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Global Fashion according to Essence Missed the Mark

September 9, 2015 by Administrator

by Atim Annette Oton This summer, Essence released a new edition on Global Fashion and lots of folks seem to have loved it. I am happy that Essence has finally left the United States and has begun to cover the world more seriously. It started its journey by choosing to begin in Tanzania’s Serengeti – [...]

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A New Beginning and a Redefinition of Calabar Magazine for the Future

September 9, 2015 by Administrator

A New Beginning and a Redefinition of Calabar Magazine for the Future

by Atim Annette Oton 2015 has been a comprehensive invigorating year for me as a designer, entrepreneur and publisher. It has made me prepare more for 2016 which will be an incredible year of highs and lows, I predict because I am seeing the convergence of things to come. I stopped publishing this magazine in [...]

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Global Lives and Old Brooklyn Neighborhoods

October 22, 2014 by Administrator

Global Lives and Old Brooklyn Neighborhoods

by Atim Annette Oton My friend Imari DuSuazay calls herself a Brooklyn Girl. I know how that feels, except I am more a Global African Woman living in Brooklyn. Last week, in talking to a reporter, I spoke of how I listen to or read the news, it sounded simple enough. I said that I [...]

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Tackling Poverty Brooklyn

September 27, 2012 by Administrator

Tackling Poverty Brooklyn

Tackling Poverty Brooklyn #TacklingPoverty How Schools Can Succeed In Educating Poor and Homeless Children Date: Wednesday October 3rd Time: 6 PM-8:30 PM Location: Galapagos Art Space Description: As the new school year gets underway, we’ll highlight the connection between education and poverty. This series installment will explore the role of the community in education, enrichment, [...]

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Ad Salespeople Wanted

April 29, 2012 by Administrator

Ad Salespeople Wanted

Calabar Magazine is seeking Ad Salespeople for The International African Arts Festival Edition. Salespeople will be commission based only. Must begin immediately. Please email resume to info@calabarmag.com.

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WNYC Presents In MLK’s Footsteps: Education as a Civil Right

December 27, 2011 by Administrator

WNYC Presents In MLK’s Footsteps: Education as a Civil Right

  Join WNYC’s Brian Lehrer and Jami Floyd, managing editor of The Global Game, for an invigorating afternoon of discussion, performance and personal reminiscence. Singer-songwriter Toshi Reagonperforms live. Sunday, January 15, 2012 3:00 PM   Tickets: Admission is free, but reservations are necessary. RSVP here.  

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Second Annual Crown Heights Film Festival (CHFF) at Five Myles Gallery

October 1, 2011 by Administrator

Second Annual Crown Heights Film Festival (CHFF) at Five Myles Gallery

The Second Annual Crown Heights Film Festival (CHFF) will take place Thursday, October 13, 2011 through Sunday, October 16, 2011 at FiveMyles in Brooklyn, NY. The Festival will showcase local and international filmmakers’ documentaries, narratives, animations and fine art/experimental films. Details: Where: FiveMyles, 558 St. John’s Place Brooklyn, NY 11238 http//www.fivemyles.org Dates: Thursday, October 13, 2011 [...]

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Re-building a Brand: Moving Beyond Disasters and seeing Opportunities

September 26, 2011 by Administrator

Re-building a Brand: Moving Beyond Disasters and seeing Opportunities

by Atim Annette Oton   Some people experience a disaster and it ends their businesses; I see it as an opportunity. So, in June of this year, when a fire destroyed our store, Calabar Imports on Washington Avenue. My business partner and I took time off – she traveled and I spent the summer in [...]

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Brooklyn’s Oyster Frenzy

September 26, 2011 by Administrator

Brooklyn's Oyster Frenzy

by Krystal DeVille Over the summer, I began my journey to find the best oysters in Brooklyn. I searched far and wide from my surrounding neighborhood of Crown Heights, across town into Bedford Stuyvesant, down to the docks of Sheepshead Bay and I ended up at Coney Island. During my restaurant “run” from happy hours [...]

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Join us for Afro Fest 2011 in Brooklyn

September 18, 2011 by Administrator

Join us for Afro Fest 2011 in Brooklyn

NY Afrobeat Festival, Inc.’s Afro Fest 2011 which celebrates African rhythms, roots culture and the United Nation’s designation of 2011 as the International Year for People of African Descent. New York Afro Fest will include an African Literary Conference, film screenings and performances featuring live African, African-American, Latino and Diaspora Sacred music, and more. The [...]

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