New “Chief Don’t Run” By Harlem Fave Jidenna (Video)

Jidenna - Chief Don't RunThe new jam from “Chief Don’t Run” by the Wisconsin-born, Drake sounding rapper Jidenna who has performed at Harlem Stage, MIST Harlem and Trunk Show Designer Consignment to name a few venues in Harlem. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “As I Open My Eyes” A New Film Set On The Eve Of The Arab Spring (video)

as-i-open-my-eyes 1In 2010, we set at home in Harlem watching the Jasmine Revolution televised in Tunis, we may have anticipated some of the possible stories to come out of the of the Arab Spring – As I Open My Eyes is one of those stories.  Continue Reading →

Tarallucci e Vino Opens New Luxe Locale In NoMad

Tarallucci e Vino3If you need reason to head downtown from your Harlem digs next week, Tarallucci e Vino, the group of casual and elegant Italian restaurants, is opening its fifth location in Manhattan’s NoMad (“NOrth of MADison Square Park”) neighborhood on Monday, August 15th, 2016. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “MOONLIGHT,” Starring Naomie Harris, Andre Holland, Janelle Monae (Video)

new film in hw pickMOONLIGHT is the tender, timeless heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality. Continue Reading →

Caféine, A New Java Spot With An Old World Feel Opens In Harlem

Caféine Urban Espresso & Bake Shop1In June 2016, Israeli-born chef Kfir Ben-Arimade, is the coffee-lover behind Caféine Urban Espresso & Bake Shop, a java spot and bakery at 115th Streets and 8th Avenue in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Lucha Mexico” An Insightful Story Of Mexican Wrestling Legends

movie for hwDirected by Alex Hammond and Ian Markiewicz – In Mexico, the war between good and evil has been waged each week for decades, thrilling generations of fans with the spectacle and insight of Lucha Libre. Continue Reading →

New Works “Speaking Colors” By Haile King Rubie In Harlem NY

speakingcolors image in harlem1The Clara Francis Gallery is proud to launch with a solo exhibition of works by Harlem-based artist Haile King Rubie, with selections from his works dating from 2007-2009 and his subsequent “art waves” of 2013-2016, including works on canvas, paper and recycled bottles. Continue Reading →

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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Teyana Taylor And Chris Brown Get Their “Freak On” (Audio)

teyana tayloe in harlemThe last 12 months have been super busy for Harlem’s Teyana Taylor, she got married to NBA star Iman Shumpert  and then in January 2016 they had little Iman Tayla Shumpert Jr. Continue Reading →

New: ‘I Won’t Complain’, 2016, By Benjamin Clementine (video)

Benjamin Clementine - I Wont ComplainWe love Benjamin Clementine and his new single “I Wont Complain” for Universal Music France. His video sensibility teeters on Giorgio de Chirico’s surrealism, his hair and bare foot vibe echos a sort of Jean Michel Basquiatness and his music is all Benjamin Clementine. Continue Reading →