Archive for June, 2009

It’s All About You — Harlem Youth Gathering

It’s All About You — Harlem Youth Gathering

Time: 11 AM to 3 PM Date: Saturday, June 27, 2009 Location: Harriet Tubman School (PS 154), 250 W 127th Street Description: The “Event: It’s All About You – Summer 2009 – Harlem Youth Gathering” is a Youth Centered informational and educational event for Harlem Youth. The day’s events will focus on providing Resources, a [...]

June 25, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Sneaker Pimps Present Big Boi, Jadakiss, The Clipse, Wale and The Cool Kids

Sneaker Pimps Present Big Boi, Jadakiss, The Clipse, Wale and The Cool Kids

For more info, click here.

June 25, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Rise Saturdays at Harlem’s Hudson River Cafe

Rise Saturdays at Harlem’s Hudson River Cafe

June 25, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Beareather Reddy at Temple M in Harlem

Beareather Reddy at Temple M in Harlem

June 25, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Crime Against Humanity at the East Harlem Cafe

Crime Against Humanity at the East Harlem Cafe

June 25, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Rachelle Ferrell at The Blue Note

Rachelle Ferrell at The Blue Note

Rachelle Ferrell is unquestionably one of the most dynamic talents in contemporary pop music. Very few vocal artists in the industry have Ferrell’s potent combination of range, phrasing, and musicianship (she is also and accomplished pianist). Such potency was made powerfully aware to Blue Note Record’s head Bruce Lundvall who first heard Ferrell on a [...]

June 24, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Bilal — Tonight at The Blue Note

Bilal — Tonight at The Blue Note

These are exciting times in music; a return to purity, risk-taking and truth-telling. Yet it has been some time since we have seen the likes of Bilal Oliver. His prodigious debut album 1st Born Second, is a symbolic raising of the bar, worthy of critical examination.

June 24, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Str8 Talk with Wayne Sutton and Black Web 2.0

Str8 Talk with Wayne Sutton and Black Web 2.0

So you have a website, now what? One of the biggest problems website owners have is how to get customers to their site and how to get a good grasp of what their customers want. One of the most effective ways to do this on a budget is to use social media tools (like Twitter, [...]

June 22, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Blogging While Brown — Covering it Live

Blogging While Brown — Covering it Live

AroundHarlem.com is honored to attend the Blogging While Brown Conference in Chicago today. AT&T generously sponsored our trip. By clicking below, you can follow us on Twitter as we discuss the event with others online and leave comments. Click Here

June 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Str8 Talk — How to Listen to Your Cutsomers Online with BlackWeb 2.0 and Wayne Sutton

Str8 Talk — How to Listen to Your Cutsomers Online with BlackWeb 2.0 and Wayne Sutton

Last September we introduced you to Wayne Sutton as he discussed social media’s role in bringing the news to the public on WHCR, City College’s radio station.

June 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More
36th Annual Father’s Day Skyscraper Harlem Cycling Classic

36th Annual Father’s Day Skyscraper Harlem Cycling Classic

On Sunday June 21, 2009, beginning at 12noon, the 36th ANNUAL FATHER’S DAY SKYSCRAPER HARLEM CYCLING CLASSIC www.skyscraper-harlembikerace.com will be held around Harlem’s MARCUS GARVEY PARK (Madison-5th avenue, 120th-124th streets). the SKYSCRAPER attracts world class cyclists, many of whom have raced for their countries during the Olympics.

June 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Afro-Punk Festival — Music, Film, Art, Skating and Biking

Afro-Punk Festival — Music, Film, Art, Skating and Biking

This summer Afro-Punk, BAMcinematek and Toyota’s/The 5th Door.com will present the 5th annual Afro-Punk Festival in the heart of Brooklyn. The festival is the definitive destination for the global Afro-Punk community. In 2002, Matthew Morgan and James Spooner joined forces to give a voice to thousands of multi-cultural kids fiercely identifying with a lifestyle path-less-traveled. [...]

June 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Freecycling Around Harlem and Around NYC

Freecycling Around Harlem and Around NYC

What are you doing to go green? Have you made any lifestyle changes to help the environment? One day I ran out of paper and needed to print something. (Sometimes I’d rather read from paper than my computer.) Since it was night and I couldn’t get to Staples, I improvised. I inserted used paper into [...]

June 19, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Rock the Bells with Nas, Damian Marley, The Roots, Common and More

Rock the Bells with Nas, Damian Marley, The Roots, Common and More

Date: July 19, 2009 Location: Jones Beach, 1000 Ocean Pkwy, Wantagh, NY Website: http://www.myspace.com/rockthebells

June 19, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Friday Night Freedom Party at Le Poisson Rouge

Friday Night Freedom Party at Le Poisson Rouge

June 17, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Real Men Cook in Harlem

Real Men Cook in Harlem

Real Men Cook is a Father’s Day celebration where men serve their specialty dishes for attendees. The Real Men Cook event features amateur volunteer cooks, cooks from local restaurants and celebrities. Proceeds from the event go to local charities. Taking place at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building on 125th Street & Adam [...]

June 17, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Digital Thursdays at Velour Lounge

Digital Thursdays at Velour Lounge

June 16, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Black Alumni Council of Columbia University Cocktail Party Fundraiser at Svntn Below in Harlem

Black Alumni Council of Columbia University Cocktail Party Fundraiser at Svntn Below in Harlem

The Black Alumni Council of Columbia University provides scholarships for seven students attending their Alma Mater each year. They aim to reach their goal each year through various fund raising events geared toward different members of the Black Alumni community and other philanthropic young people. This spring, they will host a cocktail party as part [...]

June 16, 2009 | 1 Comment More