Celebrity Studded ‘Get On Up’ At The Apollo In Harlem

james brown the filmGET ON UP director/producer Tate Taylor; producers Brian Grazer, Mick Jagger, Victoria Pearman, Erica Huggins; cast members Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Fred Melamed, Craig Robinson, Jill ScottContinue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Rev. James And Betty Forbes Renew 50 Year Vow In Style

seitu rev1The Rev. James and Betty Forbes renewing their 50 years of marriage at Riverside Church beautiful West Harlem, New York on June 20th, 2014. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ray Chew Talks Grant Houses, Apollo, Melba Moore And More

ray-chewKeyboardist and orchestral arranger Ray Chew has been a key figure on some of television’s most watched shows, serving as music director and/or composer on “Showtime at the Apollo,” “American Idol,” “Dancing With The Stars” and ABC’s newest singing competition series, “Rising Star.” Continue Reading →

Tourists With Riverside Drivers, Harlem, 1908

west harlemTourists in an electric charabanc or “automobile bus” with the Riverside Drivers, on Riverside Drive, West Harlem, NY, 1908. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: African Solutions And Problems Conference 2014

seitu afric1 Mr. Mehmet Kilic and Ambassador HE Abdou Salam Diallo the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Senegal to the United Nations at a briefing on the Global Thematic Consultation on Education in the Post-2015 Development downtown Manhattan, NY.on Monday, June 16th, 2014

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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 →

Little Free Libraries Launch Party In Harlem

marcus gavrye library in harlemThe Marcus Garvey Park Alliance in collaboration with Urban Innovations has installed two Little Free Libraries in Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, NT.  Continue Reading →

HCCI’s 10th Annual Jamboree Yacht-ride With Regina Belle

hcci jamboreeJAMBOREE! A SOULFUL EXTRAVAGANZA ON THE HUDSON featuring Grammy-Award winner REGINA BELLE!  Continue Reading →

Harlem Family Demands Fix From Abyssinian Development Corporation

harlem house by ADC1The house of their dreams turned into a nightmare. A Harlem family that spent their life’s savings to purchase their first house is demanding the landlord — Abyssinian Development Corporation — cough up $250,000 to fix the flawed pad they say is riddled with construction defects. Continue Reading →