Arts

Michael Bivins gives back to the youth at Harlem School of the Arts

 By:  Derrel Jazz Johnson New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe (BBD) founding member Michael Bivins and R&B Foundation Chairman Damon Williams hosted an event called on the first Saturday of June in celebration of Black Music Month and the HSA Spring Festival. HSA students, parents, and faculty were joined by guests to listen and learn …

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Ledisi and Force MDs highlight ‘A Great Day in Harlem’

By: Derrel Jazz Johnson   The Harlem community and beyond flocked to General Grant National Memorial Sunday for the official kickoff of Harlem Week called “A Great Day in Harlem.”  The stage was filled with performers singing a variety of music all day, as well as vendors, arts and crafts, a fashion show and so much …

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Harlem School of the Arts launches Fall 2016 Season with original student production All the News, September 23-25

NEW YORK – The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) will launch the Fall 2016 Season with its first original student theatre production, All The News, a dynamic fast-paced satire of contemporary news programs and infotainment. It is written by HSA Theatre Alliance students, directed by HSA Artistic Director Alfred Preisser and Obie Award-winner and …

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Writing My Wrongs: An Exclusive Interview with Shaka Senghor

The crack epidemic of the 1980s ravage Black communities across America. Countless young people were lost to addiction, death, or incarceration. Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption is a new memoir by Shaka Senghor that tells the story of the author’s 19-year stay in prison (7 of those years in solitary confinement) after being …

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