Multicultural Arts and Entertainment News

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Diverse Programming at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, April 19-30, 2017

The Tribeca Film Festival, founded in 2001, an annual celebration of film, music and culture, will be held this year on April 19-30 in New York. This year’s themes reflect the diversity of the film program including African American, Asian, Female Centric, Female Directors, Latin, LGBT, Tribeca Film Institute Supported among others. It is well known for being a diverse international film festival that supports emerging and established directors. This year African American Themed Films include: ACORN and the Firestorm, Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story, Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives and more. Asian & Asian American Themed Films include: AlphaGo, King of Peking, A Suitable Girl and more. Female Directors Themed Films include: Buster’s Mal Heart, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story and more. Latin Themed Films include: A River Below, Sambá and more. LGBTQ Themed Films include: Nobody's Watching, Saturday Church and more. Women's Rights Themed Films include: The Divine Order, I AM EVIDENCE and more. For more information and full lineup visit: www.tribecafilm.com.  Read more >>

THE IMBIBLE: A SPIRITED HISTORY OF DRINKING – a Review

I was familiar with the Irish word for “Cheers” (Good Health) having seen “Sláinte” in writing  but had never heard it pronounced out loud until mixologist and raconteur Anthony Caporale uttered “Slan-cha” during the performance of THE IMBIBLE: A SPIRITED HISTORY OF DRINKING currently playing in New York City.  Read more >>