Harlem Society Listens To W.C. Handy In Harlem1936

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An elegant young boys, girls, men and women in Harlem high society listen to a performance by W.C. Handy at an art gallery, Harlem, New York,1936.

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Simphiwe Dana At ‘Africa Now’ Event In Harlem (video)

Simphiwe DanaNow in its 3rd edition, the Africa Now weekend festival with the Apollo Theater spotlights today’s African music scene with Simphiwe Dana, Tumi Molekane and The Soil. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Althea Gibson First Black Women to Win a Championship At Wimbledon

640px-Althea_Gibson_NYWTSAlthea Gibson (August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003) was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete of either gender to cross the color line of international tennis. Continue Reading →

The Arts Starring Role At Harlem Brokerage Company

Sarah-SaltzbergCrain’s New York reports that New York can be a tough town when you’re trying to make it big in showbiz. Ditto when it comes to the role of real estate broker. But don’t tell that to actress, writer, producer and real estate entrepreneur Sarah Saltzberg. Continue Reading →

Manhattan North Management and Tahl Propp Equities Sponsor Harlem Week

harlemweekManhattan North Management Co., Inc (MNMC), the management division of Tahl Propp Equities (TPE), one of the City’s largest community-based owners, operators and developers of affordable housing,… Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ray Chew Talks Grant Houses, Apollo, Melba Moore And More

ray-chewKeyboardist and orchestral arranger Ray Chew has been a key figure on some of television’s most watched shows, serving as music director and/or composer on “Showtime at the Apollo,” “American Idol,” “Dancing With The Stars” and ABC’s newest singing competition series, “Rising Star.” Continue Reading →

Sam Smith And Mary J Sing ‘Stay With Me’ At The Apollo

mary j an sam smithSam Smith has been making a lot of his dreams come true. The British soul singer took over the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, on Tuesday, June 17th, 2014, the same day his In The Lonely Hour album was released. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theaters Gordon “Doc” Anderson And Billie Holiday, 1950′s

Apollo Theaters Bob Anderson And Billie Holiday 1940sApollo Theater house photographer Gordon Anderson laughs it up with diva Billie Holiday, behind-the-scenes at the Apollo Theater, In Harlem, New York, 1950′s. Continue Reading →

Check Out ‘Apollo Live’ on HarlemWorldMag.com

apollo theater liveThat’s right, you can go on HarlemWorldMag.com here to see the entire series of Apollo Live on BET.com live from the Apollo Theater on 125th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →