SummerStage Is Great Time For Family Day In Central Park

SummerStage performances are fun and welcoming for New Yorkers of all ages. Their schedule highlights family-friendly activities, including dance and drum workshops. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Jessie Waddell, Founder Of The West Indian Carnival, NY 1920’s

westindianparade_then in harlemMany slaves brought the tradition of African outdoor ceremonies to the Caribbean. However, once enslaved, they were prohibited from holding public celebrations despite their slaveholders’ engagement in street parades like Mardi Gras. Continue Reading →