Bow Wow Special Guest Host Amateur Night: Holiday Special!

Bow Wow (rapper, actor and television host of BET’s 106 & Park) will be special guest host for Amateur Night: Holiday Special! VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader, Hubert Delany….” This monthly post is made in partnership with Harlem…

Celebrate Puerto Rican Day Parade 2012 (video)

Get ready for one of New York’s most colorful and festive parades — as New Yoricans and Haricans celebrate the 55th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday, June 10, at 11 am, 2012. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights…

Walter’s World: Film Premiere at Faison Firehouse Theater

By Walter Rutledge The Faison Firehouse Theater, located at 6 Hancock Place, in Harlem, will host the highly anticipated red carpet film premiere of The Skinny on Wednesday, June 6th at 7:00pm. It is the third feature film from independent filmmaker Patrik-Ian Polk (Punks, Noah’s Arc) and will be presented during the First Annual Pride…

Big Maybelle Louis Smith, Harlem (video)

Mabel Louise Smith was born in Jackson Tennessee (May 1, 1924 – January 23, 1972). In the early nineteen thirties the young Mabel won an amateur singing contest in Memphis, and decided that performing was for her. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist…

The Impossible is Possible

By Claude Jay The Origin of the Watch Night Service On December 31, people around the world will gather to celebrate waiting and watching as 2009 goes out and the New Year 2010 comes in. Just a short subway ride from Harlem, thousands of people will gather to watch the ball drop In Time Square.…