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Billie’s Back | Manhattan Times

“Lady Day” will be returning to Harlem’s Apollo Theater later this year — in hologram form. The theater announced that it will implement permanent hologram technology featuring famed chanteuse Billie Holiday to be used during its daytime programming, which…

The Weekend – The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

Founded in memoriam of beloved jazz musician Charlie Parker, this festival annually attracts thousands of fans to two historic parks in Manhattan. The festival will kick off the first of its three days on August 21st in Marcus Garvey…

Marjorie Eliot's Parlor Jazz Washington Heights

Spread Love: Marjorie Eliot’s Theatre Matinee Series @ Word Up Books

Marjorie Eliot is well known in Upper Manhattan for the remarkable Sunday afternoon concerts she has hosted in her Edgecombe Ave living room for 20+ years: Parlor Jazz. Her piano-playing, band-leading and hostessing are internationally renowned. Recently, she has…

Marjorie Eliot's Parlor Jazz Washington Heights

Marjorie’s Melody | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi About 50 people settled into folding chairs in a Washington Heights apartment at 555 Edgecombe Avenue to listen to music this past Sunday. Before the show started, Paul, 8, was at the piano, warming up…

Chris Turner - Soul Remixed Perf Shot cr. Vaughn Browne

Monday Mood Music: Chris Turner – Liquid Love

Our Monday Mood Music selection comes to us from Chris Turner. The Oakland, CA born crooner filmed most of this video in Fort Tryon Park. Chris will perform at Harlem Stage on Friday, November 21st.…

World Maker's Fair

The 2014 World Maker’s Faire – The Recap

BY Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) The 2014 World Maker’s Faire was exactly as it was described on its website, “a festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness.” I heard about it online and through a friend Jennifer Leech, who was selling her own…

The Return of the Native | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Ask Emmanuel “DJ Boy” Abreu why he spends much of his free time volunteering at the Word Up Community Book Shop, he will likely offer a deprecating answer. “It’s a great place to meet women”…

R.I.P. Summa

Monday Mood Music: R.I.P. Summa

The news broke yesterday, that earlier that day, 2 young men were gunned down on 151st Street and Broadway. The young men, both in their 20’s, fell victim to the senseless violence that has plagued our community for far…