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National Black Fine Art Show — 13 Turns Out To Be A Lucky Number

National Black Fine Art Show — 13 Turns Out To Be A Lucky Number

Editor’s Note: We are pleased to have Tyrus Rochell Townsend from the blog I.Heart.Art and The.Noir.Arts.Gallery write this review for us. His bio state “I believe I teach and reach the masses through my words and my aura.  I love, live, become and support art. National Black Fine Art Show ****** Last night, the 13th [...]

February 13, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Children of Children Keep Coming — Booking Signing and Performance at Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Children of Children Keep Coming — Booking Signing and Performance at Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The Children of Children Keep Coming is an awe-inspiring contribution to literature. A breathtaking form of poetic expression, this unique work presents a riveting chronicle of the African American experience in the United States. The dramatic odyssey opens with two anonymous slaves running to catch the Freedom Train, where at journey’s end they hope to [...]

February 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Free Health Screenings For Women at Mount Sinai Hospital

Free Health Screenings For Women at Mount Sinai Hospital

Mount Sinai Medical Center calls all New York Women to get screened for heart health. As part of the national Go Red for Women Campaign, Mount Sinai will offer free heart health screenings for women. Women will be tested for high blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes and receive nutrition and diet advice on how they [...]

February 4, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Black History Month at Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Black History Month at Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has a full list of events to commemorate Black history month. For more details check out the website. Many of the events are free or have a minimal cost. Below is only a partial listing of events. AAJC/HBCU Student All-star Big Band Sunday, February 1, 2009, 3:00 [...]

January 30, 2009 | 1 Comment More
BET and BET J Celebrate Black History Month

BET and BET J Celebrate Black History Month

Evidence Dance Company ******** BET and BET J will commemorate Black History Month with a lineup of gospel specials, black  film and original programming highlighting the   accomplishments of African Americans who have paved the way in music, film,  and entertainment.

January 30, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Events of the Heart at Abyssinian Baptist Church

Events of the Heart at Abyssinian Baptist Church

Events of the Heart kicks off the American Heart Association’s National Heart Health Month with a heart-inspired performance on GO RED Sunday, February 1st, 2009 at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church. Continuing its outreach, Events of the Heart shares the vital message of women’s #1 Health Risk-Heart Disease-with this vibrant community. This collaborative performance of Events [...]

January 30, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Russell Simmons Has a New Job at GlobalGrind.com Managing Celebrity Bloggers

Russell Simmons Has a New Job at GlobalGrind.com Managing Celebrity Bloggers

Global Grind had a press conference today at the Bryant Park Hotel to announce Russell Simmons as Editor in Chief of the Hip Hop focused website which will now offer blogs from top celebrities. The first group of bloggers include Akon, Angela Simmons, Benny Boom, Bow Wow, Brandi Garcia, Brett Ratner, Damon Dash, DJ Cassidy, [...]

January 28, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Depression in the African American Community: Healing Starts With Us — The Open Book

Depression in the African American Community: Healing Starts With Us — The Open Book

“The Open Book” explores the mental health epidemic of depression in the African American community: what it looks like, sounds like and feels like. Their aim is to alert, educate and transform individuals suffering from this illness who may be unaware. The evening opens with a screening of the Healing Starts With Us “Open Book” campaign [...]

January 2, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Harlem — Center of the Universe, Center of the AIDS Epidemic

Harlem — Center of the Universe, Center of the AIDS Epidemic

Anyone who knows me knows I love New York — especially Harlem. In the past I’ve said that it’s the center of the universe. Think about it. New York is the center of commerce (is it still?), publishing, fashion, culture, food and all that is deemed important in American society. Come uptown, the center of [...]

December 1, 2008 | 2 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