Harlem’s Leonard Harper “The Father Of Cabaret”

leonard harper in harlemLeonard Harper (1899 – 1943), was a producer, dancer, directing, choreographer and director during the Harlem renaissance in Harlem, New York   Continue Reading →

In Celebration of National Week of the Young Child

diverse childrenJoin Assemblyman Keith Wright, Harlem Kids Travel Inc. and  Globalscope Inc., for a Community Conversation Early Years are Learning Years: Closing the Experience Gap. Continue Reading →

Mae West’s Harlem State Of Mind, 1930’s (video)

d6Harlem has always been a combination of high and low, from the 1920’s to the 1930’s Mae West made a name for herself on the Vaudeville circuit with plays as a connoisseur of Harlem culture. Continue Reading →

Keith And Proctor’s Vaudeville Theatre in Harlem

Yes, that’s the Keith & Proctor’s Vaudeville Theater on 125th Street in the center of the postcard (one of the early owners before it became the Apollo Theatre) in the 1890’s … Continue Reading →