Posts Tagged ‘Senegal’

The Harlem Hip at Lenox Saphire | The New Yorker

The Harlem Hip at Lenox Saphire | The New Yorker

By Nicolas Niarchos There are two reasons Phil Young is an uptown legend. First, for his work as a florist: for many years, he ran the Carolina Flower Shop, one of Harlem’s oldest and most beloved stores. Second, for his drumming: in the early sixties, when Phil was in his teens, his band won a […]


Africa Kine in Harlem Returns to Its Humble Roots | NY Times

Africa Kine in Harlem Returns to Its Humble Roots | NY Times

By Ligaya Mishan The restaurant was once named Africa, as if embracing an entire continent, when in fact the focus was on the cooking of the western coast, mainly Senegal. Samba Niang and Kine (pronounced kee-nay) Mar, natives of Dakar, opened its doors two decades ago on the northern side of West 116th Street in […]


Catch The Film Tey @ MIST Harlem

Catch The Film Tey @ MIST Harlem

TEY by French-Senegalese director Alain Gomis, stars poet, actor, songwriter performer, Saul Williams, who is making his comeback to cinema in this beautiful and poetic film. Since its premiere in Berlin last year Tey has traveled to over 50 festivals around the world and has won over two dozen prizes including the Emerging Masters award […]

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