Zombies Thrilled To Invade Harlem

michael-jacksonThe dead will bring Harlem to life on Harloween. Hundreds of dancing zombies are expected to flood Lenox Ave. near 124th St. on Oct. 31 for a rousing rendition of the late legendary pop artist Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Best Dressed At The MTV VMAs’

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Alicia Keys (2007)

The Styleblazer reports that this weekend, the MTV VMAs will make its way back to California to celebrate the best in music. We look forward to seeing Harlem performers like Alicia Keys, Kelis and Diddy hit the stage, but we’ll also have a watchful eye on the red carpet.  Continue Reading →

The Wiz At St. Nicholas Park As Part of Harlem Week

the wizThis year marks the 40th anniversary of the stage play, The Wiz. Join ImageNation, Harlem Week, Harlem Pride and Global Network of Black Pride as they celebrate this cultural milestone with a screening of the celebrated film adaptation of the award-winning play. Continue Reading →

Join The Harlem Dance Caravan At Marcus Garvey Park

dance caravan in harlemAcclaimed Harlem performing arts institution, The Faison Firehouse Theater has joined with SummerStage to present Harlem Dance Caravan, a thrilling celebration of our diversity through music and dance. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Marcus Samuelsson Interprets “America” For The July 4

america-on-a-plate-new-york-chefs.sw.10.ss07-marcus-samuelson-4th-of-july-americaVanityFair.com says feel free to argue with them, but the best phrase in the Declaration of Independence has got to be “the pursuit of happiness.” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Ty Dolla $ign Free At Red Hook Park, Brooklyn (Explicit video)

ty dollar signThe good folks at NY Summerstage welcome you to the omnivorous world of the South Central-raised star born, Tyrone Griffin. Ty Dolla $ign has been creating music since he was a three-year old writing lyrics and playing a keyboard. Continue Reading →

Qoute of The Day: Mase, “I Could’ve Saved MJ.”

maseHW posted an article last week stating that Harlem man rapper and preacher Mase intends to keep preaching in his church about his plan to spread the word of God to the hip-hop community, and today it’s reported that it all was sparked by Michael Jackson’s death. Continue Reading →

Vijay Takes Ideas From Harlem to Harvard

NY-CW504_VIJAY_G_20140303172453Sitting in his Harlem home, the pianist Vijay Iyer considered his new weekly commute to Cambridge, Mass. “I’m still not sure how this will work,” he said. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: New Talent KJ Drops CD This Week (video)

KJ_RoofThe R&B prodigy known as ‘KJ’ has high expectations for himself and the music that he creates. The 16 year-old entertainer plans to do what many new artists never, or rarely do in their careers, he plans to sell over 3+ million copies of his first official single within the first three months of its release! Continue Reading →

The Apollo Goes Global

James-Brown.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360Harlem’s legendary Apollo Theater may finally be realizing its potential. The storied music venue is transforming itself into a multidisciplinary performing-arts center with global reach that could rival such competitors as New York City Center and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Continue Reading →