Interview: Harlem Photographer Rudy Collins

The latest installment of our Harlem Interview series, where we get to know the people in our neighborhood: Harlem World: Do you have brothers and/or sisters? Where were you born? Continue Reading →

Rudy Collins: Romeo And Juliet In Harlem

Photographs by Rudy Collins In 1939, Orson Welles produced “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare at the old Lafayette Theater in Harlem. Last week, Rudy Collins photographed The Classical Theatre of Harlem‘s production Continue Reading →

Rudy Collins: At The National Conference of Artists 2014 At The Met

By Rudy Collins The National Conference of Artists New York kicked off it’s annual 3 day conference at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with NCA 1st Vice President Whilemina Grantr.

Rudy Collins Behind The Scenes At Apollo Theater 80th Anniversary

By Rudy Collins The world famous Apollo Theater kicked off it 80th anniversary and photographer Rudy Collins from Harlem World Magazine was on the case for the first Amateur Night Continue Reading →

Stop-And-Frisk March Photo Essay By Rudy Collins

The March was powerful in it’s silence. The expressions on the faces conveyed the seriousness of the day as people from all walks of life…

Rudy’s World: Official Black Wall Street Saluted In Harlem (Photographs)

By Rudy Collins On Wednesday, Feb. 28th, 2018, Wells Fargo and The Community Builders saluted Ms. Mandy Bowman, Founder and CEO of Official Black Wall Street.

Rudy’s World: Lost Tapes of Malcolm X At National Black Theatre In Harlem

On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, “The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X,” was previewed after a meet and greet with food and drink at The National Black Theater in Harlem, New York.

Rudy’s World: 3rd Annual Fall Benefit Concert At The Schomburg In Harlem (Photographs)

By Rudy Collins On Thursday, November 14th, 2017, the historic Schomburg Center hosted the 3rd Annual Fall Benefit Concert, “Uptown in Autumn” in Harlem, NY.

Rudy’s World: African American Day Parade In Harlem 2017 (Photographs)

By Rudy Collins On Sunday, September 17th, 2017, everybody was out to see the 43rd Annual African American Day Parade 2017.

Rudy’s World: Big Belly Solar Panel Trash Compactor Launch In Harlem

By Rudy Collins On July 22nd, 2017, State Sen. Brian Benjamin, Council member Bill Perkins, the NAACP, Barbara Askins, president of the 125th Street BID and others were on hand Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Riverton Reunion 2017 In Harlem

By Rudy Collins On July 22nd, 2017, the ” Alumni Residents” of the Riverton re-union on 135th and 5th Avenue in Harlem, New York, held a reunion which was a Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem’s 125th Street – Our Own Champs – Elysees

By Rudy CollinsCross 110th Street – Harlem’s 125th Street, Our own Champs – Elyse, stretching from the East River to the Hudson River, with Grant Houses looming in the background.

Rudy’s World: The National Black Theater’s Teer Spirit Awards Gala 2017 (Photographs)

By Rudy Collins On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017, the National Black Theater (NBT) “celebrated Black Excellence at the ninth annual Teer Spirit Awards Gala”.

Rudy’s World: At The Apollo Theater’s Spring Gala 2017 In Harlem (Photos)

By Rudy Collins What a night of entertainment on Monday, June 12, 2017 at the Apollo Theater’s Spring Gala. Celebrity superstars Ceelo Green, Charlie Wilson, and Sheila E. wowed the Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: National Black Theater Is In The Zone In Riveting New Play (Photos)

By Rudy Collins June 3rd, 2017 was the opening night at the National Black Theater for Playwright James Ijames’s riveting play about the aftereffects of fatal police brutality.

Rudy’s World: Harlem Reps Rodriguez, Espaillat And Others At Street Co-Naming Uptown (Photos)

By Rudy Collins Harlem Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, Congressman Adriano Espaillat and others came together for the co-naming of 187th Street at Wadsworth Avenue to Street Elizabeth’s Way in Washington Heights, New Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Madison Square Boys and Girls Club Groundbreaking In Harlem

By Rudy Collins On May 25th, 2017, the weather was on our side for the groundbreaking ceremony for the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club new Pinkerton Clubhouse at 154th Street at Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Haberdashery Celebrates The Kentucky Derby In Harlem

Photographs by Rudy Collins On Saturday, May 6th, 2017, hats and the most fashionable patrons crowded the Harlem Haberdashery on Lenox Avenue in Harlem, New York.

Rudy’s World: Exclusive Screening Of “In The Morning” At Raw Space In Harlem

By Rudy Collins On Thursday, April 20, 2017, I attended a special advance Cocktails & Cinema screening of the film “In The Morning,” to a packed house at ImageNation’s Raw Space in Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Inez Dickens Sworn At Harlem Hospital

By Rudy Collins On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017, Harlem City Councilwoman Inez Dickens was sworn in at a standing room only ceremony at Harlem Hospital to serve in the New Continue Reading →