By Claude Jay The Origin of the Watch Night Service On December 31, people around the world will gather to celebrate waiting and watching as 2009 goes out and the New Year 2010 comes in. Just a short subway ride from Harlem, thousands of people will gather to watch the ball drop In Time Square.…
I just spoke to friend and writer Claude Jay the other day and he told me that Paulette Gay, The Scarf Lady had died over the New Year’s holiday. In shock, I could only think about when I first met her after moving to Harlem from the West Coast.
by Claude Jay “Just call my name, and I’ll be there”, these lyrics Michael sang from an early hit, “I’ll Be There”, recorded with his brother The Jackson Five. Michael Jackson passed away on June 25, 2009, however, we continue to call his name loud and clear because he was there in our lives with…
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France Rocks Summer Fest will celebrate the 40th anniversary of La Fête de la Musique with a concert at Central Park SummerStage.
Philanthropist and event chair Jean Shafiroff hosted a kickoff party in honor of the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation’s (SASF) 13th Annual Unconditional Love Gala.
Jazz at Lincoln Center today announced its May and June 2022 programming at Dizzy’s Club, featuring a diverse lineup of club favorites and rising stars alongside the launch of a new concert series.
Singer, activist, author, fashion icon, actress, U.S. cultural ambassador, motivational speaker, dancer, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend, trailblazer, legend, Supreme: Mary Wilson earned her place in music history.
Otto Eduard Geradus Majelia Huiswoud,1893 – 1961, was a Suriname-born political activist who was a charter member of the Communist Party of America in Harlem, NY.
The Southampton History Museum hosted their Summer Picnic Basket Benefit at the Southampton Inn in the Hamptons, NY.
The Apollo Theater today announced details for its Late Nights at the Apollo 2016-2017 Fall/Winter lineup. Presented on the Apollo’s intimate soundstage, Late Nights at the Apollo includes the Theater’s groundbreaking Apollo Music Café and its newest initiative – Apollo Comedy Club.