“Made In Harlem: Mr. Untouchable”, The Leroy “Nicky” Barnes Story In Harlem

The legendary Leroy “Nicky” Barnes ruled Harlem for the first half of the 1970s, rising from a common drug dealer to the leader of a criminal empire dubbed the Council, trading largely in heroin and cocaine, brokered through close ties with the Mafia. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Maysles Presents A Grey Gardens Party In Watermill

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The Maysles Documentary Center, The Parrish Art Museum and Hamptons International Film Festival are proud to co-present a “site specific” conversation and excerpts from the cult classic documentary, Grey Gardens.  Continue Reading →

From Mambo to Hip-Hop: A South Bronx Tale At Maysles In Harlem

the bronxThere’s a postage stamp of urban sidewalk known by people of a certain age for having burned to the ground. A more recent generation knows it as the place where hip-hop was born. Continue Reading →

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