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Common brings “Glory” to Harlem



By Ken Simmons

Academ y Award and Oscar winning entertainer Common performed a moving and revealing autobiographical concert spanning his entire 23 year music and acting career May 6, 2015 at Madiba Harlem MIST.

Common with Oscar

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NYC students can get free tickets to ‘Selma’


selma-movieThe offer applies at Regal Cinemas across the five boroughs, and students must present a school ID, report card, class schedule or other paperwork to get tickets to the movie portraying Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1965 battle for voting rights.

david-oyelowo-s-martin-luther-king-jr-leads-civil-rights-march-in-selmaThe film chronicles the strategic moves Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (played by English actor David Oyelowo) and his team of lawyers, activists, community leaders and protesters made in order to get the Voting Rights Act of 1965 passed and thus change American history.

SELMANew York City students can score free tickets to the Golden Globe-nominated “Selma,” provided they present proof at the box office that they’re in school. The offer, which applies to Regal Cinemas across the five boroughs, requires students show a report card, school ID, classroom schedule or other paperwork. The offer runs through Jan. 19 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day).