“El Niágara en Bicicleta”

“El Niágara en Bicicleta”as part of La Isla Bonita Street Art Series. (Niagara Falls on a Bicycle, The Beautiful Island) Created by Colombian born-Staten Island based artist Lina Montoya AKA Ele Eme. As part of La Isla Bonita series, this piece is named and inspired by music, the song ElNiágara en Bicicleta which was written…

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Babyface by Bueno

Photo by: Erika Mugglin   The New York natives in Bueno have always made a clanging version of post-punk structures befitting the overgrown sprawl of their place of birth, but their latest single “Babyface” serves to prove that even the most anxious Staten Islanders can get loaded and make Loaded. Singer Luke Chiaruttini still fills his…

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Inspiring Art

Staten Island has many different types of artists who are talented and create an array of beautiful work.One Of the artists I was introduced to was Kwue Molly an artist that has done work all over Staten Island. One of his murals is on Bay street of a woman drinking coffee which is very pretty…

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Loving Staten Island Music

At times it’s difficult to find music that was created in your area since nowadays everyone just listens to radio music with the same popular artists. But a lot of people don’t realize that they are missing out on unique sounds created by bands or artists in Staten Island, New York. The first band I…

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Color Blind – Projectivity

Colorblind – adjective unable to distinguish certain colors, or any colors at all not influenced by racial prejudice   Port Richmond – The phrase “colorblind” has lots of connotations, and can be viewed as positive or negative depending on how it is used. In today’s racial climate, the idea of being “colorblind” lets us look…

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Nike SB x Atlas – Dunk Low

It’s been said that pictures are the only language to be understood virtually anywhere in the world… the same holds true for a slick pair of sneakers. Nike SB’s latest collaboration with Bay Area skateshop Atlas take this concept to heart with an exploration of our mutual love of photography. From out of darkroom and…

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ADVANCED Poetry Night

Once a month a group of poets, artists, writers & spectators gather for the ADVANCED Poetry Open Mic & Slam. Organizers from NYSAI magazine linked up with RHC to support the movement to have a Staten Island Slam Team entered into the 2016 National competition. For some time now, Staten Island has been the only…

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