Join The Harlem Tourism Conference Now

East harlem1Harlem Arts Alliance and The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce present the Harlem Tourism Conference on Monday June 2, 5:30pm, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd. at West 135th Street. Continue Reading →

Tourism Conference With HAA & The GHCC at Schomburg

East harlem1Tourism is the top growth industry in New York City…

Harlem Arts Alliance in concert with The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce jointly convene a Harlem Tourism Conference on Monday June 2, 2014, 5:30pm, at Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard at West 135th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →

HW Remix: Knocking on Harlem’s Door

harlem100726_560We thought this story by Chris Smith that orignally ran in the NYMagazine on November 3, 2010 would be informative as we head into the primary elections in June 2014.

It’s a campaign-kickoff rally straight out of the playbook: festive red-white-and-blue posters, lapel buttons featuring the smiling candidate, a soundtrack of upbeat and strenuously unobjectionable tunes. Continue Reading →

The Apollo Goes Global

James-Brown.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360Harlem’s legendary Apollo Theater may finally be realizing its potential. The storied music venue is transforming itself into a multidisciplinary performing-arts center with global reach that could rival such competitors as New York City Center and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Continue Reading →

Pair Accused Of Swindling National Black Theater

The statement below is from Michael Lythcott and Sade Lythcott, son and daughter of national Black Theater founder Dr. Barbara Ann Teer:

“The National Black Theater has been part of the cultural foundation of Harlem for more than 40 years. Unfortunately, nefarious business practices and eventual abandonment by our investor group, Nubian Heritage, now threaten our property and our community programming. Our 8-year relationship with Nubian began with such promise, but quickly became a dangerous drain our financial resources. This group continually took advantage of our commitment to African American entrepreneurship and our advocacy on behalf of our friends. Yet we refuse to allow our community to be victimized. Continue Reading →