Morningside Lights Lantern-Building Workshops

8d1149c1-dec1-4391-bfa3-e07a0eb9bce0From Saturday, September 19 through Friday, September 25, daily lantern-building workshops will take place at Miller Theatre at Columbia University, Broadway and 116th Street. Participants are invited to put their creative skills to use while building illuminated lanterns and fantastical sculptures. Continue Reading →

Morningside Lights 2015 And Common Ground Festival To Illuminate West Harlem

health and wellnessThe 4th annual Morningside Lights, presented by the Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre at Columbia University, kicks off on Saturday, September 19 with the theme NEW YORK NOCTURNE. Continue Reading →

Meet Some Of The Folks At Harlem Biospace At Columbia

harlem biopsace teacherDr. Aaron Kyle, is Lead Instructor for the Hk Maker Lab. He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of  Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Columbia University in Harlem.

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Harlem Week’s Economic Development Day In Harlem

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Harlem Week holds Economic Development Day at the Second Annual Basil Paterson Awards Luncheon Honors that honors Paula Madison, Africa Channel and Former Diversity VP at NBC Michelle Roberts, Executive Director, National Basketball Players Assoc Wendy Lewis, Senior Vice President, Major League Baseball. Continue Reading →

Greenmarket Food Scrap Collections Drop-Offs In Harlem

0815_compost2Starting in 2011, GrowNYC has grown the “scrappy” Food Scrap program to 40 Greenmarket locations in all five boroughs, in partnership with the NYC Sanitation and community composters. Continue Reading →

Thelma Golden Added To The Obama Foundation Board

thelma golden1The State Journal reports that Barack Obama Foundation building President Barack Obama’s future library is adding the versatile Thelma Golden to its board. She’s the director and chief curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s ‘One Righteous Man’ By Arthur Browne

arthur browns bookAn early reader of this portrait of Samuel Jesse Battle harkened back to the Old Testament, verse three of Psalm 106: “Blessed are they who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times!” Continue Reading →