City College Readies For The Return Of ‘On Kentucky Avenue’

on kentuck avenue1Back by popular demand, On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City’s Historic Club Harlem returns to City College’s performing arts center Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, February 19, for a three-day encore engagement. Continue Reading →

David Bowie’s Harlem History (video)

ziggystardustchrisholmesdisneyfantasiaOn Monday, January 11th, 2016, legendary singer David Bowie died at the age of 69. Like many other artists, Wim Hendrikes writes in his book David Bowie – The Man Who Changed the World, Bowie came to Harlem in search of inspiration. Continue Reading →

City College’s ‘On Kentucky Avenue’ Returns In Harlem

Donna Clark Ty Stephens Rene Ternier Cassandra Palacio and Mindy Haywood perform The Prettiest Girl in the WorldBack by popular demand, On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City’s Historic Club Harlem returns to City College’s performing arts center Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, February 19, for a three-day encore engagement. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Legendary Paul Mooney and Dick Gregory One Night Only Performance

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A once in lifetime one night only performance with two legendary comedians Paul Mooney and Dick Gregory at B. B. Kings in New York City. Continue Reading →

Pryor, Foxx, And Moms In Apollo Walk Of Fame

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Richard Pyror Jr. and sister Rain, in true Pryor form, had the crowd laughing a the  induction of Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, and Jackie Moms Mabley into the Apollo Theatre’s Walk of Fame on 125th Street in Harlem USA. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Conversations With ‘Car Wash’s Michael Schultz

car washThe Museum will be hosting director Michael Schultz (Cooley High, Car Wash) on three consecutive Sundays to discuss different aspects of this work. Continue Reading →

5 Best Historic Spots In Harlem

1. Langston Hughes’ Harlem Brownstone

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One of the most prominent figures during the Harlem Renaissance, acclaimed poet and author Langston Hughes resided in his Harlem brownstone, which is located on 20. East 127th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →

5 Of The Best Harlem Movie Qoutes

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# 1. Harlem Nights (1989)

Sugar Ray (Richard Pryor): “… there’s no place like Harlem.”  (source)

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