Harlem’s Neil Patrick Harris to Host the 2015 Oscars

2015-Oscars-Neil-Patrick-HarrisAward-winning star of stage and screen, and Harlem resident Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Oscars®, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. Continue Reading →

Jodie Foster To Receive Award In Harlem

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Jodie Foster at 61st Academy Awards – Governor’s Ball (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Barnard College’s Athena Center for Leadership Studies and Women and Hollywood are honored to announce that Academy Award® -winning actress and filmmaker Jodie Foster will receive the Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement Award at the fifth annual Athena Film Festival on Saturday February 7, 2015. 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 →

Annie, Official Trailer In Theater Christmas In Harlem (video)

annie in harlemAcademy Award® nominee Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) stars as Annie, a young, happy foster kid who’s also tough enough to make her way on the streets of West Harlem in 2014. Continue Reading →

Mentoring in Medicine Health and Science Expo In Harlem

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The 8th Annual Mentoring in Medicine Health and Science Expo is expecting more than 1,000 students from elementary school through college/post-baccalaureate as well as educators, caregivers, community leaders and science and health care professionals are expected to attend the free conference. Continue Reading →

The East Coast Premier Of ‘Mr Sophistication’ At MIST Harlem

mrSophisTuesday Nov 18th :  The independent feature film “Mr Sophistication” Starring Harry Lennix and based on the true story of Ron Waters, the hottest young comic in Hollywood during the 90’s, will have its East Coast Premiere in support of the kickoff fundraiser for The Collective Initiative 2015 Summit. Continue Reading →

A Film Festival For The Entire Harlem Family!

mailYou and your family are cordially invited to The 6th Annual KidCinemaFest’s  Opening Night at Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center.

We are proud to announce that the French film  ERNEST & CELESTINE  will open the film festival this Wednesday!  Continue Reading →

‘Lyrics From Lockdown’ At Columbia In Harlem (video)

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Join the Center for Justice at Columbia University and our colleagues and friends from across New York City for a performance of Bryonn Bain’s Lyrics from Lockdown.