It’s always one of the best days to celebrate during HarlemWeek, so come out this Saturday, August 19th and enjoy all of the “Summer in the City” events on this glorious day uptown! 135th street from St. Nicholas Avenue to… Continue Reading →
Personal In an envelope marked: Personal God addressed me a letter. In an envelope marked: Personal I have given my answer. Click here to view the inspiration behind this post.
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust
“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” Rumi (*also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī)
“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” ~ Nelson Mandela
“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” – Haruki Murakami
“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne
“The free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wings in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky.” ~ Maya Angelou
For National Poetry Month, The New York Times asked readers to write haiku about the city. “Haiku (俳句 high-koo) are short poems consisting of three lines of five, seven and five syllables. More specifically: • Only three lines. • First line must… Continue Reading →
“Individually, We are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” – Ryunosuke Satoro *The works of Ryunosuke Satoro have been translated in countless world languages and continue to inspire people of all ages and cultures beyond borders.
We thought we had missed it. But we managed to glimpse it. The last whispers. Voiced in stunning visual vocabulary. Carried by crisp brisk breezes. Across Harlem’s ice blue sky.
Chad Harper (Hip Hop Saves Lives) and Negus World bring you “Let’s Take It Higher” at Carnegie Hall November 3rd, 2013 at 8:30 pm. A Kids Helping Kids Benefit Concert for Clean Water in Haiti. Please repost and retweet or… Continue Reading →
Harlem resident Vijay Iyer, 41, the jazz pianist and composer known for collaborations with poets wins a MacArthur ‘Genius’ Award. He is one of 24 people who will each recieve a $625,000. stipend. The MacArthur Fellowship is a five-year grant to individuals who… Continue Reading →