Ailey II Returns to The Ailey Citigroup Theater

On the heels of a 32-city world tour, Ailey II returns to The Ailey Citigroup Theater from March 14 – 25 for its annual New York season. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Jerry Rivera Inaugurates The 2018 Latino Concert Series At Lehman College

Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic owned food company in the United States presents the Latino Concert Series 2018 Inaugural Concert at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Trevor Noah At NJPAC

Want a comedy break from Harlem? Check out New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Trevor Noah, the host of Comedy Central’s Emmy-winning Daily Show, returns by popular demand with an evening of hilarious stand-up! Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Alek Wek Works, From Fashion To Foundation

What a great article in W Magazine as they report on the supermodel Alek Wek who at the age of 14, fled South Sudan for the U.K., she discovered two things about herself: She had the body of a supermodel (“I’m five-eleven, and my freaking limbs!”), and more importantly, she had a voice.

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“East Harlem Remembered: Oral Histories” Free Preview

One of the greatest communities in the world East Harlem, NY lays claim to a rich and culturally diverse history. Continue Reading →

St. Beauty Talks At Build

Alex Belle and Isis Valentino met at a local Atlanta showcase for talent. The ladies knew once they met they were kindred musical spirits. Continue Reading →

Lena Waithe The Master At Build

As the first black woman to win an Emmy for comedy writing, for the heartbreaking and human “Thanksgiving” episode of “Master of None,” Lena Waithe stops by to talk about her new project, “The Chi.” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Images Of America East Harlem,” A Great Read Any Time Of The Year

We love this book, overshadowed by the fame of Harlem and the wealth of the Upper East Side, East Harlem is rarely noted as a historical enclave, which it is. Continue Reading →

Girl Code, The Journey From Average Teens To Powerhouses

Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere from Harlem to Hollis, Girl Code is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming world famous. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Robert Mugabe Resignation Ushers In A Renaissance For Zimbabwe

We can only imagine how Harare will be effected, but do we a have idea how Harlem will be effected by Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe‘s resignation. The Guardian reports that: Continue Reading →

Alvin Ailey Short Film On Paris Street Debuts In Celebration Of United Nations

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is pleased to announce Rue Montorgueil, a joyful short film that sprang to life on a bustling Parisian street when Ailey company members performed with local dancers. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Valentino Pop-Ups In NYC And The World

‘Tis the season for holiday pop-ups and Valentino is opting for innovation, opening sport-themed pop-up shops in New York … Continue Reading →

HW Pick: MvVO ART Announces AD ART SHOW Call For Artists (Updated)

MvVO ART, an innovative art venture dedicated to creating opportunities for artists, announced a Call for Artists submissions to AD ART SHOW – its newest art venture – during a reception at Y&R. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Comedian Hari Kondabolou Confronts His Cartoon Nemesis In The Problem With APU (Video)

In this highly-personal, insightful and timely exploration of minority media representation, Kondabolu speaks with prominent South Asian actors about the damaging legacy of Apu – an animated character voiced by a white actor with a heavily exaggerated, stereotypical Indian accent. Continue Reading →

Join The My Dog Loves Central Park Fair!

Come, sit, stay, and celebrate Central Park and its dog community! Tails will be wagging as the Central Park Conservancy and Central Park Paws host you and your canine for an afternoon of contests, training tips, games, and more. Continue Reading →

Meet the Trailblazing Black Servicewomen Who Are Embracing Natural Hair in the Military

Vogue reports that in January of this year, the United States Army revised its grooming and appearance regulations, including its ban on dreadlocks for female soldiers. Continue Reading →

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory Passes, 1932 – 2017

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory, October 12, 1932 – August 19, 2017, was an American civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, comedian, conspiracy theorist, and occasional actor throughout Harlem for decades. Continue Reading →

CHULO Underwear S/S 2018 Official NYFW Fashion Show And Fundraiser

CHULO Underwear is pleased to announce its official NYFW show and fundraiser, A NEW DAY, will take place on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, on the second floor of The Ritz Bar and Lounge, 369 West 46th Street, on the famous Restaurant Row in the Broadway Theater District in Midtown Manhattan, NY 10036. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: NYCEDC And Emerald Expositions Announce NYC’s First Large Scale Virtual Reality Conference + Expo

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Emerald Expositions, the largest trade show organizer in the U.S., today announced plans for the first large-scale Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality (VR/AR) conference in New York City: NYVR Expo. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: French Montana “Unforgettable” Featuring Swae Lee (Video)

Why do we love this video? It shows that the global reach of a music created right here in Harlem is worldwide – as we say from Harlem to Harare.

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