HWPick: The 29th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards In DC

Hispanic Heritage AwardsThe Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announced today the 29th annual Hispanic Heritage Awards will be broadcast nationally Friday, September 30, 2016, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET on PBS during Hispanic Heritage Month.  Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: 3rd Annual Black Expo At The Sheraton New York In Times Square (Photographs)

black 1Photographs By Seitu Oronde

On Saturday, July 30, 2016, The Black Expo NYC team headed by President and CEO Mark Anthony Jenkins was at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York, New York. Continue Reading →

Orfeo Antillano’s 12th Annual BBQ Fundraiser & Performance

seitu derby5A great way to end the week long Harlem-Havana Educational & Cultural Festival is to come enjoy on Sunday 8/21 from 2-8pm a small but far-reaching 501(c)(3) Afro-Cuban Dance Company located in Harlem on 128th Street and Convent Avenue. Continue Reading →

Celebrating The Legacy Of Dance In Harlem is…Fabulous!

Sounds and Motion_Grace Williams1A newly expanded art exhibition by Community Works to salute pioneers in dance in Harlem will open formally at MIST Harlem, 46 West 116th St., between Lenox and 5th Avenues, with a special public reception for community leaders, artists and  interested residents. Continue Reading →

Harlem/Havana Music And Cultural Festival Comes To Macy’s!

Macy's Operation Happy Children 2015 Photo by Sean Carroll2Come Celebrate with The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, for the first annual Harlem/Havana Music and Cultural Festival: an international exchange honoring the rich artistic connection between these two historic cities. Continue Reading →

Alvin Ailey Announces NYC Center Season 2016

Alvin+Ailey+American+Dance+Theater's+Jacqueline+Green+in+Alvin+Ailey's+Revelations.+Photo+by+Paul+Kolnik._4159d895-290b-41f2-8183-346d050b630b-prvAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center’s Principal Dance Company, returns to the New York City Center stage from November 30th – December 31st, 2016.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Writers Guild Read At Countee Cullen

guilde at shcomburg1 sliderBy Marc W. Polite

This past Thursday evening, the Harlem Writers Guild hosted an event at the Countee Cullen Library. Held in the auditorium “Voices of Poetry” was the first collaboration of the Harlem Writers Guild with the library. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Freestyle Take Over With Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam At Resorts World Casino New York

Lisa-LisaThis year’s Freestyle Take Over will feature Lisa Lisa, George LaMond, Lisette Melendez, Judy Torres and many others. Continue Reading →

Harlem Inspired Artist Creates Literacy For Incarcerated Teens

galinsky in harlemInspired by the work of Harlem resident, artist, and activist Jamal Joseph (pictured below), NYC artist Robert Galinsky (above) has been going to Rikers Island Jail twice a week and correctional facilities. Continue Reading →

Jellybean Benitez Studio 54’s, Whitney’s And Michael’s Music Maestro At World Casino

john-jellybean-benitezResorts World Casino New York City will host Jellybean Benitez for “A Night at Studio 54” on Saturday, July 16 at 8 p.m. at the Central Park event space. Continue Reading →