A New Community Rose Grows in Harlem

Water surrounds it. The East, Harlem and Hudson Rivers form its boundaries, but Harlem is transcendent. For generations, this neighborhood has been the spiritual center of African-American and Caribbean life in the United States. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

American Apparel Cutting 500 Factory Jobs Now

American Apparel LLC has a store on 125th Street in Harlem, and with a view to revamping its production process, troubled teen apparel retailer American Apparel is laying off hundreds of workers and may start outsourcing part of its production, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…

HW Pick: Ailey II’s NY Season At The Ailey Citigroup Theater

Ailey II’s “indefatigable, virtuosic, and relentlessly sexy” dancers (Los Angeles Times) return to the Ailey Citigroup Theater with two programs of premieres and returning audience favorites. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can…

HW Pick: Black Deutschland, Darryl Pinckney And Zadie Smith

Darryl Pinckney and Zadie Smith talk about his new work of fiction, Black Deutschland, set in the 1980s, about a young gay black American who flees from his hometown of Chicago to the city of his fantasies: Berlin. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Celebrate The Holidays And Ring In The New Year With Ailey

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New York City Center engagement is one of the Company’s “most exciting seasons yet” (Metro), and the thrill continues as the holidays approach. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine.…

NYC City Council Members Seeking 71% Raise

The New York City Council members are quietly negiotating for a massive pay raise that will bring their six-figure salaries up to a whopping $192,500 — a 71% windfall — as cops face a proposed 1% hike, and firefighters will only see a 2.5% bump this year, sources told the Daily News. The average annual salary…

Harlem’s Neil Patrick Harris ’‘Best Time Ever” Review

Variety reports that ‘Best Time Ever” being adapted from a British format (a country with an established knack for this sort of fare), the series did create a wacky tone. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World…

October Music At Smoke Schedule In Harlem

Check out some of the best Jazz music by some of the best musicians in Harlem at Smoke Music Schedule for the month of October 2015. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can…

Diddy Didn’t Stop After Fall At BET Awards (video)

Harlem man Diddy led an all-star 20th-anniversary tribute to Bad Boy Records at Sunday night’s 2015 BET Awards, bringing out Lil’ Kim, Pharrell,Mase, French Montana and other Bad Boy artists and friends to run through the label’s many hits. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

2015 American Black Film Festival Opens With A ‘Dope’ Harlem Team

The 19th  annual  American  Black Film  Festival  (ABFF) opens with the premier of  DOPE, with a Harlem team of co-executive  producer Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, musician and actor A$AP Rocky, and the evening will be hosted by living legend Doug  E.  Fresh.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

The Apollo Announces 2015-16 Season In Harlem

The Apollo Theater today announced its 2015–2016 season, encompassing world premieres, commissions, and collaborationswith world-class performing arts institutions and international artists working across a range of disciplines and genres— from dance and theater to jazz, soul, and opera. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

NBA Bans Clippers Owner “For Life”

Yesterday we posted an article regarding Harlem’s Rev. Sharpton response to the racist remarks by Los Angele Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please…