The World-Renowned Association of Dominican Classical Artists Free Opening Concert In Harlem


Join an exciting upcoming event, featuring great music and an educational environment. The Association of Dominican Classical Artists is beginning their 7th season with a free concert on Thursday, October 20th at 7:00 PM.

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$500,000 Donation Missing As Faculty Question City College Administration in Harlem

City-College's-Sophie-Davis-School-of-Biomedical-Education (1)A group of senior faculty members at the City College of New York in Harlem have launched an inquiry into the handling of a recent $500,000 donation they believe may have been used improperly. Continue Reading →

Oso Brings A Taste of Authentic Mexico City Street Food to Hamilton Heights

trebek2aOso, Hamilton Heights newest restaurant with an authentic taste of Mexico city street food is pleased to announce its new fall extended kitchen hours from 5pm to 12am, seven days a week and closing at 2am. Continue Reading →

“Harlem in the Hamptons” Celebrates Drs. Kenneth & Mamie Clark And The Northside Center for Child Development

phippsclarkmamiekennethsnapshotThe Harlem Cultural Archives will recognize the numerous accomplishments of Drs. Kenneth B. & Mamie Phipps Clark (pictured) and the 70th Anniversary of the Northside Center for Child Development at their annual “Harlem in the Hamptons” event on August 13, 2016, noon-5 p.m. Continue Reading →

First Lady Obama To Give Commencement Speech At City College In Harlem

800px-Michelle_Obama_official_portrait1Michelle Obama is in New York to deliver the final commencement speech of her tenure as first lady at City College in Harlem NY. Continue Reading →

IN2NYC Applications Open At The City College Of NY

City-College's-Sophie-Davis-School-of-Biomedical-Education (1)On Monday, May 23, NYCEDC will open applications for its International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC). In celebration, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen and NYCEDC President Maria Torres-Springer will tour the Zahn Innovation Center at the City College of New York, a CUNY startup incubator and one of the IN2NYC partner institutions. Continue Reading →

Harlem Cultural Archives: Camille Billops And Jim Hatch Archivists (video)

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We love the recordings from the Harlem Cultural Archives, and here’s another one. Camille Billops and Jim Hatch were professors at the City College of New York in Manhattan Community District 9 in Harlem, Camille in Art and Jim in English – when they ramped up their “Artists and Influences” oral history project. Continue Reading →

City College Of New York Print, Harlem Late 1800’s

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A great rare etching of City College of New York was originally founded as the Free Academy of the City of New York at St. Nicolas Terrace to Amsterdam Avenue, W. 140th to West 138th Streets in post colonial Harlem in upper Manhattan in 1847 by wealthy businessman and president of the Board of Education, Townsend Harris. Continue Reading →

Shop Harlem: Edge Art: Black Latino(a) Artists, An Inter Caribbean Dialogue

frm tod rouletteHere is a great summer read documenting the Edge Art: Black Latino(a) Artists, An Inter-Caribbean Dialogue exhibition. This show ran from February 4th trough the 26th in 2013 at The City College of New York in Harlem, New York.

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An Interview with CUNY’s Dr. Gordon E. Thompson on “The Assimilationist Impulse”

gordon_thomspson_headshotBy Richard-Olivier Marius

A general interest in James Baldwin’s critique of Richard Wright’s “Native Son” inspired Gordon E. Thompson’s text “The Assimilationist Impulse in Four African American Narratives,” (Edwin Mellen Press, 2011). Continue Reading →