By Eartha Watts Hicks “When you release your fears and pursue your passion, doors begin to open,” says Raine Torre, performer and host of Soul 4Real Tuesdays Live Music & Open Mic Night, a weekly talent showcase. Now held at Nabe, a quaint Japanese restaurant in Harlem, her music showcase reintroduces 90s music to a…
Crains New York reports that when the definitive history of New York’s resurgence is written, one of the pivotal players will be Harlem’s Abyssinian Development Corp., the church-based housing and social-services organization that the Rev. Calvin Butts led to resurrect a neighborhood that once symbolized urban collapse.
Actress, singer and songwriter Sofia Carson performs her retro-soul version of “Rotten to the Core,” the hit song from Disney’s “Descendants” in a music video premiere.
Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (July 16, 1862 – March 25, 1931) was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, and an early leader in the civil rights movement.
Harlem Children’s Parade Join us for a 3rd year in taking part in a fun event, the July 4th Harlem Children’s Parade, at Morningside Drive and 115th Street (upper level of Morningside Park). There will be a free yoga demo for kids by Land Yoga at 10:00 am. The parade line-up starts at 10:45 am.…
By Morgan A. Grain | Photographs by Trotfilms Audience members witnessed something similar to a music, dance and arts reunion between college gal pals—most of the panelists had previously worked or collaborated together at least once—at the Behind the Scenes: Women in Hip Hop career panel presented by the Apollo Theater Education Program.
The 27th season of New York’s greatest outdoor dance party – Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing – takes over the open-air ballroom in Damrosch Park (West 62nd Street between Columbus &; Amsterdam) from Tuesday, June 23 through Saturday, July 11.
Imhotep Gary Byrd’s longtime WLIB talk show “GBE Mind Flight,” a weekly Sunday mix of news, talk and music heard from 9:00pm to 12:00 midnight and featuring leading Black journalists from U.S., Caribbean and African press, has been cancelled as a result of national budget cuts by parent company Emmis Communications.
By Souleo When photographer, Joe Conzo reflects on hip-hop’s early days one word comes to mind: innocence. During the late 1970s he began to document the birth of hip-hop in New York City …
Acclaimed Harlem performing arts institution, The Faison Firehouse Theater has joined with SummerStage to present Harlem Dance Caravan, a thrilling celebration of our diversity through music and dance.
The owner of a vintage boutique in Harlem shares his wit and wisdom on the new reality series B.O.R.N. to Style.
Harlem World Magazine spoke to Norma and Traci Lilly, owners of Imani Jewelry in a Q and A in honor of their 30th anniversary. The e-interview was done after their opening of their One Day Pop Up Boutique in April, 2014, at the RAW Space in Harlem.
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RhythmAndSoulRadio.com presents The Rendezvous. One of NYC’s hottest and longest running events featuring live performances from independent artists.
In celebration of African-American History Month and our 80th Anniversary, the Apollo Theater will open its doors for a Free Weekend to give visitors an understanding of our rich history, a preview of our future activities, and an honoring of a few of the “family members” that have helped us get to this point.