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About Abbe Sparks

Abbe Sparks is the Founder of Socially Sparked News. A social media and content influencer, she has been covering the entertainment, music, digital, tech and advocacy sectors for over 20 years as the Chief Igniter of Abbe Sparks Media Group. Socially Sparked News is her labor of love. Email Abbe @ http://info@sociallysparkednews.com
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Let There Be Music Sweet Emerging Music Says Mondo NYC
14 hours ago

Let There Be Music Sweet Emerging Music Says Mondo NYC

Let there be music, sweet emerging music says Mondo NYC at its fourth annual music and tech conference. This year’s outing took place by day in Brooklyn at The Williamsburg Hotel featuring inspiring speakers, panels and breakout sessions; by night, in music venues throughout lower Manhattan and Brooklyn showcasing emerging artists. EMERGING ARTISTS FROM AROUND [...]
Purple Sparks Everywhere Honoring Spirit Day & LGBTQ Youth
7 days ago

Purple Sparks Everywhere Honoring Spirit Day & LGBTQ Youth

By  •  Advocacy
Purple sparks are everywhere honoring Spirit Day & LGBTQ youth. 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the annual awareness day.  It began in 2010 as a response to high-profile bullying-related suicides of gay schoolers. Spirit Day is held annually on the third Thursday of every October during National Bullying Prevention Month. Purple is the color [...]
Mondo NYC Ignites Sparks in Hip Williamsburg
1 week ago

Mondo NYC Ignites Sparks in Hip Williamsburg

Mondo NYC ignites sparks in hip Williamsburg this week from October 15 thru 18.  The Brooklyn conference brings emerging music and frontier technology center stage mixed in with fireside chats, over 100 panels, workshops and, of course, music showcases laced throughout the big Apple and Brooklyn. Mondo NYC will be held daytime at the Williamsburg [...]
Don Your Blue Shirt for Bullying Prevention Day
2 weeks ago

Don Your Blue Shirt for Bullying Prevention Day

By  •  Advocacy
Don your blue shirt for World Day of Bullying Prevention™ on October 7th. Held annually, this campaign strives to change the culture and eradicate bullying by stomping it out. Coinciding with October's National Bullying Prevention Month, the first Monday every October is designated for the world to stress the importance of bullying prevention and to [...]
Legendary Superstar Drummer Ginger Baker Dead
3 weeks ago

Legendary Superstar Drummer Ginger Baker Dead

Legendary superstar drummer Ginger Baker dead at the age of 80. (August 19, 1937 - October 6, 2019). The English drummer socially sparked® our lives and his colleagues in the music industry in countless ways. "Ginger Baker" by Zoran Veselinovic is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker was a founder of the rock [...]
Sixty Counts: It’s the International Day of Older Persons!
3 weeks ago

Sixty Counts: It’s the International Day of Older Persons!

By  •  Advocacy
Sixty Counts: it's the International Day of Older Persons. This United Nations-designated day spotlights age equality. It offers everyone around the world an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the important contributions that older people make to society. Moreover, it raises awareness of the opportunities and challenges of aging in today’s world. The UN designates October [...]
October Sparks For Domestic Violence, Bullying Prevention +
3 weeks ago

October Sparks For Domestic Violence, Bullying Prevention +

By  •  Advocacy
October sparks for Domestic Violence, Bullying Prevention, Drug Safety Education, Breast Cancer plus many other important health and social issues that plague our society. It's also the time for Fall fun activities as apple and pumpkin picking and trick or treating for Halloween. We spotlight a few key causes and activities below to help kick-start [...]
Prestigious New York Film Festival Returns for 57th Year
4 weeks ago

Prestigious New York Film Festival Returns for 57th Year

The Prestigious New York Film Festival (NYFF) returns for its 57th year on September 27th and runs thru October 13, 2019.  NYFF is one of the longest-running and most prestigious festivals in the United States and a centerpiece of New York Culture since 1963. The 57th edition will introduce new cinematic works from around the [...]
Autumn Sparks Annual Hispanic Heritage Month
4 weeks ago

Autumn Sparks Annual Hispanic Heritage Month

Autumn sparks the annual Hispanic Heritage Month! It's that time of year where we recognize the important contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States. Every September 15th to October 15th we celebrate their heritage and culture. Every year since 1968 from September 15th thru October 15th we celebrate Hispanic and Latino [...]
A History Making Emmys 2019
1 month ago

A History Making Emmys 2019

It was a history making Emmys Show last night at the 71st Prime Time Emmy Awards as actor Billy Porter became the first openly gay black man to win Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Pose on FX Network. The evening's historical moments were many at LA's The Microsoft Theater and totally Socially [...]
Who Will Receive the Coveted Emmy Award?
1 month ago

Who Will Receive the Coveted Emmy Award?

