Live Stream: At Lincoln Center Global Exchange

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced the program for an evening of live performances that will close the inaugural Lincoln Center Global Exchange. 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…

Gather The Family, It’s Disney’s “Descendants” Star Sofia Carson

Actress, singer and songwriter Sofia Carson performs her retro-soul version of “Rotten to the Core,” the hit song from Disney’s “Descendants” in a music video premiere. 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…

Op-Ed: The Bilingual Advantage

By Carmen Fariña NYC Schools Chancellor I grew up speaking Spanish with my parents, who fled their native Spain during its Civil War and settled in Brooklyn. I didn’t know any English when I started kindergarten and the teacher marked me absent for six weeks because I didn’t understand her mangled pronunciation of my last name. Become…

HW Pick: Free Legal Clinic For Immigrant Workers

MFY Legal Services will hold a free, walk-in legal clinic for immigrant workers on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 10 am to 4 pm. 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…

The Sugar Hill Development is Not Sweet, Or Is It?

“Why’re you taking a picture of the building? It’s fucking ugly.” With those words, a construction worker greeted the writer Mark Byrnes at City Lab last Thursday as he approached the entrance to David Adjaye’s Sugar Hill development, on the site of a former brownfield on West 155th and Saint Nicholas Avenue in West Harlem.…

‘Belle’ and Africans in Europe, 1440-1700’s (video)

By Tod Roulette After 235 years an intimate family heirloom painting has been exposed to the world showing not just layers of soot and dusty varnish but the secretive social customs, hierarchy and race prejudices of 18th century aristocratic English society. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

Knicks, Lamar Odom Near Deal

Okay, you Harlem fans who love the New York Knicks, looks like after a seemingly endless uphill battle to work his way back into the NBA, Lamar Odom is finally seeing a light at the end of the (Lincoln) tunnel. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

2014 Minority Cancer Awareness Week Talks

With cancer a major issue in Harlem, these exciting and dynamic seminars sent to us from the MSKCC/CCNY Partnership for Cancer Research, Training and Community Outreach will feature talks by physicians and healthcare providers that treat patients with cancer.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

Maria Felix Retrospective At MCI

In celebration of the l00th anniversary of the birth of Mexican actress and diva María Félix, a muse for poets, musicians and painters, our three organizations will present two of her short films, a panel discussion and reception, as well as six of her films. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s)…

OP-Ed: Latinos Highest Among The Uninsured

March 31st is a significant day for President Barack Obama and his administration. It marks the deadline for registration for the Affordable Care Act and whether or not it is a success. 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…

Global Ad Urges Tourists Not To Visit Botswana

Survival International – the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights – has launched a worldwide advertising campaign highlighting Botswana’s persecution of Africa’s last hunting Bushmen. 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…

February Volunteer Opportunities At Free Arts NYC

PACT ART NIGHT Wednesday, February 12th  |  4:00-6:30pm  |  East Harlem Join the Parents and Children Together with Art (PACT) Team for an evening of art making with potential program participants. 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…

Agreement Protects Affordable Housing and Tenants’ Rights

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a major settlement agreement that will help make communities more just and affordable by ending the reported harassment and intimidation of mainly Spanish-speaking immigrant tenants in nearly 1,800 apartments within 49 buildings in Harlem, Washington Heights, Brooklyn and the South Bronx. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…