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In A Dance Class Harlem’s Rangel Sits And Reflects

RANGELsub-master675In 1950s Harlem on a Sunday afternoon, Alma Carter arrived at the Savoy Ballroom in a mauve-colored strapless ball gown. “I wore a tiara with diamonds,” she said, quickly adding, “Not real diamonds.” Continue Reading →

In Harlem And the South Bronx, A Whole Lotta Readin’ Goin’ On!

love candy and foodLove books? Love reading? Love learning? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, the four family-friendly events below–the Bronx Book Fair, Literacy Across Harlem Day, La Casa Azul Bookstore’s three-year anniversary fiesta, and their 3rd Annual Visit Your Harlem Library Day–will bring you great joy. Continue Reading →

CIVITAS East River Esplanade Community Meeting In Harlem

east-harlem11CIVITAS invite you to join us at the first community meeting of Phase III of the CIVITAS East River Esplanade initiative. Landscape Architect Signe Nielsen will be discussing potential options for a temporary re-opening of Pier 107.

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Harlem Students Win O’Melveny & Myers New York Scholarship

harlem - Thurgood Marshall AcademyOn Tuesday, May 19, 2015 the 13th Annual O’Melveny & Myers LLP New York scholarship ceremony honored an extraordinary group of NYC public high school students with inspiring stories to tell, including three from Harlem’s Thurgood Marshall Academy. Continue Reading →

Dave East’s ‘Straight Outta Harlem’ Interview

DaveEast_SOBs1We’ve heard it time and time again, those worn out and cliché lines about how New York Rap has lost its “essence” or the most famous one, “New York rap is not the same” seem to be brought up in almost every convo relating to the genre. Continue Reading →

Hip-Hop’s Visual Style: A Look Behind the Scenes

31968232-62ac-4798-8321-8e4a50ddb8d3What goes into designing and marketing an iconic hip-hop album? The Museum of the City of New York panel of hip-hop insiders will discuss their experiences behind the scenes of the record industry, their work from Harlem style to Hollywood shaping the brands of various major artists, and the all-important relationship between sound, word, image, and design. Continue Reading →

Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts Presents “Take This X” (video)

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In March, writer Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts (2013 Literature, Theo Westenberger Awardee) took over the former Hotel Theresa space in Harlem to create an installation of works by various artists to honor the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination. Continue Reading →

Harlem Families Rally to Save Nasry Michelen Day Care

nasry save it harlemOn Thursday, May 28, City Council Member Mark Levine, State Senator Adriano Espaillat, and dozens of concerned parents and members of the community rallied at Nasry Michelen Day Care (Nasry) and called on the New York City Administration of Children’s Services (ACS) … Continue Reading →