Another fantastic vintage shot of Cotton Club dancer Margot Webb. Born Marjorie Smith in Harlem in 1910, she dropped out of Hunter College and began her career as an international dancer during the swing era of the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) has announced that legendary jazz drummer Roy Haynes will be honored with the Legends of Jazz Award, and President & CEO of The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, Kenneth J. Knuckles, Esq with the Jazz and Community Leadership Award at its 2016 Annual Benefit Concert to be held on Tuesday, June 14 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. Continue Reading →
This month, the Artchives Method & Documentation Series at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives in East Harlem is presenting a solo exhibit of the work of renowned sculpture artist, Jorge Luis Rodriguez. Continue Reading →
Last month, Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab hosted her annual summer cocktail reception. More than 400 guests attended the event which took place in the historic Roosevelt House on East 65th Street. Continue Reading →
CIVITAS invite you to join us at the first community meeting of Phase III of the CIVITAS East River Esplanade initiative. Landscape Architect Signe Nielsen will be discussing potential options for a temporary re-opening of Pier 107.