Tag: Harlem Trends

Live from Loews Presents: An Intimate Evening witih Rajdulari

Mark your calendars!  Monday, January 16th at 6 pm, Rajdulari returns to “Live from Loews” for a fantastic event.  She’ll be showcasing songs from her new release Honey Wine.  Audience members are invited to participate in a special videotaping segment

Nicholas Payton: Creator of BAM and the Savior of Archaic Pop

Nicholas Payton is, in his own words, leading a revolution in creative free thought.  Coming from a musical family (His father, the legendary Walter Payton who passed away in 2010; his mother, an accomplished vocalist and pianist), he’s a true

Update – Rajdulari’s “Honey Wine” Makes Amazon’s “Top 100 Neo Soul” Best Seller’s List

Our girl’s doin it!   This week, Rajdulari’s Honey Wine project reached #11 on Amazon’s “Top 100 Neo Soul” Best Seller’s list!  The album is receiving critical acclaim around the world.  Don’t sleep!  Catch her Christmas show at Billie’s Black December 17th. Congratulations

Symphony of Funk for George Clinton’s 50th Anniversary

In OUR lifetime we have the distinct honor and privilege of experiencing George Clinton.  Think about how P-Funk shaped how we see, hear and live music today – and I don’t see many having such an impact now.  George Clinton

Rajdulari – You, Me, Us, We – Rising

If you were at Billie’s Black last Friday night, you might have enjoyed the most tempting HoneyWine cocktail designed specially for Rajdulari‘s CD release party for her new project of the same name, which was released on October 14th.  The

Sonny Rollins Still Evolving at 81

Anyone who is a true master of anything understands that mastery is not an end, but rather a means to true enlightenment.  It must be embraced humbly and selflessly.  With it comes tremendous responsibility and dedication – sacrifice that is

We Were All New Yorkers

INto Harlem On September 11, 2001 I was living in Los Angeles with my daughter who was 8 years old at the time.   My alarm is NPR’s Morning Edition,  and I awoke to news that the first plane had hit

Alia Rose Keeps Mama Teena Marie’s Memory Alive

It’s still hard for me to accept that Teena Marie is gone.  Her only daughter, Alia Rose, did an interview for Essence Magazine back in April where she talked about trying to cope with her loss and working on getting

Collector’s Art Summit, Inc. Changing the Future of Art

On Saturday, September 3rd Collector’s Art Summit, Inc. will be holding their Harlem Art Gala & Jury Awards.  The event takes place from 3 pm to 6 pm in the Tropical Gallery at the Our Children’s Foundation.   This impressive organization

67 Orange Street Education Series

One of our favorite watering holes in Harlem never disappoints.  67 Orange has great bartenders and service and most importantly delicious cocktails. We enjoyed passing through a few weeks back for one of their “Education Series” and are happy to