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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo  When considered unsung, you learn to be grateful for every honor received. For The Legendary Intruders, one of those moments of appreciation occurred at last week’s Motown to Def Jam: Love Train gallery talk where two of their songs (“I’ll Always Love My Mama” and “Save the Children”) have served as…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo With over 30 years in the music business dance music diva, Martha Wash refuses to let age slow her down. She isn’t opposed however, to let life’s maturation process teach her a few financial lessons. On Friday July 19, Wash will appear at the Bronx Library Center…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo The Force MD’s are ready to reclaim the spotlight with a slew of new projects including their appearance at the St. George Library Center for the Q&A series, Fame and Fortune. The R&B group best known for hits including “Tender Love” and “Love is a House” will…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo They may be called The Whispers, but quiet as it’s kept for the past 50 years this soul vocal group’s impact on the music industry has been more like a shout. For their 50th anniversary they are getting aboard this fall’s Soul Train Cruise. It’s a full…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo To pay tribute to Chaka Khan you don’t just call on any vocalist, you call on some of the best: Patti LaBelle, Jennifer Holliday, Mary J. Blige and Deborah Cox. These divas united on stage to honor Chaka Khan as part of the Apollo’s 8thAnnual Spring Gala Concert.…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo It’s the middle of June and African-American Music Appreciation month is just going into overdrive with this Saturday’s launch of the art exhibition, Motown to Def Jam. The project is an unprecedented collaboration between four Harlem art galleries featuring over 40 visual artists creating specially commissioned pieces…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo   Presenting the exhibition, Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection has proven to be more of a look forward than a look back for Mary Wilson. The Supremes are widely credited with helping to produce a more positive and empowering image of Black women during…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo   Hip-hop great, Rah Digga will share her life lessons in the second installment of the New York Public Library’s free financial literacy series, Fame and Fortune on June 4 at the Mott Haven Library. The former First Lady of Busta Rhymes’ Flipmode Squad has successfully avoided…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo  Music connoisseurs who love a good underdog story can look no further than the soul duo, Lady. Individually they are known as Nicole Wray and Terri Walker. Wray is a former protégée of Missy Elliott and scored a hit with “Make It Hot” in 1998 and then…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo Mother’s Day is meant to celebrate mothers and motherhood but actress and comedienne, Kym Whitley knows that it truly takes a village to raise a child. On her new docu-series, Raising Whitley, she shares her humorous and emotional journey through motherhood with the support of family and…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo Wyclef Jean is returning to music with a renewed sense of purpose that can be heard on his forthcoming mixtape, April Showers. The collection arrives April 29 after a challenging few years, which most notably saw Jean campaign to become president of his native Haiti. His attempt…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo Singer-songwriter Alice Smith says that she now finds herself in a powerful place in life, hence the title of her sophomore album She. Smith’s current positive outlook is hard earned after opening to critical acclaim with her debut album, For Lovers, Dreamers & Me, which was shelved by…

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  Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo Hip-hop legend Big Daddy Kane could spend the rest of his career performing his classic songs all over the world without switching up a single beat. Yet, Kane reveals a fearless energy as he seeks to reinvent himself as a member of Las Supper, a soul, funk…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo When one hears the name of social justice activist, Angela Davis a litany of connotations are immediately formed whether they are accurate or not. The documentary Free Angela and All Political Prisoners aims to correct misconceptions and reveal hidden truths behind the woman who was marked a…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo With their socially conscious message songs, Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff created the timeless Philadelphia sound of soul. Now the former, is bringing those messages to life with a host of philanthropic endeavors. In 1993, Gamble, along with his wife, Fatimah Gamble, founded Universal Companies, a leading…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo All-star cast rehearsals for a major Broadway show can be filled with pressure and anxiety. But for The Trip to Bountiful cast it’s also about style, Chipotle and history lessons. During the press conference at Sardi’s Restaurant in New York City for the revival of Horton Foote’s…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo As the title of Raheem DeVaughn’s new single, “Love Connection” suggests he just wants to get closer with listeners for the summer release of his latest album, A Place Called Loveland. To do so, he is ensuring that he makes all the right moves including: a new…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the ‘A’ w/Souleo Legendary singer Charlie Wilson is at the top of his game in his professional and personal life. Just this year he has already received a No. 1 R&B album with the release of Love, Charlie, a Living Legend Award by the Trumpet Awards and is performing in various…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo Singer-songwriter and syndicated radio host Keith Sweat doesn’t just sing about love, he now writes about it too with the release of his relationship advice book, Make it Last Forever: The Dos and Don’ts. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the Harlem native will appear at MIST Harlem for a…

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