NPR wrote that Concha Buika’s voice doesn’t come from inside her petite body: It comes from Africa, and from the past. There are obvious traces of flamenco, itself a historical mash-up of the Moors and various transitory cultures in southern Spain and north Africa. Continue Reading →
Congratualtions, to the West Harlem Art Fund for being selected to the WNYC’s Salute The ARts Initiative program for 2014. Continue Reading →
A great behind-the-scenes photograph of Marian McPartland, Marylou Williams and Thelonius Monk on 125th Street in August, 1958 in central Harlem. Continue Reading →
Here’s a link to Harlemite Todd Roulette and his late partner former CT., State Senator Chuck Allen, III’s love story in the April 2009 Story CorpsAlumni eNewsletter.
Here’s what someone said about the story:
“I am so glad that you were able to interview Tod Roulette about his life with his friend Chuck Allen, who passed away. StoryCorps gives us a wonderful way to access healing of body and mind. All the best from Story Corps Alumna, poet and artist, Erica U. Mapp. Many Thanks!”