George Faison Directs Accept “Except” LGBT NY

Tyree-Young-and-Ceez-LiiveISWoodie King Jr’s New Federal Theatre kicks off its 45th season with Karimah’s Accept “Except” LGBT NY, a tale about Gay Rights from slavery to modern day, directed by Tony Award winner George Faison and performing at the Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street, from October 23 to November 23. Opening night is set for November 6.   Continue Reading →

Friends And Fans Honor Rudy Dee At Riverside Church In Harlem

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Photographs and text by Rudy Collins

The Riverside Church was packed as friends and fans of Ruby Dee paid tribute to the legend on Saturday, September 20th, 2014 in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Ruby Dee Public Memorial Riverside Church In Harlem

Publicity Still Of Ruby DeeRuby Dee, legendary actor, author and activist will be honored with a public memorial celebration on Saturday, September 20 at The Riverside Church in New York at 11:00 AM.The service will feature tributes and reflections from family, friends and colleagues influenced by her outstanding life and work.    Continue Reading →

Sidra Smith Throws Star-Studded Birthday Bash in Harlem

IMG_6269La Bodega 47 Social Club, Harlem’s new hotspot, opened its doors on Friday, February 28th, 2014 night with a splash. Continue Reading →