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For decades, Amil Gargano worked with real-life ad men who make the fictional Don Draper look saintly. But for many in advertising, the main motivator was doing great work.VIDEO
It's one of the hippest jazz joints in the country and there's one act I'm especially looking forward to seeing.VIDEO
In "Russian Transport," an immigrant family in Brooklyn runs into trouble when a visiting uncle engages in shady business. The playwright argues that struggling to eek out an honest life is a challenge many immigrants face.
The founder of Teen Art Gallery, a project that displays works by artists between the ages of 12 and 19, talks to MetroFocus about what teenagers have to contribute to the art world — and how for some, it may be now or never.VIDEO
"For us, Harlem was the capital of the world. And we loved it." The words and music of legendary jazz man Cab Calloway live on in an animated tour of Harlem's jazz clubs and the upcoming American Masters documentary, "Cab Calloway: Sketches."VIDEO
Single or not, maybe Valentine's Day rubs you the wrong way.... This year, try one of these alternative activities for a new Valentine's Day experience. VIDEO
Watch out Spike Lee -- the young directors featured in the New Voices in Black Cinema festival bring tales of love, loss and hope back to Brooklyn.VIDEO