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.

HW’s One On One With Robb Pair

Robb Pair The Harlem resident with a southern twang and a Harlem heart, owner of Harlem Lofts, President of The Manhattan MLS and VP of The Manhattan Association of REALTORS. Here, he talks about real estate, family and his love of Harlem.

Walter’s World: The Dance Gallery Festival

By Walter Rutledge One of the many obstacles an emerging artist faces is visibility. The philosophical riddle, “If a tree falls in the forest but nobody is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” addresses the differences of the observed and unobserved worlds. The Dance Gallery Festival provided visibility in a professional venue…

Dining with Miss Lil: Feast as we Give Thanks

Thanksgiving is coming and my memories of Thanksgivings past are as vivid as yesterday. My family cooked together, and we ate and gave thanks together as a family for our many blessings. It’s the one time of year when I throw caution to the win and fix my late Mother and late Grandmother’s best recipes…

Dining With Miss Lil: Family First

By Lil Nickelson Cooking great meals and sharing fine dining experiences are an integral part of my family’s traditions and practices.They sparked my passion for cooking and fine dining, and led me to begin writing this column for Harlem World.

East Harlem

East Harlem, also known as Spanish Harlem and El Barrio, is the eastern section of Harlem located in the northeastern extremity of the borough of Manhattan in New York City.