February Events in NYC

Feb. 10 - 15 - Fashion Week - CLICK ALL MONTH - New York Public Library Celebrates Black History Month- for Events CLICK List of NYC Parks named after prominent African Americans - CLICK Now - Feb. 12 - Restaurant Week - CLICK Sun. Feb. 12 - 1:00 pm - Chinese New Year Parade -... Continue Reading →

Washington D.C. Events – February

February is BLACK HISTORY MONTH, and there are quite a few great resources to post. Arlington National Cemetery has a NEW series of educational resources. There are currently a dozen topics, including African American History, and they are AMAZING! - CLICK HERE A list of recommended secondary sources on the history of African Americans and... Continue Reading →

January Events – NYC

THURSDAY, JANUARY 12 - 7:00 pm THE ROAD TO FREEDOM LITERARY FESTIVAL Rainbow Railroad is thrilled to announce the Road to Freedom Literary Festival, centered around the theme that “storytelling helps heal humanity’s wounds.” This new book festival will raise money for at-risk LGBTQ+ people. On January 12, 2023, the Road to Freedom Literary Festival... Continue Reading →

January Washington D.C. Events

SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2023 - 2:00 PM CHINESE LUNAR NEW YEAR PARADE The 2023 Annual Chinese Lunar New Year parade is organized by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of Washington, DC (CCBA) in partnership with the DC Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA). The Year of the Rabbit - People born in... Continue Reading →

The Immigrant History of the NYC Neighborhood Behind ‘In the Heights’

The film adaptation of Lin- Manuel Miranda's “In the Heights” draws on the real history of Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhoodknown colloquially as “Little Dominican Republic,” comes alive on stage and on screen, imbuing every scene with an unmistakable, pulsating presence Situated between 155th Street and 195th Street The neighborhood’s story is one of hardship, prosperity... Continue Reading →

NEW: American Pop Culture Exhibition at Smithsonian American History Museum

January, 2023: The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History brings television, film, music and sports together in one enthralling space with its big new permanent exhibition, “Entertainment Nation.” After Gloria Estefan met Emilio Estefan (above: costume worn by Gloria and Emilio's drum) through her work with the local Cuban-Americanquartet Miami Latin Boys, Miami Sound Machine... Continue Reading →

Balloch Castle and park, Luss Village

Balloch Castle- a county park now Park’s view of Loch Lomond Sassenach Coffee in Luss Village Luss Village Around 1,500 years ago, an Irish missionary, St Kessog, arrived at Loch Lomond, bringing Christianity to the area. At the time Luss was called Clachan Dhu (the dark village) because it lay in the shadow of the... Continue Reading →

Dunblane Cathedral & Village

The church is dedicated to the 6th century saint, St. Blane and this gives its name to the settlement: dunblane meaning hill of St Blane. The church also had an altar to St. Lawrence. The oldest surviving part of the church is the lower four storeys of the tower which date from around 1100AD. The... Continue Reading →

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