Search Results for: Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington tribute in ‘Cotton Club Parade’

May 4, 2011 @ 12:19 By HarlemGal Duke Ellington, Harlem’s famous jazz musician who is honored with a beautiful sculpture at East 110th Street and Fifth Avenue, performed at the Cotton Club in Harlem in the 1920’s and ’30’s. Now … Continue reading

Experience jazz at the Great Hill in Central Park North today, August 10

Free jazz on the Great Hill returns for its seventh year to Central Park North today, August 10th. Activities start at 3 pm. Bring your family, friends, and blanket to enjoy live musical performances by world-renowned musicians, snacks from food … Continue reading

Several Harlem named/themed songs make Time Out New York’s 100 Best Songs about New York City

Time Out New York recently released a ranked list of 100 songs dealing with the subject of New York City and several Harlem themed or named songs top the list, such as Take the A Train by Duke Ellington, Across … Continue reading

It’s the Harlem re-shuffle says UK-based The Independent

Our beloved Harlem is featured bright and big again in the media, but this time in the UK’s travel section of The Independent. According to the article the reporter/ photographer visited Harlem recently and took direction from Thelma Golden, the … Continue reading

My family Walkabout in Harlem

Nov 30, 2010 @ 13:06 By HarlemGal While The Wall Street Journal recently posted their Walkabout in Harlem with Vibe Magazine Co-CEO Brett Wright and the WSJ’s Lee Hakwins, I want to share how I did my very own Walkabout … Continue reading

Watch New York City Marathon in Harlem

Nov 6, 2010 @ 9:49 By HarlemGal There are a ton of spots to watch and root the runners on for the New York City Marathon. However, there are a few limited spots that actually are not that crowded along … Continue reading

Top ten reasons on why Harlem is one of the best places to live in New York City

Apr 14, 2010 @ 7:19 By HarlemGal This is a blog that writes about all things positive about Harlem. We tell our stories from “nuestros corazones.” Unfortunately, we don’t have data, grids or a fancy magazine to back up our … Continue reading

Robert Graham funeral held

Jan 11, 2009 @ 15:07 By HarlemGal On Saturday,  a funeral was held in Los Angeles for the late Robert Graham. Graham created the Duke Ellington Memorial in Harlem, which stands 30 feet tall high with three columns topped with … Continue reading