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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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 →

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 →

“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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