Soulful singer/songwriter and Grammy Award nominee, Ledisi, collaborating with seasoned music producer, Gregg Field, present this one night only event at the Apollo, a special evening of classic Ledisi hits along with the music of artist, activist and Apollo legend, Nina Simone. Continue Reading →
Jessica B. Harris, preeminent culinary scholar of the African Diaspora, cookbook author, and journalist, pens a memoir about a time in her life shaped by a romance with fellow college professor Sam Floyd, as well as friendships and chance encounters with cultural icons James Baldwin, Maya Angelou, and Nina Simone. Continue Reading →
Join Harlem Stage and Jooksi as they use music as a springboard for dynamic dialogue through a participant driven listening session exploring the singular and intersecting themes of blackness, joy and chaos Continue Reading →
This February, the world famous Apollo Theater will host a series of artistic and community programs in celebration of Black History Month. Continue Reading →
The Amazing Nina Simone reveals the real Nina Simone through over 50 intimate interviews with those who best knew the artistry and intentions of one America’s true musical geniuses. Continue Reading →
The occasion of this tribute to Lena Horne is to continue to plant the cultural and historical seeds of awareness, through the remembrance and homage to Lena Mary Calhoun Horne during the month of her birth (b. June thirtieth, 1917), 97 years ago in Brooklyn, NY.
By Nicole Moore
When most people think about Malcolm X they immediately think of Black manhood leading to associations of Black power tied exclusively to the work of Black men. Continue Reading →