Having been on pause since the pandemic, Liz Player (Founding Executive and Artistic Director, Harlem Chamber Players) is pleased to announce the rare NYC performance.
Enjoy the gorgeous, fully renovated former home of a noted Harlem Renaissance figure.
Dorothy West, June 2, 1907 – August 16, 1998, a storyteller and short story writer during the time of the Harlem Renaissance who lived in Harlem, New York.
Florence Mills, born Florence Winfrey; January 25, 1896 – November 1, 1927, this Harlem resident was billed as the “Queen of Happiness”, billed as a cabaret singer, dancer, and comedian – becoming the world first it girl!
The fall sale of African American Art is at Swann Galleries Thursday, October 7, 2021, with market—and house—favorites returning to the auction.
Harlemite Taylor Emmanuel Gordon was born in 1893 – 1971, was a musician and singer.
In New York City, at the turn of the century from around 1910 up until 1935, the Harlem neighborhood had developed into something of a black cultural mecca.