Harlem Heritage Book Club

Harlem Heritage Book Club

Harlem Heritage Book Club dedicated to books and literature pertaining to Harlem and the Harlem / urban experience. Meetings will occur once at month meeting at different Harlem locations, with the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center always being available.  ...
The legacy of James Reese Europe

The legacy of James Reese Europe

    Upcoming Tours Sat 18 Harlem Heritage Jazz Music Tour November 18 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm | $59.00 New York Wed 22 Harlem Wednesday Gospel Walking Tour November 22 @ 5:15 pm - 8:00 pm | $39.00 New York Thu 23 Live on Lenox Thursday Night Harlem Tour November 23 @...
“Miles Ahead”

“Miles Ahead”

Join us at the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center for a viewing of MILES AHEAD directed and starring Don Cheadle. Days: Thursday July 28th, 2016 Time: 7:00 PM  – 9:00 PM Price: $8.00 per person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104...

The picture below puzzled me upon first reading in the lower right corner that it was taken in 1910 at 110th Street & Lenox Ave. Immediately I searched the pic for Central Park which starts at 110th Street.  I know that the northern end of Central Park was...

Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Celebrate Black History Month and beyond with a Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase consisting of a multimedia Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour visiting the home of Madame CJ Walker, the Savoy Ballroom, original sight of the Cotton Club, the Log Cabin + much more....
Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Celebrate Black History and beyond with a Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase consisting of a multimedia Harlem renaissance walking tour visiting the home of Madame CJ Walker, Savoy Ballroom, original sight of Cotton Club, the Log Cabin + much more.  Harlem...
Malcolm X Multimedia Harlem Experience

Malcolm X Multimedia Harlem Experience

  Malcolm X Multimedia Harlem Experience The autobiography of Malcolm X is considered by many to be one of the most impactful books of the 20th century having transformed the lives of many who've read it. Malcolm X mentions Harlem sights in the historic text...
Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Celebrate Black History Month and beyond with a Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase consisting of a multimedia Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour visiting the home of Madame CJ Walker, the Savoy Ballroom, original sight of the Cotton Club, the Log Cabin + much more....

Days: February 20th, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Price: $25.00 Per Person Meet: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – 135th Street & Malcolm X Blvd., on northwest corner in front of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 2, 3...
Harlem Civil Rights Multimedia Day Trip

Harlem Civil Rights Multimedia Day Trip

The Harlem Civil Rights Multimedia Day Trip revisits the tumultuous days of the 1950’s – 1970’s when disenfranchised people engaged in various forms of social protest in an effort to gain civil rights and curb racial discrimination.  Harlem overflows...
Harlem Renaissance Day Trip

Harlem Renaissance Day Trip

The Harlem Renaissance Day Trip focuses on the glorious period of the 1920’s when Harlem was a hot bed of artistic expression. Many educational institutions study the Harlem Renaissance as a part of their educational curriculums – come to Harlem and visit the actual...

Harlem Day & Nights Tour Experiences

Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center is delighted to work with Harlem Park to Park and member organizations in presenting Harlem Days and Nights Cultural Tourism Experiences presented by Harlem Heritage Tours and Harlem Park to Park. Every first Thursday and...
Year of Day

Year of Day

“YEAR OF DAY” “YEAR OF DAY” photo exhibition celebrates the 100th birthday of Billie Holiday born April 7th, 1915. Dates: April 19th, 2015 – opening reception. Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Price: Free to Public Meet: 104 Malcolm X Blvd.,...
Harlem 1960’s

Harlem 1960’s

HARLEM 1960’S Photo exhibition “HARLEM 1960’S” portals one to what everyday life was like for the average Harlem resident in terms of social, economic, cultural and political happening. Do you want to travel back to Harlem of the 1960’s ?...
I Remember Harlem Parts 3 and 4

I Remember Harlem Parts 3 and 4

  “I Remember Harlem” four part series chronicling Harlem’s heritage over 350 years (1600’s – 1980’s) intermingling rare footage, great story telling and music making this production the best ever to teach the story of Harlem. Parts 3 and 4 traces...
On the Shoulders of Giants

