HW Picks: Metropolitan Area Memorial Day Free Events

The United War Veterans Council (UWVC) — organizers of the New York City Veterans Day Parade — calls on metropolitan area residents to remember this Memorial Day those who have sacrificed for us by participating at one of many events taking place Monday, May 29, 2017. Continue Reading →

Hey, Hey, Hey, Lizzo, Ashlee Haze And Pretty Big Movement Inspired #ThisBody

You know Lane Bryant, we have one right on 125th Street! The store inspired singer/activist Lizzo, poet/spoken-word artist Ashlee Haze and the dancers of Pretty Big Movement share their inspirations from Harlem to Harare. Continue Reading →

Now Accepting Applications For 2017 Young Innovators To Watch Competiton

New York City is home to brilliant minds at the forefront of innovation and technology and, if you can believe it, many of these people are under the age of 20.  Continue Reading →

Artistic Director Robert Battle Announces Highlights To Ailey’s Lincoln Center Season

Artistic Director Robert Battle announces a variety of exciting happenings in connection with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Lincoln Center season at the David H. Koch Theater June 14 – 18, 2017.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Black And White,” By Lion From TCM (Video)

We first heard this incredible song “Black & White,” on TCM (Turner Classic Movies), throughout the month of April, 2017 promotional run. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Mayor de Blasio Present “Doc” Gooden With The Key To The New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio today presented Dwight “Doc” Gooden with the key to the city. Gooden helped lead the New York Mets to the World Series in 1986 but was unable to attend the ticker-tape parade following their victory. Continue Reading →

Florida: NY Giants Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Hosts Fortitude Charity Golf Tournament

The Foundation for Fortitude will hold their inaugural Charity Golf Tournament on May 8, 2017 at Eagle Landing Golf Club, 3989 Eagle Landing Pkwy, Orange Park, FL. Continue Reading →

Season Premiere Of “Super Soul Sunday” With Pastor John Gray And Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey sits down with Pastor John Gray, the first African-American Associate Pastor at Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch Lakewood, on an all-new episode of “Super Soul Sunday” airing Sunday, April 16 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

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HW Picks: The Negro Ensemble Company Continues Its 50th Anniversary Season

The Negro Ensemble Company continues the celebration of its 50th Anniversary season in which it is remounting NEC Classic Plays. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Langston Hughes’s Collection Of Rent Party Cards From Harlem

On Saturday nights in mid-century Harlem, the most raucous parties were frequently happening in private apartments, with admission between 25 and 50 cents. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Global Language Project To Host “My Dream Speaks” Benefit

Global Language Project will host its annual My Dream Speaks Benefit Reception on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at the beautiful Rubin Museum of Art. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Best Of Sade

With her beauty and steamy voice, Sade couldn’t help but be a star from Harlem to Harare. Taking the more sensuous elements of island beats, smooth jazz, and R&B, Sade scored major hits with the continental feel of “Smooth Operator” and the sultry stylization of “Your Love Is King.” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Join African Voices Spring Paint & Sip Gathering

On Friday, March 31, 2017, 6:30 pm-9 pm, African Voices presents Aura: A Meditation of Colors in celebration of Spring. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: DECFA Screening Of “A Drum Is A Woman” At The Paley Center

The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts (DECFA) will present a special screening of Duke Ellington’s rarely seen TV special, A Drum Is A Woman at the Paley Center for Media, 25 West 52nd Street, on Friday, March 24, 2017, from 3:00 to 4:45 PM. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Former VP Joe Biden Guest of Honor At Stony Brook Annual Gala

Stony Brook University will recognize the 47th Vice President of the United States of America, the Honorable Joseph R. Biden Jr., at its annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala on Wednesday, April 19 at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers at 6:30 PM/ET in New York City. Continue Reading →