Keke Palmer Share Healthy Eating Tips With Harlem Students

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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 →

Harlem’s Leonard Harper “The Father Of Cabaret”

leonard harper in harlemLeonard Harper (1899 – 1943), was a producer, dancer, directing, choreographer and director during the Harlem renaissance in Harlem, New York   Continue Reading →

Harlemite Neil Patrick Harris Trading Hedwig for Waffles and Chicken

neilpatrickharrishwofsept2011NYMag reports that now that he has wiped all the glitter off his face from his successful Broadway run in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Harlemite Neil Patrick Harris is figuring out what to do next. Continue Reading →

Broadway’s Only Black Theater Agent Launches Fur Line At Harlem Week Salute

105 year-oldBy Vinette K. Pryce

Who knew fashionista Irene Gandy was a senior citizen?

And who also knew that she recently became a Harlem resident? Continue Reading →

Finding Fela Screenings at MIST in Harlem

fela the movie in harlemAnnounces the screening of Finding Fela a Film on the life of groundbreaking musician and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Directed by Academy Award Winning Director Alex Gibney. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Star of Tupac Shakur Inspired Broadway Musical

Holler If Ya Hear Me still_Credit on PicIt is the presence of strong women in the Broadway musical, ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’ that attracted Saycon Sengbloh to be part of the cast and serves as a reminder of one usually overlooked facet of Tupac Shakur’s enduring legacy: his female empowerment anthems. Continue Reading →