It has been said many times that Brooklyn, NY has bred many talented individuals. But most of the time this saying is meant for actors and actresses, not to anyone in radio. Yet that saying will soon be put to rest as Eric Torres, better known as DJ Toro has managed to become a celebrity right out of Coney Island. DJ Toro came from humble beginnings in the tough streets of Coney Island. But he never let the streets get the best of him and he let music be his guide. His home life was filled with music and song whether it was his native Latin or hip hop.
By Nick Christophers ETCETERA is an artist that offers talent, style, charisma and emotion in every move he makes. His new album “Character” is a blend of all those elements and more. The eleven tracks that grace this album are ripped from the pages of his life and […]
By Nick Christophers Art is such a broad word that there is no true meaning for it encompasses so many facets. For each artist their art is unique in its own way. Hence it is difficult to find a specific meaning for the word art without taking into […]
By Denise Oliveira Maurya Couvares was named one of “Seven Millennials Who Are Too Busy Changing the World to Take Selfies” by The Huffington Post last year. Founding ScriptEd – a non-profit that helps kids in under-resourced high schools learn to code – is her latest accomplishment. “I think […]
By Marsha Clarke What started out as a experiment with two Automatic Polaroid Land cameras turned into a passion project that was encouraged by the few people who were allowed to view it. Former music producer turned photographer and visual artist J.Shotti is set to release his first book […]
By Nick Christophers The comic book world has taken a big step into the mainstream media in the past decade. It has transcended the boundaries of what was considered “just a kids” hobby. Even though collectors have gripped at the value of comics being less beneficial the fascination […]
I am inspired by weird shapes and textures. I am inspired by small pieces of larger preexisting things such as a toggle closure on a coat or a buckle on a shoe. Also, I have always loved all things Art Deco – like Art Deco in its heyday and the relationship between the Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts design movement relative to Art Deco.
By Nick Christophers Comedy is sometimes considered the healthiest type of medicine and for most folks it is true. This theory has been the backbone of many comedians when appearing in public. The art of comedy was first utilized in theatre in Ancient Greece. It comes as no […]
“I said to myself, if I can get in to read for David Chase, that I would try something different at the audition, take a risk, and I did in the room. I always heard the horror stories that actors would read for the show like 12 times, and would not book a role. I got the first call, the audition, and impressed David Chase, granted it was only one episode. But it was great to work with the show and director Mike Figgis (“Leaving Las Vegas”). “The Sopranos” actually got me my SAG card, so it’s something special.”
Everyone has a favorite neighborhood or business in the city to find gifts for friends and family. One of my favorite places is the Artists and Fleas in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The space is filled with local artisans selling hand-made items from cell phone cases and unique screen printed […]