Hilda “From Harlem To Broadway” Simms, 1918–1994

Hilda Moses was born in Minneapolis on April 15, 1918, the first of nine children of Creole parents originally from Louisiana. Continue Reading →

HW Picks: The Negro Ensemble Company Continues Its 50th Anniversary Season

The Negro Ensemble Company continues the celebration of its 50th Anniversary season in which it is remounting NEC Classic Plays. Continue Reading →

‘The Lost Souls Cafe’ Premieres On TV One On Easter Sunday With Fab Loretta Devine

TV One presents the film adaptation of Director/Producer Donald B. Welch’s popular inspirational stage play, The Lost Souls Café, on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 6 p.m. ET.  Continue Reading →

Vy Higginsen’s Gospel Choir from Harlem to Host Concert Series This Spring

Vy Higginsen and The Mama Foundation for The Arts announces their first Harlem Gospel Concert Series starring Vy Higginsens Gospel Choir from Harlem at The Dempsey Theater, 127 West 127th Street starting April 15th at 2:00pm and continuing the first three Saturdays of May (6th, 13th & 20th) at 4:30pm. Continue Reading →

Keith A. Dames Presents His “Homage To Eleanora” Shows in East Harlem

Vocalist and jazz aficionado Keith A. Dames presents his annual journey through the Billie Holiday songbook “Homage To Eleanora” on Friday, April 7 & Saturday, April 8 at 7pm and Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 4pm at Manna House Workshops, 338 E. 106th Street, in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Residents In Nonprofit Blue Hill Troupe Performance Of “City of Angels”

The Blue Hill Troupe, the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, performs “City of Angels,” April 21 – April 29, 2017, at El Teatro of El Museo del Barrio (1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street). Continue Reading →

Uptown To Downtown Actors Talk Espanol-Themes At BroadwayCon 2017

Actor/Director Luis Salgado, who currently plays Kenny Ortega in the Broadway production of “On Your Feet”, hosted a panel at BroadwayCon 2017. Continue Reading →

Join Laverne Cox At AOL Build

Laverne Cox stops by to dish on her new role in the CBS drama, “Doubt.” On the show, she stars as Cameron Wirth, a fierce and funny, competitive and compassionate transgender Ivy League-educated attorney. Continue Reading →

Black Power! Wikipedia Edit-A-thon 2017 Edition A Talk In Harlem

The Schomburg Center, working with the AfroCROWD initiative, is proud to host “Black Power! Wikipedia Edit-a-thon,” their third year initiative in which they invite members of the community and general public to contribute content related to black history on Wikipedia for the national Black WikiHistory Month outreach campaign. Continue Reading →

Patina Miller To Talk And Stream At AOL Build

Join Patina Miller, the Tony award winning, actress, singer, and dancer as she discusses playing Daisy on “Madam Secretary,” the hit CBS show. Continue Reading →