We are excited to close out the summer with our upcoming Girl Rising film screening event next Wednesday, September 17th! Event starts promptly at 6pm

www.mdadGRfilm.eventbrite.com

"Girl Rising tells nine of those stories, each one about the power of education to change the future for girls, families, communities and entire nations." www.girlrising.com

Trailer —> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81x6mYNxqzU

smaxmusic:

#enjoylife with Smax Music at the GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair - by GreenThumbs NYC & Bondfire RadioSat Sept 13 (event is noon - 4pm)Smax Music live at 1pm
This annual harvest celebration honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City for their work during the season and gives them the opportunity to show off their harvest. This year will feature a healthy food demonstration, a domino tournament, gardening workshops, raffle prizes, live music, the annual Harvest Contest, and activities for kids, including face painting, balloon art and double dutch. It’s a celebration for all ages!
Music with BondFire Radio featuring Smax Music, LaCresha Berry, Storm Marrero
Green Gems Community Garden - 149 Fountain Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11208
Train: A, C to Euclid Ave.  Walk north one block to Glenmore Ave., then west four blocks to Fountain Ave.
For schedule & event details, http://www.greenthumbnyc.org/news.html?news_id=277

smaxmusic:

#enjoylife with Smax Music at the GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair - by GreenThumbs NYC & Bondfire Radio

Sat Sept 13 (event is noon - 4pm)
Smax Music live at 1pm

This annual harvest celebration honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City for their work during the season and gives them the opportunity to show off their harvest. This year will feature a healthy food demonstration, a domino tournament, gardening workshops, raffle prizes, live music, the annual Harvest Contest, and activities for kids, including face painting, balloon art and double dutch. It’s a celebration for all ages!

Music with BondFire Radio featuring Smax Music, LaCresha Berry, Storm Marrero

Green Gems Community Garden - 149 Fountain Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11208

Train: A, C to Euclid Ave.  Walk north one block to Glenmore Ave., then west four blocks to Fountain Ave.


For schedule & event details, http://www.greenthumbnyc.org/news.html?news_id=277

smaxmusic:

Shoutout to richlouis for a great screening at Kombit in Brooklyn this week for his Haitian Creatives Series. Honored to be part of it along with DJ Hard Hittin Harry Fan Page and comic illustrator Chuck Collins - see more of Rich’s work at http://richardlouissaint.com/ #enjoylife 

melysmax:

Tues, Sept 9th check out richlouis videos for his Haitian Creatives Series featuring smaxmusic and mldigitalart #nyc
9/9/14
7-10pm
Kombit Bar & Restaurant, 279 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn

MELySMAX photo shoot with Richard LouissaintSee the other photos here —> http://richardlouissaint.com/?fluxus_portfolio=mel-and-smax

melysmax:

Tues, Sept 9th check out richlouis videos for his Haitian Creatives Series featuring smaxmusic and mldigitalart #nyc

9/9/14

7-10pm

Kombit Bar & Restaurant, 279 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn

MELySMAX photo shoot with Richard Louissaint

See the other photos here —> http://richardlouissaint.com/?fluxus_portfolio=mel-and-smax

#womenempowerment is the movement 
MEET OUR “GIRL RISING” FILM SCREENING SPECIAL GUEST:  Galit Adani, Founder & Executive Director of Dance To Unite 


Galit Adani had a passion for learning about diverse cultures from an early age, her love for the art of dance served as a way for her to learn, teach and celebrate cultural diversity. Galit has trained in Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Theater Dance and Belly Dance, she is also a certified Pilates instructor (LindaFit Pilates Mat Certification). As the Founder and the Executive Director of Dance to Unite, she oversees the DtU program in various schools, teaches different styles of dance, trains volunteers and coordinates our special guest artists’ events and performances. Galit believes that the combination of education and dance, when they are integrated with the intention of bringing positive messages of unity, can serve as a conduit for world peace.


Meet Galit at our “Girl Rising” Film Screening Event at 6pm at SLC Conference Center, 15 W39th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue, 3rd Floor
Reserved seats sold out – waitlist available here

#womenempowerment is the movement

MEET OUR “GIRL RISING” FILM SCREENING SPECIAL GUEST:  Galit Adani, Founder & Executive Director of Dance To Unite

Galit Adani had a passion for learning about diverse cultures from an early age, her love for the art of dance served as a way for her to learn, teach and celebrate cultural diversity. Galit has trained in Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Theater Dance and Belly Dance, she is also a certified Pilates instructor (LindaFit Pilates Mat Certification). As the Founder and the Executive Director of Dance to Unite, she oversees the DtU program in various schools, teaches different styles of dance, trains volunteers and coordinates our special guest artists’ events and performances. Galit believes that the combination of education and dance, when they are integrated with the intention of bringing positive messages of unity, can serve as a conduit for world peace.

Meet Galit at our “Girl Rising” Film Screening Event at 6pm at SLC Conference Center, 15 W39th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue, 3rd Floor

Reserved seats sold out – waitlist available here


#womenempowerment is the movement
MEET OUR “GIRL RISING” FILM SCREENING SPECIAL GUEST:  Johnny Ronelus, STEM Educator & Instructional Designer 


Johnny Ronelus is a doctoral candidate in the DPS program at Pace University Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems. He has been a STEM educator and instructional designer for over 15 years at the elementary, middle- and high school level. Prior to teaching at the preK-12 level, he has conducted undergraduate research and training in Biochemistry, Molecular Genetic, and Metabolic Engineering and has been an MBRS student during his undergraduate years. He is currently the lead educator/researcher for One Planet Education Network (OPEN). He has been actively engaged in the maker movement since its inception. He is currently working with leading researchers and educators on a global scale to disrupt the traditional curriculum and pedagogy toward the goal of bringing a paradigm shift in the domain of education.


