Episode 8
Harlem, USA

Harlem is a neighborhood in Manhattan all its own – alive with culture, music, food, and of course dance, this thriving neighborhood has continued its ascent since the first Harlem Renaissance.



featured in this episode


Harlem School of the Arts
645 Saint Nicholas Avenue
New York, NY 10030
Harlem School of the Arts is an art institute that offers world-class training across multiple discipline, including dance, music, and theater.

John Reddick
John Reddick is an architect and Harlem Historian at Columbia University.  As a Columbia Community Scholar, Reddick’s lectures highlight and celebrate the history of Harlem and its role in shaping the city over the past century.

196 Lenox Avenue
Harlem, NY 10026
Settepani is a restaurant in Harlem that’s been serving Italian and Mediterranean cuisine since 2000 and pioneering the Harlem Food Renaissance.  

Harlem Candle Company
Harlem Candle Company was founded in 2014 by travel and lifestyle expert, Teri Johnson.  Teri started the business from her home with the desire to create a sensory journey for people that were inspired by her travels.

300 W 116th Street
New York, NY 10026
A social club of sorts that was started by the owners of Yatenga French Bistro and Shrine World Music Venue.  Silvana’s offers everything from coffee and food to live music and hookah.

Red Rooster
310 Lenox Avenue
New York, NY 10027
Named for the legendary Harlem Speakeasy, Red Rooster serves comfort food that blends traditional American cuisine with the unique traditions of the neighborhood - one of celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson's restaurants.

Ginny’s Supper Club
310 Lenox Avenue
New York, NY 10027
“A feast for the senses” Ginny’s Supper Club is located in the basement of Red Rooster and offers a unique dining experience with live music that will take you back in time.  Every Sunday, join the Gospel Brunch Series hosted by Vy Higginsen's Gospel For Teens Choir.

Harlem Stage at the Gate House
150 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031
A performing arts center that celebrates the diverse artistic legacy of Harlem.

Jason Samuels Smith
Jason Samuels Smith is a tap dancer, choreographer, and director.  He is considered to be one of the most dynamic tap dancers of his time.


More episodes


Distributed By

Co-Produced By

Underwritten In Part By

Presented By