Margo Rodriguez, half of the husband-and-wife team Augie and Margo, who danced the mambo on television and before presidents and helped it evolve from a nightclub craze into popular entertainment. Continue Reading →
Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has acquired the global media rights to “Deconstructing Sammy,” Matt Birkbeck’s critically-acclaimed biography of legendary entertainer, Harlem’s Sammy Davis Jr, writes Euroweb. Continue Reading →
Wells Restaurant (to those in the know it was “Wells” and “Wells Supper Club”), was generally regarded as the home of the best chicken and waffles in the world on (Seventh Avenue, now re-named) Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard between 132nd and 133rd Streets in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →
DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, runs November 9-16, 2017, at the IFC Center, Cinepolis Chelsea and the SVA Theatre. Our pick is Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me, about the legendary Harlemite Sammy Davis Jr.,.