Harlem’s Harry Lawrence “Wagner” Freeman

H__Lawrence_FreemanHarry Lawrence Freeman (October 9, 1869, Cleveland, Ohio — March 21, 1954, New York City) was a United States opera composer, conductor, impresario and teacher. He was the first African-American to write an opera (Epthalia, 1891) that was successfully produced. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: A Harlem Renaissance Opera Indiegogo Campaign

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Help create Harlem history with the Harlem Renaissance Opera Indiegogo Campaign here.

Morningside Opera, Harlem Opera Theater, and The Harlem Chamber Players are joining forces to present a semi-staged concert production of the Harlem Renaissance opera Voodoo by Harry Lawrence Freeman.

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Sponsored Love: ‘Beyond the Lights’ Free Screening Get Tickets Now (video)

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Beyond the Lights is the story of Noni, the music world’s latest superstar. But not all is what it seems, and the pressures of fame have Noni on the edge – until she meets Kaz Nicol, a young cop and aspiring politician who’s been assigned to her detail. Continue Reading →

Statement Regarding Patient at Bellevue Hospital

1414166452446_wps_19_nyc_ebola_friday_october_Today, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene conducted a test for the Ebola virus on a minor patient who had been transferred to HHC Bellevue Hospital Center last night.  Continue Reading →

Wang x H&M Brings More Sex To Harlem

wang in harlem2As we take our seats on glittering black bleachers in Harlem’s indoor track and field stadium, the Armory, the music is pounding and the crowds are pumping black Wang x H&M foam boxing gloves in the air while munching on popcorn, hamburgers and guzzling champagne. Continue Reading →

Alison Desir, Harlemite, Runs NYC Marathon For Harlem United

Alison Desir2Alison Desir is probably superwoman—in running gear. She arrived to our meeting early, dressed to run, (of course), and was totally calm, despite being somewhere in the middle of her four-career day. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Grilled Sausage and Pepper Sandwich Recipe

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By Marcus Samuelsson

The sausage and pepper sandwich is the kind of classic combo that will never go out of style and is always delicious. Because it’s such a simple sandwich, you can easily tweak it in any number of ways. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World At Harlem Hospital 2014 Awards In Harlem

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Photographs by Seitu Oronde

The Community Advisory Boards of Harlem Hospital Center and the Renaissance Health Care Network 2014 had a joint Annual Public Meeting for the “Today’s Good Health is Tomorrow’s Good Fortune” on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Harlem Hospital Center. Continue Reading →