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Wired Perfectly. Beauloni Style: Designer Sherri Hobson Green

September 11, 2011 by Administrator

 Wired Perfectly. Beauloni Style: Designer Sherri Hobson Green

by Cassandra Bromfield I remember exactly when I met Sherri, it was in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (where I grew up). Two blocks from my house, on Broadway, there was a fabric store, Sutter Fabrics. When I walked in the store there was a young lady who had such a familiar face. She looked like a high [...]

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The Lost and Found Generation

September 11, 2011 by Administrator

The Lost and Found Generation

by Ezinne Adibe In this so-called post-racial society and the era of the first “African-American” president Barack Obama, son of a Kenyan father and a white American mother, identity will continue to crop up even more, whether in coffee shop conversation, academia, online, and so forth. Additionally, race, ethnicity, and culture are not going to [...]

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CALABAR MODELS are REAL people

September 11, 2011 by Administrator

CALABAR MODELS are REAL people

Name: Tania Molina. Age: 30’s. Work: In Banking Culture: Garifuna. Lives: Crown Heights Food: Ethnic. Bar: NoBar Fashion: WOW WOW by Wunmi at Calabar Imports, Dumbo and Brooklyn Flea Photos: Fredrick V. Nielsen Photography, http://www. featherrock.smugmug.com

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the hotness list: what’s hot in brooklyn Fall 2011

September 11, 2011 by Administrator

the hotness list: what’s hot in brooklyn Fall 2011

food    Oysters drink    Witches Brew by nucomme business    Inkwell Deals person    Anthony Mackie book    A Belle in Brooklyn technology    Iphone 5 fashion item    Fedora music     Hurricane CD by Grace Jones bar    NoBar on Nostrand Avenue online     Huffington Post Black Voices broadway    Audra McDonald [...]

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Phoenix Rising: Our Rebirth and Change

September 11, 2011 by Administrator

Phoenix Rising: Our Rebirth and Change

It has been three months since I decided to re-launch this magazine in this compact form. In June, our store on Washington Avenue closed until December 2011 for renovation due to a fire and we opened one in Dumbo this September. For me, the loss represents opportunity, and a rebirth. The return of this publication to [...]

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The Silence Factory: It is a fun place.

August 1, 2011 by Administrator

The Silence Factory: It is a fun place.

by Atim Annette Oton Every other day, I have the same discussion with someone: an African, a Caribbean or an African-American person. It goes like this: When will we get it together? They complain about how little progress is made and how we as black people are not ready and why? I listen, nod and [...]

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The Re-Launch: Old Stories and Phoenix Rising

July 10, 2011 by Administrator

The Re-Launch: Old Stories and Phoenix Rising

by Atim Annette Oton   My father was a story-teller and my mother a people gatherer. This is my heritage and my calling. Last month, I decided to re-launch Calabar Magazine, to be released September 2011. It is necessary, again, to be the distinctive black Brooklyn’s voice. Calabar Magazine is a place for story-telling, a [...]

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2011 Festival Advertising for the 40th Anniversary of the International African Arts Festival

June 20, 2011 by Administrator

The International African Arts Festival began in 1971 as a fundraiser for the Uhuru Sasa School – a community based initiative that educated youth and adults about African culture. The fundraiser was a small festival with about 20 arts and crafts vendors, local entertainers, and food prepared by parents. Almost 2,000 people came to the [...]

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2011 – A New Year, New Spirit and Events in the Brooklyn Area

January 2, 2011 by Administrator

2011 - A New Year, New Spirit and Events in the Brooklyn Area

2011 is the year of the Rabbit according to the Chinese Calendar. Here are some key events: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend Birthday Bash! Saturday, January 15 – Monday, January, 17, 10am-5pm The Museum’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Weekend will feature a variety of classic Museum programs created to educate, enrich, enlighten, and [...]

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Ayiti: Reaching Higher Ground Series

July 19, 2010 by Administrator

Ayiti: Reaching Higher Ground Series

Ayiti: Reaching Higher Ground Series OPENS JULY 22, 2010, closes Aug 22, 2010 Ayiti: Reaching Higher Ground Series features a collection of photographs taken just after the earthquake in Haiti by Haitian-American photographer Regine Romain and founder, Brooklyn Photo Salon. Reception: Thursday, July 22 at 6pm RSVP at info@calabar-imports.com About Regine Romain Régine Romain is [...]

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