Workshop Wisdom By Miriam Kelly-Ferguson

When I first conceived of a life as a fiction writer I began, naturally, to read fiction with an eye toward learning the craft. I have always had an earth tongue. My imagination comes from a down home feeling that my grandmother and great-aunt kept alive in the family. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…

Walter’s World: Caribbean Catwalk for a Cure

By Walter Rutledge Virgin Island Fashion Week 2011 and The American Cancer Association presented Caribbean Catwalk For A Cure fashion show fundraiser, on Saturday July 29, at the Club Panache, 2110 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like…

Dining With Miss Lil: The Hudson River Café Review

The Hudson River Café is a gem that a lot of people within the Harlem community have yet to discover, but it shines brightly never the less. For one, its “Nuevo Latino” cuisine is helping to diversify our choices within the Harlem community. Two, the presentation of its dishes makes it stand out as “Nuevo…

Butch Lewis, More than a Promoter

By Marc “The Raz” Rasbury With the all of the NFL lockout news dominating the sports airwaves of late, the death of the flamboyant boxing promoter, Butch Lewis, flew under the radar screen this week. But this in no way should diminish the impact this man had on the world of boxing and the entertainment…

The Raz: The End is Near, Now…….

By Marc “The Raz” Rasbury For nearly four months, Football fans had to endure the ever changing outlooks stemming from various media outlets regarding the status of the NFL Lookout situation. 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…

Rep. Weiner Makes “Hugely Regrettable Mistake”!

After days of denials, a choked-up New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner confessed Monday during a news conference that he tweeted a photo of his bulging underpants was a “hugely regrettable mistake” to a woman and admitted to “inappropriate” exchanges with six women before and after getting married. He apologized for lying but said he…

The Raz: Jackson Deserved Better

I know that there are plenty of player haters out there when it comes to one Phil Jackson. Some might consider him arrogant and pompous. 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…

Could The Next Prince Of Monaco Be Black?

Last week it was William and Kate, on July 1st, Prince Albert II of Monaco will marry South African Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock, and a possible son from that marriage could be the next heir to Monaco’s throne. But, the monarchy has a even deeper African connection? Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…

Walter’s World: New Production at Faison Firehouse Theater

By Walter Rutledge [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CvQ6rAlMc4&w=560&h=349] The Faison Firehouse Theater will present The Word, The Game, The Dance on Friday June 3 at 8pm. 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…

HW Talk: Kelis, Chocolat, Dr. Khalil…

  … who would have thunk it, Kelis the Harlem mommy cooks, this week she was on Top Chef … boy, if I hear one more time how good the calamari is at Chocolat I’m going to go (Lady) Gaga, got to check it out … spoke with Dr. Khalil Muhammad this week on HW…

Walter’s World: The Intimate Art of Choreography

By Walter Rutledge The curtain rises, the music begins and the lighting illuminates the space directly in front of us. Within seconds movement begins to soothe the rush of anticipation. Be it a group, duet or solo the number of people is not important; there in the dark the human form carves away the negative…

Walter’s World: Philadanco at the Joyce

By Walter Rutledge Philadanco offered five performances at the Joyce Theater from March 29th to April 3rd. The company celebrated its 40th anniversary season with a program of four varied works. Each work showcased the energy and vitality that has became the trademark of the company. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…