HW Pick: Mavis Staples One True Vine At White Light Festival

mavis staplesA fixture on the American gospel and pop music scenes, Mavis Staples and her musical family provided a soundtrack to the Civil Rights movement.  Continue Reading →

Roberta Flack, Cassandra Wilson, Free At Lincoln Center Out of Doors

Flack and wilson at lincon centerFrom July 20 through August 10, Lincoln Center Out of Doors will bring more than 100 free performances to the Lincoln Center campus. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The Greater Harlem Chamber Of Commerce’s 40th Anniversary

seitu chamber1Seiutu Oronde was at the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce 40th Anniversary with a host of attendees from Harlem’s Voza Rivers to Daniel Beatty at the at Avery Fisher at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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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 →

Free April 2014 Programs and Events at Lincoln Center

020514-national-icon-mann-Sanford-BiggersWe love free and great, and nothing is better than those two words coming together to make no fee based programming and events at one of the greatest institutions (next to the Apollo Theater) in the world, the Lincoln Center. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World:Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater premieres Four Corners- June 17, 2013

By Walter Rutledge

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The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returned to Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater after a thirteen-year absence, June 12 through June 16 for a total of seven performances. The company offered seven works, many were standouts from the fall /winter 2012 season including ; Jiri Kylian’s Petite Mort, Ohad Naharin’s Minus 16, Robert Battle’s Takademe and Alvin Ailey’s masterwork Revelation. Continue Reading →

In Memory Of Albert Murray

Albert Murrays Memorial ServiceBy Lil Nickelson

As I mature I’m starting to get more like my late maternal grandmother, Mrs. Lola Jackson, by going to services for people I didn’t personally know and it is getting spooky folks.  Continue Reading →

The Sol Afrik Fashion Show Photographs by Francesca Andre

Photographer Francesca Andre attended the Sol Afrik Fashion Week Mixer at Brooklyn Terrace, in Brooklyn on August 16th, 2012. Continue Reading →