Harlem’s Apollo Theater Launches New Commissioning Initiative Dedicated To Diverse Artists

The Apollo Theater announced today its first multi-work commissioning initiative dedicated to the creation of a diverse, 21st-century American performing arts canon, Apollo New Works.

City Seeks Organization To Operate Memorial Historical African Burial Ground In Harlem

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) in collaboration with the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) today released a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) to select non-profit art Continue Reading →

Harlem Legend Rosa Guy, Harlem Writers Guild Co-Founder And More, 1922-2012

Rosa Cuthbert Guy (/ˈɡiː/), September 1, 1922 – June 3, 2012, was a Trinidad-born American writer who grew up in Harlem, New York.

Immigrant Heritage Week 2019 Weaving A Tapestry Of Us From Harlem To Hollis

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Bitta Mostofi kicked off Immigrant Heritage Week 2019, the City’s annual celebration of immigrant New Yorkers, past and present.

Harlem’s Debra Ann Byrd, Chosen For Columbia’s Community Scholars Program

Having recently received a congratulatory letter of welcome from Karen Jewett, Vice President of Government and Community Affairs at Columbia University, Harlem resident and classical actress Debra Ann Byrd, has Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Thelma Golden And Others Honor Ailey Founder On 60th Anniversary

When Alvin Ailey and a small group of African-American modern dancers first took the stage in 1958, appearing at New York City’s 92nd Street Y, the engagement was for one Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Danny Glover To Receive The 49th NAACP Image Awards, President’s Award

The NAACP announced today that actor, producer and humanitarian, Harlem resident Danny Glover will be presented with the NAACP “President’s Award” at the 49th NAACP Image Awards on Monday, January Continue Reading →