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 →

Clarice Taylor, From The New Girl From Harlem, To The Huxtables, Into A Legend

Clarice Taylor, September 20, 1917 – May 30, 2011, was an American stage, film and television actress. Born in Buckingham County, Virginia but raised in Harlem, New York, Taylor was best known for her recurring role on television on The Cosby Show as Dr. Heathcliff “Cliff” Huxtable’s (Bill Cosby) mother, Anna Huxtable. Continue Reading →

Historic West Harlem Firehouse Theater Is For Sale

6sqft reports that the Beaux Arts firehouse that has been the home of the Faison Firehouse Theater since 1999 (with a celebrated “official” inaugural opening in 2007 that included a presentation by Maya Angelou) is for sale. Continue Reading →

Classical Theatre Of Harlem Presents “Sancho: An Act of Remembrance” At NBT

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director), Pemberley Productions and Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre are proud to present Sancho: An Act of Remembrance. Continue Reading →

CHANGE: Conversations With The Creator At The National Black Theatre In Harlem

In celebration of Black History Month, come celebrate our newest lobby exhibition, CHANGE: Conversations With The Creator. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Free Broadway Public Performances The Shops At Columbus Circle

Okay Harlem, Broadway is once again teaming up with one of Manhattan’s premier shopping destination, The Shops at Columbus Circle, for Broadway Under the Stars, a five-week series of free public concerts and performances taking place this holiday season. Continue Reading →

IMPACT Twentieth Anniversary Concert With Special Concert And Fundraiser In Harlem

At Harlem’s IMPACT they have a real need to provide a safe accessible space where our Impact Scholars can rehearse and study, with the end goal of keeping them engaged and focused on the educational path that will transform their lives. Continue Reading →

Hamilton’s Renée Elise Goldsberry Honored In Harlem

Playbill announces that Renée Elise Goldsberry, a Tony winner for her performance in the musical phenomenon Hamilton, will receive the Visionary Artist Award at the Harlem School of the Arts’ Fall Gala. Continue Reading →

Tony Nominee And Harlemite Brenda Braxton To Recreate Trav’lin—The 1930s Harlem Musical

Invitation-only readings of Trav’lin—The 1930s Harlem Musical, which was seen at the New York Musical Festival in 2010, will be presented September 28, 2017 at 11 AM and 4 PM at Nola Rehearsal Studios, 250 W. 54th Street. Continue Reading →

In Harlem, These Elders Devote Their Golden Years to Improving Local Schools

On the eve of her 92nd birthday, Lottie Raukx wasn’t going to let the aches of arthritis or numbness of neuropathy slow down her fight for Harlem’s public schools. Continue Reading →

Negro Ensemble In “A Soldier’s Play” At Dwyer Cultural Center In Harlem

For its 50th season, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC) has been presenting a retrospective of some of the troupe’s signature works. Continue Reading →

Liza Jessie Peterson Takes On The Criminal Justice System With The NBT In Harlem

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) has joined forces with Hi-ARTS for the world premiere of The Peculiar Patriot. Continue Reading →

Vocalist Keith A. Dames And Marvin Horne In Harlem

Vocalist / bandleader Keith A. Dames and guitarist Marvin Horne wrap up the Labor Day weekend with two sets of live jazz at the Farafina Café & Lounge Harlem (1813 Amsterdam Ave,) on September 4, 2017. Continue Reading →

We’re Moved, By The Apollo’s Theatres New Opera “We Shall Not Be Moved”

The Apollo Theater will present the New York premiere of the genre-defying opera We Shall Not Be Moved, inspired by the 1985 MOVE crisis in Philadelphia, where a standoff between police and a Black liberation group resulted in the deadly bombing of a residential neighborhood, on October 6th and 7th, 2017, at 8 p.m. Continue Reading →

Marjorie Moon Joins New Federal Theatre As Administrative Consultant

Marjorie Moon, Executive Director Emeritus of Brooklyn’s esteemed Billie Holiday Theatre, has joined the team of Woodie King, Jr.‘s and Harlem fave New Federal Theatre, www.newfederaltheatre.com, as Administrative Consultant. Continue Reading →

Classical Theatre Of Harlem’s New Production “Three Musketeers” In Harlem

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents the New York premiere of The Three Musketeers, written by Catherine Bush and adapted from the classic novel by Alexandre Dumas. Continue Reading →