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Holistic Gem in East Harlem

Holistic Gem in East Harlem

Strolling through East Harlemlast week I came across a charming spa tucked away on 103rd Street. Curious, as I had not noticed it before, I went in Soluna Holistic Spa, to inquire about their services and found the space to be inviting and peaceful. The spa’s business card boasts “an urban oasis in the heart … Continue reading

Proud Poppas at the Harlem Arts Alliance

Proud Poppas at the Harlem Arts Alliance

By: Tahnia Belle Continuing the spirit of Father’s Day, The Proud Poppas Photo Project, showcased by the Harlem Arts Alliance opened on June 24th and will be an ongoing public exhibit through September 9th, 2011. The photo essay project features images of proud fathers and their children accompanied by their reflections and thoughts on fatherhood. … Continue reading

New Yoga Studio Lands In Harlem

New Yoga Studio Lands In Harlem

By: Tahnia Belle Just in time for the summer, adding to the growing yoga landscape in Harlem is Land Yoga, an Ashtanga style studio which softly opened last week. Lara Land, studio owner and yoga teacher has developed a diverse schedule of classes. The current adult offerings include Mysore Ashtanga and Led Ashtanga. For families, … Continue reading

New Disney Playground and 103rd Street Community Garden Restoration

New Disney Playground and 103rd Street Community Garden Restoration

By: Tahnia Belle On May 19th, as part of the ongoing restoration of the 103rd Street Community Garden, about 200 community volunteers, New York Restoration Project (NYRP) staff, Disney VoluntEARS and KaBOOM! organizers came together to build a playground and children’s garden. One of the notable aspects of this collaboration project is that not only … Continue reading

East Harlem International Film Festival 2011

The East Harlem International Film Festival is bringing the hottest filmmaking from around the world to East Harlem, a diverse, passionate and culturally rich neighborhood. The East Harlem International Film Festival will feature 30 films over  5-days : June 1st to June 5th 2011 throughout East Harlem in cultural venues including  Poet’s Den Theater, Museo Del Barrio, and the Museum … Continue reading

E-Moves 12 at Harlem Stage

E-Moves 12 at Harlem Stage

By:  Tahnia Belle Back with a breathtaking bang, Harlem Stage presents Season 12 of E-Moves, a two night dance showcase that reminds us how movement can tell our stories and express the complexity of human emotion where words fall short. I had the pleasure of attending the opening night of E-Moves (Program A) featuring presentations … Continue reading