Eddie Allen is one of the ‘brightest lights’ on the New York music scene today. Continue reading
Community Works is set to premiere harlem is…GOSPEL, a new documentary film by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Jamal Joseph. The film, which delves into the history of the Harlem Gospel tradition and looks at its current expression… Continue reading
A new arts center on 123rd Street has survived its first four months despite a destructive economy. For the local community, it persists as a symbol of Harlem’s history and transformation.
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Saturday, June 20, 2009 1:00pm to 5:00 pm join featured performance and visual artists for workshops and demos as a part of Harlem Sewn Up 2009:
SPEAK OUT! Artists of Harlem Girls Quilting Circle
Photo by: Michelle Bishop
New York City’s First Multi-Media Arts Institution Devoted Exclusively to Harlem’s Culture, Tradition and History
The newest addition to Harlem’s cultural landscape, the Dwyer Cultural Center (DCC), opens to the public with a week of activities that begin on Tuesday June 16 and continue through Monday, June 22, 2009. A multi-media cultural destination, DCC is dedicated to celebrating Harlem through the presentation, preservation, and documentation of Harlem’s history and traditions through exhibitions, performances, workshops and public programs designed for intergenerational audiences. The Dwyer provides a technologically advanced space for emerging and established Harlem artists and artists of color to create and present art. DCC develops educational initiatives for public school students in Harlem and citywide, and enhances the quality of life in Harlem. It is the program home of Community Works and its award-winning harlem is… exhibition series. For more detailed information about programming at the Dwyer Cultural Center visit the website at www.dwyercc.org.