Walter’s World: Harlem Dance Caravan (with video)

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. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

NYC’s Bike Share, Largest In The Country, To Begin

New York City, with its constant hum of subways, buses, cabs and ferries, has long had one glaring exception to its many transportation options: bicycles for the masses. 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.…

Yolande’s Yard: Mumia, Long Distance Revolutionary (video)

By Yolande Brener Mumia Abu Jamal, birth name Wesley Cook, is the author of seven book, numerous articles for the Black Panther Press and hundreds of radio programs for NPR and Democracy Now.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Disney’s First Black Princess

Belle. Ariel. Jasmine. Chances are, you know these names as just a few of Disney’s magical princesses from such classic tales as Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, and Aladdin. 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…

Boo at the Apollo for Halloween – Amateur Night Finals

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. 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…

Walter’s World: Philadanco at the Joyce

By Walter Rutledge The Philadelphia Dance Company, better know by its acronym Philadanco, concluded their New York season at the Joyce Theater on Sunday October 7. During the six day run the company presented four ensemble works by four African American choreographers. The works, which spanned over forty years, offered an insightful and entertaining glimpse…

Interview: With Temika Moore

Temika Moore The Philadelphia native whose mentor was George Duke is performing her new single “I’m Not Ok,” from her new “End of Me” (EP) that premiered on BET JAZZ and CENTRIC TV on Monday, September 24th, 2012 at the Shrine in Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe…

Interview: Harlem Artist Allicette Torres

Allicette Torres The Harlem born visual artist whose work is in the upcoming Harlem Art Walking Tour 2012 in October as she shoots her art, defines what Harlem is and knows that Harlem isn’t discovered in her world of Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

Interview: Harlem’s Marie Jean- Baptiste

By Kass I recently had the opportunity to visit the amazing Harlem showroom of CEO, founder and designer Marie Jean-Baptiste of her business RUE 107 brand right before Fashion Week 2012 in NYC. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Sponsored Love: Salters Scene, The Well (Contest)

One of the newest spots to open in New York City is The Well. The brainchild of Managing Partners Shay Vishawadia and Josh Richolt, the Well is located in Brooklyn two blocks away from the L Train Meserole Street stop. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

RIP: Chris Lighty Talks About The Business (video)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cXGkYng54U] It’s around 5 pm. The LOF boys and myself are waiting in the Violator conference room. Jokes are flying and the anticipation is building. 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…

Salters Scene: SummerStage-The Glasper Experiment

It was a great evening in Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park on Tuesday August 7th, 2012. There was standing room only at SummerStage’s free concert. 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…

RIP, Chris Lighty Talks Business

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cXGkYng54U] It’s around 5 pm. The LOF boys and myself are waiting in the Violator conference room. Jokes are flying and the anticipation is building. 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…

Hue-Man Books Closes: Harlem Responds

Ten-year-old Hue-Man Bookstore and Café in Harlem on St. Nicholas Avenue (between 125th and 124th Streets) is the latest bookstore to close its physical space in order to reinvent itself. 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…