Harlem’s Alicia Keys To Produce Biopic On Legendary Choreographer Alvin Ailey

TV One reports that Harlem’s Alicia Keys, her producing partners and Fox Searchlight will tell the story of barrier-breaking choreographer Alvin Ailey, who started as a dancer and became the founder of the Continue Reading →

‘Turn The World Around” Tribute Concert To Harry Belafonte At City College In Harlem

The work and life of legendary artist and activist Harry Belafonte will be celebrated during a concert at Aaron Davis Hall on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. The Continue Reading →

Fredericka Carolyn “Fredi” Washington, Harlem (video)

Fredericka Carolyn “Fredi” Washington (December 23, 1903 – June 28, 1994) was an accomplished African American dramatic film actress, … The Harlem Love connection:

Harlem Fave Harry Belafonte Pre-Birthday Celebration: Screenings And Conversation With Walter Mosley

Actor, musician, activist, and humanitarian Harry Belafonte will turn 90-years-old on March 1, 2017. On this occasion, Museum of the Moving Image will celebrate his legendary career as an artist Continue Reading →

Arthur Mitchell And Friends Film At Columbia U, Harlem

Join the conversation and film screening on the leader, legend and trailblazer Harlem-born Arthur Mitchell, the first African-American star of New York City Ballet. The Harlem Love connection:

Rodgers And Hammerstein Harlem, NY, 1940-50’s

Richard Rodgers (1902–1979) and Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960) met in a brownstone on West 119th Street while both attended Columbia University in West Harlem, New York. The Harlem Love connection:

NYLCV Releases 2018 State Environmental Scorecard From Harlem To Hollis

The New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) has announced the release of its 2018 Environmental Scorecard, reflecting how State Legislators acted on important environmental and public health issues. The Continue Reading →

Adelaide Louise Hall’s Rich Harlem History, 1901 – 1993 (Audio Video)

Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer. The Harlem Love connection:

Harlem’s Rep. Adriano Espaillat Introduces 10-Point Plan For Puerto Rico Relief

Today during a press conference with local officials and community leaders, Rep. Adriano Espaillat introduced his 10-point plan to address the current humanitarian crisis facing Puerto Rico in the wake of Continue Reading →

Negro Ensemble In “A Soldier’s Play” At Dwyer Cultural Center In Harlem

For its 50th season, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC) has been presenting a retrospective of some of the troupe’s signature works. The Harlem Love connection:

Harlem Electeds And Others Praise Mayor de Blasio Plan To Launch ’3-K for All’

Senator Chuck Schumer said, “All children deserve the opportunity to succeed and Mayor de Blasio’s universal, high-quality early childhood education program will help our littlest New Yorkers get a strong Continue Reading →

Ailey’s Opening Night Gala Benefit Performance (Photos)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s holiday season at New York City Center launched on November 30th with an Opening Night Gala Benefit performance and party that honored Diageo, North America, Continue Reading →

Harlem Man William James “Count” Basie 1904 – 1984 (video)

William James “Count” Basie August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984, was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. His mother taught him to play the piano and he started performing Continue Reading →

Fariña Announces Free ‘Hamilton’ Ticks For NYC Students

Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller and Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, The Rockefeller Foundation president Judith Rodin, and Gilder Lehrman executive director Lesley Herrmann today announced an educational Continue Reading →