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  • ‘The Wiz’ celebrates 40 years: Diana Ross’ daughter, Rhonda reflects on the film’s iconic NYC venues

    As “The Wiz” celebrates its 40th anniversary this week, the film is easing on down to influencing another generation.  The film adaptation of the groundbreaking musical first hit the big screen on Oct. 24, 1978. The classic represents a staple that defined black culture with a star-studded cast, including Diana Ross as Dorothy, Michael Jackson as the scarecrow and Richard Pryor as The Wiz. It displayed several New York City landmarks in the 1970s, such as the World Trade Center, […]

  • Here’s what animated sitcom New Yorkers can’t stop watching

    Animated sitcoms have dominated TV screens for decades, but where you live can determine what shows you binge. A new study by All Home Connections via AT&T ranked the most popular shows across each state. The research team compared those with the highest search volume through Google Trends data. According to the study, New Yorkers are big fans of “Daria,” the mega-hit spinoff of “Beavis and Butt-Head.” “Daria,” which first aired on MTV in 1997, made history as one of the longest-running […]

  • ‘The Man in The High Castle’ cast share what to expect from season three of the sci-fi

    “The Man in The High Castle” is back with new twists and turns. The Emmy-winning Amazon series was inspired by Philip K. Dick’s 1962 novel. It takes viewers into an alternative world where Nazi Germany and the Empire of Japan won World War II. The new season of the multi-layered drama continues to challenge social and political issues. British actor Rufus Sewell and Canadian actress Chelah Horsdal share with PIX11 what to expect ahead of the show’s third season. Sewell, who plays […]

  • 10 events you should add to your calendar this fall

    Fall is officially here, and there’s plenty of things to do across NYC this season. From a host of annual festivals such as The New York Comedy Festival, to Jay-Z’s charity concert, there’s definitely a slew of events to choose from. Here’s a list of events happening across the tri-state area this fall:  Oktoberfest, Open until Oct. 14 – The annual event offers authentic german beer, giant pretzels and beautiful skyline views. It is hosted at Watermark. Visit here for information on […]

  • Celebrities support Kavanaugh sexual assault accuser in viral video

    The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault is receiving a swarm of support online on Wednesday. Christine Blasey Ford revealed to the Washington Post on Sunday that she was allegedly assaulted by Kavanaugh. Ford claims that the judge forced himself on her at a party more than three decades ago. In a video shared online, a number of celebrities and activists have rallied to support Ford with the viral hashtag, #DearProfessorFord. Among those in the online clip include […]

  • Michelle Obama’s 10-city book tour is coming to Barclays Center

    Former First Lady Michelle Obama announced a 10-city book tour on Wednesday, which includes a stop in Brooklyn. The 54-year-old is promoting her forthcoming memoir “Becoming,” which is set to be released on  Nov. 13. On the same day her book hits shelves, she’ll kick off the tour in her hometown of Chicago. In addition to Brooklyn, she’ll also visit Detroit, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. The intimate conversation featuring the iconic author and a selection of moderators will be held […]

  • Six things to know about Naomi Osaka, the first Japanese athlete to win a Grand Slam final

    QUEENS, N.Y. – After a heated match with Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka made history on Saturday as the first Japanese athlete to win a Grand Slam singles title. The 20-year-old professional tennis player has called the match with Williams a “dream match.”  Osaka beat Williams with a final score of  6-2, 6-4 after Williams was penalized for a third code violation. Osaka credits 36-year-old Williams as her idol and inspiration. “She’s the main reason why I started playing tennis,” Osaka previously […]

  • Dorm room tips for college students from a decorating expert

    MONTCLAIR, N.J. – It’s back to school time and for incoming college freshmen, that means taking on a fresh start in a new space. Students at Montclair State University, which started classes this week, shared move-in tips while revealing special decorum ahead of the new school year. Amanda Zuckerman, co-founder of small space decorating shop Dormify, shared advice for ways to maneuver dorm items into the room. For example, she suggests moving the bed in first and steering all other items around […]

  • The cast of ‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’ open up about the show’s iconic original tunes

    It’s been nearly three decades since “Pretty Woman “first hit the big screen, but the story still remains in people’s hearts. Now fans can watch the beloved movie again — but this time in musical form with “Pretty Woman: The Musical,” which is set to premiere on Friday on New York City. The romance centers around a wealthy businessman who hires an escort for the weekend then follows the unlikely pair’s love story. Andy Karl, a three-time Tony nominee, will play the […]

  • 2018 Labor Day weekend: Things to do under $20 across NYC

    If you’re celebrating Labor Day weekend on a budget, there’s plenty of cool things to do across NYC. Whether it’s grabbing free food at a BBQ or celebrating Caribbean culture at the West Indian Day parade, there’s definitely a wide range of activities for the holiday. Here’s a list of events free of charge or under $20. 2018 NYC Labor Day weekend events: Afro Museum After Dark – The Museum of Sex is hosting an afrocentric-themed event spanning across three floors. […]