Behind-The-Scenes With Taimak: The Last Dragon In Harlem

IMG_9087On Monday, June 27th, 2016, we posted a story by author and editor-in-chief, Eartha Watts-Hicks titled Kicking It With Taimak: The Last Dragon based on Taimak Guarriello life.

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Exclusive: ‘When The Bough Breaks’ Trailer And See A Sneak Peek Sunday

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When The Bough Breaks, is a film about John and Laura Taylor (Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall) are a young, professional couple who desperately want a baby.

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Ex-Harlemite Gbenga Akinnagbe Stars In ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’

Gbenga AkinnagbeOne-time Harlem and Washington Heights resident, uptown guy Gbenga Akinnagbe (“The Following,” “The Wire”) stars opposite Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Maika Monroe and Joey King in Roland Emmerich’s long-awaited “Independence Day: Resurgence.” Continue Reading →

Ballet Hispánico’s “Carmen” And “Club Havana” The Movie At Lincoln Center

BalletHispanico306-20160609163840Ballet Hispanico will “whisk us away to contemporary dance’s hottest spot” (Washington Post) in this imaginative and theatrical showcase of Latin-inspired dancing at its best. Continue Reading →

Alvin Ailey’s “Revelations” Movie At Lincoln Center

alvin ailey gala1This is your chance to witness an iconic masterpiece of American dance, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations, described by The New York Times as “one of the great works of the human spirit.” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Chaka Khan’s Daughter Indira Khan Discusses Playing Her Iconic Mother

Indira Khan 1Indira Khan will make an appearance portraying her mother, R&B legend and Harlem fave  Chaka Khan, in the new TV One movie Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story. Continue Reading →

How To Get Your Harlem Home In A Movie Or TV Show

harlem-brownstone sliderThere are many perks to renting your Harlem home to a film production. It can mean extra income, free home improvements, a free hotel stay and, of course, there is also the cool factor of having your home immortalized on the big screen. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Al Sharpton: ‘The Last Night Of An All-White Oscars.’

tumblr_inline_o3a9vnjytY1td0hds_1280Just blocks from the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, the Rev. Al Sharpton led about 70 demonstrators in a rally and march circle to protest the lack of diversity among this year’s Oscar nominees. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: The Latin Explosion New York City Premiere

New York Premiere of the HBO Documentary Film The Latin Explosion: A New America

Story and Photography by Udo Salters

On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 HBO held the New York Premiere of the HBO Documentary Film The Latin Explosion: A New America Held at the Hudson Theater. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Daddy’s Home’ In Theaters Today!

76052a3e-19d1-49bc-8506-2efa081b1809Daddy’s Home” follows a mild-mannered radio executive (Will “crazy as hell” Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad to his wife’s two children- simple enough, right! Continue Reading →

“The Exile” The First African American Talkie Debut In Harlem 1931 (video)

Micheaux_ExileThe Exile is a 1931 American film by Oscar Micheaux with the co-direction of the Dances and Ensemble by Leonard Harper. A drama–romance of the race film genre, it was Micheaux’s first feature-length talkie, and the first African American talkie.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “The Wannabe,” Executive Produced By Martin Scorsese (video)

image003A story about Thomas (Piazza), a Bronx man obsessed with Mafia culture during the 1990s in New York City.
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4 Iconic Film Locations Shot In Harlem, New York

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We love Bob Egans site PopSpotsNYC, the site finds the exact locations of album cover photos and other visuals of pop history and how a Pop Culture Detective tracks them down. We’ve posted 4 Iconic Film Locations Shot In Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘The Big Short’ With Bale, Carell, Gosling And Pitt (video)

movies-the-big-short-castFrom the outrageous mind of director Adam Mckay comes The Big Short. Starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt, in theaters Christmas. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Fetty Wap, Welcome To My Neighborhood (video)

fetty wapCheck out this great interview with this humble regular dude Fetty Wap on Karen Civil and Civil TV’s “Welcome To My Neighborhood” series. Continue Reading →