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