In 1942, cultural anthropologist and novelist Zora Neale Hurston listed the term “draped down” as one of several terms meaning “well-dressed” in a glossary of Harlem Renaissance -era slang. Continue Reading →
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For almost a century, Harlem has been known as a destination for contemporary art, culture and fashion. With emerging revitalization, Harlem has experienced yet another cultural metamorphosis. Continue Reading →
Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Continue Reading →
Direct from Havana, Orquesta Aragón, is one of Cuba’s grandest and most enduring charanga Bands. The “Duke Ellington and Count Basie Orchestra of Cuban music,” is a national treasure on the island and have performed worldwide for over 60 years. Continue Reading →