James has come a long way in the past year with his role in HBO’s hit show The Deuce and notching a part in Marty Scorsese’s The Irishman (2019). He is an interesting actor who was once on the road to be a priest. Yet his love for acting pulled him the other way. Due to his rough upbringing and looks he has been offered gangster roles as of late. Yet he does not mind it as he believes “work is work”.
It only seems fitting that some of the seasoned artists have come back to reenergize the music scene. This can be the case with indie rocker Alan Chapell. He has many years of experience in the tricky business of what they call the “music industry” – more on that below.
Nick Christopher, the talented contributor to Full Access NYC has a book out and available through amazon! Nick has been writing for the past 20 years and if you have been following his profile pieces on our site, you know you are in for a real treat.
The old timers would have been proud of this talented lady who belts out their hits that are forever timeless. What we mean by old timers are the artists who crooned the crowds back in the 50’s and 60’s. Singers like Frank Sinatra, Jerry Vale, Dean Martin and Al Martino. The young lady, Vanessa Racci could make anyone sing along to these hits that she has rejuvenated with her own spicy recipe.
Her message to mainstream media and to Asian women: Yes, Time’s UP
Founder and creator George Isaacs has done it again with an even bigger turn out for the 7th Annual Winter Film Festival in New York. George has been there and done that in the film world. He has been part of production teams for Round House Pictures, I.D. Films, Park Avenue Post and Red Reel Pictures.
Zhihua Hu is a composer, pianist and teacher. See our interview with this incredibly talented artist.
It comes as no surprise as more and more Asian artists are bridging the gap between their home counties and the United States. Vivi Hu is one of those emerging artists who have been working hard to plant her own creative flag here in America. At first Vivi never thought she would consider singing as a career but something changed for her while singing in a choir. She found solace in the gospel music of the choir and realized then that music was her destiny.
George Andreakos has been in love with acting for as long as he can remember. Ever since he was in grade school in Brooklyn he had the “acting bug”. His talent and passion for acting did not go unnoticed as he was casted as a lead or supporting actor in live plays. Yet it came a time when he had to give up acting for a while. He had a full-time job, College and started his own side business so acting did not fit into the equation.
There have been many film festivals that have taken part in the New York area and most of them are very similar in premise. Yet KATRA Films set a different standard where they look to present a unique avenue for all types of filmmakers. The creator Geoffrey Guerrero has been pushing the film series since 2012 and it has grown every year since. The festival is based on promoting tolerance, inclusivity, diversity and social justice.