Salters Scene: Harlem Haberdashery 2018 Masquerade Ball (Photographs)

By Udo Salters

It was a cold winter night on Saturday March 3rd, but Harlem was hot with the Fifth Annual Harlem Haberdashery 2018 Masquerade Ball “A Royal Ball in Harlem” benefiting #TakeCareofHarlem. Continue Reading →

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Salters Scene: Cove Lounge’s 5th Year Anniversary

By Udo Salters

Harlem‘s Cove Lounge celebrated its 5th year anniversary on June 21st, 2017, with a 80s & 90s themed party. Founded by Alyah Horsford-Sidberry, The Cove Lounge almost didn’t happen.  Continue Reading →

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Join The Best In Music At The Free SummerStage 2016 In Central Park

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City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 2016 season of SummerStage, New York City’s largest free performing arts festival, bringing more than 115 free performances to Central Park and 15 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs.  Continue Reading →

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Figure Skating In Harlem And DWTS’s Maks Chmerkovskiy Wants To Live To 120, Here’s His Plan

Maks001Last year, you may have read the article Salters Scene: The Annual Figure Skating In Harlem Stars Gala by Udo Salters or you watch Dancing with the Stars, you’ve almost certainly noticed: Maksim Chmerkovskiy (simply “Maks” to his legion of fans) is in amazing shape. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Ne-Yo, Toni Braxton And Others Perform At GRAMMY Park Music Festival

grammy park montage1Spring music festivals is in full gear, the Recording Academy, in partnership with Upsilon Ventures, is hosting GRAMMY Park,the first GRAMMY-branded, multiday live music experience. Continue Reading →

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Salters Scene: Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling

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By Udo Salters

On Thursday, March 3rd, the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling held an open house. The Museum is located on the corner of 155th street and St. Nicholas Avenue in a Broadway Housing Communities (BHC) building.

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Salters Scene: Black History Month At the African Burial Ground

David Mills

David Mills

By Udo Salters

On Saturday February 7th,  the African Burial Ground National Monument in Lower Manhattan featured David Mills’ dramatic performance of Langston Hughes’ work for Black History Month.

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Salters Scene: New Year’s Eve At Angel of Harlem

photo by udo salters photography at Angel of Harlem

By Udo Salters

Times Square was packed and so was Angel of Harlem. The cool lounge restaurant on 122nd and Fredrick Douglas was calm and quite until 10:30 pm EST.

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Salters Scene: Art Basel Kick-Off with DuJour

Mr. Brainwash and Romero Britto

By Udo Salters

Artists, art lovers and celebrities converge in Miami during the first week of December for Art Basel. When you’re based in a region where December is a cold month, escaping to Miami to be among the creative people is a no-brainer! Continue Reading →

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Salters Scene: Summer Stage 2015 Ends With The Roots

Black Thought

Story and photographs by Udo Salters

On Thursday, October 8th, 2015, a beautiful Autumn evening, Capital One sponsored the final Summer Stage 2015 free concert with The Roots. Continue Reading →

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Exclusive: Salters Scene, Brett Johnson Trunk Show at Neiman Marcus NJ

Brett Johnson

By Udo Salters

Men’s clothing designer Brett Johnson hosted a trunk show in Neiman Marcus New Jersey on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015. Continue Reading →

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Salters Scene: Rock Steady Crew Celebrates 38 Years

Whodini

Whodini

By Udo Salters

On Sunday, July 26th the City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage celebrated the Rock Steady Crew’s 38th year anniversary with a concert featuring Whodini and Big Daddy Kane. Continue Reading →

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Salters Scene: 2nd Annual All Star Code Summer Benefit

Maurice DuBois, Christina Lewis Halpern and Valentino D. Carlotti

Maurice DuBois, Christina Lewis Halpern and Valentino D. Carlotti

By Udo Salters

The 2nd Annual All Star Code (ASC) Benefit took place on July 25th in the Hamptons. All Star Code is a non-profit organization founded in 2013 by Christina Lewis Halpern, a 2014 Echoing Green Fellowship Finalist, a 2014 White House STEM Access Champion of Change, and daughter of Reginald and Loida Lewis.

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Salters Scene: Wilhelmina Summer Goddess 2015 Model Search

Contestants on line

Contestants on line

By Udo Salters

On Saturday, June 27th outside of the Wilhelmina Manhattan office, aspiring models were lined up down the block.

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Dining With Miss Lil: The 1st Annual Harlem Eat Up Festival

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By Lil Nickelson

Executive Chef/Owner Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster Harlem and Streetbird Rotisserie (pictured above with his wife model Maya Haile) came up with the idea for a festival to celebrate and showcase the diversity of Harlem’s food, culture and spirit.  Continue Reading →

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Salters Scene: P&G Orgullosa Launches “Nuevas Latinas Living Fabulosa”

IMG_9293 (333x500)By Udo Salters

On Wednesday March 25th Golden Globe winner Gina Rodriguez joined other Latinas for the Nuevas Latinas Living Fabulosa, a forum to spotlight Latina trendsetters and their stories of confidence, strength and success. Continue Reading →

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Salter’s Scene: Rocks ‘Black Girls Rock! 2015’

salters scene at black rockBy Udo Salters

Black Girls Rock! 2015 aired April 5th on BET hosted by actresses Regina King and Tracee Ellis Ross. The show kicked off with an incredible performance by percussionist Sheila E. and it was nonstop star power. Continue Reading →

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Interview: Dick Parsons and Alexander Smalls Honored by C-CAP

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On Tuesday, March 3rd, Former Chairman and CEO of Time Warner Dick Parsons and Executive Chef & Harlem Restaurateur Alexander Smalls were honored, in front of 800 guests, at the 25th Anniversary Benefit celebration of the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP). Continue Reading →
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Salters Scene: 2014 Veteran’s Day Parade

Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio

By Udo Salters

As New York City has done for years, the Veteran’s Day Parade took place on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Tuesday, November 11. This year’s Grand Marshall was Former NYC Police Commissioner and U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Raymond W. Kelly. Continue Reading →

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