Prince Ea on Peace.

Amongst da Lawd’s Chosen Few Hall of Fame

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George Nelson Preston, Melvin Van Peebles & Adger Cowan at their opening (12 Nov 2014) at Mert D. Simpson Gallery. 38 W 28th St #5. 12 Nov 2014.

Ma femme.

Ma femme

 Camilla Huey in Hermes on the A train.  Nov. 1st, 2014 ♡♡♡♡

Celebrity Portraits by the Times : Marlon James & Thomas P. Kitty

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(Carolyn Cole / The Los Angeles Times) The much indebted Marlon James with the author of “A Brief History of Nine Lives” at Jumel Terrace Books. Where you can’t swing a Jamaican around here without hitting a cat.

Uptown Saturday Night on my 12th birthday.

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M.I.T.E. How to Relax With Atapraxia

Produced in Harlem by M.I.T.E.  Anteo Fabris-Cappio, film editing and guitar.  Adam Nakhla-Thometz, music production and keyboards.  A public service presentation by a relaxed organization. Useful Information: Praxis means planned movement. Apraxia starts with an intention to communicate.  Next, an idea forms, outlining what to say.  The words for the desired message are then put […]

M.I.T.E. Live

Books Are Weapons and Jumel Terrace Books Presents: M.I.T.E. In the Upper Room.  Anteo Fabris, guitar.  Adam Nakhla-Thometz, keyboards. 07.25.14.

Nina Mae, the Birthday Princess’s Uptown Saturday Night

Saturday evening, March 15th, a full winter moon over West 162nd Street & Jumel Terrace, and some enchanted one it was. It might have been the most Uptown New York cocktail party I’ve been to since the 1980s. There were black & white movie people, attractive people, very well dressed, the gentlemen in tailored vintage, […]

Ruben Blades on the Crisis in Venezuela

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For several years at the turn of the millennium, working on the library of Gustavo and Patricia Cisneros, I had the opportunity to visit Venezuela and get close to some people who remain sufficiently dear to me that I’ve been much distressed by the news coming from there.  This fragile country, experiencing a faltering revolution […]

The Whole Gritty City

The CBS network premier of The Whole Gritty City by Richard Barber and Andre Lambertson tonight survived the remade-for -TV cuts to commercial-after-commercial to reach that audience beyond ‘people like us’ to people who really need to know; the politicians and parents who wistfully aver to arts education as useless in their technocratic promised land. […]