My Cancer: Only A Small Part Of My Life II

I’m Still Here! My 1st article for Harlem World My Cancer: Only a Small Part of my Life was in October 2009, when I was into my 5th month living with brain cancer. Here’s a brief recap before I get into what’s been going on. I had surgery to remove the bulk of the tumor;…

Dining With Miss Lil: “Restaurant Week”

By Lil Nickelson “Restaurant Week” is held at different times and locations throughout the U.S. It showcases and promotes the finest food in eateries in each geographic region. You can enjoy creative, fresh three course meals from the area’s best restaurants for a fixed price. VIDEO Harlem Cultural Archives is a donor and foundation-supported Historical…

‘Dreams’ By Saun ”Poet”

Dreams do come true they really do. Where do we begin and where will we end? If I were a mere drop of rain I would hope to fall upon a brightly colored flower disperse myself across the beauty of its color. VIDEO Harlem Cultural Archives is a donor and foundation-supported Historical Society, Its mission…

Jazz vs. Racism By Greg Thomas

In the brief time that I’ve been posting blog entries to Integral Post, rarely have I explicitly discussed the issue of race, which, it seems to me, is a blindspot of the Integral community. Yet I intend, more and more, to visit the theme of race and view it through an Integral lens. VIDEO Harlem…

HW Talk: : Samuelson, Silvia’s, Clinton…

Everyone loves Harlem, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, starring Sandra Bullock, is filming around 98th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway … Rookies, a pilot starring LeeLee Sobieski, is filming around Riverside Drive and 93rd Street … the media fuels community wars by calling businesses in Harlem asking why the President Obama is planning a…

Walter’s World: Romare Bearden: Idea to Realization

By Walter Rutledge Recently the exhibition Romare Bearden: Idea to Realization was on display at the DC Moore Gallery. The exhibition consisted of a series Maquettes by the artist. Maquettes are small-scale models or sketches for larger works; Bearden created these for murals, mosaics, and book projects. On March 4th the Romare Bearden Foundation co-…

My Cancer: Only A Small Part of my Life

By Collette Henry In hearing about the many people who have cancer, it never felt so real until I was diagnosed with brain cancer. I’m into my fifth month living with brain cancer. Well, it’s actually been five months since being diagnosed but no one can tell me exactly how long I’ve been living with…

HW Talks To Common and Daymond John at the Apollo

HW’s Media Strategists Jamie Hodges and Olympia Shakespeare attended AT&T’s speaker series 28 Days which honors history makers and innovators in Black History at the Apollo Theatre. They caught up with Daymond John (DJ), founder of the clothing line FUBU, and rapper, actor, and activist Common for a short interview. VIDEO Harlem Cultural Archives is…

Behind-The-Scenes At The Lena Horne Estate Auction Preview At Doyle

By Tod Roulette It’s fitting that the personal effects of Lena Horne,would be sold at a Doyle auction house during fashion week no less. VIDEO Harlem Cultural Archives is a donor and foundation-supported Historical Society, Its mission is to create, maintain and grow a remotely accessible, online, interactive repository of audio-visual materials documenting Harlem’s remarkable…

Walter’s World: Preview Paul Taylor Dance Company

By Walter Rutledge Every artist desires longevity. Beyond the exuberance of youth, and then the serious and cerebral commitment to perfecting one’s craft there comes a time when an artist just creates. This results in a clear and uncontrived conversation between the artist and their muse; and a grateful public has the good fortune to…

Walter’s World: Preview nathantrice/RITUALS

By Walter Rutledge March is Women’s History Month, how appropriate to present a dance work that focuses on the social, political, emotional and psychological experiences of women. VIDEO Harlem Cultural Archives is a donor and foundation-supported Historical Society, Its mission is to create, maintain and grow a remotely accessible, online, interactive repository of audio-visual materials…

Walter’s World: An Evening With Ben Vereen

By Walter Rutledge February 18, 2011 marked the return of theatrical icon Ben Vereen to the New York stage. The one night only performance was presented to a sold out crowd at Time Square’s landmark theatrical venue Town Hall. An Evening with Ben Vereen was a resounding testament to both the man and his artistic…

Walter’s World: Dancer Michelle Fleet

By Walter Rutledge Some people have the good fortune to know early in life what they aspired to become. I imagine a baby eagle instinctively understands that one day it will soar above the clouds. Dancer Michelle Fleet has been one of these fortunate individuals. As a member of the Paul Taylor Dance Company she…

Dining With Miss Lil: A Great Valentine’s Day

By Lil Nickelson Valentine’s Day is this coming and love is in the cold air. Food for lovers can be made and savored in the intimacy of your home. Start the day off by fixing your partner’s favorite breakfast before you leave for work. You can do some advance prep work for your Valentine’s Day…

Walter’s World: Frank Stewart’s Visual Music

By Walter Rutledge If a picture speaks a thousand words then the photographic exhibition, Traveling Full Circle: Frank Stewart’s Visual Music is a cultural and historical jazz anthology. VIDEO Harlem Cultural Archives is a donor and foundation-supported Historical Society, Its mission is to create, maintain and grow a remotely accessible, online, interactive repository of audio-visual…