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 →

Harlem Fave Sheryl Lee Ralph Honored At The Jamaica Independence Ball

sheryl-lee-ralph-approved-photo-2The stage is all set for the Skatalites, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and Karl and Faye Rodney, to be bestowed with honors at the Jamaica Independence Ball in New York, [this] Saturday, August 16, at the New York Marriot Marquis Hotel, located at , 1535 Broadway, New York, scheduled for 8pm-3:00am. The cocktail hour begins at 6:30pm. Continue Reading →

Harlem Week Special Discount Tickets Available For Lady Day

lady day in harlemEXCLUSIVE CIRCLE CLUB SEATING AVAILABLE
Enter the world of Emerson’s Bar & Grill  and share the stage with Billie Holiday 

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Black Stars of The Great White Way At Carnegie Hall

Chapman_Roberts_Norm_Lewis_&_Andre_DeSheildsBy Claude Jay

On Monday, June 23, at 8:00 PM, Chapman Roberts (Choral Director/arranger-Five Guys Name Moe and Smokey Joe’s Café) and Norm Lewis (Phantom, Phantom of the Opera and the TV series, Scandal), will realize their vision to pay tribute to the contributions and influence of African American men on Broadway and at Carnegie Hall for the past 100 years. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Hinton Battle At Carnegie Hall And More

Carnegie Hall with hinton battleA masterful powerhouse, three-time Tony Award winner Hinton Battle continues to make waves on the entertainment scene, both internationally and domestically. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Claude Jay Performs In ‘Black Stars of the Great White Way’ At Carnegie Hall

Carnegie_Hall_Black_Stars_Great_White_Way_6-23-14__#1Harlem World Magazine Arts and Culture writer Claude Jay will perform at the Carnegie Hall celebration of the ‘Black Stars of the Great White Way’ at 8 pm, on June 3=23rd, 2014. Continue Reading →

The El “Suicide Curve” Train At 110th Street, Harlem, 1901

he Elevated train (now part of the subway system), photographed from One Hundred and Tenth Street, New York City 1900.The “El” or Elevated train was photographed as it turns at the “Suicide Curve” from One Hundred and Tenth Street in Harlem, New York 1900. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ruby Dee Crosses Over At The Age of 91

Publicity Still Of Ruby DeeStage and screen legend Ruby Dee, who personified grace, grit and progress at a time when African-American women were given little space in movies and on stage, died Wednesday in New Rochelle, N.Y. She was 91. Continue Reading →

Adelaide Keim, Harlem Actress, 1905

Adelaide Keim Harlem Actress 1905 antique photo printAdelaine Keim was born in Harlem on February 15, 1885. These photographs of the diva were taken in her prime at the turn of the 20th century in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →