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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
Harlem Nutcracker: Homemade Brew Popular But Risky

Harlem Nutcracker: Homemade Brew Popular But Risky

In Prohibition-era Harlem, bootleggers sold cheap and sometimes toxic liquor and moonshine at rent parties and speakeasies for as little as 25 cents a pop. Rotgut whiskey was sold in basement barrooms, drugstores and delicatessens on Lenox Avenue. Mom-and-pop operations doled out home brews from bathtubs and backyard stills. Some semblance of those days are [...]

September 21, 2010 | 2 Comments 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
THEATRE: The Sensational Josephine Baker

THEATRE: The Sensational Josephine Baker

Emerging Artists Theatre presents the Off-Broadway premiere of The Sensational Josephine Baker, a rich, comedic, moving musical portrait of the unique iconic Jazz Age legend, Josephine Baker. Performances will run through Sunday, October 3rd at TADA Theatre, 15 West 28th Street, 2nd floor, between Broadway and 5th Avenue. Show times are: Tuesday and Friday at [...]

September 16, 2010 | 0 Comments More
STYLE WATCH: Accessories From Adha Zelma at Nolcha Fashion Week

STYLE WATCH: Accessories From Adha Zelma at Nolcha Fashion Week

Nolcha Fashion Week is an award winning fashion week event held simultaneously with Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week consisting of four days of runway shows, an eco-accessory exhibition, fashion business seminars, and networking events. The invite-only four day event connects media, retailers, trendsetters, fashion professionals, executives, industry celebrities and investors with designers. We were invited to attend [...]

September 16, 2010 | 0 Comments More
STYLE WATCH: Harlem’s Fashion Row Connects Designers with Fashion Industry Professionals During Fashion Week

STYLE WATCH: Harlem’s Fashion Row Connects Designers with Fashion Industry Professionals During Fashion Week

Tomorrow, at the close of New York’s famed Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, the Studio Museum in Harlem will be locale of the the Third Annual Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) showcase. The fashion exhibition and presentation highlights emerging designers of color. This year, HFR has selected Niiamar, Telfar, Sammy B. and Viscera NY to be a part [...]

September 16, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Morgan runs for Congress

Congressional Candidate Vincent Morgan Discusses Politics with Parents

As September 14 Primary Election draws near candidates have started reaching out to their communities about what they have to offer and to create dialogue. Recently Vince Morgan, democratic candidate for the 15th district of new york, held a political group meeting to share his views on education and community developments. What made this a [...]

September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Maya Azucena and Mo Brown Host Harlem School of the Arts Block Party and Open House

Maya Azucena and Mo Brown Host Harlem School of the Arts Block Party and Open House

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) Block Party and Open House will take place Saturday, September 11th, 2010 outside the Harlem School of the Arts on Saint Nicholas Avenue between 141st and 143rd Streets. The event will be hosted by Grammy Award winning singer Maya Azucena and Actress Mo Brown.

September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Take Action — Voice Your Concerns to the MTA About Metrocard Increases

Take Action — Voice Your Concerns to the MTA About Metrocard Increases

A couple of weeks ago, it was reported that The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) was considering raising the monthly price of the unlimited metrocard to $130 per month along with overall price increases. Later on this month, they will be holding hearings to solicit public comment on fare and toll modifications proposed for implementation on [...]

September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Perfect Your “60 Second Pitch” at Harlem’s Pitches For Breakfast Seminar

Perfect Your “60 Second Pitch” at Harlem’s Pitches For Breakfast Seminar

On September 11, 2010, Pitches for Breakfast will celebrate the one year anniversary of its breakfast seminar series. International lawyer Lorraine Dixon will be the keynote speaker. Dixon has worked with corporate giants AIG, USB and others on projects in over 40 countries. Pitches for Breakfast is an open mic for business and professional women [...]

September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Tomorrow — Harlem Candidate Discussion Forum at Mt. Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church

Tomorrow — Harlem Candidate Discussion Forum at Mt. Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church

In order to educate the East and Central Harlem communities about who the candidates are and what they stand for, Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association (MMPCIA) is hosting what promises to be a compelling discussion forum, moderated by Ted Shaw. Confirmed candidates scheduled: 30th State Senate District: * State Senator Bill Perkins * Basil [...]

September 8, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Invitation — Harlem Happy Hour and Film Screening at Billie’s Black

Invitation — Harlem Happy Hour and Film Screening at Billie’s Black

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September 7, 2010 | 0 Comments More