HW Pick: Make It In Brooklyn Pitch Contest Food Innovation

We’ve just opened the application period for our next Make It in BK Pitch Contest focused on Food Innovation.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The New York City Draft Riots Of 1863

In September of 1862, President Abraham Lincoln announced the Emancipation Proclamation. It would take effect January 1, 1863, and free slaves in areas of the nation still in rebellion against the Union. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Join Nelly Furtado At AOL Build (Update)

Nelly Furtado swings by to give AOL the scoop on her new album, “The Ride,” out on March 31st, 2017. For this new record, Furtado let her own experiences guide the songs, a journey she correlates to a carnival ride where sometimes you have to get on and off. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Join Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Hooks And Orlando Jones At AOL Build

Join Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Hooks and Orlando Jones when they visit to discuss the new BET miniseries, “Madiba.” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Bruno Mars “24K Magic,” (Warning Video)

Bruno Mars is killing it again, this time with his new video for the song “24K Magic,” bringing back and mixing a very solid r&b sound with his uptown funk is pure “24K Magic.” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Complexions Contemporary Ballet 2017 Season And Gala At The Joyce Theater

Complexions Contemporary Ballet (Complexions) celebrates the kick off of the company’s 23rd season at The Joyce Theater in New York City from January 24 – February 5 with two distinctive new programs over a two week span. Continue Reading →

Join Lee Daniels Harlem Fave At AOL Build

lee-daniles-at-aol-buildWith an all-star cast including Queen Latifah and Benjamin Bratt, Lee Daniels’ new musical series “Star” is sure to be a hit when it premieres on December 14th, 2016. Continue Reading →

New Jersey: NJCU Presents The Illustrious Bill T. Jones

b-t-jonesNovember 7, 2016, New Jersey City University (NJCU) presents an evening with Tony Award-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones as he reflects on his illustrious life in the arts. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: An Evening With Faith Ringgold At Moma

faith-ringgold-in-harlemArtist and activist Faith Ringgold discusses her life and art during a conversation with Anne Umland, The Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Curator of Painting and Sculpture, and Thomas J. Lax, Associate Curator, Department of Media and Performance Art. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Films About The Black Experience At DOC NYC

charles-byrd1DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, announced the full lineup for its seventh edition, running November 10-17 at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea’s SVA Theatre and Cinepolis Chelsea, New York. Continue Reading →