Statement From Actors’ Equity President Kate Shindle After Senate Votes To Fully Fund NEA

Thousands of actors and stage managers live in Harlem because of its rich history of live theatre from the Harlem renaissance to the second renaissance of today. Continue Reading →

Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio Free At The 17th CUNY Jazz Festival At City College In Harlem

Hammond B3 guru and National Endowment for the Arts jazz master Dr. Lonnie Smith will headline the gala concert of the 17th CUNY Jazz Festival. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito And Hundreds Protest Proposed Federal Arts Funding Cuts

Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer held a rally today outside City Hall that was attended by hundreds protesting President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts for the arts. Continue Reading →

Lincoln Center Urges Continued Support For Federal Arts Funding (Update)

For example, a recent comprehensive study conducted by the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania found that cultural assets in New York City’s neighborhoods improve citizens’ health and safety and increase the effectiveness of local schools. Continue Reading →

Harlem Based NBPC Wins Grants From The NEA

nbpcNational Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), the Harlem-based national media arts organization bringing quality stories about the Black experience to the public airwaves and Internet, has won two National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works grants. Continue Reading →

‘James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket’ At The Schomburg In Harlem

james baldwinBack in 1989, the 16mm version of James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket received stellar reviews and awards. Now considered a documentary film classic, the original Baldwin film has been re-mastered in 2K HD with the help of the Ford Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts in honor of James Baldwin’s 90th birthday. Continue Reading →