The Fabulous Chita Rivera Awards At NYU Skirball Center For The Performing Arts

Graciela Daniele, George C. Wolfe, Carol Paumgarten, Flody Suarez, Jeffrey Seller and Cher will be honored at the 3rd Annual Chita Rivera Awards, taking place at NYU Skirball Center in NYC Continue Reading →

Lord “Kitty” Viscount Courtenay, England’s Most Handsome Boy At The Claremont Inn In Harlem

Harlem resident Lord Viscount Courtenay (aka William “Kitty” Courtenay), 9th Earl of Devon, c. 1768 – 26 May 1835, lived in his Harlem residence at the Claremont Inn And Restaurant at “…the Manhattan Forests,” from 1807-1813. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s “Funny Girl,” Fanny Brice, 1891 – 1951 (video)

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Fanny Brice (October 29, 1891 – May 29, 1951) was a popular and influential American illustrated song model, comedienne, singer, and theater and film actress who made many stage, radio and film appearances and is known as the creator and star of the top-rated radio comedy series The Baby Snooks Show.  Continue Reading →

The Fabulous Cicely Tyson In B Michael Covers TIME Magazine In The February 2019

Fashion designer B Michael e-mailed Harlem World Magazine with the words, “Powerful cover! Powerful words!,” describing the new #Time Magazine ‘The Art of Optimism,’ cover with Harlemite Cicely Tyson. Continue Reading →

Nat And Maria Cole, The Wedding Of The Century In Harlem, 1948

They were dressed to the nines!  After all, it was Sunday in Harlem.  Harlemites were known to dress their best, in the finest materials, and in the latest of styles for the Sunday afternoon fashion parades on the avenues.  Continue Reading →