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QUOTE: Nathaniel Hawthorne

“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

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The Great Maya Angelou Has Passed On

Maya Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on Wednesday, said her literary agent, Helen Brann. The 86-year-old was a novelist, actress, professor, singer, dancer and activist.  In 2010, President Barack Obama named her the recipient…

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Harlem School of the Arts’ Scholarships

HSA OFFERS TEENS MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS THROUGH ITS HSA PREP PROGRAM! On May 4 – 9, auditions will be held for HSA Prep, Harlem School of the Arts’ full year merit scholarship program for students ages 12 – 17 who…

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SAVOR THE SEASON~UPTOWN (EAST HARLEM)

Save The Date! SAVOR THE SEASON~UPTOWN Thursday, September 18, 2014 at the Museum of the City of New York in East Harlem.  Here at the 3rd annual Gala you will sample some of the finest dishes from select restaurants…

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QUOTE: Nora Ephron “be the heroine of your life”

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” – Nora Ephron

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Harlem Condo Life – Phoenix: Xu Bing at the Cathedral in Harlem

I can’t wait to go to check out this new exhibit at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine which according to their website opened on March 1st. Read on… Over the course of two years, pioneering Chinese…

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Taste Of India – A Bollywood Benefit in Harlem for a good cause At Red Rooster / Ginny’s Supper Club

Listen up and mark your calendar.  Lara Land of Land Yoga will be hosting a very special event in Harlem on March 18th called “Taste Of India.” Event Details Join us for a glamorous Bollywood night.  Ticket includes…

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QUOTE: On finding out who you are (Michaela Angela Davis)

This week’s quote is a short but impactful and critically important video from Michaela Angela Davis – image activist, writer, conversationalist, editorial director, feminist, fashionista, community servant, and CNN contributor. No summary of ours could do her poetic words any…

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QUOTE: Martin Luther King, Jr. “Love will have the final word”

“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will…

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