Rudy Collins: Romeo And Juliet In Harlem

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In 1939, Orson Welles produced “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare at the old Lafayette Theater in Harlem. Last week, Rudy Collins photographed The Classical Theatre of Harlem‘s production of Romeo n Juliet in the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Dr. Billy Taylor Street Naming In Harlem

rudy 5By Rudy Collins

The family of Dr Billy Taylor as well as other VIP’s such as Congressman Charles Rangel, Mayor David Dinkins, Keith Wright, and others were present for the renaming of 138th Street at 5th Ave Dr. Billy Taylor Way in Harlem.

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Rudy’s World: The Dutchman By Amiri Baraka At National Black Theatre In Harlem

a tribute to Amiri BarakaBy Rudy Collins

The National Black Theatre and The Classical Theatre of Harlem teamed up to put on Amiri baraka‘s riveting “Dutchman” at the National Black Theatre in Harlem on 125th Street. Continue Reading →

Rudy Collins: At The National Conference of Artists 2014 At The Met

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The National Conference of Artists New York kicked off it’s annual 3 day conference at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with NCA 1st Vice President Whilemina Grantr. Continue Reading →

The 55th Annual NCA 2014 Arts & Cultural Conference

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Join the National Conference of Artists New York (NCA) in celebration of the NCA 55th Anniversary, at their Our Art – Our Legacy Conference in New York.  The event kicks off on February 18 and runs thru the 23rd with events throughout the NYC area.  Check out this year’s events that are free and open to the public  Continue Reading →

Rudy Collins Behind The Scenes At Apollo Theater 80th Anniversary

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The world famous Apollo Theater kicked off it 80th anniversary and photographer Rudy Collins from Harlem World Magazine was on the case for the first Amateur Night of 2014. Continue Reading →

Harlemite, Danny Glover Receives Harlem Arts Alliance’s Humanitarian Award 2012

Each time actor and activist Danny Glover passes the 135th Street YMCA, he reminisces of the days that the cultural hub used to host and house Harlem Renaissance writers such as Langston Hughes and W.E.B. Du Bois, and actors such as Ossie Davis and Paul Robeson. Continue Reading →

Stop-And-Frisk March Photo Essay By Rudy Collins

The March was powerful in it’s silence. The expressions on the faces conveyed the seriousness of the day as people from all walks of life… Continue Reading →