Harlem’s NBPC’s 360 Incubator And Fund New Selects For Competition

The nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to media content about the Black experience has selected seven producing teams for its 360 Incubator and Fund where competitors can score up to $150,000 in development funds for their TV and web pilots or interactive/transmedia project. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of…

Souleo: How One Organization Is Giving Black Content Creators A Boost

By Souleo If African-Americans engage with more media content than any other group, then why aren’t they equally represented behind the scenes as content creators? It is a complicated question fraught with issues of access, economics, and of course, race. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible…

Art And Tech To Meet In Harlem At NBPC

Art and technology will meet at the crossroads that is Harlem this October. National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), the Harlem-based media arts organization, is partnering with Silicon Harlem, a social venture designed to turn Harlem into a technology and innovation hub, for Hack360. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of…

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. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

‘Pitch Black’ Focus On Black Scripted Series To Black TV and Web series

With television networks having recently grasped that the most loyal viewers—Blacks—want to see themselves on scripted series, the nation’s primary presenter of Black historical and contemporary stories on public television is making the case that these audiences  are also clamoring for more diverse nonfiction TV and Web content. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording…

Walter’s World: Revelations at Fifty

By Walter Rutledge The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater begins a five-week season on December 1, 2010 at the New York City Center. The season will mark the fiftieth anniversary of Revelation, the masterwork choreographed by company founder Alvin Ailey. In preparation of this milestone the Ailey school’s department of Arts In Education and Community…