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‘Between the Lines’ with DJ Rakim at the Schomburg

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture held a talk with legendary hip-hop artist.

A night of sizzling salsa at Lehman Oct. 12

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts and Goya Foods are proud to present Grammy Award winner José “El Canario” Alberto with Don and Peter Perignon in their debut Lehman Center performance for a captivating night of salsa on Saturday, October ...

Prolific composer Alvin Singleton talks upcoming work, ‘Black culture’ as ‘American culture’

Alvin Singleton was a kid with access in the midtwentieth century close-knit Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of his childhood.

Celebrate jazz at the New York Jazz Fest

Dr. John Satchmo Mannan and Alvin Wink Flythe will celebrate jazz from Parker to Coltrane on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 1:30-5 p.m. at The Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market at 52 W. 116th St. between 5th Avenue and Malcolm X Blvd. ...

Rock and roll instruments ‘Play It Loud’ at the Met until Oct. 1

“Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll,” now on view at the Metroplitan Museum of Art, brings back such sweet memories.

Liz Player: Bringing classical music to Harlem

Executive and creative director of the Harlem Chamber Players, Liz Player, founded this organization with the hope of bringing high quality classical music and orchestras to upper Manhattan.

Miles Davis’ nephew talks legacy, ‘Birth of the Cool’

Vince Wilburn Jr., the nephew of the late, great Miles Davis, is celebrating the release of the new Miles Davis documentary, “Birth of the Cool.” Wilburn, along with Davis’ son Erin Davis and daughter Cheryl Davis, oversees the estate, making ...

Benefit concert featuring Najee supports addiction prevention and recovery

The PILLARS recovery center is partnering with GUIDEPOSTS to host their first annual fundraiser in the fight against substance misuse on Saturday, Sept. 21, at Symphony Space in Manhattan.

Three titans of tenor sax at the John Coltrane Jazz Festival in Harlem

Bill Saxton, Alvin Wink Flythe and Todd Herbert explore the intricacies of the music of John Coltrane on stage Saturday Sept. 21, from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market, located at 52 West 116th Street ...

EMPD celebrates 30 years

EMPD celebrated their 30th anniversary as a group in Crotona Park in the Bronx as part of the SummerStage Concert Series.

While We Are Still Here holds 4th annual Sugar Hill Music Fest Sept. 7

New York City’s longest-running house band, Harlem’s own Sugar Hill Quartet (with a very special guest) will co-headline While We Are Still Here’s 4th Annual Sugar Hill Music Festival

John Coltrane's 'Blue World' album set for release

John Coltrane and his classic quartet still have unissued music to offer 21st-century listeners.

Harlem Jazz Boxx, Jazz Gallery, Scott at Smoke, Mansion

The Harlem Jazz Boxx Series is the most reflective series of jazz in the community on Tuesdays from noon–2 p.m. ($15); and Fridays from 7 p.m.–9 p.m. ($20), at the Greater Calvary Baptist Church, 43-55 West 124th Street.

Make room for rumba! The Cuban dance form is coming for Harlem Week!

“One of the things that kids in Cuba do,” London-based artist Jessica Angel explains, “is that within the school system, they regularly have classes in museums.

New York to host annual One Africa Global weekend!

Summer is not summer unless New York hosts the annual One Africa Global weekend! Africa’s biggest musical artists converge on the Big Apple to show up and show out.

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