By Nick Christophers Dance music has gone through many changes over the years. As we recall disco was the first taste of a culture built around its music. John Travolta brought dancing and the music that ignited it to the big screen which turned into a type of […]
By Nick Christophers It is always great to hear a band who is trying to spread the importance of love and life for the value it offers. This is the message from Tony Goff and The Broken Colours with their new single “Mirrors” which has been received quite […]
The 6th annual Harlem Arts Festival kicks off this weekend. Once again there is a stellar mix of comedy, dance, music, food and workshops. There is no better reason to venture over Marcus Garvey Park on Saturday and Sunday to enjoy the festivities.
By Nick Christophers Sometimes a little luck goes a long way and hard work even more. This could be said for rapper / singer -songwriter Brewsie whose music combines both elements. Coming from the gritty streets of Brooklyn he learned that life is tough and you need to […]
By Nick Christophers Dani Felt, a multi-talented mover and shaker and CEO of Creative Spotlights, realized that to expose art in NYC you need to do it out in the open. She first used her talent by featuring artists via a blog but it did not seem to […]
I’ll be honest — I recognize Johnny Cash’s unique voice. I know ‘Folsom Prison Blues’, ‘Ring of Fire’ and ‘I Walk the Line’ (the latter being an ill-advised karaoke pick of the past). But other than the songs that are absorbed by osmosis by musicians, I frankly knew almost nothing about Johnny Cash’s life and work. So, it was time to pay a visit to the Johnny Cash Museum, nestled just off Nashville’s Broadway.
The second installment of our “Walking Tour” series is the Nashville neighborhood/area of West End. Situated along the street of the same name, the West End area is comprised of an array of private and commercial properties. There are medical hubs like Centennial hospital, institutions of education, such as Vanderbilt University, as well as a miscellany of other great spots to explore and check out.
Late night music in a small venue has always appealed to me. The intimate atmosphere and energy that moves through the crowd when a solo artist or group is deep into their set is electrifying. This led me to look for music spots around the city and one I had long heard about was Bill’s Place on 133rd street in Harlem. When I had family come into town one weekend I made my move and got us tickets.
Music is truly global. The music industry keeps on changing and I welcome new opportunities as they present themselves
Article by Seth Fera-Schanes and Photography © Claire Cohen. Check out more of Claire’s work on her Facebook page Times Square knows how to throw a party and continues that tradition today with a live concert by Taylor Swift. With the release of her new album, 1989, this week […]