Who will receive the coveted Emmy Award this year? Tonight marks television's biggest night as the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will honor the best in U.S. prime time TV programming from June 1, 2018 until May 31, 2019. Chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, this year's ceremony will be held on September 22nd [...]
NYC Off-Broadway Week Fall 2019 Begins September 23
1 month ago

NYC Off-Broadway Week Fall 2019 Begins September 23

NYC Off-Broadway Week Fall 2019 begins September 23. Also known as '2-For-1 Tickets,'OBWF runs from September 23rd thru October 6th, Theatre lovers, New Yorkers and visitors alike can seize the opportunity to take in an Off-Broadway show for a steal -- at two-for-one tickets (2-For-1)! The bi-annual Promotion offers more than 30 unique Off-Broadway productions [...]
Feast of San Genarro Returns to Little Italy
1 month ago

Feast of San Genarro Returns to Little Italy

The Feast of San Genarro returns to Little Italy, New York City and will run from September 12th through the 22nd. The annual festival runs along Mulberry Street between Canal and Houston.  2019 marks 93 years of celebrating the Patron Saint -- which began in 1926 as a one day event. Inaugural day of the [...]
New York City Now a Pop-Up Kinda’ Town
2 months ago

New York City Now a Pop-Up Kinda’ Town

New York City is now a pop-up kinda’ town.  The Bronx may be up and the Battery is definitely down, but everything’s coming up pop-ups. The most recent is the giant Saks Fifth Avenue fashion-adorned Carousel in Rockefeller Plaza. The Carousel Pop-Up is located directly across from the Flagship Saks at Rockefeller Plaza and will [...]
Baby, Everything Linda Ronstadt is Totally Good
2 months ago

Baby, Everything Linda Ronstadt is Totally Good

Baby, everything Linda Ronstadt is totally good and everyone can see why starting today with the opening of Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice.  The documentary will run in select theaters nationwide including Los Angeles and New York City. Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice takes us on the legendary artist's journey as [...]
Happy National Wildlife Day
2 months ago

Happy National Wildlife Day

By  •  Advocacy
Happy National Wildlife Day, which is held annually on September 4th. The day serves to bring global awareness and education concerning the number of endangered animals and the need for conservation and preservation. National Wildlife Day was founded in 2005 by Animal Behaviorist and Philanthropist Colleen Paige. The day was created to bring awareness and [...]
Here Comes Broadway Week 2 For 1 Tickets
2 months ago

Here Comes Broadway Week 2 For 1 Tickets

Here comes Broadway Week 2-for-1 Tickets Fall 2019! Beginning September 3rd thru September 16th, theatre lovers will be able to purchase up to two tickets to select Broadway shows for the price of one! Broadway Week is a bi-annual theater celebration offering discounted tickets to select shows since 2011. It's a buy one, get one [...]
September Sparks Awareness for Suicide Prevention, Recovery, Food Safety +
2 months ago

September Sparks Awareness for Suicide Prevention, Recovery, Food Safety +

By  •  Advocacy
September sparks awareness for suicide prevention, recovery, food safety, cancer and many more important health and social initiatives. The return to fall starts an active calendar of monthly and weekly campaigns designed to make an impact for progress, prevention and finding cures. Here are highlights for September. NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH: celebrating its 30th year, recovery month [...]
TV’s Parks and Recreation Pops Up in Chicago
2 months ago

TV’s Parks and Recreation Pops Up in Chicago

TV’s Parks and Recreation Show pops-up in Chicago today in the form of a north side bar’s transformation into a themed pop-up of the iconic sitcom. NBC’s hit show may be over, but the gang from Pawnee, Indiana is not. Fans will now be able to hang out with Leslie Knoepe and the gang at [...]
Friends 25 Pop-Up Arrives in New York
2 months ago

Friends 25 Pop-Up Arrives in New York

An immersive Friends 25 Pop-Up Experience arrives in New York City next week to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the iconic television series. While tickets for "The One With The Pop-Up in Manhattan" may have sold out in two hours, there are still many other ways super Friends' fans can experience the celebration first-hand. Kicking [...]