Behind The Scenes: Careers In Music At The Apollo in Harlem (audio)

By Diane Allford

The biggest question overall to the Apollo Professional Career Panelist, was how to make a living while doing what you love, especially when it seems you have to give away so much for free while promoting your music.

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The Preemptive Education Conference 2014

Preemptive Ed-4 DaysThe Preemptive Education Conference explores Critical Literacy and Connected Learning through Spoken Word, Hip-hop, Literacy, and Social Justice. 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 →

The Harlem Congeroos In ‘Hellzapoppin’ (video)

the harlem congaeroosA wonderful swing sequence from the movie Hellzapoppin’ with the Harlem Congeroos (aka the Harlem Congaroos) a group of swing dancers from Harlem who also went under the name Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers. Continue Reading →