Harlem EatUp! Festival, A Weekend In Review

This past weekend, the soulful cuisines, music and art of Harlem took center stage as over a hundred neighborhood restaurants, businesses and organizations—with the support of President Bill Clinton and Mayor Bill de Blasio —participated in the inaugural Harlem EatUp! Festival. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

Nile Rodgers, CHIC, Ne-Yo, Luke James and more At Apollo’s Spring Gala

The Apollo Theater today announced details for its largest fundraising event – Apollo Spring Gala 2015. The star-studded benefit concert will feature diverse performances by celebrated artists who have all previously graced the Theater’s stage, and that reflect the its commitment to providing a platform for all musical genres. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…

Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 1947 –

Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. was born on April 16, 1947, in Harlem, New York, the only child of Cora Lillian, a department store price checker, and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr., a transit police officer and jazz musician.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I…

Interview: Dick Parsons And Alexander Smalls Honored By C-CAP

By CC Minton On Tuesday, March 3rd, Former Chairman and CEO of Time Warner Dick Parsons and Executive Chef & Harlem Restaurateur Alexander Smalls were honored, in front of 800 guests, at the 25th Anniversary Benefit celebration of the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP). Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s)…

The Renaissance Theater And Casino, Harlem NY, 1923

If one walks along Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard (aka Seventh Avenue) in Harlem today, they will see, for the first time in over 90 years, a vacant lot on the east side of the thoroughfare between West 137th and West 138th Streets. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Free Summerstage In Harlem Schedule 2014

City Parks Foundation proudly presents the 2014 season of SummerStage, Harlem’s largest free performing arts festival, bringing free performances to parks. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please…

Two Harlem Companies Co-Produce Amiri Baraka’s ‘Dutchman’

Following the successful, award-winning 2013 co-production of Detroit ‘67 written by Dominique Morisseau, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) and The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) officially announce their second co-production. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Vijay Takes Ideas From Harlem to Harvard

Sitting in his Harlem home, the pianist Vijay Iyer considered his new weekly commute to Cambridge, Mass. “I’m still not sure how this will work,” he said. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You…

Dance Theatre of Harlem 2014 Vision Gala

Live the Moment” was the theme of Dance Theatre of Harlem’s (DTH) 2014 Vision Gala held Tuesday, February 25 at Cipriani in New York City. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe…

HW Pick: Nas Doc “Time Is Illmatic” To Open Tribeca (video)

The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) today announced that the world premiere of the documentary Time is Illmatic, will open the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use.…

Walter’s World: Parsons Dance at the Joyce

By Walter Rutledge Parsons Dance concluded their two-week season at the Joyce Theatre on Sunday January 26. The season commemorated the company’s 30th anniversary with a very audience friendly program of varied works spanning 32 years of Parsons choreographic achievements. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

St. Philip’s Church In Harlem, 1940’s (video)

Since 1809, St. Philip’s Church-through its clergy and congregation, its tradition and service, its goals and dreams has been an institution of major spiritual and civic importance in the Harlem community. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from…

Harlem’s Victoria Theater A Cultural Hub For Harlem

A plan to transform Harlem’s legendary Victoria Theater into a splashy hub for the arts and tourism — and an affordable home for hundreds of needy families — won state backing on Wednesday. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…