Harlem Arts Alliance’s “HARLEM Arts Advocacy Week”

Harlem Arts AllianceThe Harlem Arts Alliance’s eighth annual “HARLEM Arts Advocacy Week” will kick off on Wednesday, October 1 and will culminate with a special joint meeting with the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce at the Schomburg Center on Monday October 6th at 6:30pm.  Continue Reading →

Linda Walton On The Danny Tisdale Show As Part of Black Philanthropy Month Series

Harlem experiences logoListen to The Danny Tisdale Show on HW Podcast as we celebrate Black Philanthropy Month in August with great Harlem non-profits.

Third in the series is Linda Walton, executive director of the Harlem Arts Alliance (HAA). Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: “If You Build It” Show In Harlem

rudy build1By Rudy Collins

The Sugar Hill Apartments hosts “If You Build It”, an exquisite art show curated by Omo Misha, presented by No Longer Empty. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Albert Maysles Awarded The National Medal of the Arts

albert mayslesOn Monday, July 28th, Albert Maysles will be in Washington D.C. to receive the National Medal of Arts from President Obama. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Three Oral History Projects You Should Know About

Curtis L. Cristler performs TheManintheLastPew during the FacingHomelessnessinFortWayne,Indiana monologue event and book release_ Photo credit_ Kelsey Timmerman, The Facing ProjectAn informal conversation between friends or family members discussing life “back in the day.” A formal research initiative by cultural institutions to document the past. Recorded interviews via audio or video that are transformed into multidisciplinary presentations. These are the various ways to define the practice of oral history in its attempt to capture the past and present through firsthand accounts. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Love & an “Empty Soul” In Harlem

mail“Wherefore ART?” is a response to Classical Theatre of Harlem’s summer production of Romeo N Juliet.

Art in FLUX activates an underutilized space with visual art while Classical Theatre of Harlem occupies Marcus Garvey Park, jointly engaging theatre and art lovers alike for the summer in Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Souleo: Star of Tupac Shakur Inspired Broadway Musical

Holler If Ya Hear Me still_Credit on PicIt is the presence of strong women in the Broadway musical, ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’ that attracted Saycon Sengbloh to be part of the cast and serves as a reminder of one usually overlooked facet of Tupac Shakur’s enduring legacy: his female empowerment anthems. Continue Reading →

Tatiana Pagés Gallery Opens In The Village Of Harlem

image001For those of you who were unable to attend the “invitation only” opening night party for the Tatiana Pagés Gallery, we received an e-mail from Alanna at the new space in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Hennessy Debuts New Art Bottle Design By Shepard Fairey

Hennessy VS Shepard Fairey collaboration_2_Courtesy HennessyOne look at the new Hennessy V.S. limited edition label design (available in July) and you could accuse its creator, Shepard Fairey of becoming a softy. Continue Reading →