Category Archives: Movies Cinema Film

Free Movie – Ender’s Game – St. Nicholas Park – Harlem

This is one of our all time favorite movies.  It’s going to be a classic.   And the books are great too! Tuesday, July 8, 2014 NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Ender’s Game at 135 Street Lawn (in St. Nicholas … Continue reading

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Harlem’s The Maysles Cinema screens Before You Know It tonight

Tonight at 7:00pm! A Gay Pride Month Special Hosted by Harlem Sage and Harlem Pride Not to be missed! Before You Know It PJ Raval, 2013, 110 min. The subjects of Before You Know It are no ordinary senior citizens. … Continue reading

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Diversity and the Oscars

Lee & Low is a children’s book publisher focussed on bringing diverse voices to the forefront and promoting related conversations. They produced this info graphic of the Academy’s track record on honoring the work of minorities.  The backdrop to this includes an … Continue reading

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Screening of De Novo at El Museo del Barrio on November 13th and 14th

HCL readers may be interested in this documentary of the acclaimed play de novo that tells the true story of a 14 year old boy from Guatemala, who chose to leave his life with a street gang in search of his mother and a … Continue reading

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Sunday Jazz Corner with Abbey Lincoln

Abbey Lincoln, was an American Jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress, who wrote and performed her own compositions.  Abbey Lincoln (Anna Marie Wooldridge) was born on August 6, 1930 and passed along on August 14, 2010.  One of the many singers … Continue reading

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Harlem hosts filming of New Oprah series Empire City

Empire City is a new drama sponsored by the Oprah Network.  The crew has been filming scenes in Harlem.  More filming all over Harlem is planned.  The crew was recently spotted filming in the outdoor seating area at Harlem Food … Continue reading

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Harlem River Drive – Advanced Screening Monday, September 30th

You are cordially invited to the advanced screening of the first episode of John O’s new web series “Harlem River Drive”. This event is a fundraiser to raise money to shoot future episodes of “Harlem River Drive”. It is a … Continue reading

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Sunday Jazz Corner With Billie Holiday

Pure Jazz perfection.  Billie Holiday singing the blues live in this video version of Fine and Mellow with Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Gerry Mulligan, Vic Dickenson and Roy Eldridge.  You can see Billie’s talent and vocal gift of … Continue reading

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PALANTE, SIEMPRE PALANTE! The Young Lords – Documentary

Saturday, May 18th 8:00 pm The Herb Garden 176 East 111th Street, New York NY (Between Lexington and 3rd Avenues) Rain Date:  May 25th The New York Restoration Project’s Herb Garden is proud to screen Iris Morales’ acclaimed documentary: ¡PALANTE, … Continue reading

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Today: Lenox Avenue Series Brunch At Corner Social

Today Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Corner Social in Harlem  the Lenox Avenue cast will host a fundraising event to generate revenue to produce future episodes.  This special brunch provides fans an opportunity to meet the cast and purchase show apparel while … Continue reading

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