Concert To Feed The Hungary In Harlem

WinardHarper_LJF10_photoby-FranKaufmanTwo 50 year old organizations Jazzmobile and New Heritage Theatre Group are joining the Buddhist Global Relief and Interchurch Center to produce Concert to Feed The Hungry at the Interchurch Center on Thursday April 30, 2015 in celebration of International Jazz Day. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Red Hook Family Day Unlocking the Truth Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls Black Girls Rock DJ Diamond Kuts

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Unlocking the Truth

Unlocking the Truth is a young metal band from Brooklyn, New York, who write and create their own lyrics and music. The band members are Malcolm Brickhouse (guitar), Jarad Dawkins (drums) and Alec Atkins (bass).In March 2012, Unlocking the Truth competed on Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater and made it to the Show-Off Round. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: Harlem After Dark

Pat and Allan Harris opened the doors of Harris Harlem Brownstone on Saturday, October 25 hosting Harlem After Dark.  Pat, a producer and Allan, a jazz vocalist and guitarist, were gifted two baby grand pianos and Harlem After Dark was born.

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HW Pick: Emmanuel Jal Angelique Kidjo And Rich Medina In Central Park

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The City Parks Foundation presents celebrates the NYC Summerstage 30th anniversary with a series of incredible Hip Hop concerts throughout NYC, and of course we have the best of the group listed below. Continue Reading →

Classical Theatre of Harlem 15th Anniversary Benefit Concert

Patina MillerTheater and Harlem luminaries converged on the Apollo Theater Soundstage on Monday to mark the 15th anniversary of The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director; David Roberts, Managing Director). Continue Reading →

A Conversation With Harlem’s A$AP Rocky In Harlem

A Conversation with A$AP RockyAmong the young torchbearers of NYC’s prestigious rapping tradition, A$AP Rocky’s light shines the brightest. Stepping on to the scene with a fully-formed vision and a mouth full of gold, the charismatic MC’s rapid ascent to style icon has made him the face of Harlem hip hop in the post-Dipset era. Continue Reading →

Watch Four Live Performances By Harlem’s Billie Holiday

Billie_HolidayBillie Holiday’s name has been in the news lately for some reasons that remind us of the tragedies she sang about and those she endured. First, there was the story of the rather appallingly tone-deaf PR firm who thought one of Holiday’s most well-known recordings, “Strange Fruit”—a song about lynching—would make a great name for their brand. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Rhiannon Giddens At The Town Hall

rihanna harris in town hallIt was near the close of the first half of the T Bone Burnett–curated, September 2013 Another Day, Another Time concert at New York City’s Town Hall—a celebration of the early ’60s folk revival that had inspired the Coen brothers’ film Inside Llewyn Davis—when an extraordinary star-is-born moment occurred and singer Rhiannon Giddens, best known as a member of the Grammy–winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, indisputably stole the show. Continue Reading →