Free Summerstage In Harlem Schedule 2014

City Parks Foundation proudly presents the 2014 season of SummerStage, Harlem’s largest free performing arts festival, bringing free performances to parks. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Kalakuta Republic Was Fela’s Harlem

By Vinette K. Pryce On Emancipation Day, Aug. 1 two colorful Black men were revealed in document and a bio-pic that probably enlightened more than a few about the making of legends. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with…

No Longer Empty’s Show “If You Build It” In Harlem

On our 5-year anniversary of presenting site-specific art, No Longer Empty’s exhibition “If You Build It” takes root in Sugar Hill—the legendary epicenter of the Harlem Renaissance. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Community Works’ Harlem Is Theater exhibition

Barbara Horowitz , Founder and President of Community Works, announces the launch of a year-long, citywide, multi-arts focus on Harlem’s historic role in the development of Black Theater and its impact on our national culture. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made…

Harlem’s Frankie Manning

Frankie Manning (May 26, 1914 – April 27, 2009) was an American dancer, instructor and choreographer. Manning is considered one of the founding fathers of the Lindy Hop. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Francesca Harper Premieres “Look of Feeling” (video)

“Francesca Harper…has all the right moves…a charismatic singer and performer…” – New York Times The Look of Feeling, a theatrical production of a one-woman show starring acclaimed artist Francesca Harper, premieres in a very special intimate limited engagement during May 2014 in New York City’s theatre district. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations…