Gabriel Builds Little Futures in Brooklyn
Nov21

Gabriel Builds Little Futures in Brooklyn

Her medium sized frame, circular black glasses, and Hershey milk chocolate skin make Aretha Gabriel one of the building blocks that help construct the foundation needed for a child’s education. From Trinidadian descent, she is currently a sixth-grade teacher that teaches science and social studies at Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School in Bedford Stuyvesant. Inside the medium-sized classroom, brightly colored bulletin boards display the...

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Thomas Eaton: The Man Behind the Drawing Board
Nov20

Thomas Eaton: The Man Behind the Drawing Board

With crystal blue eyes and a smile that belongs in a Colgate commercial, Thomas Eaton doesn’t fit the animator stereotype. But make no mistake, bringing art to life is indeed, his life’s work. Eaton teaches animation in the KBCC art department. He has done a range of short films, comic book strips, and band music video covers. He published his first comic book titled “The Bug Zapper” last year and is currently working on...

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It Review: More Coming of Age Than Scare Fest
Sep11

It Review: More Coming of Age Than Scare Fest

Clowns are meant to bring children joy with their playful antics and joyous demeanor, but Pennywise does nothing but the complete opposite in the modern-day retelling of Stephen King’s It. Originally released in 1986 and adapted into a TV miniseries that aired in 1990, this 2017 remake will have you split down the middle. A great tale more similar to Stranger Things than the original, the scares don’t float the way they...

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