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Harlem Arts Festival 2014 This Weekend! June 27-29

The third annual Harlem Arts Festival will take place from Friday, June 27th through Sunday June 29, 2014. Looking to build on the success of the last two years and increase opportunities for local artists and businesses, the multi-disciplinary festival has added an… Continue Reading →

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 of the… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Ralph Waldo Emerson

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson  

Sunday Jazz Corner with Danny Mixon (Harlem)

Daniel Asbury Mixon from Harlem, New York City is an American jazz Pianist. Currently you can hear him at the newly revised and highly sought upon Jazz Supper Club Minton’s in Harlem. A prolific piano virtuoso who has performed in… Continue Reading →

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 in New… Continue Reading →

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

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

Quote: Norm Lewis (Broadway’s 1st Black Phantom)

“Just show up Just have a presence And just make a loud noise because we all want to be heard” ~~~ “Phantom of the Opera” featuring Norm Lewis begins on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater.  “Phantom of the… Continue Reading →

Harlem Food Truck Rally, New Date (Now) April 5th

Come pamper yourself, NEW DATE APRIL 5th, 2014 in Harlem on Frederick Douglass Boulevard between 117th and 118th Street for the “Harlem Food Truck Rally”.  Starting at 11:00 am to 5:00 pm!  See below for information on all the various food trucks,… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Miles Kington “Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit..”

“Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” – Miles Kington *Clever sayings *Great T-Shirt *Famous Quotes

Quote Of The Week: Ryunosuke Satoro

“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.

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 contemporary artist… Continue Reading →

Sunday Jazz Corner with Jimmie Lunceford

James Melvin “Jimmie” Lunceford (June 6, 1902 – July 12, 1947) was an American Jazz alto saxophonist and bandleader in the swing era. Jimmie Lunceford is the odd man out in jazz history. This bandleader made no waves with his musicianship – his preferred… Continue Reading →

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 →

“Toni On New York” up in Harlem

TONI SENECAL I woke up early this morning, (having fallen asleep with the television on) to an episode of Toni on New York featuring our beloved Harlem.  I thoroughly enjoyed the vivacious Toni’s exploration of our neighborhood – its important and… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Marcel Proust

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but seeing with new eyes.” ~ Marcel Proust * Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel À la… Continue Reading →

FILM: Changing Face of Harlem by Shawn Batey

The Changing Face of Harlem is a new one-hour documentary that examines the revitalization of Harlem told through the deeply personal stories of its residents, small business owners, politicians, developers, and clergy. The piece takes a critical look at Harlem’s… Continue Reading →

Some End Of The Year Thoughts To Consider For The New Year, 2014

People say never talk about religion (or politics) because everyone has their own beliefs and opinions and it always ends in an argument.  Keeping this in mind, here are some end of the year thoughts on all religions to consider… Continue Reading →

“BLUE SKIES” Vol. 2 (New Harlem Meets Old Jazz)

Available now for download on iTunes Blue Skies (Vol. 2).  A smooth blend of classic jazz with new remixes that will get your party started right.  This FREE DOWNLOAD is a continuation of Blue Skies (Vol. 1) which is also… Continue Reading →

“BLUE SKIES” (New Harlem Meets Old Jazz) MIX

It’s been awhile since our last podcast but we are happy to say that Blue Skies (Vol. 1) is now ready for FREE DOWNLOAD on iTunes for your listening pleasure.  On this mix you can expect to hear a few… Continue Reading →

A Talk with Anthony Bourdain and Albert Maysles featuring Marcus Samuelsson – TONIGHT

The Maysles Documentary Center in association with Zero Point Zero Production and The New York Society for Ethical Culture is proud to present a conversation about film and food with Anthony Bourdain and Albert Maysles, moderated by Michaela Angela Davis… Continue Reading →

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