Vocalist Candice Hoyes, a storyteller of vast range and personality, debuts a night of music inspired by the life of Lena Horne.
In celebration of legendary performer and civil rights activist, Lena Horne, the United States Postal Service will honor her in its 41st stamp within the Black Heritage series.
A celebration of a remarkable woman with song, dance and remembrances at the Lena Horne at 100 with host Maurice Hines, Danny Mixon Trio, special guests Patience Higgins, Alyson Williams, and Carter Conway.
The occasion of this tribute to Lena Horne is to continue to plant the cultural and historical seeds of awareness, through the remembrance and homage to Lena Mary Calhoun Horne during the month of her birth (b. June thirtieth, 1917), 97 years ago in Brooklyn, NY.
By Tod Roulette This is February and Black History Month is half done, but there are so many stories and facts to uncover about African Americans and our history.
Here’s a great pick by HW contributor Todd Roulette. It’s James Gavin, author and journalist most recent book, Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne (Atria Books/Simon & Schuster, 2009).
Lena Calhoun Horne was born June 30, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York. In her biography she stated that on the day she was born, her father was in the midst of a card game trying to get money to pay the hospital costs.
Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer.
By Tod Roulette It’s fitting that the personal effects of Lena Horne,would be sold at a Doyle auction house during fashion week no less.
Lena Mary Calhoun Horne(born June 30, 1917) is an American singer and actress. She has recorded and performed extensively, independently and with other jazz notables, including Artie Shaw, Teddy Wilson, Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Charlie Barnet, Benny Carter and Billy Eckstine. She currently lives in New York City and no longer makes public appearances.
Hamilton Heights is a neighborhood in the northern part of Manhattan, in New York City.
By Lil Nickelson On Saturday, June 3rd, 2023, at 2:30 pm EST, I made my way into the Harlem Business Alliance office located at 275 Malcolm X Blvd, in Harlem, NY.
The renowned arts-focused Betsy Hotel is pleased to announce back by popular demand, Legacy Pianist Danny Mixon as an Artist in Residence at The Betsy Writers Room.
Actor–Producer Malik Yoba and Playwright David Heron are celebrating the success of their recent staged reading production of Heron’s award-winning courtroom drama Against His Will.
Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth, part of The Broadway League’s Black to Broadway Initiative, returns to Times Square.