Congrats To Carmen de Lavallade And Others At The 40th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala

Congratulations to 2017 Kennedy Center honoree the fabulous Carmen de Lavallade at the 40th annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala who wore American designer B Michael A M E R I C A couture dress. Continue Reading →

Kennedy Center Launches First Ever Hip-Hop Season With Harlem Stage Ex-Director

The Kennedy Center has been presenting hip-hop for over 15 years, but not as part of its institutional programming. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Christmas With The Martin Luther King Democratic Club In Harlem 2016

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016, Harlem master community photographer Seitu Oronde was at the Christmas celebration with the Martin Luther King Democratic Club at Kennedy Center in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Ron And Nancy Reagan, Cicely Tyson And Arthur Mitchell At The Kennedy Center 1981

2/10/81 President Reagan and Nancy Reagan posing with Cicely Tyson at a performance by Harlem Dance Theatre at Kennedy CenterOn  February 10th, 1981, president Reagan and Nancy Reagan met Harlem born actress Cicely Tyson and Arthur Mitchell founder and director of the Dance Theatre of Harlem at the Kennedy Center, Washington, DC. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Opera Singer Martina Arroyo – The Other One

Arroyo-Martina-Aida-Louis-MelanconMartina Arroyo, (born February 2, 1937), is an American operatic soprano who had a major international opera career from the 1960s through the 1980s. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: MLK Democratic Club XMas Party In Harlem

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Photographs By Seitu Oronde

On Thursday, December 10th, 2015, the Democratic Club Christmas Party was given at Kennedy Center in Harlem, New York.

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Harlem’s Cicely Tyson Looks Back At Acting Career, Life

Cicely_Tyson_1982When Cicely Tyson announced she was pursuing a career in modeling and acting, her mother kicked her out the house for two years. Continue Reading →

Helen Sung At Smoke Jazz Club In Harlem (video)

Helen-SungPianist Helen Sung, one of the rising stars on the jazz scene, was included by Wynton Marsalis in his list “Who’s Got Next: Jazz Musicians to Watch.” Continue Reading →