsville Daily Reporter 19 Feb 2021
His original music has been used for both network TV and international television markets. Karlus has been performing his “Roots of Black Music” show with Staten Island’s Universal Temple of the Arts Ensemble for over 10 years, entertaining and educating thousands of school children and adults alike with this wonderful production.

'Rest in Power King': Wu-Tang Clan pays tribute to Frank J. Timari, beloved Staten Island ...

Marietta Daily Journal 10 Feb 2021
Feb. 9—STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.The Wu-Tang Clan is paying tribute to beloved Staten Island music educator Frank J. Timari, who died Jan. 23 at 72 years old. "Mr. Frank J Timari was a powerful force in the lives of ... .

Bruce Springsteen was arrested in the fall on suspicion of DWI, reckless driving in N.J.

The Los Angeles Times 10 Feb 2021
The “Thunder Road” rocker, 71, was hit with three citations during his Nov ... In addition to its Sandy Hook property, the 27,000-acre park includes two “units” in New York’s Staten Island and Jamaica Bay that comprise various historical spots. Advertisement. Music ... Music ... But country music’s reckoning with racism awaits ... It’s a suicide rap ... ×. Music.

The Golden Globes 2021 nominations are more ridiculous than ever

New York Post 03 Feb 2021
Corden — we were really sold a pig in a poke with this guy — stole a Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical slot from Pete Davidson who, like him or not, gave a complex, moving performance in “The King of Staten Island.” On the other hand, the British actor’s unfunny impression of a gay stage star was awkward and hard to believe.

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