The advertisement above if for Mona’s Club 440 in 1942, with the explicit use of the word “gay” featured prominently. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!
The amazing Gladys Bentley (August 12, 1907 – January 18, 1960) was an American blues singer during the beginning of Harlem’s Renaissance in the 1920’s. Become an Harlem World Insider – Continue Reading →
In a year of resilience, growth, and joyful celebration of its 20th anniversary, Hi-ARTS — an urban arts incubator that has helped develop acclaimed works of art from creators. Become Continue Reading →
Following the repeal of Prohibition in 1933, 52nd Street replaced 133rd street as “Swing Street” of the community of Harlem. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!
As we celebrate the Centennial of the Harlem Renaissance differently, The Gatekeepers Collective (TGC), a Harlem-based non-profit presents Harlem Renaissance 2.0 Banners. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Continue Reading →
This unique event, features rarities, 21st century premieres, and well-known works by Harlem’s Bessie Smith, Gladys Bentley, Billy Strayhorn, Porter Grainger and songs popularized by Alberta Hunter, Ethel Waters, and Continue Reading →
Harlem One Stop, a destination marketing organization, and tour operator in Harlem, and the Harlem Cultural Collaborative Partners will kick-off the Harlem Renaissance 100 community celebration. Become an Harlem World Continue Reading →