Arts Happenings in Harlem
A Dialogue Between CORNEL WEST and CARL DIX
The ascendancy of Obama...and the continued need for resistance and liberation. A dialogue between Cornel West and Carl Dix.
July 14, Tuesday, 7pm
Harlem Stage at Aaron Davis Hall
150 Convent Avenue at west 135th Street
Tickets: $20 - Premium Tickets: $100. Group rates also available.
To purchase tickets:
From Revolution Books: 212-691-3345, or on line at www.revolutionbooksnyc.org/Purchase.htm
From Harlem Stage: 212-281-9240 ext.6, or online www.harlemstage.org
For more information or to volunteer, call Revolution Books at 212-691-3345, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
African Voices Presents Tips on Using the Internet to Promote Your Book
Saturday, July 18, 2009, from 1:30 pm-2:45pm
African Voices magazine will host "Doin' It: Promoting & Selling Your Book Online," a discussion on the resources available for authors to successfully use new technology to promote and sell their book online.
Guests will include a panel of publicists, authors, and other professionals who specialize in Internet marketing, everything from blogs, e-newsletters, social media networking, and the use of mobile phones will be covered in this exciting presentation. Learn how to get the word out about your new book without having a multi-million dollar marketing budget!
The program is a part of the historic Harlem Book Fair and will be held at County Cullen Library, Auditorium (Corner 136 St. & Malcolm X Blvd.). For information call: 212 865-2982.
Dwyer Cultural Center Community Works Presents:
Inaugural Summer Programs
July 7 - August 31, 2009
Affordable cultural and performing arts events for the community!
Group Rates and discounts for youth and seniors!
Jumpin' @ The Dwyer
All Performances are at 11 AM and 1:30 PM
IMPACT REPERTORY THEATRE
Tuesday, July 14
Join this Oscar-nominated group as they celebrate the extraordinary talents and unique visions of Harlem's young people; addressing issues important to all communities through energetic song, dance and spoken word. Post show discussion.
Thurs. July 16
A screening of the acclaimed movie musical about South African students involved in the notorious 1976 Soweto Riots in opposition to apartheid. An inspirational story about having the courage to fight for a better world at any age! Please join producer Voza Rivers who brought this award winning film to Broadway and Harlem in 1984 for an in- depth post discussion on this groundbreaking film.
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New York African Chorus Ensemble : The Gathering IV
A night of African Traditional, Popular, and Art music & Awards ceremony Directed by Joyce Adewumi
Featuring: Mai Lingani-Vocal, Yacouba (Cora) Mahamadou (Dejembe), Aya Kato-Piano, New York African Chorus Ensemble Inc, South African Harlem Voices
Place: The Riverside Theater (91 Claremont Ave., 120th street)
Date: Saturday July 18, 2009
Time: 7pm sharp
For Tickets Call Joyce at 212-862-4858, Gloria at 212-368-5444, Paul at 917-539-7271
Gospel Uptown - Harlem's Inspirational Place
Friday, July 24 - 8:00pm
Call For Ticket Information:
Bishop Hezekiah Xzavier Walker, Jr. (born December 24, 1962, in Brooklyn, New York) is a Grammy Award-winning gospel music artist, founder and leader of the Love Fellowship Choir, and Pastor & Bishop of the Love Fellowship Tabernacle, with locations in Brooklyn, New York, and Bensalem, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Bishop Walker is also the Founder and Overseer of the Covenant Keepers International Fellowship, which spiritually covers, giving guidance and direction to, numerous pastors and their churches in the US - including multiple Love Fellowship Tabernacle - The Kingdom Church, with locations throughout the US and in South Africa.
Sonia Barnett Art Exhibit "Evolution"
Hamilton Grange Branch Library at 503 West 145th Street between Amsterdam and Broadway
Exhibition Dates: July 1, 2009-October 31st, 2009.
Reception: Wednesday, July 1st. 5:00 PM-7:00 PM.
Open to the Public
Exhibitions Curated by Laura R. Gadson
Harlem Sewn Up: Quilted Reflections of a Community
June 20th - November 2009
Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St Nicholas Ave @ 123rd St.
Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 11am-5pm
A group quilt exhibition featuring Faith Ringgold, Michael Cummings, Ife Felix, Laura Gadson, Dindga McCannon, Myrah Brown Green, Bisa Butler, Adriene Cruz, Diane Pryor Holland and the Harlem Girls Quilting Circle.
Jewelry as Art - an exhibition featuring the fine work of Jewelry Artisans
July 2nd - Aug. 16th
Gallery M, 123 West 135th Street
Tues - Sat: Call for gallery hours (212) 234-4106
Jewelry artisans are often not recognized in a formal visual arts setting. This exhibition will shine a bright light on their artistry and celebrate their craft.
Sincere's Heart, a play by Brandi Webb
Opening Wednesday, July 8th, 2009!
Show Dates/Location: July 8th through the 12th at Producers Club Grand Theatre at 358 West 44th St. (btw. 8th & 9th Aves.) NY, NY 10036.
Synopsis: Sincere struggles to support his two teenage sisters however, his transition from brother to parent proves him to be ill-prepared. Tensions surface when his uncle, Jerold - a drug addict, steps in as the legal guardian of his sisters. Is either one of them fit to raise the girls?