Divaria Dishes With Ms. Angela Brown: Life, Opera, And YARDBIRD At The Apollo Theater

larry at the apolloBy Divaria

For Women’s History Month, I sat down with my friend, Operatic Soprano Angela Brown to talk about her debut at the Apollo Theater in the opera YARDBIRD, co-produced by Opera Philadelphia. Continue Reading →

NYC First Deputy Commissioner Dina Simon Honored

We love Dina Simon, she was in the 46th Annual African American Day Parade in Harlem, the Harlem School of the Arts and even better as the First Deputy Commissioner of the NYC Department of Correction, she will be honored as one of The Network Journal’s “25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards” at a gala reception at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in NYC on March 23, 2017. Continue Reading →

“The Watermelon Woman,” At The Schomburg In Harlem

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Schomburg Center is proud to present a 20th anniversary screening of Cheryl Dunye’s groundbreaking film, The Watermelon Woman, which in 1996 became the first feature film by a queer African-American woman. Continue Reading →