Mo’Nique on life out of the spotlight

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the ‘A’ w/Souleo So what do you do after winning an Academy Award and having the entertainment industry fawning over your next move? If you’re actress-comedian Mo’Nique, you count your blessings and take a break from it all to enjoy life. The actress has been conspicuously absent from the big […]

Melvin Van Peebles Turns 80 and HARLEMWEEK Attracts Crowds

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/SouleoIf you’re in the arts and thinking of calling yourself a Renaissance man or woman, you should review the career of Melvin Van Peebles. Although his classic 1971 film, Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss,  made him an icon, there is also a plethora of other accomplishments to his credit including […]

Freddie Jackson Prepares to Celebrate 30 Years in Music

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents:  On the “A” w/SouleoIt’s hard to imagine it now but at one point in time according to R&B legend Freddie Jackson, he was predicted to only have 15 minutes of fame. Jackson has since gone on to prove his detractors wrong after creating hits for almost three decades ever since his […]