Mark Ronson And Bruno Mars Take A Ride To Harlem Funk (video)

DMGS_Uptown Funk_Bruno Mars_Video StillWe love Mark Ronson’s featuring Bruno Mars with his James Brown cool Harlem state of mind, in this video with Harlem-like back drop, and Apollo Theater dance steps. Continue Reading →

‘Claudine,’ 1974, A Harlem Story, Full Movie (video)

vlcsnap-2014-01-17-18h35m51s120Claudine is a 1974 American film, produced by Third World Films and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Starring James Earl Jones, Diahann Carroll, and Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, it is noted for being one of the few mainstream films, featuring an African-American cast released during that time, which was not a blaxploitation film. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Harlem Fave Louis Armstrong’s ‘Skeleton in the Closet’ (1936)

Should you happen to be in the vicinity of Corona, Queens this Halloween afternoon, the Louis Armstrong House Museum will be welcoming trick-or-treaters ’til 6pm. (Fun-sized Snickers be damned! Go anyway, just to see “To Jack Bradley, the ‘Greatest’ Photo Taker,” a collection of candid, private moments captured by the friend Satchmo described as his “white son.”) Continue Reading →