TV One reports that a day after BET canceled Harlem resident Anika Noni Rose‘s hit show The Quad, the actress has snagged a new role as Carmen Jones.
Reri Grist, born February 29, 1932, is an American coloratura soprano, one of the trailblazing Harlem vocalists to enjoy a major international career in opera.
SHOUT SISTER SHOUT!, the story of music pioneer Sister Rosetta Tharpe, celebrates Women’s History Month by announcing its creative team.
Brock Peters, born George Fisher; July 2, 1927 – August 23, 2005, was an American actor and singer, best known for playing the role of Tom Robinson in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird.
Audiences will have another chance to celebrate the life of the trailblazing entertainer and activist Harry Belafonte with artists who knew him well.
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 Alvin Ailey Dance Theater.
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.
Join the Schomburg Center for special screenings of four of our favorite Black romance films as a fun ode to Valentine’s Day in Harlem, NY.
Fredericka Carolyn “Fredi” Washington (December 23, 1903 – June 28, 1994) was an accomplished African American dramatic film actress, …
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 and activist—a little early—on Saturday, February 4, 2017, with a three-film retrospective and conversation with Belafonte’s friend, the best-selling author Walter Mosley.
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.
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 Christmas season is on its way, and Harlem’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine is ready to celebrate with two Joy of Christmas concerts.
Jazz at Lincoln Center today announced its May and June 2022 programming at Dizzy’s Club, featuring a diverse lineup of club favorites and rising stars alongside the launch of a new concert series.
Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was a Harlem and UK-based jazz singer and entertainer.