On the Shoulders of Giants

On the Shoulders of Giants, produced by Kareem abdul Jabbar tells the story of pioneering basketball players who played during a time preceding the NBA and ABA when Black were considered to be inferior athletes. Harlem players like Pop Gates and the legendary Johnny...
Freedom Riders

Freedom Riders

Incredible documentary conveying the collective efforts of both Black and White young people who tested the tolerence of racism within interstate motor coach bus traveling. Eventually the kids make a differnce leading to many other accomplishments during the Civil...
The Black Power Mix Tape

The Black Power Mix Tape

Amazing footage telling the story of the Black Power Movement from 1967 – 1975 in a mix tape modern day Hip Hop style with current day narration by those who were there during the period. Some of the best footage I have ever seen – I love it.     Dates:...
Brother Outsider

Brother Outsider

Bayard Rustin was one of the smartest and bravest of the 1960’s Civil Rights Leaders, but he is one of the least known and we at the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center think that is a crime. Mr. Rustin was one of Dr. King’s top advisor, the March...
Men of Bronze

Men of Bronze

“Men of Bronze” is the definitive story of Black American Soldiers of the 369th U.S. Combat Regiment, the 15th Infantry from New York, known as the “Harlem Hellfighters,” who served with the French Army in World War I. It took Mr. Miles 12...
Bio of Frederick Douglass

Bio of Frederick Douglass

    Dates: February 19th – Black History Month 2015 Time: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Price: $10.00 Per Person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104 Malcolm X Blvd., between 115th – 116th Street and Malcolm X Blvd.  2 and 3 express...

Comeback Charleston Blue

Comeback Charleston Blue is the sequel to Cotton Comes to Harlem. Released in 1972, this movie talks to many of the issues pertaining to Harlem of the 1960’s & 1970’s such Black militancy, numbers running, police brutality and community organizing....
FREE ANGELA

FREE ANGELA

  Dates: February 20th – Black History Month 2015 Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Price: $10.00 Per Person Meet: 104 Malcolm X Blvd., between 115th & 116th streets – # 2 and 3  trains (Red line on subway maps arrives directly to meeting location. 212...
Take The A Train Harlem Tour

Take The A Train Harlem Tour

Take The A Train Harlem Tour Take The A Train Harlem Tour meets in Times Square, followed with ride on “A Train” to Harlem for cultural walking tour and soul food ending with tickets to Amateur Night at the Apollo Theatre.   • Board legendary A Train...
Harlem Roots of Hip Hop Walking Tour

Harlem Roots of Hip Hop Walking Tour

Harlem Roots of Hip Hop Walking Tour Harlem Roots of Hip Hop Walking Tour take you back (mid 1970’s – mid 1980’s) when conversion from disco culture popularity transferred over into the development of what we now know as Hip Hop Culture, precusor to...

Studio 125 Harlem 1980 Old School Hip Hop CD

Buy Now – This is an old school Hip Hop musical cd recorded in 1980 at a legendary old school Hip Hop venue called “Studio 125” This is a 35 year old analog recording, first song a little cloudy, but the remainder is sounds totally vintage –...
Take The A Train Harlem Tour

Take The A Train Harlem Tour

Take The A Train Harlem Tour Take The A Train Harlem Tour meets in Times Square, followed with ride on “A Train” to Harlem for cultural walking tour and soul food ending with tickets to Amateur Night at the Apollo Theatre. • Board legendary A Train...

Spanish Harlem Walking Tour

Visit Spanish Harlem and explore the history of Salsa music while seeing and feeling one of New York Cities best kept cultural secrets. A historian will explain the evolution of Salsa music and guide you to residences associated with innovators such as Tito Puente,...
A Small Act

A Small Act

A small Act tells the story of how a small act of generosity by a women from Europe positively impacted the life of a young disenfrancised child in Africa. Dates: February – Black History Month 2015 Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Price: $10.00 Per Person Meet:...
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Walking Tour

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Walking Tour

Join us on Monday January 18th 2016 for our annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Harlem Walking Tour featuring sights in Harlem pertaining to the life and times of Dr. King.  Many associate Dr. King with the southern civil rights movement but Dr. King’s efforts had...

