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.
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:
By Walter Rutledge Last week we spent Thursday packing on the calories and then burning them off in the shop til you drop weekend madness. This first weekend of December has dance in Midtown and Brooklyn and musical theater and dance history in Harlem. Here are a few of the many arts event happening around…
Despite getting his reality TV shine on with his show, ‘Chrissy & Mr. Jones,’ rapper Jim Jones is still doing his music thing. The Harlem capo has a new track out called ‘Awareness.’
Coca-Cola Winter Wonderland Saturday, December 14, 2013 2:00 p.m.-6 p.m. Under the Apollo’s iconic marquee, Coca-Cola will offer a variety of holiday-themed activities and performances that are free and open to the public.
When married stars of “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” Cynthia Bailey Thomas and Peter Thomas set out to write their joint memoir, Carry-On Baggage: Our Nonstop Flight, they didn’t expect to discover new things about each other.
During a recent interview with ELLE, Harlem female rapper Azealia Banks, who received a co-sign from Kanye West early on in her career, talked about common things she shares with the “Yeezus” rapper.
Get you pen out to write down the free November 2013 events at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care. Each event is open to the public and is being held at 215 West 125th Street in Harlem.
Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director.
Musiq Soulchild is a reinvigorated singer these days and he’s got Syleena Johnson to thank for the change.
By Walter Rutledge [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2Vth0K49xI&w=420&h=315] The Faison Firehouse and Summerstage presented Harlem Dance Caravan on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 at Marcus Garvey Park’s Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in the village of Harlem.
On Wednesday, October 31st, the place known for booing will celebrate the spookiest night of the year with the final showdown of the 2012 Amateur Night season – Super Top Dog.
The Apollo Theater announced the highly anticipated line-up for the third season of its groundbreaking Apollo Music Café series.
Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo At some stage in the careers of arts professionals there is a point where they reach the crossroads of art and commerce.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJqQ6daVLJQ] Former Bad Boy Records Harlem rapper Mase (aka Mason Betha) on the comeback, Mase hop on one of the hottest R&B songs hitting the airwaves, Miguel’s”Adorn.”