Category: ARTS & CULTURE

Comedy Night in Harlem at Cafe Addis with Mike Brown and Others

Comedy Night in Harlem at Cafe Addis with Mike Brown and Others

Hugs Kisses & Laughs Brings you another great night of stand-up comedy with the “Under Construction” Comedy Show with some great up and coming funny people. Molly Austin (Emerging NYC Comic) Alex Barnett (1st Place, 12th Annual Gilda’s Club Laugh Off; CNN.com; Wall Street Journal; NY Daily News) Mike Brown (MTV) Craig Hillelson (NYC Comedy) Kevin [...]

November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments More
DISCUSSION: Think Outside the Cell — A New Day, A New Way

DISCUSSION: Think Outside the Cell — A New Day, A New Way

Email from Scott M. Stringer, Manhattan Borough President: Please join me at Think Outside the Cell: A New Day, A New Way – a national symposium and call to action on issues affecting the incarcerated, the formerly incarcerated and their families. This national symposium is being co-sponsored by my office, the Fortune Society, Think Outside [...]

September 17, 2011 | 0 Comments More
First Annual International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival

First Annual International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival

The mission of the First Annual International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival is to recognize the Puerto Rican community’s place in the history of the City of New York. Puerto Ricans were the first, and largest Spanish-speaking group to migrate and settle in New York City. The festival also seeks to display the richness of Puerto [...]

September 13, 2011 | 0 Comments More
FILM: The Durban 400 —  A Documentary of the  World Conference Against Racism

FILM: The Durban 400 — A Documentary of the World Conference Against Racism

 

September 12, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Harlem Book Fair Author Tanya Wright Discusses Self Publishing with Amazon’s CreateSpace

Harlem Book Fair Author Tanya Wright Discusses Self Publishing with Amazon’s CreateSpace

Self publishing isn’t new. It’s been around since the dawn of man. Self-publication was created and utilized to spread the word, be it good or bad. Some of our classics and many texts of the religious order are self-publications that have grown over time to become part of the literary canon. Nowadays, self-publication may be [...]

July 22, 2011 | 3 Comments More
Harlem Book Fair — Saturday, July 23rd

Harlem Book Fair — Saturday, July 23rd

Source: Flickr This year’s Harlem Book Fair looks like it’s going to be bigger than ever with lots of great panels and the opportunity to purchase some great books.  Some of the panel discussions are listed below:

July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Harlem Pride LGBT Events This Weekend

Harlem Pride LGBT Events This Weekend

Hey Everyone, We’ve been on hiatus and will be back soon but wanted to share some timely information with our readers. First, we applaud the State Senate for passing historic legislation to give lesbian and gay couples the freedom to marry in New York State. This information comes right in the middle of the annual [...]

June 25, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Circle of Brothers — Men’s Town Hall Meeting in Harlem

Circle of Brothers — Men’s Town Hall Meeting in Harlem

There is Power in Unity: Let’s address the issues of Community Empowerment Job & Business Development, Empowering Our Youth Guest Speakers: Lamar Thornton Founder & Chairman – New Breed Life Arts. Chet Whye Executive Director, HARLEM4 Center for CHANGE. Dedric Hammond aka Beloved Youth Advocate & Violence Reduction Specialist

December 6, 2010 | 2 Comments More
TONIGHT — Webcast: Unleashing the Power of Art, Culture, and Media to Transform Black Communities

TONIGHT — Webcast: Unleashing the Power of Art, Culture, and Media to Transform Black Communities

NOTE: The full video for this event can be found by clicking here. === The Harlem Children’s Zone, American Values Institute, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and the Open Society Foundations Campaign for Black Male Achievement host a community town hall discussion to kick off Black Male: Re-Imagined—a national summit to address the [...]

December 6, 2010 | 1 Comment More
New Director of Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Named — Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad

New Director of Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Named — Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad

The New York Public Library (NYPL) announced today that Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, a scholar of African-American history from Indiana University, has been selected as the next Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, effective July 2011. Dr. Muhammad will succeed Howard Dodson Jr., who last year announced his plan to retire [...]

November 17, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Celebrate Día de los Muertos in East Harlem with Union Settlement

Celebrate Día de los Muertos in East Harlem with Union Settlement

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October 31, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Delta Sigma Theta Cabaret — Saturday Night in Harlem

Delta Sigma Theta Cabaret — Saturday Night in Harlem

Delta Cabaret to Benefit Scholarships The Ladies of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. New York Alumnae Chapter invite you to join us as we party for a cause! The Delta Cabaret will feature good music, good camaraderie and lots of dancing. We invite you to bring your favorite spirits and play mixologist for your table. [...]

October 22, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Visionaries & Dreamers Weekend in Harlem with First Corinthian Baptist Church

Visionaries & Dreamers Weekend in Harlem with First Corinthian Baptist Church

First Corinthian Baptist Church (FCBC) is one of Harlem’s fastest growing churches with Pastor Michael A. Walrond, Jr. as one of its current leaders. Pastor Walrond has created Visionaries & Dreamers Weekend, a three day experience, to kick off a new long term project of the church which will allow members and people from Harlem [...]

October 22, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Weekly With Ed Gordon Interviews Charlie Rangel and Discusses Bishop Eddie Long with Rev. Calvin Butts and Others

Weekly With Ed Gordon Interviews Charlie Rangel and Discusses Bishop Eddie Long with Rev. Calvin Butts and Others

“Part news show, part one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions, Weekly With Ed Gordon goes beyond the front page of news headlines and digs deep into the issues and stories that matter most to African Americans“, says the BET press release. Gordon’s new show is a welcomed addition to the channel who news production quality has [...]

October 1, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Skin, Inc. — Identity Repair Poems at the Studio Museum in Harlem

Skin, Inc. — Identity Repair Poems at the Studio Museum in Harlem

The Studio Museum in Harlem is having a reading and performance by Thomas Sayers Ellis, author of Skin, Inc. Identity Repair Poems. Skin, Inc. is Ellis’s big, ambitious argument in sound and image for an America whose identity is in need of repair.

September 25, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Senior Citizens Converge on Harlem to Expand Their Worlds via Technology

Senior Citizens Converge on Harlem to Expand Their Worlds via Technology

Earlier this week, 1,500 senior citizens from Harlem and around NYC (residents of buildings owned by the The New York City Housing Authority [NYCHA]), got hands-on experience with The Internet, Google, Facebook, and Twitter and learned how new devices like iPods, Wii and digital cameras can improve the quality of their lives. They attended NYCHA’s [...]

September 24, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Kimberly Nicole’s A Rage in Harlem at Billie’s Black

Kimberly Nicole’s A Rage in Harlem at Billie’s Black

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September 20, 2010 | 0 Comments More