Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!
Vocalist and jazz aficionado Keith A. Dames presents his annual journey through the Billie Holiday songbook “Homage To Eleanora” on Friday, April 7 & Saturday, April 8 at 7pm and Continue Reading →
The Nest Club was a cabaret in Harlem, more specifically an after-hours club, at 169 West 133rd Street – a street known then both as “Swing Street” and “Jungle Alley”. Continue Reading →
Today, First Lady Chirlane McCray and former Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen announced the next four monuments as a part of She Built NYC, an initiative to honor the trailblazing women Continue Reading →
Here’s a fabulously photograph of super star Harlem playboy Dickie Wells in a tux, Billy Holiday transfixed in a sequined dress and actress Tallualah Bankhead in pearls at Club Ebony Continue Reading →