Danny Simmons Talks Art On Harlem World Radio

danny-simmons1Grab your tea and listen to Danny Simmons, Jr.,. Danny is a abstract expressionist painter, poet and the older brother of Russell Simmons and rapper Joseph Simmons (“Reverend Run” of Run–D.M.C). Continue Reading →

Morningside Lights Lantern-Building Workshops

8d1149c1-dec1-4391-bfa3-e07a0eb9bce0From Saturday, September 19 through Friday, September 25, daily lantern-building workshops will take place at Miller Theatre at Columbia University, Broadway and 116th Street. Participants are invited to put their creative skills to use while building illuminated lanterns and fantastical sculptures. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Rush Arts Foundation’s Art For Life

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Dave Chappelle and Russell Simmons

By Udo Salters

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s 20th anniversary at the 2015 Art For Life benefit took place on Saturday, July 18th,, 2015. This year’s honorees were Dave Chappelle, Michaela and Simon de Pury, Ava DuVernay, and featured artist Wangechi Mutu. Continue Reading →

New HSA President Eric Pryor On Harlem World Radio

ericp-pryor1Get some tea, and turn on the radio for a conversation with Eric Pryor. Eric Pryor has been appointed as the new president of the Harlem School for the Arts (HSA) in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Artist Creates Fictional Television Network To Challenge Mainstream

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By Souleo

Change the channel. Better yet, turn off the television. Such is the advice artist, director and producer, Adu has for anyone serious about following and engaging in social justice initiatives. Continue Reading →

Urban Thread Week In St. Nicholas Park

Picture12-300x225Enjoy a sun set evening of creating, sharing and networking in the world of fiber, textile and needle arts. Bring a chair, blanket, your latest project and let’s create together. Continue Reading →

Danny Tisdale In Radical Presence: Black Performance In Contemporary Art At YBCA

tumblr_mh3nt4LYsR1rcnqtyo1_500Danny Tisdale’s performance installation Transitions Inc., is included in Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art a groundbreaking exhibition and the first comprehensive survey of performance art by black artists working from the perspective of the visual arts from the 1960’s to the present at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA). Continue Reading →