Monday, November 4, 2019

Globally Acclaimed Southeast Queens Jazz Artist Ed Jackson To Perform In Brooklyn

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Enjoy A Night Of Tasteful Jazz In Brooklyn With The Globally Acclaimed Southeast Queens Based Jazz Artist Ed Jackson
Ed Jackson And The Backdrop Of The Sugar Hill Supper Club In Bed Stuy, Brooklyn
Queens, NY -- Internationally acclaimed jazz musician Ed Jackson, who also operates several businesses in Southeast Queens, NY, is recently back from Brazil and the United Kingdom.  Jackson was in Brazil recording his next album and in the United Kingdom performing with the legendary Fat Back Band.

However, he is looking to make the rounds again in the NYC area.  Jackson, a well regarded alto saxophonist and recording artist, is also the club owner of Jackson Room, a St. Albans epicenter of jazz.

Ed for over 7 years has been endeavoring to bring world class jazz back to the community in Southeast Queens and NYC.  On Monday, November 4th, 2019 (between 7 pm and 11 pm) Jackson will bring his namesake Ed Jackson Quartet, to Brooklyn in a performance billed as "Enjoy A Night Of Tasteful Jazz In Brooklyn," at the Sugar Hill Supper Club & Restaurant.

"I want to invite you to an exclusive engagement of the Ed Jackson Quartet in Brooklyn's Bed Stuy area - at the well regarded soul food supper club & restaurant: Sugar Hill.  Sugar Hill is known as a highly regarded eatery and upscale club" says Jackson.

Sugar Hill Supper Club & Restaurant has been providing delicious quality and healthy soul food dishes for almost 40 years in Brooklyn.  The likes of the 1st Black NYC Mayor David Dinkins, Hillary Clinton, Hazel Dukes, Mike Tyson, Mark Breland,  Zab Judah, and many other celebrities and community leaders have enjoyed the cuisine at this fine dining establishment.

Sugar Hill Supper Club & Restaurant is an artisan soul food restaurant that mixes southern hospitality that also showcases cosmopolitan musical artistry.  It is located at 217 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205.

Friday, November 1, 2019

See How The B.E.S.T. Pop-up Shop Brings The 3rd UPlifting "Winter Wonderland Experience" To Southeast Queens

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The B.E.S.T. Winter Wonderland Experience Uplifts And Empowers Area Residents And Community Businesses For The 3rd Holiday Season
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On Saturday, December 7th, 2019 the B.E.S.T. Networking Group, started by visionary and community minded Founder Marsha Duke, is sponsoring an innovative family orientated fun pop-up shop called the Winter Wonderland Experience.  The Winter Wonderland Experience, pop-up shop promises to be a great community event for both the attendees and vendors.  It offers a fun less stressed shopping experience with dynamic and creative entrepreneurs in Southeast Queens.

It afford area residents the chance to support community based and small businesses.  When area residents support small and community based businesses they actually help to bring more employment, income, and raise property values in their community. 

The Winter Wonderland Experience, is a pop-up shop tapping into this national trend with a distinct local flavor.  Southeast and Jamaica Queens, NY, is still a hotbed of innovative and impressive business people ready to showcase their products.

Southeast Queens has a history enriched with some of the most creative artists and talented entrepreneurs in the world growing up in the area.  Most people in our area know jazz and hip hop artists and business people like Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, John Coltrane, Lena Horne, Russell Simmons, Daymond John, LL Kool J, Nikki Minage, 50 Cent and many others hail from the area.


The Winter Wonderland Experience, however looks to showcase today's local talent on a broader scale beyond just entertainment to the community and visitors in nearby areas.  This is the 3rd year of the pop-up shop.  In the past the Winter Wonderland Experience, has showcased vendors and merchants as diverse as the health focused Regale Vitamin brand to the creative and mesmerizing desserts of "Gateau du Ciel" which means heavenly desserts in French.


