Salters Scene: MoCADA Inaugural Masquerade Ball

Jesse Williams and James E. Bartlett

Jesse Williams and James E. Bartlett

The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) held its inaugural Masquerade Ball on Thursday, May 14th at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Leperca Space. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Apollo Theater 2015 Spring Gala

 Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo

By Udo Derrick Salters

The Apollo Theater 2015 Spring Gala on Monday, June 6th was a great night at the Apollo. Hosting duties were handled by Extra TV Correspondent A. J. Calloway. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: David Dinkins Chairs Friars Club Gala Honoring Diahann Carroll & Daymond John

dnkins galaHarlem fave and Mayor David Dinkins has been a member of The Friars Club for decades and is proud to serve as Event Chairman for the August 4th Gala celebrating two incredible honorees Diahann Carroll and Dayman John. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: The Annual Figure Skating In Harlem Stars Gala

Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem

By Udo Salters

On April 13th, The 10th Annual Skating with the Stars Gala A benefit gala for Figure Skating in Harlem took place in Manhattan. Normally held at the ice skating rink in Central Park, this year’s event was held at the fabulous event space 583 Park Avenue. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: NYU Langone Medical Center Violetball For Gifted Future Physicians And Scientists

1NYU Langone Medical Center raised more than $7 million last night at its annual Violet Ball held at Cipriani on 42nd Street in New York City. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The Harlem Congregations For Community Improvement “Let Us Break Bread” Gala

hcci1Photographs by Seitu Oronde

The Harlem Congregations For Community Improvement (HCCI) Inc. Board of Directors and the Honorary Dinner Chairs co­hosted the HCCI 13th Annual “Let Us Break Bread Together” Awards Dinner, on Thursday April 23, at Marina del Rey, One Marina Drive, Throgs Neck, New York. The Gala begins with a 6 pm reception. Continue Reading →