Harlem in the early 1940s was a place in flux. Though the Renaissance had ended a decade or so earlier, the cultural scene was still quite vibrant, with legendary jazz musicians, dancers, and entertainers of all sorts performing regularly in its many nightclubs.
Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth is the compelling story of an extraordinary woman’s journey from her birth in a paper-thin shack in the cotton fields of Eatonton, Georgia to her recognition as a key writer of the 20th Century.
By Walter Rutledge Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company recently concluded a two-week season at the Joyce Theater on Sunday, December 1, 2013. The program featured returning audience favorites Moon Over Jupiter and an excerpt from Hissy Fits by Artistic Director Dwight Rhoden, and Associate Artistic Director Jae Man Joo’s Flight. In addition the company also presented…
Why should Hollywood have more fun than East Harlem? A businessman, actor and former City Council candidate wants to create an “El Barrio Walk of Fame” on E. 106th St. between Third and Lexington Aves. to honor East Harlem stars and legends.
Harlem World Magazine network (writers, board members, contributors, partners, friends, etc.,) respond to the passing of South Africa’s first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela:
She is playing one of the meanest characters in musical theater. And Cameron Diaz has added a new twist by bringing her own sexy style to the role of Miss Hannigan.
The first known cases of HIV/AIDS were discovered in the early 80’s. Though much wasn’t known about the disease or how to effectively slow it down at first, there have been great strides in treatment and more and more HIV-positive people are learning to live longer lives with the disease.
A teacher allegedly tossed a first-grader with special needs down a flight of stairs at a Harlem elementary school that’s notorious for violence and abuse.
With Bill de Blasio taking office as mayor in January, New York City appears poised for a resurgence of liberal policies.
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) President Alan D. Aviles announced today that on November 24 and 25, 228 patients were successfully relocated to the Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility in Harlem from the Goldwater Campus of the Coler-Goldwater Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility on Roosevelt Island.
Federal scientists using sophisticated ground-penetrating radar have bolstered the findings of Bronx schoolkids and their teacher that a long-forgotten burial ground for Indian and African slaves exists in a city park in Hunts Point.
High Bridge Tower stands in High Bridge Park on the Manhattan side of the Harlem River east of East 174th Street.
A plan to add three-stories to the home of the Charles B. Rangel Center for Public Service at City College has residents crying foul because the public was never made aware of the addition.
While this time of year calls for giving thanks, spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant is focused on forgiveness with her new interactive self-help book FORGIVENESS: 21 Days to Forgive Everyone for Everything.
12 Years a Slave, the third feature from British artist turned filmmaking auteur Steve McQueen, may or may not take home all the Oscars next year, but it’s undoubtedly one of the most accomplished and moving films to come along in quite some time.