Our Time Press

Day: <span>April 12, 2019</span>

Renaissance Woman  in Our Time Nadhege Ptah Pt. II

Nadhege Ptah, writer, director, producer, dancer and film and stage actor, is preparing to leave the country. Her labor-of-love short film, Paris Blues in Harlem, is taking her to a film festival where it’s nominated for an award. Inspired by the real-life Harlem jazz club Paris Blues, the narrative tells of a young woman named […]readmore

Music School String Students  to Perform at Home in Brooklyn, 

      In anticipation of their upcoming trip to and performances in Paris, France, the Brooklyn Music School (BMS) Strings Department is holding a concert on Saturday, April 13 (6:00-7:00pm) at the Brooklyn Music School as a chance for the students to perform their repertoire for the BMS community and as a fundraiser to […]readmore

NYC COUNCIL PASSES MARIJUANA PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING BAN

NEW YORK, NY: The New York City Council today approved legislation from Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams which bans pre-employment testing for marijuana usage in the vast majority of cases.  The legislation was co-prime sponsored by Majority Leader Laurie A. Cumbo and Council Member Carlina Rivera and passed by an overwhelming majority at Tuesday’s Stated Meeting of the full Council. The bill, Intro 1445-A, prohibits […]readmore