See The Encore Performance Of ‘Adam’ In Harlem

309e6308-0e29-4aa3-bf5f-c90620c4e06cSet in the Caribbean island of Bimini, the Hall of Representatives and Abyssinian Baptist Church, Timothy Simonson gives a compelling tour de force solo performance as the charismatic Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. on his political journey as Harlem’s first black congressman between the years 1945 and 1971. Continue Reading →

“When the Moon Turns Green: the Myth and Music of Billie Holiday” Free At HarlemStage

1d128fdb-6edf-41e3-a1fb-db2f811a0458Dr. Robert O’Meally, author of Lady Day: The Many Faces of Billie Holiday, Dr. Farah Jasmin Griffin, author of If You Can’t Be Free, Be A Mystery and Dr. John Szwed, author of the forthcoming Billie Holiday: Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Lillyn Brown, “The World’s Youngest Interlocutor” 1885 – 1969

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The incredible Lillyn Brown (born Lillian Thomas, April 24, 1885 – June 8, 1969), sometimes credited as Lillyan Brown, was an American singer, vaudeville entertainer and teacher who claimed to be “the first professional vocalist to sing the blues in front of the public”. Continue Reading →

Celebrate KWANZAA At American Museum of Natural History

611New Heritage in partnership with Community Works NYC is privileged to be a part of the American Museum of Natural History’s annual Kwanzaa celebration. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Otis Sallid Produces Mariah Carey At The Beacon Theater

AC206803-0101-F6FD-D12E9E74C445DB2CThe multi-facetted, Mr. Otis Sallid has signed on as co-director/producer on 5x platinum recording super star, Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas is You Christmas concert, at New York’s Beacon Theatre, December  15, 16, 18, 20 and 21st. Continue Reading →

T. Oliver Reid Brings Drop Me Off In Harlem

tn-500_stephensorokoff-237Singer and Broadway star T. Oliver Reid leads what he describes as “a club hopping journey through the swanky clubs and low down joints of 1934 Harlem,” featuring the music of Duke Ellington, Harold Arlen, Andy Razaf, and more. Continue Reading →