George Faison Directs Accept “Except” LGBT NY

Tyree-Young-and-Ceez-LiiveISWoodie King Jr’s New Federal Theatre kicks off its 45th season with Karimah’s Accept “Except” LGBT NY, a tale about Gay Rights from slavery to modern day, directed by Tony Award winner George Faison and performing at the Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street, from October 23 to November 23. Opening night is set for November 6.   Continue Reading →

Zombies Thrilled To Invade Harlem

michael-jacksonThe dead will bring Harlem to life on Harloween. Hundreds of dancing zombies are expected to flood Lenox Ave. near 124th St. on Oct. 31 for a rousing rendition of the late legendary pop artist Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Continue Reading →

125th Street Looking East, Harlem, New York 1920’s

125th-street-looking-eastAn amazing photograph of a busy 125th Street looking East towards Lenox and 5th Avenues during the Harlem Renaissance in Harlem, New York 1920’s.

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The Harlem Air Squadron, NY, 1935

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A photograph of members of the Harlem Air Squadron at the Roosevelt Field Airport in Long Island, New York, 1935.

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Kohei Hattori Flys As The Amateur Night At The Apollo Winner (video)

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A passionate Kohei Hattori sings “I Believe I Can Fly,” is the new first place, at Amateur Night at The Apollo September 17th, 2014, in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Nipsey Russell, Harlem’s “Son Of Fun” (video)

Nipsey_Russell_1971Julius “Nipsey” Russell (September 15, 1918 – October 2, 2005). Comedian and actor. With a supernatural ability to improvise and ad-lib, Nipsey Russell made a name for himself on the talk-show and game-show circuits of the 1950s and ’60s. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater 2014 Fall/Winter Season

apollo-panel-make-your-music-move-2-jenella-youngThe Apollo Theater today announced an exciting, new addition to its 2014 Fall/Winter season with the Daptone Super Soul Revue (December 4-6)starring Soul music mainstays Sharon Jones and Charles Bradley. Continue Reading →

Ground Lease Across From Apollo Theater On The Market

Shimon ShkuryThe Globest reports a long-term ground lease development opportunity involving a block-through property in Harlem across from the storied Apollo Theater is on the market. Continue Reading →