One night in Harlem
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One night in Harlem

One night in Harlem

Amanda Humes pauses outside the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem.

 

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One night in Harlem

The brunch crowd at Red Rooster Harlem. 

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One night in Harlem

Boncella Lewis performs for the brunch crowd at the Red Rooster Harlem.

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One night in Harlem

Dinner at the Cecil, an upscale restaurant at West 118th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem.

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One night in Harlem

On Amateur Night at Harlem’s Apollo Theater, “Set it Off Man” and vocalist Joe Gray revs the crowd up.

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Amanda Humes pauses outside the Apollo Theater in Harlem.
Amanda Humes pauses outside the Apollo Theater in Harlem.  (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times )
One night in Harlem

Ahmaya Knoelle Higginson, who leads the Vy Higginsen Gospel for Teens Choir, get the crowd to sing along during the gospel breakfast at Red Rooster Harlem.

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One night in Harlem

Ahmaya Knoelle Higginson dances during the gospel breakfast at Red Rooster Harlem.

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Performers in “Black Pearls & White Diamonds in Harlem,” a revue in preview performance at Gin Fizz on 125th Street.
Performers in “Black Pearls & White Diamonds in Harlem,” a revue in preview performance at Gin Fizz on 125th Street.  (Chris Reynolds / Los Angeles Times )
One night in Harlem

The Sugar Hill Quartet jam with local musicians in memory of the late Andy McCloud III at Nabe restaurant in Harlem.

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One night in Harlem

Lady Cantrese and the Sugar Hill Quartet jam with local musicians in memory of the late Andy McCloud III at Nabe restaurant.

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One night in Harlem

The Sugar Hill Quartet jams with local musicians in memory of the late Andy McCloud III at Nabe restaurant.

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One night in Harlem

Musicians play at Marjorie Eliot’s “parlor” performance in her living room. Eliot has hosted free concerts since 1994. 

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Liana Satenstein, left, and Emily Rosser enjoy drinks on a breezy and cool evening on the outside patio at Red Rooster Harlem.
Liana Satenstein, left, and Emily Rosser enjoy drinks on a breezy and cool evening on the outside patio at Red Rooster Harlem.  (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times )
One night in Harlem

Peter Wane sings for the crowd during a jazz performance at Red Rooster Harlem.

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One night in Harlem

Antoinette Hamlin, president of the New Amsterdam Music Assn., performs in Harlem.

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One night in Harlem

Amanda Humes on her jazz tour through Harlem.

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One night in Harlem

A full crowd dines at Street Bird in Harlem.

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One night in Harlem

Storefronts on 125th Street in Harlem.

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Red and brown brownstones line a street in Harlem.
Red and brown brownstones line a street in Harlem.  (Barry Winiker / Getty Images )
One night in Harlem

“A Monumental Offering of Potential Energy,” an art installation by EJ Hill, from Los Angeles, on exhibit at the Studio Museum in Harlem.

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One night in Harlem

Visitors check out at Jordan Casteel’s paintings at the Studio Museum in Harlem.

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One night in Harlem

Decorative items at Streetbird in Harlem.

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One night in Harlem

Shane Smith plays with his son, Maxwell, 3, as they wait for their food at Streetbird in Harlem.

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One night in Harlem

Streetbird is packed in Harlem.

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