Brooklyn based non-profit, First Tech Fund has been announced as one of the winners of the Fourth Annual Make It Awards presented by the New York Knicks and Squarespace. First Tech Fund is committed to closing the digital divide by providing NYC students in underserved communities with technology, practical skills, and opportunities to succeed in the modern world. The non-profit is one of four local tri-state businesses to receive a $30,000 grant, a one-year subscription to Squarespace, a feature segment on MSG Networks, and one-on-one mentorship with one of the judges on the panel. You can learn more about First Tech Fund and how to support it here.
HBO Max Orders Docuseries Take Out From Lisa Ling
Lisa Ling’s Take Out docuseries is the latest project to come from her deal with HBO Max. The streaming platform has ordered the six-part docuseries that will showcase some of America’s 45,000 Asian restaurants and share stories about the people behind them. Ling shared some thoughts about the upcoming series by saying, “It is time that we learn about a community that has been integral to America’s development but has largely been ignored by American history. My own family’s path to their American dream started in a Chinese restaurant, and I cannot wait to learn the stories of those whose journey paralleled mine throughout different parts of this country.”
Fast Fridays Coming To Theaters
To celebrate the release of F9, the newest movie to join the Fast and Furious saga, Universal Pictures is bringing “Fast Fridays” to over 500 theaters across the United States. To thank fans, select theaters will be screening a different Fast and Furious film each Friday starting on April 30. You can get more details on how to snag tickets to Fast Fridays here and check out the lineup below.
Friday, 4/30 – The Fast and the Furious Friday, 5/7 – 2 Fast 2 Furious Friday, 5/14 – The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift Friday, 5/21 – Fast & Furious Friday, 5/28 – Fast Five Friday, 6/4 – Fast & Furious 6 Friday, 6/11 – Furious 7 Friday, 6/18 – The Fate of the Furious