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: 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 →

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 →

David Alan Grier Talks “Snap Decision” At Build

Created by veteran producer Scott St. John and hosted by [easyazon_link identifier=”B01MQJR7YU” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]David Alan Grier[/easyazon_link], “Snap Decision” puts preconceptions, first impressions and gut instinct to the ultimate test. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Golf’s Battle For Equality Features Renee Powell And Other Accelerators (Video)

Driving Change – Golf’s Battle for Equality was presented by Sarah Mulkerrins in the lead up to the 2017 US Women’s Open Golf at Trump National. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Check Out Crystal Pepsi Throwback Tour With Busta Rhymes, Mark McGrath And Salt-N-Pepa

Remember the Crystal Pepsi that briefly ruled the early ’90s? Well it’s officially making a comeback, with Pepsi celebrating the mysteriously clear drink with a fun tour. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Toscha Comeaux Performs At Brownstone Jazz Fest In Brooklyn

Come out to see Jazz Soloist, Toscha Comeaux, in Brooklyn, NY at the Brownstone Jazz Fest and Fish Fry on Friday, July 21st, 2017, and Saturday, July 22nd, 2017, as she brings the Jazz straight from Vegas. Continue Reading →

Regina Hall And Jada Pinkett Smith Go On A “Girls Trip,” To AOL Build

When four lifelong friends—Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah—travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Empire” Casting Director Leah Daniels-Butler Speaks At Respectability Awards

Leah Daniels-Butler is a casting director and producer most notable for launching the careers of gifted actors like Best Actress Nominee and one-time Harem resident Gaborey Sidebe, star of the Academy Award winning film “Precious.” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: General Society’s Slate, Tile And Stone Roofing Master Artisans Convo

TRM Enterprises is a company comprised of skilled artisans who specialize in roof restorations, using both traditional methods (which is a throw back to Harlem’s architectural history) and the latest technology. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The ART Of RAP Pays Homage To Mobb Deep’s Prodigy

As the hip-hop community mourns the loss of rapper Prodigy, a member of the New York duo Mobb Deep, The ART of RAP concert scheduled at NJPAC in Newark, NJ on Friday, June 30th 2017, at 8 pm will now pay homage to Mobb Deep’s Prodigy due to his untimely death. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The 16th Annual New York Asian Film Festival 2017 (Video)

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema announced today updated awardees and special guests for the 16th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which will take place from June 30 to July 13 at the Film Society and July 14 to 16 at the SVA Theatre. Continue Reading →