HW Pick: Solomon Northup Day Planned For Saturday, July 19th

Solomon-Northup-in-a-Sketch-from-Twelve-Years-a-SlaveThe 16th annual Solomon Northup Day, an afternoon of activities inspired by a powerful memoir of enslavement and eventual freedom, will take place on Saturday, July 19, from 12:30 to 6 pm in Filene Recital Hall at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Garrison-Trotter Farm/Roxbury Groundbreaking In Boston

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The Urban Farming Institute of Boston and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh invite you to attend the historic groundbreaking of Boston’s newest Urban Farm site — The Garrison-Trotter Farm, named after William Lloyd Garrison, and  William Monroe Trotter. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: The First Annual Peace Is A Lifestyle Conference

Peace-Flyer-600x452On Saturday June 28th from 9am-3pm, BK Nation, a new national organization, and Fordham University, in conjunction with Erica Ford’s Life Camp, a leading force in the anti-violence movement, will host the First Annual “Peace Is A Lifestyle” Conference at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center Campus in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Free Screening of The Tanning of America with RSVP!

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I know, I know it’s not a Harlem event, but we love The Tanning of America, a movie by media and hip hop guru Steve Stoute. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Holy Candy: Why I Joined A Cult And Married A Stranger’ By HW’s Yolande Brener

holy candy by yolande benerHarlem World Magazine’s Yolande Brener is a talented wellness enthusists who writes about arts and culture in Harlem. Here’s what Amazon said about her new book. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Hammerstep! Hip-Hop Meets Irish Dance (video)

You won’t find these dancers at your local Irish pub! Hammerstep incorporates a hip-hop flare to the traditional Irish Step Dance–gas masks and all! Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The 8 Annual Dance Parade and Festival in NY

dance new york dancerOver 9000 dancers will participate in the Eighth Annual Dance Parade and Festival in New York on Saturday May 17th 2014, starting at 1:00pm – the world’s largest display of dance diversity.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Nas, Songz, Prince And Many More Headline 20th Anniversary Essence Festival

14831502-mmmainGet on the road to the 20th Anniversary Essence Festival in New Orleans 2014.

The 20th anniversary Essence Festival will kick off a night early with an intimate show in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Thursday, July 3, 2014. Headlining is Kelis ex-hubby and rapper Nas who willed be joined by contemporary R&B singers Trey Songz, K. Michelle and Jazmine Sullivan. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Billy Crystal Hosts Jazz At Lincoln Center Gala Free (Live Streaming)

billy-crystal-oscars-1998-784f1e977a2e5871f1e4e2fe0e5cd70b8466fb47-s6-c30Crystal cut his teeth on Jazz when Jazz artists such as Arvell Shaw, Pee Wee Russell, Eddie Condon, and Billie Holiday were often guests in his family home on the upper Eastside. Continue Reading →