Price of the Ticket

“Price of the Ticket” superb documentary about he life and times of noted Novelist, Playwright, Essayist, and Civil Rights Activist Mr. James Baldwin. Dates: Friday February 17th – Black History Month 2012 Time: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Price: $10.00...

“Blacks” in Orbit”

” Blacks in Orbit”, another great doc. by Harlem legend Mr. Bill Miles. Pioneering Black Astronauts tell their story about breaking barriers and taking on new frontiers. This film is fitting for Black History Month 2010, considering the technological age...
The Cool World

The Cool World

The Cool World, film depicting 1960’s gang culture in Harlem with many underlining themes pertaining to the conditions present in Harlem at the time. Great 1960’s street scenes, believe it or not we spotted my Mom’s 1st building in Harlem in the...
Waiting for Superman

Waiting for Superman

Waiting for Superman takes an interseting look at public education vs charter school education and features Geoffrey Canada Founder of Harlem Childrens Zone. Education is one of the hottest political issue in Harlem these days and we feel all community residents...
For Our Sons

For Our Sons

  This is a wonderful documentary that features interviews with prominent African American males who have over come obstacles to achieve success against all odds. The idea is to encourage young African American males to reach for the stars and follow in the foot steps...
Uncommon Images

Uncommon Images

 A passionate James Van Dee tells the story of his life in detail, his interest in music, love for his wife and how he started his photography business – MUST SEE!     Dates: Friday February 28th 2015 – Black History Month 2015 Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00...
500 Years Later

500 Years Later

  500 Years later is an eye opening documentary that chonicles social, economic, political and cultural challenges that Black people have faced over the last 500 years.  This documentary does not just focus on the problems, but also discusses much needed solutions to...
Romare Bearden’s Harlem

Romare Bearden’s Harlem

. Romare Bearden is the ultimate collage artist who drew constant inspiration from the authentic Harlem scene ever present during his youthful in Harlem.     Dates: February – 28th, 2015 – Black History Month 2015 Time: 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM Price:...
I’ll Make Me A World parts 1 & 2

I’ll Make Me A World parts 1 & 2

Through a series of biographies placed in social, political, and economic context, I’ll Make Me a World articulates the development of twentieth-century African- American art. “We tried to find stories and people that would be strong metaphors for the struggles and...
I’ll Make Me A World parts 3 & 4

I’ll Make Me A World parts 3 & 4

Through a series of biographies placed in social, political, and economic context, I’ll Make Me a World articulates the development of twentieth-century African- American art. “We tried to find stories and people that would be strong metaphors for the struggles and...
I’ll Make me a World parts 5 & 6

I’ll Make me a World parts 5 & 6

Through a series of biographies placed in social, political, and economic context, I’ll Make Me a World articulates the development of twentieth-century African- American art. “We tried to find stories and people that would be strong metaphors for the struggles and...

A Small Act

A small Act tells the story of how a small act of generosity by a women from Europe positively impacted the life of a young disenfrancised child from Africa.  Moving doc. that will make you want to save the world, one small act at a time.  The idea is that we all have...

Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at King Towers Community Center (NYCHA) 1/21/2013 from Harlem Heritage Tours on Vimeo. It was a pleasure once again to participate in the Annual Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at the King Towers...

Many are coming on Sunday mornings for Harlem Gospel Tours that include music, but few are receiving an experience that expresses the role the church plays in the community including and beside the music. Come with us and experience a wonderful spiritual environment...

Harlem Heritage 116th Street Walking Tour

The “Harlem Heritage 116th Street Walking Tour” celebrates the historic richness and cultural diversity of east to west 116th street in the grand village of Lady. We at Harlem Heritage Tours feel that from east to west, 116th Street in Harlem is one of the...