Posts Tagged ‘Queens’

The 7 train rolls by 5 Pointz

Art + Activism: Saving 5 Pointz

  I recently took to the graffiti mecca 5 Pointz, as I got word on twitter that it will be torn down this year to make way for luxury apartments. Over 350 murals can be seen decorating the five story industrial complex in Long Island City (LIC), Queens. The name 5 Pointz symbolizes artists coming […]

Dja Rara

Photo Friday – Dja Rara in Queens, NY

Our Photo Find comes from our Photo 365 Project. Everyday we ┬átake one photo for a year. This photo is from our trip to the Queens Museum of Art’s Passport Fridays installation.

Q-Tip of hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest

Video – Q-Tip Takes It Back to Africa

Q-tip from legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest sits down with Gina Paige of genealogy company African Ancestry to trace his maternal African roots. What he finds out turns out to be a delightful surprise.