Archive for May, 2010
[Jun 12] SignatureB Grand Opening NFL Speed Date
Earlier today I listed two events for Kola Boof in Harlem. For those unfamiliar with the author, below are details which I hope will spark your curiosity to come out to see her and purchase a book or two. Sally Worwill, a feminist Scholar at Sarah Lawrence University, described Koal Boof as “Refreshing, daring, disturbing, [...]
BET/VH-1 television Host and author of “Dare“ Abiola Abrahams will introduce Award-Winning Novelist and Poet * * Kola Boof * * as she sings native Nilotic Egyptian songs and reads from her many books
I just clicked on this link to send a message to the House Financial Services Committee. The message simply stated, “DO NOT privatize public housing”. According to their website, “The Committee oversees all components of the nation’s housing and financial services sectors including banking, insurance, real estate, public and assisted housing, and securities. The Committee [...]
OneDegreeFrom.Me, a premiere matchmaking and lifestyle coaching service for sophisticated, educated and cultured singles and creators of The Modern Day Matchmaker, a weekly webisode on relationship advice and today’s world of dating is having a live event in NYC. For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.
Founded in 1985, the Lavender Light Gospel Choir is a mixed chorus (women and men). Although the group encompasses many ethnic and spiritual backgrounds, the choir provides a special ministry to black lesbians and gays, who have historically been pressured by their communities to choose between their blackness and their gayness. Their repertoire includes gospel [...]
Over the last 18 years, the festival has brought together hundreds of artists, musicians and community members to celebrate East Harlem’s diversity of Mexican, Puerto Rican, South American, West African, Caribbean, Arabic and African-American cultures.
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DanceAfrica, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) longest running program — and one of America’s largest and most vibrant celebrations of African and African American dance, music, and culture — celebrated its 30th year in 2007. Created in 1977 to heighten awareness of African culture, the festival has evolved into a high-spirited Memorial Day Weekend tradition [...]
Remember Malcolm X, Teach-in and March Date/Time: Wednesday May 19th, 11:30am-4pm Location: Harlem State Office Building, 125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. Take: A,C,D,2,3,4,5,6 Trains to 125th Street Contact: (718) 398-1766
[Jun 6] Sundae Sermon Party in Harlem’s Morningside Park
Next month, Harlem will host to its first ever Gay Pride Celebration. Harlem Pride will be sponsoring several events that will celebrate the pride and diversity of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and Same Gender Loving (SGL) neighbors and organizations in Harlem. The scope and vision of the inaugural Harlem Pride event by its founding [...]
Lehman Center for the Performing Arts presents a hilarious comedy concert that brings together the best Latin comediennes in America, “New Yorican” SARA CONTRERAS, Miami Cubana MONIQUE MARVEZ, Tejana SANDRA VALLS and Hot Tamales’ KIKI MELENDEZ, THE ORIGINAL LATIN DIVAS OF COMEDY, on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 8pm.
[Jun 4] After the Dance: Conversations on Michael Jackson’s Black America
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[May 22] 18th Annual Ethnic Festival of El Barrio