First Person: Spending Less, Saving More In Harlem

When it comes to tweaking the household budget to free up cash for unexpected bills, my husband and I have always discovered that the easiest plan is simply to stop spending money. Sure, there’s always household bills that a family can’t avoid such as housing costs, transportation, groceries, and other essentials. But there is also…

Riverside Church Celebrates Dr. King

“Distinguished Preacher Series” and “Realizing the Dream 2011” to Provide a Day of Programming Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the Site of his Famous “Beyond Vietnam” Speech In celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to commemorate what would have been his 82nd birthday, The Riverside Church will honor…

Walter’s World: Dance 2.0 Finale

By Walter Rutledge The Dance 2.0 Series Studio Showings culminated on November 4, 2010 with a performance of two of three commissioned new works and an excerpt from the Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in…

John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie In Harlem (video)

John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie (pronounced /ɡɨˈlɛspi/; October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpet player, bandleader, singer, and composer. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Walter’s World: Harlem Dance Works 2.0 Part Two (update)

By Walter Rutledge An overflow crowd attended the second studio showing of Dance Theatre of Harlem 2.0 on Thursday October 21. This week an excerpt from a work in progress by Robert Garland was presented. Mr. Garland’s duet was set to four of the Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach. Misty Copeland (Soloist American Ballet…

HW Interview: Harlem’s Carmelina Vargas

Carmelia Vargas The Harlemite and breast Cancer survivor talks to Harlem World Magazine about her new video “Alegria,” her new book, a flick at the Magic Johnson Theater and dinner at Melba’s in Harlem. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in…