Actor Craig ‘muMs’ Grant dies

Actor Craig “muMs” Grant, best known as Arnold “Poet” Jackson on the HBO prison series “Oz,” died on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. The 52-year-old artist’s cause of death has yet to be revealed. The actor was also a well-respected poet who went by the name muMs da Schemer. He was well known throughout the 90’s […]

Joyce Littel brings back ‘Passion & Poetry’ and Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Now in its 14th year, “Passion & Poetry” is inspired by Joyce Littel’s desire to create a “romantic movement.” She noticed that even in relationships where there was love, passion was often missing. She wanted to create a forum that celebrated passion, and brought tasteful erotica to the main stage. Passion and Poetry became that vehicle.  […]

Spike Lee honored at MoMA gala

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the ‘A’ w/Souleo Iconic film director Spike Lee may be a man of few words in interviews but perhaps that’s because  his films do all the talking. And for those powerful films, Lee was honored at The Museum of Modern Art’s 2012 Jazz Interlude, where Harlemite Sherry B. Bronfman served as […]

Dionne Warwick Celebrates 50 Years of Music and Def Poetry Jam Reunites

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo  As the legendary, Dionne Warwick celebrates her 50th anniversary in music with the release of a forthcoming album, Dionne Now, she is looking forward and hoping to reach a younger generation. “With this album it was time to bring our music into the 21st century and to […]