HW Pick: Havanna’s Harlem

205Direct from Havana, Orquesta Aragón, is one of Cuba’s grandest and most enduring charanga Bands.  The “Duke Ellington and Count Basie Orchestra of Cuban music,” is a national treasure on the island and have performed worldwide for over 60 years. Continue Reading →

The Apollo’s 80th Anniversary Celebrates Celia Cruz

cela cruz in controlA great tribute to the Guarachera de Cuba: The Queen Celia Cruz. The event is presented in partnership with Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and in collaboration with Omer Pardillo. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theatre Handbill, Harlem 1953

$(KGrHqZ!lYE8FV4bhCNBPHssjrg0g~~60_57Here is a great two sided, blue ink on white paper handbill from the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, in 1953. Continue Reading →