Archive for August, 2009

Capone — Back to the Essence

Capone — Back to the Essence

August 28, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Sundae Sermon in Harlem’s Morningside Park with NYC’s Best DJs

Sundae Sermon in Harlem’s Morningside Park with NYC’s Best DJs

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August 27, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Z’Novia — Soul Food with a Healthy Twist

Z’Novia — Soul Food with a Healthy Twist

Z’Novia is a new innovative and conscious southern cuisine restaurant on the Grand Concourse. They offer “healthy”,  savory soul food while the sounds of R & B, Jazz, and Latin music play in the background. Their “healthy” soul food dishes and desserts include succulent ribs, mouthwatering free-range chicken, tasty appetizers and fresh wild salmon. All [...]

August 27, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Presidential Proclamation on the Death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy

Presidential Proclamation on the Death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy

US President Barack Obama listens to his introduction by Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy before signing the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act at the SEED School i n Washington in this April 21, 2009. PHOTO: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images ***** DEATH OF SENATOR EDWARD M. KENNEDY – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT [...]

August 26, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Governor David Paterson on Ted Kennedy’s Death

Governor David Paterson on Ted Kennedy’s Death

“It is with profound grief that I learned the news of Senator Edward Kennedy’s passing late last night. “Senator Kennedy took his seat in the United States Senate in 1962, and from the moment he was sworn in, he fought for the progressive principles and ideas that he held so close to his heart. Over [...]

August 26, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Affordable Day Care in East Harlem

Affordable Day Care in East Harlem

Janet Durrans for The New York Times ***** The Union Settlement Association, is holding a series of back-to-school open house events at its day care and head start centers in East Harlem. Working parents with children ages 2-5 are encouraged to attend. Open houses will be held at these locations: September 2, 2-4pm Head Start [...]

August 26, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival annually assembles some of the finest musicians in the world who reflect Parker’s musical individuality and genius, to promote appreciation for this highly influential and world-renowned artist. The two days of free concerts take place in neighborhoods where Charlie Parker lived and worked, in Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park and the [...]

August 24, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Q-Tip Presents Long Live the King — A Birthday Celebration for Michael Jackson

Q-Tip Presents Long Live the King — A Birthday Celebration for Michael Jackson

August 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Let’s Get Together — Bunch or Afterwork?

Let’s Get Together — Bunch or Afterwork?

Let’s put faces with names, meet new people and come from behind our computer screens. What do you say? Brunch in Harlem or Drinks and Dinner After Work? (If you can’t see the poll, click the title.) Also, feel free to write any comments below. Thanks …. April

August 18, 2009 | 2 Comments More
La Menta Collective — Friends. Artists. Collaborators.

La Menta Collective — Friends. Artists. Collaborators.

La Menta Collective is a new initiative providing a platform for new and emerging artists of various art forms. The Collective seeks to provide an avenue for artistic growth. Through regular exhibitions, readings and performances (juntas), an online presence, and involvement in various arts events, they strive to provide themselves and other artists with a [...]

August 17, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Concert Review: Laura Izibor, Lance Drummonds and Jesse Boykins III at SOBs

Concert Review: Laura Izibor, Lance Drummonds and Jesse Boykins III at SOBs

There’s a new songstress on the scene who has been compared many a time to Alicia Keys, however do not let that comparison fool you.  Perhaps it is because they both play piano fearlessly.  Perhaps it is because they can rock both behind and in front of the keys.  Whatever it is, Laura Izibor is [...]

August 17, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Theatre Review — Another Man’s Poison

Theatre Review — Another Man’s Poison

Penelope Lowder (Pauline) and Leland Gantt (Frankie Masters) Photo Credit: Joan Marcus *** As American perceptions on race are constantly changing, notions of identity continue to shift and require deeper understanding of historical context and social issues.  “Another Man’s Poison,” is a play that attempts to tackle the complexities of Black masculinity in the racially [...]

August 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Harlem Stage Reading of Sleep Deprivation Chamber and Community Forum on Race and Law Enforcement

Harlem Stage Reading of Sleep Deprivation Chamber and Community Forum on Race and Law Enforcement

A staged reading of OBIE Award-winning play “Sleep Deprivation Chamber” about police brutality and its impact on a black family – written by Adam P. Kennedy and Adrienne Kennedy – forms the backdrop for a community discussion of race relations and law enforcement on Mon., Aug. 17, 7 pm. at the Harlem Stage Gatehouse. In [...]

August 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Help Save A Generation — Mentor a Kid

Help Save A Generation — Mentor a Kid

Why Mentor? Because our children are in a state of emergency… Of all Black fourth-graders, 58% are functionally illiterate. In some cities, 80% of our boys drop out before finishing high school. Every day 1,000 Black children are arrested. 1 in every 8 African American males ages 25-29 is incarcerated. The number one cause of [...]

August 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
African Diaspora Summer Film Series

African Diaspora Summer Film Series

GOSPEL HILL Greed and idealism collide in this powerful narrative staring Danny Glover, Angela Bassett, Samuel L. Jackson, Nia Long and Giancarlo Esposito. Tensions of the past resurface, as a town and its people struggle with age-old issues of the politics of prejudice. Images of past and present blend seamlessly as reminders of lessons yet [...]

August 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Harlem Week Festivities

Harlem Week Festivities

Lots of Harlem Week events going on this weekend. For details, visit http://www.harlemweek.com/

August 14, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Big Pimpin’

Big Pimpin’

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August 12, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Another Man’s Poison

Another Man’s Poison

Off-Broadway Limited Engagement 2 Weeks Only: August 12 – 16 and August 19 – 23 at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater 416 West 42nd Street • NYC (between 9th Av & 10th Av) … ANOTHER MAN’S POISON reveals the irony of the sweet revenge of success set in the fascinating backdrop of prime time television. [...]

August 12, 2009 | 0 Comments More