Yvette L. Campbell (third from the right), President and CEO of the Harlem School of the Arts at the Herb Alpert Center (HSA) announced earlier this month a full program of classes for children and young adults interested in exploring the world of music, dance, theatre, and the visual arts. Continue Reading →
The incredible Lillyn Brown (born Lillian Thomas, April 24, 1885 – June 8, 1969), sometimes credited as Lillyan Brown, was an American singer, vaudeville entertainer and teacher who claimed to be “the first professional vocalist to sing the blues in front of the public”. Continue Reading →
The multi-facetted, Mr. Otis Sallid has signed on as co-director/producer on 5x platinum recording super star, Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas is You Christmas concert, at New York’s Beacon Theatre, December 15, 16, 18, 20 and 21st. Continue Reading →
Remember! Reflect! Celebrate! This is the theme for The 42nd Annual Vivian Robinson/AUDELCO Recognition Awards for Excellence in Black Theatre. Continue Reading →
The Kenneth A. Smaltz Sr. Foundation for the Care and Cure of Alzheimer’s offers support for people living with dementia, their families and (unpaid) caregivers, and provides leadership in dementia services and policy.
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Morningside Opera, Harlem Opera Theater, and The Harlem Chamber Players are joining forces to present a semi-staged concert production of the Harlem Renaissance opera Voodoo by Harry Lawrence Freeman.
A fixture on the American gospel and pop music scenes, Mavis Staples and her musical family provided a soundtrack to the Civil Rights movement. Continue Reading →
Food Bank For New York City held a nutrition education summit for teens in Harlem on Tuesday, September 23, with surprise celebrity guests Keke Palmer, TV host and first African-American star of the Broadway show “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” and Brook Lopez, NBA All-Star center for the Brooklyn Nets. Continue Reading →
Leonard Harper (1899 – 1943), was a producer, dancer, directing, choreographer and director during the Harlem renaissance in Harlem, New York Continue Reading →
Who knew fashionista Irene Gandy was a senior citizen?
And who also knew that she recently became a Harlem resident? Continue Reading →