East Harlem Arts & Entertainment
Address: 2005 Madison Avenue
Harlem is an area rich in history, culture and social resistance, where arts and entertainments have flourished for over a century, creating some of the finest jazz musicians the world has known. Case in point is the internationally-renowned Boys Choir of Harlem. Performing around the world, their audiences tally over 150,000 each year. They have performed at the White House, for Pope John Paul III and Nelson Mandela. Proceeds from their performances fund a free children's school in Harlem specifically geared to gifted and talented children.
Address: 1220 Fifth Avenue
This lesser-known museum celebrates the city's history with well-curated exhibitions, public programs and a vast collection of photographs and other memorabilia from iconic eras past. Housed in an elegant landmark building on Fifth Avenue across from Central Park Conservatory Gardens, the museum can also host parties, weddings and other private events.
Address: 1680 Lexington Avenue
Taller Boricua (The name means "Puerto Rican Workshop") has expanded into a multicultural institution by providing a variety of programs that stimulate the social, cultural, and economic development of the community.
Address: 167 East 121st Street
This program trains students in several types of dance, including ballet, jazz, modern, acrobatics and hip-hop. They also teach stage performance. They regularly have events open to the public. Most recently they performed an all-black version of "The Nutcracker Suite."