Harlem’s NBPC Wins National Endowment For the Arts Grants

The Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) has been awarded funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for its signature public television series and incubator for broadcast and Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dorothy Maynor Harlem School Of The Arts Founder And A Woman Of Many Firsts

Dorothy Maynor, September 3, 1910 – February 19, 1996, was an American soprano, concert singer, and the founder of the Harlem School of the Arts.

CCCADI Launches Phase 2 Of #ArtsGoBlack Campaign Challenging Arts & Culture Field To Address Systemic Racism

Two weeks ago, the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) initiated Phase 1 of #ArtsGoBlack Campaign designed to express solidarity with all those protesting the horrific murders of countless Continue Reading →

National Tour And Encore Engagement Of Apollo’s Staged Adaptation Of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ And More

The Apollo Theater today announced details of its 2019 fall season, featuring a myriad of music, dance, and theater performances and film screenings that expand the nonprofit theater’s role as Continue Reading →

Danny Simmons Rush Philanthropic Arts Elects First Black Female Board President

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (Rush Arts) co-founder and Harlem fave Danny Simmons have announced the organization’s main office has moved from New York City to Philadelphia, PA.

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito And Hundreds Protest Proposed Federal Arts Funding Cuts

Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer held a rally today outside City Hall that was attended by hundreds protesting President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts Continue Reading →