Category Archives: Art and Culture

The Color Purple Complete Casting Announced

Producers Scott Sanders Productions, Roy Furman, Oprah Winfrey, David Babani, and Tom Siracusa are proud to announce complete casting for this fall’s highly anticipated production of THE COLOR PURPLE, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle. PHOENIX BEST, DWAYNE CLARK, LAWRENCE CLAYTON, CARRIE COMPERE, … Continue reading

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Paint Nite with Ruthy Valdez at Corner Social in Harlem

Ever want to see if you can paint?  This is your chance to try it out in a cool setting with a fantastic instructor at Harlem’s trendy Corner Social.  Read below for the exact details of this unique event in … Continue reading

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President Bill Clinton at HarlemEatUp! Festival

  President Bill Clinton kicks-off #HarlemEatUP festival, which is now well in progress, with a great opening speech. A little bit of rain came through but it has passed and we are ready to eat some good food and try … Continue reading

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Celebrate Summer Solstice On June 21, 2015

The longest day of light in the year “summer solstice” is Thursday, June 21, 2015.  This is also Father’s Day.  Plan ahead and make special plans to celebrate summer solstice outdoors for Father’s Day and enjoy an extra long day of … Continue reading

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Discovered in Harlem visual arist Kalup Linzy’s star rises

Mr. Linzy first caught the art world’s attention in 2005 as the breakout artist of two shows, one at the Studio Museum in Harlem, the other at Taxter & Spengemann, a Chelsea gallery. “A star is born,” wrote Holland Cotter, … Continue reading

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Harlem Arts Festival Annual Gala

The annual gala on Thursday, April 2nd at MIST Harlem.  The executive committee of the Harlem Arts Festival ill present the Lynnette Velasco Community Impact Award to Dr. Brenda Greene, the executive director of the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College of the … Continue reading

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Taste of India – Tonight in Harlem! Red Rooster / Ginny’s Supper Club

Tonight is the night!  Taste of India A Bollywood Event Tuesday, March 10, 2015 7pm – 10pm at the famous Red Rooster Harlem (Ginny’s Supper Club) at 310 Lenox Ave (between 126th & 127th St) New York, NY 10027. Space is … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Day – Alice Walker Adds Perspective

I always love Martin Luther King’s day. It gives me what feels like a special opportunity to get re-acquainted with or newly connected to new and valuable people, places and things. The link below to an amazing interview with and … Continue reading

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QUOTE: Rumi “Raise your words”

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” Rumi (*also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī)

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OUTSIDE THE MARGINS: Abstract Works at Essie Green Galleries

OUTSIDE THE MARGINS: Abstract Works at Essie Green Galleries Essie Green Galleries will exhibit abstracts by African American artists featuring Charles Alston, Alma Thomas, Sam Gilliam and others, October 25th continuing to November 22nd, 2014. http://l.facebook.com/l/nAQFaMTFGAQETVtQ7Aq96Tn7yc9E_sG6tt49QZjIXjUH_SA/blog.essiegreengalleries.com/category/current-exhibitions/ blog.essiegreengalleries.com

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