Twenty Two West (“22 West”)

“22 West” was the name of the Harlem Restaurant – Bar – Jazz Club – Gallery & Banquet Room, that was located at 22W.135th St., between 5th and Lenox in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Remembering Jimmy

By Walter Rutledge

August 2, 2010 marked the eighty-sixth birthday of James Baldwin. For the second year in a row the Faison Firehouse Theater has chosen to step to the forefront and present Remembering Jimmy- a tribute to the late James Baldwin. Last year the celebration was a forum with colleagues and contemporaries, and family and friends sharing memories of this extraordinary human being, whose life was lived in the service of his art and humanity.

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