Seitu’s World: On Music Appreciation Month Dapper Dan And Others Receive Proclamations

On Monday, June 11, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was with NYC Council Member Andy King, along with members of the Council’s Black, Latino & Asian Caucus, celebrated African-American Music Appreciation Month with an awards ceremony on the steps of City Hall, Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Gov. Cuomo And Others Announce New Laws During Gun-Violence Awareness Month

On Monday, June 4, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was at Gov. Andrew Cuomo, NYC Council Member Andy King and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., and others held a press conference at Evander Childs High School Campus in the Bronx, NY.

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A Historic Harlem “Wells And Springs” On The Henry Hudson River Shore Line, 1897

A great, clear photograph by James Reuel Smith looking northwest taken of the Wells and Springs building on the shoreline of the Hudson River (with a ship passing in the distance), from the other side of the railroad tracks, between West 122nd and 123rd Streets in West Harlem, New York, on September 28, 1897.

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Ones Own Aesthetic And More Discussed At The Decoration & Design Building Spring Market 2018

Design and the arts have been a great part of Harlem oeuvre, on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, the Decoration & Design Building Spring Market 2018 on 3rd Ave (Between 58th & 59th Streets) in New York City explored the theme Al Fresco; Inside Out with the top editorial voices, leading industry trade organizations and dozens of design influencers plus thousands of attendees. Continue Reading →

Martha Stewart And Frédéric Fekkai Present French Institute Alliance Française’s Art de Vivre Award

On Monday, June 4, 2018, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) honored Frédéric Fekkai, renowned stylist and founder of Fekkai and more recently founder and CEO of the natural beauty line Bastide with the fifth annual Art de Vivre Award. Continue Reading →

Harlem Flavor At Gordon Parks Foundation 2018 Awards Dinner & Auction (Photographs)

Last week, The Gordon Parks Foundation hosted its star-studded Annual Awards Dinner and Auction celebrating Parks’ rich legacy and honoring those that continue to make an impact in the performing and visual arts and humanitarianism. Continue Reading →

Youth From Harlem To Hollis Explore “Behavioral Science” At the PAL’s 8th Annual Science Fair 2018

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, fifth through eighth grade students from 20 Police Athletic League centers throughout the five boroughs explored “Behavioral Science” at PAL’s 8th Annual Science Fair. Continue Reading →

Fifth Annual “Collaborating For A Cure” With A Fashion Icon Jason Wu (Photographs)

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) hosted its fifth annual “Collaborating for a Cure Luncheon” at the private Upper East Side residence of Susan Gutfreund in New York City. Continue Reading →

Fifth Annual “Collaborating For A Cure” Benefiting The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (Photos)

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) hosted its fifth annual “Collaborating for a Cure Luncheon” at the private Upper East Side residence of Susan Gutfreund in New York City. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Carmen De Lavallade And Others At The 2nd Annual Chita Rivera Awards

Winners for the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards were announced this evening at The NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place off Washington Square Park). Continue Reading →

Opera Star Ailyn Pérez, Jeanne Galway And Sir James Galway, Lydia Kontos And More At Kaufman Center’s 2018 Gala (Photos)

Kaufman Music Center’s 2018 Gala honored the legacy of long-time Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos and raised nearly $1 million in support of Kaufman’s music education programs. Continue Reading →

National Sawdust Celebrated “A Moment Of Disruption” At The Alhambra Ballroom In Harlem

On Thursday, May 10th, 2018, National Sawdust, the Williamsburg arts incubator and venue, honored countertenor and operatic trailblazer Anthony Roth Costanzo; mezzo-soprano and arts advocate Joyce DiDonato; Grammy-nominated vocalist and UN Women activist Magos Herrera; Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Take Wing And Soar Spirit Of Excellence Awards Gala 2018 (Photographs)

On Saturday, May 5, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was at the Take Wing And Soar Spirit Of Excellence Awards Gala 2018 at Columbia University in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s “Getting Out And Staying Out” Marks Record Fundraising Year (Photographs)

Last Wednesday, April 25th, 2018, an evening at a gala hosted by CNN’s John Berman at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers, post-Rikers reentry nonprofit Harlem’s Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO) celebrated a record year of fundraising. Continue Reading →

A Fab Harlem Night For The National Dance Institute Annual Gala 2018 (Red Carpet)

Harlem’s National Dance Institute (NDI), the non-profit arts education organization founded in 1976 by legendary New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise, hosted its 42nd Annual Gala at the Zeigfeld Ballroom in New York City. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Harlem Memorial Service For Legend Gertrude Jeannette In Harlem

On Friday, April 13, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was at the memorial service for Harlem legend Gertrude Jeannette at the Metropolitan Church on west 58 West 135th Street in New York, NY. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: NAN Conference 2018 At The Sheraton Hotel In NYC (Photographs)

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was there to take these great photographs of great guests at Rev. Al Sharpton’s  National Action Network (NAN) Conference 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel in New York, NY. Continue Reading →

Inside The Coachella Party 2018 That Went From Dusk “Till Dawn” (Photographs)

We know, we know, you were in Harlem the last two weeks so you missed Coachella 2018, have no fear Harlem World Magazine is here to take you there. Continue Reading →