HW Pick: “Hidden Figures”, New Movie With Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer And Janelle Monáe (Video)

hidden-figuresHidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA. Continue Reading →

Join ‘The Bounce Back’ Cast Shemar Moore, Bill Bellamy, And Nadine Velazquez Conversation At AOL Build Live

thebounceback-cast-party1Find the courage to love after love has let you down this holiday season when “The Bounce Back” hits theaters on December 9th, 2016. Shemar Moore, Bill Bellamy, and Nadine Velazquez star in the film that follows a relationship expert on a whirlwind book tour promoting his book, “The Bounce Back.” Continue Reading →

Join The Janet Mock Conversation At AOL Build Live

janet-mock“The Trans List,” directed by portrait photographer and filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (HBO’s “The Out List” and “The Latino List”), and featuring interviews by trans author and advocate Janet Mock, explores the experiences of Americans who identify as transgender. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Maurice Hines Is “Tappin Thru Life” With The DIVA Jazz Orchestra

maurice-hines1With tap dancer, vocalist and Harlem native Maurice Hines (above left), music director and drummer Sherrie Maricle, pianist Jackie Warren, bassist Amy Shook, alto saxophonist Alexa Tarantino, tenor saxophonist Roxy Coss, baritone saxophonist Lauren Sevian, lead trumpeter Liesl Whitaker, trumpeter Jami Dauber, and trombonist Sara Jacovino. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: A Guide On How To Get Your Congress Member’s Attention

charles-rangelAdvice from an ex-Capitol Hill staffer on how to get a Congress member’s attention has gone viral in the aftermath of the close and divisive 2016 election. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Anti-Trump Protesters Shut Down Midtown Manhattan

img_1672-1478738693-6037Thousands upon thousands of protesters stormed the streets of Midtown Manhattan on the rainy Wednesday night after Election Day, in one of dozens of rallies across the country protesting president-elect Donald Trump. Continue Reading →

New Jersey: NJCU Presents The Illustrious Bill T. Jones

b-t-jonesNovember 7, 2016, New Jersey City University (NJCU) presents an evening with Tony Award-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones as he reflects on his illustrious life in the arts. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: An Evening With Faith Ringgold At Moma

faith-ringgold-in-harlemArtist and activist Faith Ringgold discusses her life and art during a conversation with Anne Umland, The Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Curator of Painting and Sculpture, and Thomas J. Lax, Associate Curator, Department of Media and Performance Art. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Boubacar Traoré The Legend Of African Desert Blues At The Met

boubacar-in-harlem-1Legendary Malian songwriter, master singer, and guitarist Boubacar (aka “Kar Kar”) Traoré rose to fame in the ‘60s with his desert blues performances, fusing Malian and Arabic music. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “The Artists’ And Writers’ Cookbook” By Natalie Eve Garrett

51ydtgiykl-_sx397_bo1204203200_The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook is a collection of personal, food-related stories with recipes from 76 contemporary artists and writers. Continue Reading →