Meet Johnny at our “Girl Rising” Film Screening Event at 6pm at SLC Conference Center, 15 W39th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue, 3rd Floor
Reserved seats sold out – waitlist available here

#womenempowerment is the movement

MEET OUR “GIRL RISING” FILM SCREENING SPECIAL GUEST:  Johnny Ronelus, STEM Educator & Instructional Designer

Johnny Ronelus is a doctoral candidate in the DPS program at Pace University Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems. He has been a STEM educator and instructional designer for over 15 years at the elementary, middle- and high school level. Prior to teaching at the preK-12 level, he has conducted undergraduate research and training in Biochemistry, Molecular Genetic, and Metabolic Engineering and has been an MBRS student during his undergraduate years. He is currently the lead educator/researcher for One Planet Education Network (OPEN). He has been actively engaged in the maker movement since its inception. He is currently working with leading researchers and educators on a global scale to disrupt the traditional curriculum and pedagogy toward the goal of bringing a paradigm shift in the domain of education.

Meet Johnny at our “Girl Rising” Film Screening Event at 6pm at SLC Conference Center, 15 W39th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue, 3rd Floor

Reserved seats sold out – waitlist available here

#womenempowerment is the movement
MEET OUR “GIRL RISING” FILM SCREENING SPECIAL GUEST:  Veralyn Williams, Journalist, Veralyn Media and Co-Founder of Telem Center for the African Child


Veralyn Williams has a B.A. in Media Studies from Hunter College, and has been tackling questions about identity, social norms, and community since she picked up her first microphone 10 years ago. She currently works to build power in Central Brooklyn as Communications Organizer at Brooklyn Movement Center (BMC), a membership-led, direct-action, community organizing group. Before joining BMC, Veralyn spent 6 years as a Multimedia Freelance Journalist, producing and reporting award-winning stories for WNYC’s Radio Rookies. Her work has also been featured on NPR, Bedsider.org, WBAI, BronxNet Television, and on her personal blog, VeralynMedia.com. Veralyn is a Board Member and Co-Founder of Telem Center for the African Child, non-profit providing cultural, educational and recreational programs for children of African descent to explore and celebrate their heritage. Through all of her endeavors she aims to give a voice to perspectives that are often forgotten in the media.


Meet Veralyn at our “Girl Rising” Film Screening Event at 6pm at SLC Conference Center, 15 W39th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue, 3rd Floor
Reserved seats sold out – waitlist available here

#womenempowerment is the movement

MEET OUR “GIRL RISING” FILM SCREENING SPECIAL GUEST:  Veralyn Williams, Journalist, Veralyn Media and Co-Founder of Telem Center for the African Child

Veralyn Williams has a B.A. in Media Studies from Hunter College, and has been tackling questions about identity, social norms, and community since she picked up her first microphone 10 years ago. She currently works to build power in Central Brooklyn as Communications Organizer at Brooklyn Movement Center (BMC), a membership-led, direct-action, community organizing group. Before joining BMC, Veralyn spent 6 years as a Multimedia Freelance Journalist, producing and reporting award-winning stories for WNYC’s Radio Rookies. Her work has also been featured on NPR, Bedsider.org, WBAI, BronxNet Television, and on her personal blog, VeralynMedia.com. Veralyn is a Board Member and Co-Founder of Telem Center for the African Child, non-profit providing cultural, educational and recreational programs for children of African descent to explore and celebrate their heritage. Through all of her endeavors she aims to give a voice to perspectives that are often forgotten in the media.

Meet Veralyn at our “Girl Rising” Film Screening Event at 6pm at SLC Conference Center, 15 W39th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue, 3rd Floor

Reserved seats sold out – waitlist available here

#womenempowerment Sept 20th Join @chef_elle as she brings together a group of dynamic women entrepreneurs sharing valuable insight on business! This conference will feature various workshops & panels focusing on business savvy advice and guidance given by various industry experts. This is a must attend if you are interested in starting a business or going to the next level! For more info & tix, check out http://womenmeanbusinessconference.weebly.com/
I will be doing a workshop on digital media!  Don’t miss it!

#womenempowerment Sept 20th Join @chef_elle as she brings together a group of dynamic women entrepreneurs sharing valuable insight on business! This conference will feature various workshops & panels focusing on business savvy advice and guidance given by various industry experts. This is a must attend if you are interested in starting a business or going to the next level! For more info & tix, check out http://womenmeanbusinessconference.weebly.com/

I will be doing a workshop on digital media!  Don’t miss it!

Absolute honor meeting legendary drummer & artist, Sheila E

Absolute honor meeting legendary drummer & artist, Sheila E

#womenempowerment is the movement! An empowered girl is valuable to families, communities, and economies on a global scale #girlrising

#womenempowerment is the movement! An empowered girl is valuable to families, communities, and economies on a global scale #girlrising