City College’s ‘On Kentucky Avenue’ Returns In Harlem

Back by popular demand, On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City’s Historic Club Harlem returns to City College’s performing arts center Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, February 19, for a three-day encore engagement. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year…

5 Best Historic Spots In Harlem

1. Langston Hughes’ Harlem Brownstone One of the most prominent figures during the Harlem Renaissance, acclaimed poet and author Langston Hughes resided in his Harlem brownstone, which is located on 20. East 127th Street in Harlem. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted…

Rev. Sharpton Secretly Worked As FBI Informant

Meet Al Sharpton, “Confidential Informant No. 7.” The longtime agitator, civil-rights activist and TV host was exposed Monday as an alleged former key FBI informant whose tips helped take down some of the biggest names in New York Mafia history. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible…

Walter’s World: An Evening With Ben Vereen

By Walter Rutledge February 18, 2011 marked the return of theatrical icon Ben Vereen to the New York stage. The one night only performance was presented to a sold out crowd at Time Square’s landmark theatrical venue Town Hall. An Evening with Ben Vereen was a resounding testament to both the man and his artistic…

Celebrities Born In Harlem (Update)

Harlem is the entertainment Mecca in the United States and the world. We thought it would be interesting to see exactly how many people we could find that are “famous” people born in Harlem. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year…

Apollo Celebrates 75th at the Smithsonian

Built in 1914 and originally named Hurtig and Seamon’s New Burlesque Theatre, Harlem’s famous Apollo Theater first catered to whites only. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

REWIND 2018 Film Series Fashioning A Future At The Schomburg In Harlem

The Schomburg Center and the division for Moving Image and Recorded Sound have a rich history of collecting and preserving cinema of, or featuring black talent from across the African diaspora. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022…