The Apollo Theater’s Fifth Annual Dining with the Divas Luncheon

dd1192_zpsfbbd5bafOn Thursday, February 12th, the world famous Apollo Theater hosted its fifth annual Dining with the Divas luncheon, a fundraiser celebrating the extraordinary accomplishments of women in the arts and in business. Continue Reading →

An Evening of Love, Rhythm & Soul At The Apollo In Harlem

9157ad09-d38e-470b-b199-012e5c3f8847It’s predicted to be extremely cold out tomorrow night but it’s going to be blazing hot inside The Apollo Theater at AN EVENING OF LOVE RHYTHM AND SOUL AT THE APOLLO MUSIC CAFE! So if you don’t have your tickets yet there are still a few left so get them now before they’re gone.  
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D’Angelo’s Redemption At The Apollo In Harlem

dangelo at the apolloIn 1991, a 16-year-old kid from Virginia named Michael Archer took the stage at Harlem’s Apollo Theater. He was there to compete for a cash prize in the venue’s famously tough Amateur Night contest – and he won, three nights in a row. Continue Reading →

An Interfaith Prayer Service to End Violent Loss In Harlem March

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Join the Prayer Changes Things: An Interfaith Day of Prayer to End Violent Loss in Our Community. The event is sponsored by the Lazarus Project of The St. Charles Borrome/Resurrection Chapel. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Barbara Ann (“Bobbi”) Humphrey, 1980

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We love this photo of Barbara Ann (“Bobbi”) Humphrey (born April 25, 1950). Bobbie Humphrey is an American jazz flutist and singer who plays fusion, jazz-funk and soul-jazz styles. Bobbi Humphrey has performed for audiences around the world. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Columbia University Pushes For Obama Library

obama library in harlemFrom the platform of the Number 1 subway at 125th Street and Broadway in Harlem, I see the Hudson River and a glass-sided building rising on Columbia University’s new campus, where the school proposes hosting the Obama presidential library and museum. Continue Reading →

The Studio Museum Announces Spring 2015 Happenings

doyle at the studio museumThis spring, The Studio Museum in Harlem will present six exciting exhibitions and projects that highlight the breadth and depth of art by artists of African descent. Continue Reading →

“Black Lives Matter”, March In Harlem (photos)

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Great images from the Working Families party as they document the community coming out in support of the Black Lives Matter march on January 19, 2015 near 106th Streets in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →