HW Talk: Kelis, Chocolat, Dr. Khalil…

  … who would have thunk it, Kelis the Harlem mommy cooks, this week she was on Top Chef … boy, if I hear one more time how good the calamari is at Chocolat I’m going to go (Lady) Gaga, got to check it out … spoke with Dr. Khalil Muhammad this week on HW…

Walter’s World: PARADIGM

By Walter Rutledge Creativity is the original magic. At first it was the way to explain the unknown, but soon evolved into a social necessity enriching the mundane and sublunary.Republics have come and gone, dynasties dissolved, but the greatness of these civilizations remains in the art they have left behind. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and…

Harlem Eateries Offering Cafe Flavor

Three new restaurants have received Community Board 10 support to open a sidewalk cafe in Central Harlem. Among them is Applebee’s chain at the corner of 125th Street and Fifth Avenue. The sidewalk cafe will be on Fifth Avenue. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….”…

Walter’s World: PARADIGM (Video)

By Walter Rutledge Most professional dance companies require their members to have a union card; PARADIGM requires its dancers to produce their membership card to AARP. Formed in 1996 by Gus Solomons jr. the minimum age to work with the company is fifty. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness,…

Walter’s World: The Intimate Art of Choreography

By Walter Rutledge The curtain rises, the music begins and the lighting illuminates the space directly in front of us. Within seconds movement begins to soothe the rush of anticipation. Be it a group, duet or solo the number of people is not important; there in the dark the human form carves away the negative…

Walter’s World: Philadanco at the Joyce

By Walter Rutledge Philadanco offered five performances at the Joyce Theater from March 29th to April 3rd. The company celebrated its 40th anniversary season with a program of four varied works. Each work showcased the energy and vitality that has became the trademark of the company. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and…

Miss Lil On Obama’s Red Rooster Menu

Here’s the menu: Cornbread, honey butter LOBSTER SALAD asparagus, peas, hot biscuit Hermann J. Wiemer Riesling “Semi-Dry” 2008 Finger Lakes, New York Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Newsletter! BRAISED SHORT RIBS honey-glazed chokes, spring onions, red wine reduction Brown Estate “Chaos Theory” 2009 Napa Valley, California CHOCOLATE CAKE rhubarb compote, buttermilk sherbert…