HW Pick: Jazz Man Alex Bugnon Dedicates Album To HARLEM

alex-harlemAlex Bugnon’s 12th and newest release, is dedicated to the greatest village in the world HARLEM, is sure to dispel any notion that he can be musically stereotyped.   Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Nothing But a Man,” A 50th Anniversary Celebration With Director Michael Roemer (video)

nothing but a manA true landmark of American cinema and African-American screen representation, Nothing But a Man portrays the poignant relationship between a preacher’s daughter (jazz singer Abbey Lincoln) and a railroad man and single dad (Ivan Dixon). Continue Reading →

The Apollo’s 80th Anniversary Apollo Music Café Schedule

apollo-theater-new-yorkthe-apollo-theater-turns-78-hip-hop-wired-xpgvacn4-1024x763The Apollo Theater celebrates its 80th Anniversary with the Apollo Music Cafe and events you to come and catch that cafe vibe in Harlem. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Black History Month On Live 365

BlackHistoryMonthWith February just a hop skip and a jump away, join Live365 as Harlem World Magazine celebrate Black History Month!

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Muhammad Ali and Stevie Wonder at The Apollo, 1963

Muhammad Ali and Stevie Wonder backstage at the Apollo Theatre, in 1963. We think the image was taken before a performance by “Little” Stevie Wonder as he was known at the time (read Robin V., think that’s Ronnie Spector looking at the camera). Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Complexions Contemporary Ballet at the Joyce

By Walter Rutledge

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Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company recently concluded a two-week season at the Joyce Theater on Sunday, December 1, 2013. The program featured returning audience favorites Moon Over Jupiter and an excerpt from Hissy Fits by Artistic Director Dwight Rhoden, and Associate Artistic Director Jae Man Joo’s Flight. In addition the company also presented three world premieres by Gary W. Jeter II, Rhoden and Joo, and a company premiere by Alejandro Cerrito Continue Reading →

Apollo Holds Auditions for 2013 Amateur Night Season

Since the legendary Apollo Theater opened in 1934, its signature live show, Amateur Night, has been a definitive career-making opportunity for new talent. Continue Reading →