Archive for October, 2009

Spike Lee Presents County of Kings by Lemon Andersen

Icon Written by Cumba on October 18, 2009 – 2:33 pm

countyofkings Last year, I had the pleasure to attend the Under the Radar Festival at the Public Theater to witness Lemon Andersen take the stage in County of Kings: The Beautiful Struggle. At that time, I told everyone I could to go see this amazing piece of work where Lemon bared his life in a raw and compelling performance. The piece stayed with me and I was very happy to see that more people would be able to see this one man play in a limited run, again at the Public Theater.

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CNN Heroes – Jorge Munoz

Icon Written by Cumba on October 4, 2009 – 5:11 pm

Jorge Munoz is known in Jackson Heights as an Angel in Queens. Since 2004, he has handed out more than 70,000 meals to the hungry, all the while working as a school bus driver. Along with his family, every night at 9:30PM he gives out meals without fail.

Read more about him and vote for him, using the widget below, as the CNN 2009 Hero. You can vote as many times as you want until Thursday, November 19.

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