Tag Archives: Harlem

In Defense of the Former Lincoln Theatre Building in Harlem

Written and copyright by Harri Heinila It was recently reported that the former Lincoln Theatre building at 58 West 135th Street, which has been the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church for the last decades, will be demolished for a new … Continue reading

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A Great Weekend in Harlem

Written (copyright) by Harri Heinila Between May 9th and May 12th 2013, there was organized one of the most important events for years in New York. The event, which was based on the collaboration of The Harlem Swing Dance Society, … Continue reading

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Swing and Harlem

Written (copyright) by Harri Heinila As I was recently in New York, I talked about the birth of swing music with two Harlem-connected people. To my astonishment, these people denied the fact that swing music was born in Harlem! That was … Continue reading

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