By Walter Rutledge Virgin Island Fashion Week 2011 and The American Cancer Association presented Caribbean Catwalk For A Cure fashion show fundraiser, on Saturday July 29, at the Club Panache, 2110 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfZtMbEvKTk&w=640&h=390] Columbia University archaeologist Nan Rothschild walks her dog in Central Park each morning, not far from where William G. Wilson used to live—more than 150 years ago.
By Marc “The Raz” Rasbury With the all of the NFL lockout news dominating the sports airwaves of late, the death of the flamboyant boxing promoter, Butch Lewis, flew under the radar screen this week. But this in no way should diminish the impact this man had on the world of boxing and the entertainment…
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert K. Steel and New York City Economic Development Corporation NYCEDC President Seth W. Pinsky today announced the selection of developers to rehabilitate the former Taystee Bakery Complex and the Corn Exchange Building, both located along the 125th Street commercial corridor in Harlem.
By Walter Rutledge The Nanette Bearden Contemporary Dance Theatre will perform an excerpt of its full-length story ballet On The Block, on Thursday July 7, at 7pm in the Oberia Dempsey Center located at 127 West 127 Street in Harlem.
Toccara Jones, the vivacious and voluptuous fashion model and television personality Harlem resident, takes on the challenge of a lifetime when she puts her heart and soul into the search for her perfect mate as the bachelorette in the return of TV One’s popular reality series, The Ultimate Merger, premiering Thursday, August 4 at 9…
January 10, 1922, in Harlem, New York with “Claude McKay and Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven.”
By Walter Rutledge The Tuesday night performance of the Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center’s Thirty5-In-5 series was filled with striking contrasts.
By Walter Rutledge The Wednesday June 22nd performance of the Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center’s Thirty5-in-5 dance series was a very special evening of dance. Two legends Talley Beatty and Thelma Hill were remembered. The legacy of their lives and work were introduced to an entirely new generation dance enthusiasts.
Thelma Golden has been at the Studio Museum in Harlem since the turn of the millenium, first as the deputy director for exhibits and programs, and, since 2005, as the museum’s director and chief curator.
By Walter Rutledge The Faison Firehouse Theatre presented an original production entitled The Word, The Game, The Dance on Friday June 3rd.
Robert Lee Dunham, age 78, died on May 17, 2011 at the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. He was President and CEO of TCB Management Corporation. In 1972,
Last week it was William and Kate, on July 1st, Prince Albert II of Monaco will marry South African Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock, and a possible son from that marriage could be the next heir to Monaco’s throne. But, the monarchy has a even deeper African connection?
Ellsworth Raymond Johnson (October 31, 1905 – July 7, 1968) — known as “Bumpy” Johnson — was an American mob boss and bookmaker in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood.
By Walter Rutledge Three Black Kings was the last dance and music collaboration between choreographer Alvin Ailey and composer/musician Duke Ellington.