HW Pick: Celebrating “Urbanist” Painter Frank Morrison

Morrions  imageHouse of Art Gallery, a Bedford-Stuyvesant contemporary  pioneer that has carved a niche  as a promoter of urban  culture joins the debate with  an exciting  multi-media exhibit  and   program of lectures, installations  and discussions with complimentary sounds and music. Continue Reading →

Souleo: New TV Series Explores ‘America By The Numbers’

Maria Hinojosa_Credit_Paul de Lumen

 By Souleo

If the numbers truly don’t lie then America is in the midst of radical demographic changes. The U. S. Census Bureau predicts a nation primarily of multiple hues with a majority non-white population by 2043, if not sooner. Continue Reading →

‘I Found God In Myself’, The 40th Anniversary Of Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls…”

40th anniversary celebration

Check out the ‘I Found God In Myself’, The 40th Anniversary Of Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls…” at the Schomburg Center Latimer/Edison Gallery, in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →