The African Diaspora International Film Festival In Harlem

Glorious Exit-2The African Diaspora International Film Festival has returned with our monthly Cine-Club Film Series at Teachers College of Columbia University! Continue Reading →

Urban Bush Women Free At Summerstage In Central Park

Walking_with___Trane_Photo_by_Rick_McColloughJoin Urban Bush Women as they celebrate their 30th anniversary year with an evening of special performances that showcase the best of the company’s repertoire as well as a SummerStage premiere. Continue Reading →

Susan Taylor At ‘Transforming The Temple’ Expo

susan taylor about health and wellnessBy Hadasah Ingrid

There is a movement of wellness in the air. That aura was no more potently felt than at the 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Expo: Transforming the Temple –The Bliss of Now! 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 →

The 2nd Annual Transforming the Temple: The Bliss of Now, A Wellness Expo

downloadSusan L. Taylor, founder of the National CARES Mentoring Movement and former Editor in Chief of Essence Magazine, is scheduled to give the keynote address at the day-long health expo on April 26th from 12 – 7pm at the Taino Towers of El Barrio/East Harlem.

The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) has partnered with Entering the Holy of Holies, An Institute of Learning and Healing, Inc. and the joint practice of Back to the Middle and New York Sports Acupuncture, to produce a day – featuring vendors, workshops, storytelling, live demos, and performances – dedicated to body, mind, spirit and heart healing. Continue Reading →

Acclaimed Female Artists, Cultural Workers, and Harlem Elected Speak on “The Art of Being a Woman”

melissaNYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, NYC Councilmember Laurie Cumbo, Visual Artist Xenobia Bailey, and Traditional Yoruba Arpon Amma McKenn

Women of African descent are integral to global creative vision, international cultural output, and inspirational artistic conversation. Continue Reading →

‘Bridging Boundaries: Part II’ At Aloft In Harlem

Give_em_More_Fiyah2dd442Bridging Boundaries: Part II extends the conversation beyond Columbia and into the Harlem community – bridging the communities through artistic expression and discussion.  Part II features three of the FLUX artists in Bridging Boundaries: Redefining Diaspora with a larger representation of their work. Continue Reading →