Marcus Garvey Park Hosting Free New York Philharmonic Festival In Harlem

A new pop-up festival series by the New York Philharmonic is coming to Harlem, bringing music, dance, poetry and art to Marcus Garvey Park starting Friday.

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The Alchemy Of Black Joy! At The National Black Theatre In Harlem

black theater in harlemNational Black Theatre (NBT) is kicking off its 48th Season on Wednesday, September 7, with “The Alchemy of Black Joy.”  Continue Reading →


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HW Pick: Join The Book Launch Of The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York: A History

0f58b629-c3e8-406f-8391-d7b2a47d52a7The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York: A History, written by Polly Guerin, engagingly details the 230 year-old history of the organization, and explores how The General Society’s significant past is interwoven with the development of New York City.  Continue Reading →


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Listen To “Franco The Great” On The Danny Tisdale Show (podcast)

Franco-5.15.15_web_ready_photo_by_peter_cooper_3 (1)Today Danny talks to “Franco The Great” on The Danny Tisdale Show. Danny talks to world-renowned Panamanian born Harlem artist Franklin Gaskin, aka “Franco the Great,” “The Picasso of Harlem” who has painted hundreds of iron gates in Harlem for over 30 years. Continue Reading →


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“Franco The Great,” Paints New Gate In Harlem

FrancoTheGreat_2015_Photo_by_Peter_CooperWorld-renowned artist Franklin Gaskin, aka “Franco the Great” is painting a gate on 125th Street, his first in over five years. The gate is located at 248 W 125th Street, across from the Apollo Theatre.   Continue Reading →


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