SAY THEIR NAMES

Below are the names of Black entertainers that lived in a three block radius in Central Harlem now a historic district. This shows that talent was in abundance in our community. These names are now forgotten. Let’s bring them back by saying their names. It’s quite a list. 1920 Census West 130th Street Brown, Alfred […]

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STUART DAVIS

Stuart Davis (1892–1964) is one of the preeminent figures of American modernism. With a long career that stretched from the early twentieth century well into the postwar era, he brought a distinctively American accent to international modernism. Faced with the choice between realism and pure abstraction early in his career, Davis invented a vocabulary that […]

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YARDBIRD OPERA COMING TO HARLEM

The Apollo’s First-Ever Opera Program– Based on the life of Charlie Parker, ‘Yardbird’ will have its New York City premiere this spring According to the Wall Street Journal, an opera based on the life of jazz legend Charlie Parker will get its New York City premiere this spring, despite the recent demise of one of its […]

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