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 →

Thinking Abstractly-Beyond Black & White; Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis 1945-52 (video)

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If your automatic frame of reference of an African American abstract artists is Jean Michel Basquiat please see the upcoming exhibit at the Jewish Museum opening September 12th, 2014.

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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 →

‘Women Of Sugar Hill’ With Marjorie Eliot And Andrea Arroyo in Harlem

arroyo and margaretteThis is a special Live Music & Art with Harlem Jazz legend Marjorie Eliot and Visual Artist Andrea Arroyo, in conjunction with the exhibition “The Women of Sugar Hill.”

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Tatiana Pagés Gallery Opens In The Village Of Harlem

image001For those of you who were unable to attend the “invitation only” opening night party for the Tatiana Pagés Gallery, we received an e-mail from Alanna at the new space in Harlem. Continue Reading →

HSA Appointments Alfred Preisser as Theatre Program Director

Alfred PreisserThe Harlem School of the Arts’ is proud to announce the appointment of nationally recognized theatre artist, Alfred Preisser, as the institution’s new Theatre Program Director. Continue Reading →

Harlem High School Student Omotayo Adeoye Commits Suicide

omotayo_adeoye1A student at an elite Harlem high school allegedly killed herself on Thursday after she was caught cheating on an exam and cried out, “I’m sorry, I’m sorry!” Omotayo Adeoye, 17, a student at the High School for Math, Science, and Engineering at City College, was caught using her cell phone during a German-language exam, Raw Story reports. Continue Reading →

Pop Up Exhibition at Decommissioned East Harlem Firehouse

Manny_Vega_ArtworkCaribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) will host a series of program events, beginning with a free hardhat “pop-up” exhibition open to the public for the first time at the 1885 historical landmark firehouse (120 E. 125th Street).  Continue Reading →