What a Time to Be From Elmont By Sophia Sunshine Vilceus It has truly been a remarkable week, month, and year to be from Elmont. But what does this all mean in context?
There’s no place like home. Just ask Elmont native, Sophia Sunshine Vilceus, author of the best-selling novel, The Last Pew: Journeying Back To God’s Will After An Affair. On Saturday, February 27th, Sophia welcomed childhood friends, family, and supporters of her literary debut to The Sanctuary Church in Elmont for, “Meet the Author: A Conversation withContinue reading “5 Favorite Moments from #TLPinElmont: “A Conversation with Sophia Sunshine Vilceus””
Elmont native, @WhoIsAriel, started 2016 off right with his latest release, “New Year/Waves.” The 19-year-old multi-talented creative artist shows his hunger and lyrical aptitude, before mellowing out in a Drake-type, reflective outro. Give it a listen! Click here to read our exclusive interview with @WhoIsAriel. #HigherHeights
Sophia Sunshine Vilceus, an author from Elmont has released her first Christian book, “The Last Pew: Journeying Back to God’s Will After an Affair.” Sophia graduated from Elmont Memorial High School as her Class President in 2007. She went on to The CUNY City College of New York to pursue her undergraduate studies, then toContinue reading “Elmont Graduate, Sophia Sunshine Vilceus, Becomes a Best-Selling Author”
Rarely, if ever, does an artist who hails from a small town stick around to further his or her career. The reasons to leave the comfort of a “hometown bubble” and move to a busy city are justified — ranging from increased visibility, to key networking opportunities, to the promise of an even bigger platform.Continue reading “The Scene: Dat Boy Dope”