Category: ARTS & CULTURE

Nu Classix Sundays at The Den in Harlem

Nu Classix Sundays at The Den in Harlem

October 31, 2008 | 0 Comments More
A Look Back — Congressman Charles Rangel Raises Over $1M at his Annual Birthday Gala

A Look Back — Congressman Charles Rangel Raises Over $1M at his Annual Birthday Gala

Over 1,000 friends and family presented Congressman Charles Rangel with over $1M to Benefit The Rangel Victory Fund at his recent birthday celebration. The gala was held at Tavern on The Green. The Victory fund is a joint fundraising committee of Rangel for Congress and several other democratic candidates. The candidates include John Boccieri (OH), [...]

October 31, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Labelle Reunites to Honor the Past and Look to the Future

Labelle Reunites to Honor the Past and Look to the Future

Sarah Dash, Nona Hendryx, and Patti Labelle have made the first Labelle disc in 32 years. ********** It’s fitting that when the women of the trailblazing trio Labelle finally decided to reunite, it was to pay homage to another groundbreaking black woman. “When Rosa Parks died [in 2005], there was a song that I had [...]

October 30, 2008 | 4 Comments More
Doc Watchers Brings Free For All to Harlem — Tonight !!!

Doc Watchers Brings Free For All to Harlem — Tonight !!!

Doc Watchers Inc., a member-supported documentary film screening series in Harlem continues its film series with Free For All. Wondering if your vote will count? Concerned about voter suppression? FREE FOR ALL! is the must-see Pre-Election Day film. Synopsis: FREE FOR ALL! details the facts of the Republican Party’s numerous efforts to knock voters off [...]

October 30, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Soul * Hip-Hop * Rock * Poetry at Solomon’s Porch

Soul * Hip-Hop * Rock * Poetry at Solomon’s Porch

October 29, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Res at the Blue Note

Res at the Blue Note

October 28, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Did Police Response Delay Jennifer Hudson’s Nephew Being Found?

Did Police Response Delay Jennifer Hudson’s Nephew Being Found?

Jennifer Hudson and Her Nephew Julian King Photo Source: Jennifer Hudson’s MySpace Page ******** The Jennifer Hudson nightmare has some closure with the body of her 7-year old nephew Julian King being found earlier today. One issue that has come up during the investigation was whether or not anyone heard the initial shots that occurred [...]

October 27, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Jennifer Hudson’s Mother and Brother Killed Out of Revenge

Jennifer Hudson’s Mother and Brother Killed Out of Revenge

Darnell Hudson Donerson and Jennifer Hudson Singer and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson’s mother and brother were found shot to death earlier today in the family’s home in Chicago. Police confirmed the death of her mother Darnell Hudson Donerson, 57 and her brother Jason Hudson, 29. An amber alert has been issued for her 7-year-old nephew [...]

October 24, 2008 | 2 Comments More
A Full House — A Review of Wig Out!

A Full House — A Review of Wig Out!

Yesterday we told you about the play Wig Out! If you’re still undecided about seeing it, check out the great review below. Father, mother, children. The image of the perfect nuclear family. But images can be misleading. Sometimes they are just an illusion, a complete fabrication designed to simulate the real thing. That is the [...]

October 24, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Obama — Closer to the Dream

Obama — Closer to the Dream

Doc Watchers Inc., a member-supported documentary film screening series in Harlem. A journey inside the Obama movement through the inspiring stories of ordinary Americans. Synopsis: Winter 2008 — An unrelenting roar has been mounting for several months in America, resonating all the way to Paris, where African-American expatriate filmmaker, Guetty Felin has been living a [...]

October 23, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Writers for Real Life Issues

Writers for Real Life Issues

Linda Duggins, director of multicultural publicity, Hachette Books; Renee Flagler, author/founder, Aspicomm Media; Nayaba Arinde, editor, New York Amsterdam News; Rosalind McLymont, author/Editor, The Network Journal; Esther Armah, author/playwright/host – Off The Page, WBAI/director, Centric Productions. ************** WHO — Nayaba Arinde, New York Amsterdam News Editor, shares live for the very first time the day [...]

October 23, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Stetsasonic at the Knitting Factory

Stetsasonic at the Knitting Factory

October 23, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Wig Out! at the Vineyard Theater

Wig Out! at the Vineyard Theater

WIG OUT! explosively brings to life the fierce, competitive world of the drag ball. Intoxicate yourself with this rare glimpse into an unforgettable struggle for power, sexual conquest and glory by acclaimed playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney. Inspired by the documentary Paris Is Burning and interviews with transgender youths, McCraney sets his play in one of [...]

October 23, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Get On the Bus with Harlem 4 Obama

Get On the Bus with Harlem 4 Obama

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October 22, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting to be Auctioned at Christie’s

Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting to be Auctioned at Christie’s

Christie’s is slated to sell Untitled (Boxer) by Jean-Michel Basquiat on Nov. 12, 2008. The painting is estimated to bring in over $12 million. The current auction record for a Basquiat is $14.6 million for Untitled, a painting of a primitive figure with large hands that sold at Sotheby’s last year. For more on Basquiat, [...]

October 22, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Universal Motown Records Presents Shontelle

Universal Motown Records Presents Shontelle

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October 22, 2008 | 0 Comments More
BET Hip Hop Awards — Thursday, October 23rd at 8:00 pm

BET Hip Hop Awards — Thursday, October 23rd at 8:00 pm

Based on the number of nominations alone, it should be a good night for both Lil’ Wayne and Kanye West regardless of actual wins. Wayne is nominated for 12 awards while West has been nominated for 8. NYC hometown hero Jay Z gets 6 nominations. Russell Simmons will also be honored with the coveted “I [...]

October 22, 2008 | 2 Comments More