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Metro Briefs 10/23-10/29

The “Face of Darkness” team is appearing on ‘Here and Now’ on WABC 7.

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Community Affairs Calendar 10/23-10/29

Imhotep's Guide to Black Events

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TV director is also comic book creator

The New York Comic Convention, recently held at the Jacob Javits Center, was a gathering of all things involving the comic book industry.

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Harlem’s heaven of hats

While walking along West 117th Street at Frederick Douglas Boulevard, especially on the weekends, you will find Evetta Petty showing off her stylish hats.

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Talking SCHOP! ‘Best Food Week Ever!’ Part II

Usually, food lightning never strikes twice, especially in the same week. But leave it to food festival season 2014 to surprise me and make me feel like a newbie once again.

Do you have a pair of ‘Killer Heels’?

The heels are high! The look is fly, and the styles are absolutely fabulous!

Stevie Wonder and fiancee expecting triplets?

Oct. 9, the New York Women’s Foundation held their annual fall gala “A Night at the Plaza” in the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel in New York City.

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Gunn swings, Payton plays, Kellylee Evans

During Russell Gunn’s recent one-nighter at the Blue Note jazz club, his music took the audience to the musical cliff’s edge, and as the pebbles fell beneath their feet, they breathlessly moved to a spiked groove.

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Escape to beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea

Situated along California’s Central Coast region just 249 miles north of Santa Barbara, five miles south of Monterey and about 120 miles south of San Francisco, Carmel is a spectacular vacation gem.

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Billy Porter, family, cast discuss theatrical first

I recently had the pleasure of attending the opening night performance of “While I Yet Live,” playing at the Duke on West 42nd Street.

Workers to Walmart: Commit to $15 minimum wage

Walmart workers from almost 1,700 locations in the nation have called for the company to make a public commitment and raise pay to $15 an hour.

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Halloween, Hollywood, Broadway and Harlem

Here come the holidays and all the joys and tribulations associated with the “festive” part of city life.

Schneiderman sues Papa John’s for underpaying workers

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is hoping to deliver the goods on behalf of local Papa John’s employees.

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Former Greater NY Links President Audrey Thorne celebrates 96th birthday

At her senior citizen high-rise apartment located on the campus of New York University, former Greater New York Links President Audrey Thorne celebrated her 96th birthday with Greater NY Links presidents and members.

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LeBron James’ Disney show debuts October 26 

Megastar athlete LeBron James has signed on to produce a television pilot showcasing the childhood stories of his past, along with those of other athletes

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David Hollister: Grown man music is back!

I really enjoy those conversations with previous generations. To hear them tell it, we and future generations ain’t about nothing.

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BSRC hosts annual gala

Monday, the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation honored Rosie Perez, William Thompson Sr. and Bruce Gordon at the annual Restore Brooklyn Benefit Dinner, held at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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American Cancer Society hosts Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Prospect Park

This past weekend, the American Cancer Society held its Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk all over the nation.

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Reel Sisters Film Fest hits Brooklyn

Founded in 1997 by African Voices magazine, the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival and Lecture Series is heralded as the first festival in Brooklyn to highlight women filmmakers of color.

THE COSMOPOLITAN REVIEW 10/23-10/29

Did you know that the national NAACP was established in New York City, 105 years ago, and that the New York State Conference was coordinated in1936?

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