Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Power of Recognition

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents:  On the “A” w/Souleo As the first boy out of nine children I’ve always considered my birthday to be a special occasion. Had I not been born, my mother would have been stuck with five princesses but instead she gained a queen (a little self-deprecating humor, if you will). That’s why […]

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the ‘A’ With Souleo

I love to eat and food is my favorite part of the holidays. There are events that I will only RSVP for so long as there is free food and drinks, the option to take home a doggy bag is a bonus. Still the promise of food was not necessary to get me to accept […]

Jon Hendricks and Jimmy Heath Kick Off the Jazz at Lincoln Center 2011-2012 Season

The word “jazz”often conjures the sounds of blue notes, sophisticated lyrics and the freedom of improvisation.  These elements were displayed at the launch of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2011-2012 season this past Saturday, Sept. 24.  The evening’s pre-concert celebration featured live music by, Javier Nero while stylish guests mingled, tapped their toes and sipped on […]