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Ivy Queen the “Queen of Reggaeton” to Appear at Wynwood Pride

Miami, Florida – International performer and composer Ivy Queen, who just dropped her new single “787”, will be headlining the inaugural Wynwood Pride Festival Saturday June 22nd, 2019. The undisputed “Queen of Reggaeton”, a trailblazer for women in a genre often dominated by men and a huge advocate for the LGBTQ community, will receive the recognition for her support of the community that has embraced her for the last two decades.

New Short Film Imagines an America Where Roe V. Wade is Overturned

LOS ANGELES – With states recently passing abortion bans, the new short film “It Happened One Night” gives a realistic depiction of what the future of America will be if state legislators continue to follow suit.  The short, showcased at the Global Women in Film Corner at Cannes Film Festival, examines an America that has overthrown Roe v. Wade and has turned a blind eye to sexual assault victims.   

Pérez Art Museum Miami Announces Lineup for Immersive Cultural Experience CURRENTS, Featuring Bands TOPS and Men I Trust

Miami, FL — Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is pleased to announce the lineup for CURRENTS, the museum’s first-ever quarterly audio-visual immersive cultural experience in celebration of its 35th anniversary. Presented by Miami creative agency DEFY, the series kicked off onMarch 21 with Latinx psychedelic band Inner Wave, and will feature indie rock band TOPS on June 20, electro-pop band Men I Trust on September 19, and another act to be announced for November 21.

Inner Wave performing at CURRENTS, March 21, 2019. Photo by WorldRedEye.com

Art and History Exhibition Celebrating National Caribbean-American Heritage Month Arrives in Fort Lauderdale June 1- 29

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.  – Celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month with “The Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County,” a fine art and historical retrospective produced in conjunction with Island Syndicate, on display June 1 – 29 at History Fort Lauderdale. A special opening reception to be attended by Caribbean consulate representatives and city and county officials will be held on Wednesday, June 5, at 5:30 p.m., in The New River Inn (231 SW Second Avenue). Members of the public who would like to attend the complimentary opening event may RSVP at http://bit.ly/IslandImprintatHFL.

Jamaican artist Paul Campbell’s “Fervent Hope” will be on display during “The Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County,” June 1 – 29 , at History Fort Lauderdale.

SHAGGY Annouces U.S. Tour w/ UB40 + Shares New Video "Money Up"

On the heels of his recently released solo album Wah Gwaan?! (The Cherrytree Music Company, Brooklyn Knights Entertainment and 300 Entertainment), Shaggy announces new summer tour dates, unleashes a video for "Money Up" ft. Noah Powa and is on a tear of national TV performances and appearances this week. 

2019 Festival Song Road Tour Rolls into St. Elizabeth, St. Catherine this Weekend

The 2019 Jamaica Festival Song finalists will roll into the southern parishes of St. Elizabeth and St. Catherine this weekend, as they continuetheir month-long, island-wide, free, performance road tour, aimed at bringing the impending Independence spirit to the masses. All 11 finalists will have audiences singing and waving along to the patriotic Festival Songs at the Santa Plaza in Santa Cruz, St. Elizabethon Friday, June 28, and at Munimar Square, Spanish Town onSaturday, June 29, with both events beginning at 7:00 PM.

The 2019 Jamaica Festival Song finalists.

21 Years and Counting The Haitian Compas Festival Continues its Reign

Miami, Florida –Recognized as one of the largest outdoor festivals in the United States, the Haitian Compas Festival brought tens of thousands of people to Mana Wynwood on Saturday, May 18, 2019. The red and blue from Haitian flags could be seen throughout Wynwood and the sounds of Compas music could be heard for blocks. Thanks to the efforts of our sponsors, the artists, staff and media, the public came in full force to commemorate Haitian Flag Day.

World-Ranked Poet to Host Free Lunch-time Monthly Event at Pompano Beach Cultural Center

You could be a poet!  If you are intrigued by the storied art form of poetry and want to learn more about expressing yourself, then sign up for the free Lunch with Art-- Poetry Edition at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. These monthly lunchtime gatherings are hosted by Sharonda “Eccentrich” Richardson, the #14 ranked female poet in the world! Expanding upon the success of the Lunch with Art visual programs at Bailey Contemporary Arts, the Pompano Beach Cultural Division is now offering this exciting new poetry version on the first Thursday of each month from 12:15-1:15 pm. Light refreshments will be served, but guests are also allowed to bring their own lunch. For more information and to reserve your seat, www.ccpompano.org.

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