Kevin Liles and London On Da Track Partner with Verizon to Bring Back the Art of Freestyle with National Emcee Competition

July 28th, 2017

Freestyle represents hip-hop in its purest form – authentic self-expression that achieves a universal truth. Although rap has taken on many different forms over the years, nothing can compare to the raw power of spontaneous rhymes being spit by an emcee artist who’s seen it, lived it and feels it. That’s why music mogul Kevin Liles and mega producer London On Da Track are partnering with Verizon to inspire the next generation of rappers with the #freestyle50 challenge, a national talent competition in search of the next voice of hip-hop. [Read More]

Finding Crouching Tigers and Hidden Dragons Flushing Town Hall Hosts Benefit Concert Celebrating Power of the Community

July 28th, 2017

Flushing Town Hall hosts a benefit concert on Friday, July 28 to support the continuation of funding for the arts and arts programming. Local community members and artists are taking a stand to emphasize the importance of celebrating global cultures and arts events. [Read More]

GOOD MAKER Launches The World’s First Hair Products with Aesthetic Medicine

July 19th, 2017

Headquartered in Oregon, GOOD MAKER launches the world’s first hair products with aesthetic medicine, a special development in hair products that extends skincare concept to hair and scalp care. People nowadays are smart and generous when shopping for themselves. With the popularity of aesthetic medicine, whether a person is twenty or sixty years old, everyone is in search for a youthful looking skin and they follow inclusive-care trends. However, with extreme climate changes and conditions, more and more people are compelled to look towards basic “growth capacity” treatment for skin and hair care. GOOD MAKER has an R&D team of aesthetic medicine professionals who provide cutting edge technology research to care for their clients’ hair and scalp the way they care for their skin. GOOD MAKER focuses on enhancing the fundamental power by launching six series of aesthetic medical hair products. These products not only take away most of the hair and scalp troubles caused by environmental changes and stresses in life but also meet consumers’ needs to achieve a beautiful and chic look fast! GOOD MAKER products have been received beautifully from designers in a variety of beauty salons. They believe that GOOD MAKER products solve both client’s hair problems as well as enhance their professional look. Most importantly, GOOD MAKER products provide exceptional high quality products and exquisite service experience to all their clients. [Read More]

KCON 2017 USA PRESENTED BY TOYOTA BREAKS RECORDS FOR NEW YORK METRO AREA EVENT WITH 43K ATTENDEES, NINE PERFORMERS AND MORE THAN 100 SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

July 7th, 2017

KCON USA, the world’s largest Korean culture convention and music festival, announced that KCON 2017 NY wrapped with record-setting attendance, number of performers, sponsors and partners, as well as concurrent live streams on its KCON.TV platform. The entire convention filled with workshops, panels, performances, and more, matched perfectly with this year’s banner theme – “Let’s KCON.” [Read More]

“Tap City, The New York City Tap Festival” Presents “TAP ELLINGTON” AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER

July 7th, 2017

Tap City, the NYC Tap Festival, will celebrate jazz legend Duke Ellington and his contribution to the world of tap dance at “TAP ELLINGTON,” on Friday, April 14 at 7pm, The Appel Room at JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER, 10 Columbus Circle. The evening, presented in association with Mercedes Ellington, will celebrate Ellington’s music as well as his unique legacy of introducing, promoting and presenting tap dancers to audiences all over the world. TAP ELLINGTON is a highlight event of the American Tap Dance Foundation’s Tap City Festival week (July 8-15). [Read More]

Inaugural INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival to Captivate Western Queens on July 8-9

July 7th, 2017

The Long Island City-based KINEMATIK Dance Theater presents the first INSITU SiteSpecific Dance Festival, that will transform the Western Queens waterfront into one big, multi-faceted stage over the weekend of July 8-9, from noon to 7 pm on both days. [Read More]

FANTASIA’S 21st EDITION TO CLOSE WITH THE INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE OF A TAXI DRIVER

July 6th, 2017

The Fantasia Film Festival has announced the remainder of its mammoth 2017 film lineup, in addition to its juries and special events. Read on for the newly-announced attractions, and visit fantasiafestival.com to browse the festival’s complete programming, consisting of over 150 features and more than 300 shorts. [Read More]

GOOD MAKER: The World’s First Hair Products with Aesthetic Medicine

July 5th, 2017

GOOD MAKER: A milestone in hair products that extends skincare concept to hair and scalp care! [Read More]

KACF Mobilizes Korean American Professional for a Night of Fun & Giving

June 29th, 2017

KACF is organizing its Summer Benefit on Thursday, June 29th at the Box (189 Chrystie St.), starting at 7pm. [Read More]

THE 16th NEW YORK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL

June 10th, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema announced today the complete lineup for the 16th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which will take place from June 30 to July 13 at the Film Society and July 14 to 16 at the SVA Theatre. North America’s leading festival of popular Asian cinema will showcase 57 feature films, including 3 International Premieres, 21 North American Premieres, 4 U.S. Premieres, and 15 films making their New York City debuts. The festival will feature in-person appearances by more than 20 international filmmakers and celebrity guests from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia.
This year, all three of NYAFF’s Gala screenings are brilliant reinventions of the thriller genre. The Opening Gala will be the International Premiere of Nattawut Poonpiriya’s Bad Genius, the first Southeast Asian film to open the festival, with the director and stars in attendance. In this exhilarating high-school thriller, straight-A students Lynn (Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying) and Bank (Chanon Santinatornkul) stage a heist that will undermine the U.S. university entrance system after they lose their own scholarships.The Centerpiece Gala of the festivalwill be the North American Premiere of Mikhail Red’s Birdshot, a continuation of the festival programmers’ efforts to champion films from Southeast Asia, and the Philippines in particular. The Closing Gala is the U.S. Premiere of Jung Byung-gil’s The Villainess, fresh from its Midnight screening in Cannes. The adrenaline-soaked action film stars Kim Ok-vin as a ruthless female assassin trained in China who starts a new life with South Korea’s Intelligence Agency. [Read More]