(Harlem, NY, November 4, 2015) The Apollo Theater Education Program pays homage to Apollo Legend, James Brown, with a free special screening and discussion of Alex Gibney’s highly acclaimed documentary, Mr. Dynamite: the Rise of James Brown, on Thursday, November 12th at 6:30pm. The documentary covers the peak of Brown’s career with rare video clips, never-before-seen photographs from his estate, and fresh interviews with some of his closest personal and musical associates. The result is new insight into a man whose life and career made an indelible and everlasting impact on entertainment and culture.
This free event will be presented as part of the Apollo Live Wire Series and will include a discussion with:
Alex Gibney, acclaimed Director of Mr. Dynamite and Emmy Award-Winning Director … [Continue reading...]
Nurturing Gut Health Through A Few Easy Strategies Can Alter Your Brain’s Destiny For The Better
FROM INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED NEUROLOGIST AND #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR,
DAVID PERLMUTTER, M.D. author on Brain Maker
There have been strides in treating many life-threatening illnesses, including heart disease, diabetes and some forms of cancer. The same, however, cannot be said for brain-related disorders. We don’t have meaningful treatments, let alone cures, for our most challenging but all too common neurological ailments. The good news is that the latest, cutting-edge science now links brain health and brain dysfunction to what goes on in the gut. #1 New York Times bestselling author of Grain Brain, Dr. David Perlmutter, shares this extraordinary new science, … [Continue reading...]
Cantor Esterleon Schwartz, a Los Angeles resident and child Holocaust survivor whose parents escaped from a Nazi detention camp during the holocaust, will share her story at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at Green Dot Public School’s Animo Pat Brown Charter School.
The number of opportunities to listen, in person, to a child survivor of the Holocaust describe her tragic experiences and inspire us with her wisdom are passing; therefore, it is with honor and respect that the Animo Classified Employees Association and Green Dot Public Schools welcomes Cantor Esterleon Schwartz to Animo Pat Brown’s campus.
Despite a lifetime of adversity, her relentless faith led her to become a Cantor, a community leader, an Ambassador for Peace, a member of the Board of Directors of the United … [Continue reading...]
Good News stops by a new Jewish delicatessen truck in in Midtown called Katz n Dogz. The operators of this truck also own Adelman's Deli in Gravesend, Brooklyn. Adelmans was on Kings highway in Brooklyn for years and the same quality now can be found on a street truck. There is nothing like a Great Pastrami Sandwich, with a nice pickle and Dr. Brown’s to make a day. Guess what they even have healthy smoothies. … [Continue reading...]
SPONSORED BY COCA-COLA™
SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2013
12PM - 6PM
New York, NY (May 15, 2013) - The Apollo Theater announced today a new community initiative focused on family health and wellness - Harlem Healthy Soul Festival. Sponsored by Coca-Cola, Harlem Healthy Soul Festival is designed to serve as a platform for Harlem families to learn about the numerous community health resources to live active and healthy lives. This daylong, free event will take place on Saturday, June 1st beginning at noon and will transform 126th Street behind the Apollo, into a block party filled with music, entertainment, celebrity performances, health and educational resources and family fun. Families are encouraged to participate in an array of activities such as health screenings, nutrition-focused cooking … [Continue reading...]
The New York Women’s Foundation®
cordially invites you to the 26th Annual
Celebrating Women® Breakfast
Rachel Lloyd ● Founder & CEO, Girls Educational & Mentoring Services
Celebrating Women® Award
Tina Brown ● Founder & Editor In Chief, The Newsweek Daily Beast
Leymah Gbowee ● Nobel Peace Laureate & Liberian Peace Activist
The New York Women’s Foundation® (NYWF) will hold its 26th annual Celebrating Women® Breakfast, honoring Rachel Lloyd, Founder and CEO of Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS), Tina Brown, Founder and Editor in Chief of The Newsweek Daily Beast Company, and Nobel Peace Laureate and Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee, whose groundbreaking efforts to end the civil war in Liberia were the subject … [Continue reading...]