Morningside Park looking south from the Morningside Drive hill in West Harlem around 1900. Continue reading
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Harlem’s Albert Maysles founder of In 2005 Albert founded the Maysles Institute in Harlem will be in Hollywood to present his masterpieces “Salesman” and “Give Me Shelter” at the fourth-annual TCM Classic Film Festival on April 25-28, 2013. Continue reading
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By Yolande Brener
“Welcome to Harlem is a goofy, spoofy musical comedy created completely by artists currently living in Harlem. Continue reading
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Harlem is full of celebrities again with the filming of ABC’s 666 Park Avenue the latest to board the supernatural-tinged drama pilot with diva Vanessa Williams at East 1st Avenue and East 97th St, in East Harlem, NY.
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It’s a reunion. A championship junior high school basketball team of 30 years ago gets together for their coach’s funeral. Lenny Feder (Adam Sandler), Eric Lamonsoff (Kevin James), Kurt McKenzie (Chris Rock), Marcus Higgins (David Spade), and Rob Hilliard (Rob Schneider) are now in their 40s. Most are married with children. Feder is a successful entertainment agent married to an internationally known fashion designer (Salma Hayek). Lamonsoff is in the garden furniture business; his spouse (Maria Bello) is stay at home mom. McKenzie is a househusband with his wife (Maya Rudolph) being the bread winner. Hilliard has the most interesting marital situation. He’s married to a woman (Joyce Van Patten) clearly old enough to be his mother. Higgins is the bachelor of the group.
By T. A. Moreland for Harlem World Mag
Long term friends, Charlotte Cartwright (Kathy Bates) and Alice Pratt (Alfre Woodard) are noticeably different. Cartwright is the wealthy owner of a successful construction company. Pratt proudly operates a small diner. They are also different in another way: Cartwright is white, Pratt black…
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