Harlem’s Shirley Harriet Mitchell-Mills Passes

harlem world magazine logo 3The Dance Theater of Harlem community is mourning the death of the much beloved Shirley Harriet Mitchell-Mills, the sister of Arthur Mitchell, founder and artistic director emeritus of Dance Theater of Harlem—a leading dance institution of global acclaim.  Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Photo Of The Day From The Harlem Shakespeare Festival

seitu shakespeare festvial 1  By Seitu Oronde

Great profile image of a performer during a performance from the Harlem Shakespeare Festival 2014 taken in Harlem, NY 2014. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ashley Murphy And Misty Copeland Cover Pointe Magazine

pointe-ballerinaWhen was the last time you saw two top ballerinas who are from Harlem on a magazine cover? I can save you some time. You’ve never seen that — unless you’ve already spotted Pointe magazine’s June/July 2014 cover. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Prima Ballerina, Misty Copeland Signs

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By Tod Roulette

My  ten-year-old goddaughter Lucy is all legs and arms. She sat on my lap at the Upper East Side Barnes and Noble on 86th Street this week waiting to see thirty-one-year old African-American prima ballerina Misty Copeland of the American Ballet Theater. Continue Reading →

Harlem Celebrates Women’s History Month 2014

Linda_Walton_Executive_Director_HAABy Lil Nickelson

On the evening of Monday, March 3rd, 2014 the Harlem Arts Alliance (“HAA”), the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce (“GHCC”) and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture hosted “Twelve Women of Distinction” Twelve Women of Distinction program to kick off Women’s History Month.  Continue Reading →

Dance Theatre of Harlem 2014 Vision Gala

DTHGala2014DTHCompanyValentinoCarlotti2_zpsdba197e4Live the Moment” was the theme of Dance Theatre of Harlem’s (DTH) 2014 Vision Gala held Tuesday, February 25 at Cipriani in New York City. Continue Reading →

Fab Five Fave Photos From Rucker Park, Harlem

Harlem World Magazine of course loves Rucker Park, and of course we picked our Fab Five Fave photographs taken at Rucker Park in Harlem

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Souleo: MLK, Redefined As A Politician

L to R_Michael McKean_Bryan Cranston_Brandon J Dirden_cast photo credit_Evgenia EliseevaAs the nation prepares to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 20, actor Brandon J. Dirden hopes that people will not only remember King as a powerful reverend and activist, but also as an astute politician. Continue Reading →

‘Ellington at Christmas’ With Savion Glover And Others At The Apollo

apollo_event_image_duke_1369836520The Apollo is officially in its Holiday season and this weekend we are hosting  a special presentation of Ellington at Christmas on Saturday,  December 7th (two shows at 3pm and 8pm) Ellington celebrates the rich legacy that Duke Ellington had at the Apollo and includes excerpts from the Duke’s Nutcracker Suite and his Sacred Music Concerts. Continue Reading →