Roberta Flack, Cassandra Wilson, Free At Lincoln Center Out of Doors

Flack and wilson at lincon centerFrom July 20 through August 10, Lincoln Center Out of Doors will bring more than 100 free performances to the Lincoln Center campus. Continue Reading →

‘Dutchman’ Opened At The National Black Theater’s 50th Anniversary

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The legendary play ‘Dutchman’ opened at the National Black Theater May 3rd to a sold out house.   Its revival marks the 50th Anniversary of its world premiere at the Cherry Lane Theatre in March of 1964. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: The Dutchman By Amiri Baraka At National Black Theatre In Harlem

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The National Black Theatre and The Classical Theatre of Harlem teamed up to put on Amiri baraka‘s riveting “Dutchman” at the National Black Theatre in Harlem on 125th Street. Continue Reading →

Two Harlem Companies Co-Produce Amiri Baraka’s ‘Dutchman’

Dutchman PosterFollowing the successful, award-winning 2013 co-production of Detroit ‘67 written by Dominique Morisseau, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) and The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) officially announce their second co-production. Continue Reading →

Five Questions With Malkia King About The ‘Mother’s Who Lost Children To Gun Violence’ event

JHcn_YIAHarlem World Magazine caught with President of the 1199SEIU Benefit Fund Staff Association Malkia King with a quick online interview before the first event in honor of Black History Month and Mother’s Who Lost Children To Gun Violence. Continue Reading →

¡AZÚCAR! A Bitter Sweet Reality – Annual Redefining African American Convening

Azucar - sugar and cane field_900pxJoin us for an interactive and engaging afternoon contemplating the current and historical impact of the sugar industry on African Descendant communities as well as nutritional, economic, environmental and grassroots prescriptions and strategies for breaking the sugar habit. Continue Reading →

George Franklin Mingo At Essie Green Galleries in Harlem

George Franklin MingoGeorge Mingo’s faux primitif compositions at first glance appear as plain, naive expression, found in children’s drawings. Continue Reading →

The Last Poets: 40th Anniversary

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“Before RAP knew its name, there was a group of ambitious young men who reflected the harsh spirit of their times and whose work remains prophetic and inspirational today. Born in Harlem on May 19, 1968 , The Last Poets spoke out as few other musical groups had, or have since, about racism, poverty and other African American and societal concerns. Continue Reading →