Archive for December, 2008

Patti, Nona & Sarah Back Together — Labelle in Harlem at the Apollo

Patti, Nona & Sarah Back Together — Labelle in Harlem at the Apollo

To read more about Labelle getting back together, click here. ****** Tickets available through the Apollo Theater Box Office or www.ticketmaster.com/apollotheater

December 11, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Harlem Educational Activities Fund Awarded $200,000 by Bank of America

Harlem Educational Activities Fund Awarded $200,000 by Bank of America

The Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) announced that it has been granted the Bank of America 2008 Neighborhood Builder Award. Bank of America hosted an awards ceremony on November 17, 2008 as an extension of their Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Neighborhood Excellence Initiative recognizing organizations and individuals who are working to improve the lives [...]

December 11, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Harlem Yoga

Harlem Yoga

You’ve probably heard that yoga is good for you. Maybe you have even tried yoga and discovered that it makes you feel better. But what are the specific health benefits can you expect to enjoy from doing yoga regularly? Physical Benefits Flexibility: Stretching your tight body in new ways will help it to become more [...]

December 11, 2008 | 4 Comments More
Immortal Technique at S.O.B.s

Immortal Technique at S.O.B.s

December 10, 2008 | 2 Comments More
Sol Village with Eric Roberson * The Collective * Bilal Salaam * Monet * Ndelible * Gordon Chambers

Sol Village with Eric Roberson * The Collective * Bilal Salaam * Monet * Ndelible * Gordon Chambers

December 10, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Blackbird: The African American Web Browser and Philanthropry on the Web

Blackbird: The African American Web Browser and Philanthropry on the Web

Yeah, you read that right. Blackbird: African American web browser. First thought — Totally ignored it when I got the link. Some consider me a go-to-person on the web regarding Black folks, technology and social media. After several requests for thoughts and jokes about the browser, I thought I’d officially add my 2 cents. Check [...]

December 8, 2008 | 33 Comments More
Harlem Hallelujah Holiday Concert with Dr. Sujay

Harlem Hallelujah Holiday Concert with Dr. Sujay

Tickets available through the Apollo Theater Box Office or www.ticketmaster.com/apollotheater

December 7, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Nu Classix Sunday [the hotfiya session]

Nu Classix Sunday [the hotfiya session]

December 5, 2008 | 0 Comments More
The Sunday Best Collective

The Sunday Best Collective

The Sunday Best Collective; a unique forum of young, hip artisans, trendsetters and entertainers was created to showcase the works and talents of their international, unknown, and independent peers. This collective, The Sunday Best, is not just the people; it’s not just the artwork. It’s an urban bazaar/cocktail party/networking event all thrown together in the [...]

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Soul from Seal

Soul from Seal

Seal’s latest CD, simply titled Soul, is 11 tracks of classic soul remakes.

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Harlem for the Holidays

Harlem for the Holidays

From December 4 through January 2, more than 40 Harlem retailers, restaurants, bakeries, theaters, and museums have partnered with NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing tourism and partnership organization, to celebrate the neighborhood and the holiday season. Also, a Harlem for the Holidays trolley — operated by Gray Line New York Sightseeing — [...]

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Vanishing New York

Vanishing New York

Plans for skyscrapers in Manhattan. Each marker represents a planned building. ****** Vanishing New York — The Documentary Like many cities across America, New York has been changing rapidly. But, as recently as 1990, it still had many old-fashioned aspects. Bakeries, butcher shops, family-owned grocery stores, bars and coffee shops were places where neighbors gathered [...]

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The Freedom Party at the Canal Room

The Freedom Party at the Canal Room

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Wale withSpecial Guests Kid Cudi * Colin Munroe * Che Grand * DJ Nick Catchdubs * Mark Ronson

Wale withSpecial Guests Kid Cudi * Colin Munroe * Che Grand * DJ Nick Catchdubs * Mark Ronson

December 5, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Q-Tip, Rich Medina and Vashtie at Santos Party House

Q-Tip, Rich Medina and Vashtie at Santos Party House

Rich Medina (Jump & Funk, APT) & Q-Tip (A Tribe Called Quest) spin a diverse mix of classic and new hip-hop, soul, funk, dancefloor bangers, and more. Hosted by the amazing Va$htie (1992 party) doors 11pm, $10 at the door COME EARLY– CAPACITY IS MET EARLY!

December 5, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Brooklyn is CHANGING (and Fast) !!!

Brooklyn is CHANGING (and Fast) !!!

From Atlantic Yards to high-rise condos, the future of central Brooklyn is under construction right now. Take a look-at eye level-at the people and places that make this place what it is and what it will be. This lively performance of THEATER, DANCE, and MUSIC takes its inspiration from interviews with the real life players [...]

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Fete St. Yves: Beyond the Mountains — Photographs by Tony Savino at Harlem’s Casa Frela Gallery

Fete St. Yves: Beyond the Mountains — Photographs by Tony Savino at Harlem’s Casa Frela Gallery

The photographs by Tony Savino are an entry into the private and sacred world of the Vodou religion. He is able to capture the beauty, complexity and richness of the Haitian people and of their religion. As a viewer you can’t help but to be engulfed and drawn into the world he is giving us [...]

December 5, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Some Place Like Home — The Fight Against Gentrification in Downtown Brooklyn

Some Place Like Home — The Fight Against Gentrification in Downtown Brooklyn

The Host Committee and the Members of Families United for Racial & Economic Equality (FUREE) invite you to the premiere screening of “SOME PLACE LIKE HOME: The Fight Against Gentrification in Downtown Brooklyn” A documentary by FUREE. Narrated by KEVIN POWELL Friday, December 5, 2008 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm The Founder’s Auditorium at Medgar [...]

December 5, 2008 | 0 Comments More