Souleo: Rafia Santana’s ‘SELFiE’ Is Better Than Yours

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The art of the selfie is under attack. From the Met Gala to the Cannes Film Festival to Coachella, high-profile events have recently instituted measures meant to limit or altogether delete the taking of selfies. Continue Reading →

Museum Mile Festival 2015 In Harlem

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Stop by El Museo during this years Museum Mile Festival for a performance by Calpulli Mexican Dance Company, music by DJ Mosco spinning funk inspired  by old school break beats and Mexican nostalgia, and art-making for the entire family! Continue Reading →

Union Settlement Ethnic Festival In Harlem

image002Just like last year, there will be an outdoor stage with a large variety of multi-cultural entertainment, over 50 independent, local vendors and exhibitors on the street, and other activities going on throughout the day for all age groups. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s National Black Programming Consortium Wins NEA Grant

downloadThrough its grant-making to thousands of nonprofits each year, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) promotes opportunities for people in communities across America to experience the arts and exercise their creativity. Continue Reading →

Harlem Group To Receive $750,000 Grant from UMEZ

CCCADI Gala Guests  Lloyd Williams Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce    CCCADI Pres and Founder DrThe Caribbean Culture Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) is slated to receive grant funding of $750,000 over the next three years from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone for capacity building as the organization works towards their move to a new home in a renovated firehouse located at 120 East 125 Street in Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Layding Kaliba & Carolyn Butts Recipients Of Louis Reyes Rivera Award

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A few days ago the Louis Reyes Rivera Excellence Award for Educator Artists was announced with Layding Kaliba, poet/author/activist and writer, African Voices publisher Carolyn Butts receiving the award for her arts education program Get Your Read On! Continue Reading →

Reading Of Harlem’s Jacob Lawrence’s ‘Migration Series’ Poetry Suite (video)

jacob lawrence migration seriesTen celebrated poets, selected by Elizabeth Alexander, read their poems inspired by Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series at the Museum Of Modern Art (MOMA), in New York. Continue Reading →