90th Birthday Celebration for Dr. Irving Burgie

juliardBy Eartha Watts-Hicks

 Born in Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn on July 28, 1924, he is the author of Harry Belafonte’s “Day-o,” the first Calypso song to sell over one million copies.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Gabby Part Of Record Number Of African American Presenters At 2014 Oscars

gabourey-sidibeThis is one of the most exciting years in black film ever, and now 2014 is a record year for African American presenters at the 86th Academy Awards, and Harlem girl . We have a list of those fabulous African American presenters that will appear, including Harlem hot girl Gabourey Sidibe. Continue Reading →

Daniel Beaty “Transforming Pain to Power” in Harlem

daniel beatty

Drawn from Playwright/Actor, Director/Producer & Author Daniel Beaty’s powerful, true journey from a childhood rife with poverty, incarceration, addiction, and rage to the successful adult life he has achieved, the award winning performer, writer, and motivational speaker presents the tools that readers need to overcome any obstacle and tap into their full capabilities.  Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Fall Season Preview Part 2- Friday, November 15, 2013

By Walter Rutledge


We are back! After a month of upgrading we are now HarlemWorldMag.com. The second half of the 2013 fall season is going to leap into 2014 in a big way. Here are some of the many events happening around the city and in our community. Continue Reading →

Palm Cafe, 1950 in Harlem

The Palm Cafe at 209 West 125th Street. The palm was a one of the most well known jazz establishment in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Still Got It by Nicole M. Stevenson

Clifton Davis

From his early days working with Pearl Bailey on Broadway in Hello Dolly, acting along side Sidney Poitier, in Lillies of the Field and Alan Alda in The Apple Tree. Clifton Davis has lived a life not short of talent and full of spirit. The songwriter, actor, husband, and his Grammy Award with Michael Jackson returns to the the screen with a new film. Here he ruminates about the stage and faith. Continue Reading →