Tag: New York City

Minton’s Harlem Jazz Pays A Tribute to Bud Powell

Minton's Harlem Jazz

On Friday June 16th, Minton’s Harlem celebrates Jazz legend and Harlem’s own Bud Powell, a leading figure in modern jazz, also known as bebop, as was his close friend and musical compatriot Thelonious Monk. They both performed at the original Minton’s, and this special

Mafrika Music Festival in Harlem – Sunday, June 4th, 2017

Mafrika Music Festival

Celebrating its 11th Year Anniversary this year, the 2017 Mafrika Music Festival presented by Burkinabé Entertainment will once again welcome all to this FREE outdoor global music and arts festival on Sunday, June 4th at Marcus Garvey Park. Mafrika Music Festival in Harlem showcases

Apps We Like: Art by Subway NYC

One of our favorite apps is Art by Subway NYC.  Download today and enjoy as you cruise around Harlem. “Art by Subway NYC is a pocket reference for your iPhone or iPod Touch for discovering commissioned artworks withinthe New York

Innovative Architectural Design Concepts In Harlem

The Harlem Edge: Cultivating Connections, on view at the Center for Architecture from July 12 through October 31, presents entries to the latest ideas competition developed by the Emerging New York Architects (ENYA) Committee. The 2012 competition focuses on the

Black Business Works “Networking over Breakfast” Series

Black Business Works Inc. founded in 2009 to introduce the concept of “Networking over Breakfast” to more minority business professionals. ‘We wanted to provide a better alternative to building business contacts, quickly and efficiently by combining online networking with face-to-face meetings.

AT&T brings free Wi-Fi service to Harlem Parks

Last year, AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched Free Wi-fi service in East Harlem’s Thomas Jefferson Park and central Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park, and now Harlem’s Rucker Park has become the latest

Bike from Morningside Park in Harlem to Chicago

Gather in Morningside Park in Harlem on May 25th with  NY Thrill Seekers and bicycle from New York city all the way to Chicago for charity. Title: Ride The Challenge, From NYC to Chicago, for the Young Adult Institute! When: Start: May 25th 7:00am End: June

TEDxHarlem conference at The Apollo Theatre in Harlem

AN IDEA CAN HAPPEN IN ONE PLACE, BUT THE IMPACT CAN BE FELT SOMEWHERE ELSE. At this first-ever TEDxHarlem conference, New York City’s most innovative thinkers get together to understand, celebrate and explore the topic of Creating Waves – ideas that happen in one place, but

Camilo José Vergara – Photographs of Harlem: The People and Harlem: The Place

Photographer Camilo José Vergara has been shooting photos of inner-cities since the 1970’s, and images he captured in Harlem New York have been a big part of his portfolio.  The New-York Historical Society has taken notice and have launched an

The Harlem Stage Gatehouse presents A Tribe Called Quest: Innovation and Legacies March 2

  We are excited about the upcoming event located at The Harlem Stage Gatehouse on 150 Convent Ave. at W. 135 St. where trumpeter and composer Igmar Thomas leads Revive Da Live Big Band and special guests to perform a musical tribute to