Columbus Day 2023

Columbus Day falls annually on the second Monday of October. As a federal holiday, you can expect schools and government buildings to be closed, and no USPS mail to be delivered. Federal employees will have the day off work, but many other businesses will be operating under normal or limited … »
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61st Annual New York Film Festival

The New York Film Festival (NYFF) has been showcasing the best of the best in upcoming films since 1963. Run by the nonprofit organization Film at Lincoln Center, the festival is not a competition; the films presented from all around the world for consideration are solely to allow the public … »
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U.S. Open 2023

The U.S. Open Tennis Championships celebrated its 143rd edition this year.This proud tradition of athleticism began in Newport, Rhode Island in 1881, with the U.S. National Championships, a men’s singles and doubles tennis tournament open only to members of exclusive tennis clubs. Over decades, the event expanded to include women’s singles … »
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50 Years of Hip-Hop

Hip-hop originated as and remains an important development in the world of music as a whole and a major cultural movement in the United States.While “hip-hop” and “rap” are often used interchangeably, they are not the same: rapping is the style of vocal performance characterized by rhyming, rhythmic speech delivered … »
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