Nora Holt “The Mama That Can’t Behave” In Harlem (warning)

She was satirized under pseudonyms in Harlem Renaissance novels. Throughout that period she was referred to as a bronze venus, dusky diva and outrageous party girl.  VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Cam’ron, JuJu And A$AP Mob Rep Harlem In GQ

Harlem takes center stage in GQ’s latest issue. In “Harlem Reshuffled” the magazine sheds light on some of the borough’s shining stars in hip-hop and pop culture including A$AP Mob and Cam’ron. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with…

Tourism Conference With HAA & The GHCC at Schomburg

Tourism is the top growth industry in New York City… Harlem Arts Alliance in concert with The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce jointly convene a Harlem Tourism Conference on Monday June 2, 2014, 5:30pm, at Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard at West 135th Street in Harlem. VIDEO “We re-imagine,…

SOLSTICE STEPS, Dances For A Variable Population

Using the power of dance to create community, Dances For a Variable Population (DVP), will present three performances of Solstice Steps on the days surrounding the 2014 summer solstice. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

HW Remix: Knocking on Harlem’s Door

We thought this story by Chris Smith that orignally ran in the NYMagazine on November 3, 2010 would be informative as we head into the primary elections in June 2014. It’s a campaign-kickoff rally straight out of the playbook: festive red-white-and-blue posters, lapel buttons featuring the smiling candidate, a soundtrack of upbeat and strenuously unobjectionable…