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Food: It’s a taste of Brooklyn — and beyond! Restaurants across Kings County and other outer-borough eateries will serve up budget-friendly, three-course meals to customers as part of a unique dining campaign kicking off on March 18. Comment

Queens group bolsters visibility of city’s queer Caribbean community

People: The Caribbean Equality Project is a dominate force for the Caribbean LGBTQ community, helming their issues and bringing them to the forefront. Comment
St Vincent: Despite numerous challenges within and without the legal profession, Queens-based, Vincentian-born attorney Narissa Morris is determined to press on. Comments (1)
Arts & Theater: They painted for a cause! About a dozen women turned out for a local organization’s painting workshop in Queens last Friday. Comment
Arts & Theater: The forthcoming “Hear Her Call” festival, selected seven Caribbean-American women writers for its York College event on March 29. Headed by the Queens-based production company Conch Shell Productions, the festival is a celebration of Caribbean women’s writers, and their stories and narratives. Close to four dozen writers submitted, said founder and creator Magaly Colimon-Christopher. Comment

Provocative play tackles gender and sexual assault in Jamaica

Arts & Theater: It’s a whole new perspective! The reading of a 15-year-old play tackles the question of sexual assault against men. In the staged reading of “Against His Will,” at The New Vibe in Rockville Centre on Feb. 17, award-winning playwright and actor David Heron addresses the question of whether an erection suggests consent. He was initially inspired to write the play after randomly pondering a question regarding the matter. Comment

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