Category: ARTS & CULTURE
Jessica Care Moore’s God is Not An American fuses poetry and music poetry and music to explore the concept of God, race, the war in Iraq, genocide and other social and political issues.
Sugar follows the story of Miguel Santos, a.k.a. Sugar, a Dominican pitcher from San Pedro De MacorÃs, struggling to make it to the big leagues and pull himself and his family out of poverty. Playing professionally at a baseball academy in the Dominican Republic, Miguel finally gets his break at age 19 when he advances [...]
The Harlem Republican Club invites the public to RSVP for its next talk entitled “A History of Black Republicans — 1854 to 1932“. The event will be presented by Claude Sharrieff-Frazier. The event is free but you must RSVP to attend. Date: Thursday, April 9, 2009 @ 6:30 pm Location: Harlem Republican Club, 309 West [...]
A couple of weeks ago, we told you about BET’s Harlem Heights. We also introduced Briana, Ashlie and Landon, three of the cast members. Since then, there’s been a premiere at the Apollo with a fabulous gift bag, rave reviews by some and not so kind words from others. Like the show or not, it [...]
Teedra Moses and Omar rocked the house at SOB’s last week. Â The vocal ability of these two different artists, balanced out the tone for the night. Â Both soulful in their own right, yet, one is futuristic and funky while the other is stirring and passionate. Â Both artists came together and tore the house down! Â There [...]
V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls, including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM) [...]
When it comes to urban gospel superstars Mary Mary, everything is done on a big scale. All of their pursuits-musical, spiritual, or otherwise-are larger-than-life: not a single thing is left to chance. For them, there’s simply no room for halfway, half-done, half-baked efforts. No matter the venture, the bar is always sky-high. Absolutely everything must [...]
Young poets from across America take the spotlight in the exclusive seven-part HBO series Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices. Narrated by Queen Latifah, the show follows six promising teams from around the country as they prepare for a chance to compete at the 2008 Brave New Voices National Youth Poetry Slam Championship in Washington, [...]
SOB’s was packed, from the front door to each wall and it really didn’t take long to fill up last night. Everyone surprisingly started trickling in around 7:30 pm, most likely to get their spot. Â Smart move, because in no time, the joint was jammed solid. To be told many a time that Leela James [...]
Self-Defense and Building Self-Esteem Retreat for Girls and Women at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church
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