The classic punk band The Ramones is being honored at The Queens Museum with a new exhibit “Hey! Ho! Let’s go! Ramones and the birth of punk.” Dubbed the “pioneers of punk” with its catchy lyrics and fast tempos the band has left a legacy on the genre of rock. However, its success didn’t come as quickly. As Amina Lovell reports The Ramones debut album didn’t go gold until 2014, nearly four decades after its release.
Living in New York you can encounter a lot of interesting characters. Weird dates. Shady landlords… and, the occasional con artist. Amina Lovell tells us about her experience when she wanted to believe she could trade money for her..”big break.”
Ninety-five years ago in Tulsa, Oklahoma a race riot left the most affluent black community in America destroyed . No one was ever convicted. Now, as Amina Lovell reports, classically trained musician and Broadway performer Alicia Hall Moran has created a performance inspired by these events.
Ever since George Harrison played sitar on the Beatles song Norwegian Wood , Indian classical music has had fans in the United States. Now, a group of musicians that call themselves, the Brooklyn Raga Massive is mashing-up traditional Indian music with other musical styles. Amina Lovell reports.
After over two years of planning and promotion, the first twelve LINK NYC wifi kiosks were rolled out by Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday. The kiosks boast an android tablet where you can browse the web, make 311 calls and free domestic calls. But how secure is this network? Amina Lovell has the story.