Billie Holiday

Robin Williams (Photo by Car Court/Getty Images)

This Week: Robin Williams Is Protected & Maya Angelou Gets Stamped

This week, a late comedian’s likeness can’t be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.

04/10/2015

American blues singer Billie Holiday (1915 - 1959) singing with an orchid in her hair, early 1950s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Harlem’s Apollo Theater To Honor Blues Singer Billie Holiday

The Apollo Theater is planning events to commemorate the 100th birthday of blues singer Billie Holiday.

03/03/2015

Lenox Lounge

Historic Lenox Lounge In Harlem To Close On New Year’s Eve

The Lenox Lounge, a historic Harlem jazz club that has hosted greats including Billie Holiday, Miles Davis and John Coltrane, will be closing its doors on New Year’s Eve.

12/08/2012

Photo Credit: Burke Heffner (http://www.thingstolookat.com)

NYC Style: Burlesque Beauty-Veronica Varlow

by Kimberly Rae Miller Veronica Varlow Borough/Neighborhood: Williamsburg, Brooklyn Profession: International Burlesque Performer, Actress and Pin-Up Model Hailed as a modern day Marlene Dietrich, Veronica Varlow has charmed audiences with her sultry singing and her […]

08/12/2010