Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

In anticipation of the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD, a co-production between the Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia, the Apollo has announced today that it will offer related cultural events for the public at the legendary Theater as well as other community institutions. PHOTOGRAPHY Marcus Samuelsson Hosts “Community Conversation” At Harlem’s Red Rooster…

Harlem Family Friendly Hang Outs For July 4th

Harlem Children’s Parade Join us for a 3rd year in taking part in a fun event, the July 4th Harlem Children’s Parade, at Morningside Drive and 115th Street (upper level of Morningside Park).  There will be a free yoga demo for kids by Land Yoga at 10:00 am.  The parade line-up starts at 10:45 am.…

The Savoy Ballroom, Harlem, New York, 1930

The Savoy Ballroom was a large ballroom for music and public dancing located at 596 Lenox Avenue, between 140th and 141st Streets in Harlem, New York City.  PHOTOGRAPHY Marcus Samuelsson Hosts “Community Conversation” At Harlem’s Red Rooster by Glenn Hunter.

Dining With Miss Lil: Minton’s Playhouse is a Must

By Lil Nickelson The last time I was in Minton’s Playhouse was in May 2102.  With the permission of the owner of the space New York businessman Richard Parsons, Jazzmobile, Inc. hosted jazz music here as part of their contribution to the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival 2012. PHOTOGRAPHY Marcus Samuelsson Hosts “Community Conversation” At Harlem’s…

Dining With Miss Lil: Minton’s Playhouse is a Must

The last time I was in Minton’s Playhouse was in May 2012.  With the permission of the owner of the space New York businessman Richard Parsons, Jazzmobile, Inc. hosted jazz music here as part of their contribution to the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival 2012. PHOTOGRAPHY Marcus Samuelsson Hosts “Community Conversation” At Harlem’s Red Rooster by…

Irene Reid: A Harlem Great dies

On Friday January 4th, the legend/vocalist Irene Reid, one of Harlem’s greatest vocalists that ever graced a stage, has passed. PHOTOGRAPHY Marcus Samuelsson Hosts “Community Conversation” At Harlem’s Red Rooster by Glenn Hunter.