Behind The Scenes At The Jamboree Benefit Cruise Extravaganza

reginareverendBy CC Minton

The Jamboree Benefit Cruise Extravaganza was an absolutely splendid way to give back to the community.   HCCI (Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement) hosted a soulful event and with such overwhelming support from the community.  Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Fela Film Presented At The MIST In Harlem

seitu fela1Photographs by Seitu Oronde

The film The Man And The Artist That Used Music As A Weapon about the life and times of Fela Kuti was presented on Saturday, August 9th, 2014 at the MIST theater, on 116th Street, Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

‘Chico and Rita’ And Bobby Sanabria At The Marcus Garvey Amphitheater In Harlem

imeganation festivalGet your Salsa dancing shoes ready because we are going to have a helluva time dancing to the sounds of Bobby Sanabria and his band. Continue Reading →

Finding Fela Screenings at MIST in Harlem

fela the movie in harlemAnnounces the screening of Finding Fela a Film on the life of groundbreaking musician and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Directed by Academy Award Winning Director Alex Gibney. Continue Reading →

Policy Pete’s Dream Book, Harlem 1933

dream-book-coverThis dream book was published by Lewis Hartmann, 217 West 125th Street, in 1933, and reprinted subsequently (the copy pictured is from the 1940s). Continue Reading →

‘Hercules,’ Staring Dwayne Johnson, Exclusive Trailer (video)

HERCULESThat’s right, it’s the new Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ film Hercules, and yes ladies (and some gentleman) starring Dwayne Johnson. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Bette Midler, Wind Beneath My Wings (video)

Bette Midler, Wind Beneath My WingsBette Midler. Great lady, great style, great Harlem resident. Here’s the one only Divine Miss M, as she sings her hit the Wind Beneath My Wings. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “God Loves Uganda,” A Film By Roger Ross Williams (video)

god loves uganda by Roger Ross WilliamsWith God Loves Uganda, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda’s terrifying turn towards biblical law and the proposed death penalty for homosexuality. Continue Reading →

Excuse Me: Oscar Winner Lupita Holds “the little man” (video)

Watch as Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong’o talks to the press right after winning her award.

Acceptance Speech “Yes! Thank you to the Academy for this incredible recognition. It doesn’t escape me for one moment that so much joy in my life is thanks to so much pain in someone else’s. Continue Reading →