Harlem Arts Alliance


Three oral history projects you should know about

Discover three powerful oral history projects documenting the living-wage movement, human trafficking, poverty and the Harlem community.

On the “A” w/Souleo: Wendell Headley, a fashion world outsider comes to the fore

In an unfurnished New York City apartment with bare white walls, Wendell Headley paces the room with an intense energy bordering on unease.

Happy 80th Birthday Apollo Theater

The Apollo Theater has transformed the lives of many singers that performed on its stage such as Stevie Wonder, James Brown and Lauryn Hill.

Yoga activists fight human trafficking

Take a breath. Is it short and strained or is it deep and full? Posing this question to a victim of human trafficking may seem insignificant but according to Lara Land it is a crucial step in the rehabilitation of ...

Salt-N-Pepa back together again as a trio?

DJ Spinderella officially returns as full-time member of Salt-N-Pepa; T.J. Holmes reveals theme of forthcoming book; and why Brotherhood/Sister Sol organization wants youth to avoid reality TV.

Arturo O’Farrill tributes father’s Afro-Latin jazz legacy

Arturo O’Farrill reimagines father’s classic Afro-Latin jazz composition for Apollo Theater; R&B singer Tank previews new album; and “The Retrieval” film addresses themes of freedom and manhood

Patrick Kelly’s fashion legacy lives on through buttons and bananas

Fashion designer Patrick Kelly celebrated with retrospective; a period drama based on story of mixed-race woman; Carrie Mae Weems and friends at the Guggenheim and Publicolor raises funds to brighten schools.

‘R&B Divas: Atlanta’ stars KeKe Wyatt and Syleena Johnson preview the new season

New season to depict familial, marital and professional challenges of talented R&B singers.

LiV Warfield: A ‘BlackBird’ learns to fly

Prince protégé, LiV Warfield just may be 2014’s breakout music star with new album The Unexpected.

FACE Africa takes on the clean water mission in Liberia

FACE Africa aims to raise $1.2M to address Liberia’s water crisis; the Affordable Art Fair celebrates its 15th anniversary; and Cove Lounge honors Harlem’s Bevy Smith and Vy Higginsen.

On the “A” w/Souleo: Why Danny Glover continues to support Venezuela

Danny Glover advocated for the Afro-descendant population in Venezuela; new event addresses stereotypes about Guyana; plus a new luxury packaged music album.

On the “A” w/Souleo: Yoga activists fight human trafficking

Lara Land uses yoga to fight trafficking and raise funds and new web series offers women tips on becoming financially empowered.

On the “A” w/Souleo: Two art projects aim to rebuild community

The Bronx Museum of the Arts enlists celebrities to get people “Back in the Bronx,” and Out to See brings awareness to South Street Seaport post-Hurricane Sandy.

On the “A” w/Souleo: Labelle to celebrate 40th anniversary of “Lady Marmalade” with tour

Legendary group, Labelle plan tour in honor of “Lady Marmalade” and new coffee table book features children transformed into black icons.

Black fashion designers need help too

New exhibition aims to illuminate the plight and triumphs of black fashion designers and “A Raisin in the Sun” playwright, Lorraine Hansberry’s letters reveal her thoughts on feminism and LGBT rights.