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Celebrating the Life of Alvin Ailey
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Celebrating the Life of Alvin Ailey

In celebration of what would have been Alvin Ailey’s 85th birthday, dancers and dance lovers gathered at the Ailey Extension for a panel titled “Celebrating the Life of Alvin Ailey”, giving us the history of the dance company, veteran dancer’s relationship with Mr. Ailey and insight on how the company […]

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Get Fit, Feast and Fete at the Trini Trifecta

August means summer vacation is winding down and parents are getting their kids prepared to go back to school. On August 1, the British West Indies celebrated Emancipation Day based on the The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 ending slavery in the British Empire. August is also independence month for many┬áislands […]

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Caribbean Restaurant Week NYC

Restaurant Week is one of the most anticipated events for foodies in and outside of NYC. The West Indian American Carnival Association and Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to hold the second annual Caribbean Restaurant Week.┬áNot knowing about this event, I recently reached out to a few friends […]

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Generations: Mother-Daughter Brunch

Last weekend I was able to attend the WIN Ministry of Nazareth Christian Fellowship’s third annual Mother-Daughter brunch at the Tropical Paradise Ballroom. The theme this year was “Generations”, encouraging the older women to teach, mentor or coach a younger woman through life experiences. The program included acknowledgement of two […]