Monday, October 21, 2019

Icons to Honored at Black Hollywood Gala in Los Angeles

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GROUNDBREAKING HOLLYWOOD AND COMMUNITY ICONS HONORED BY THE BLACK HOLLYWOOD EDUCATION AND RESOURCE CENTER AT "A GREAT DAY IN BLACK HOLLYWOOD" GALA
 

Los Angeles, CA  In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the African American Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Festival, The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) is proud to announce the 2019 honorees to be presented at the Opening Gala Awards Celebration, "A Great Day in Black Hollywood," Friday, October 25, at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center 4708 West Washington, @ 7pm (PST) in Los Angeles, CA. This fan favorite is a popular gala that honors diverse groundbreaking and legendary Hollywood and community professionals, the filmmakers selected for the 2019 S.E. Manly Film Showcase ("SEMSFS"), as well as the Youth Diversity filmmakers.

In fact, some of the filmmakers who have had their shorts exhibited at the SEMSFS, as they were launching their now extraordinary careers include: Black Panther director, Ryan Coogler; Oscar-nominated writer-director of Mudbound, Dee Rees and writing-directing icon Gina Prince-Bythewood.

Apple's $40 Million HBCU Scholarship Program Now Open

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APPLE'S $40 MILLION HBCU SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2019-2020 

Nationwide --  The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) in partnership with Apple is proud to present the Apple HBCU Scholars Program. Applications are open to outstanding students attending HBCUs with a minimum 3.0 GPA, and are currently working towards a degree in an undergraduate, Masters, or Ph.D. program.

Selected Scholars will participate in a 12-week internship during the summer, and will receive a need-based scholarship award that will be applied to the academic year immediately following their internship period.

DC Area Top Black Speakers to Be Honored

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TOP AFRICAN AMERICAN SPEAKERS AND COMMUNICATION INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS TO BE HONORED AT SPEAKERCON

Detroit, MI  The October issue of SPEAKERS Magazine is online and the printed copies will be distributed at the SpeakerCon event in Arlington, Virginia, Nov. 1-2 at the Crowne Plaza Crystal City. SpeakerCon is disrupting the speaking industry with this first of its kind convention.

Cheryl Wood, the creator of this mega convention, envisioned the event for years as an awards gala, accompanied by a full-day business development, inspiring keynotes, industry exhibition and high-level networking.

"This is the first year for SpeakerCon and it's going to be two days. Day one is an entire day of business development conference, for professional speakers, women in media, and verbal communication experts including radio personalities, broadcasters, podcasters, commentators and activists to gain access to valuable industry resources, workshops, demos, service providers, products and industry experts. The convention is culminated by our signature awards gala in the evening where we spotlight and honor professional speakers and industry experts that support the growth and success of professional speakers," said Wood.

Couple Creates New Social Media Platform For Students Worldwide

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AFRICAN AMERICAN COUPLE CREATES NEW SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM FOR STUDENTS WORLDWIDE

Nationwide Dwight & Angelique Morrison, are the co-founders of PS Remember, a new social media platform that connects students in over 100 countries. Through it's unique and powerful search engine, PS Remember allows students currently attending or who have previously attended high school or college to find each other. With over 2.5 million schools in it's database, students now have the ability to communicate like never before.

For example, a student currently attending Howard University can now connect with others students currently attending the University of Oxford in England or the University of Lagos in Nigeria... absolutely free! Users can register to find their former classmates from many years ago in various countries including Mexico, USA, Brazil, Australia, France, India, Ghana, Nigeria, Jamaica, Columbia, South Africa, and many more.

Soccer Champion Jessica McDonald Signs With New PR Agency

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2019 FIFA WORLD CUP SOCCER CHAMPION, JESSICA MCDONALD, SIGNS WITH LAUDERDALE MEDIA FOR PR AND ALL MAJOR BOOKINGS AND APPEARANCES

Nationwide -- World Cup soccer has caught on fire all over the world and the women of the champion 2019 FIFA World Cup Soccer team are leading the way! In July, the exemplary super women that made up the 2019 FIFA World Cup Soccer team, won their fourth title. In July, fresh from their fourth World Cup victory in Paris, the World Cup team boarded a plane and went to a massive victory parade in NYC; whereby they were given the key to the city.

Immediately following that amazing experience, again they boarded a plane. This time they flew to the West coast, whereby Oscar winner Sandra Bullock presented the 2019 FIFA World Cup Soccer champions "the Best Team Award" at the ESPY's in Los Angeles in front of a star-studded crowd of many excited fans.