Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run, Health Walk, & Children's Run
Aug
24
8:00 AM08:00

Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run, Health Walk, & Children's Run

  • W. 135th St. & St. Nicholas Ave. New York, NY 10037 USA (map)
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Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run, Health Walk & Children’s Run (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Location: W. 135th St. & St. Nicholas Ave.

New York Road Runners | NYRR Open Run (9:00 AM - 10:00 PM)

Location: Morningside Park (110th St. & Manhattan Ave.)

Outdoor Screening Of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse + Historic Film Clips of Iconic Stars: Lena Horne, The Nicholas Brothers, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, Dizzy Gillespie, Katherine Dunham, Cab Calloway, and more

Location: St Nicholas Park Great Lawn (W. 135th St & St. Nicholas Ave.)

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Sunday Gospel Services
Aug
25
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday Gospel Services

Gospel Services at four select Harlem houses of worship

Abyssinian Baptist Church

132 W 138th St

New York, NY 10030

Canaan Baptist Church

132 W 116th St

New York, NY 10026

First Corinthian Baptist Church

1912 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd

New York, NY 10026

Salem United Baptist Church

2190 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd

New York, NY 10027

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Minton's Playhouse
Aug
29
7:30 PM19:30

Minton's Playhouse

Jazzmobile launches its Thursday Night residency at Minton’s Playhouse - the newest addition to New York City’s longest running jazz festival - Jazzmobile’s Summerfest!

Make your reservations for our 7:30 PM and/or 9:30 PM show!

Cover: Free

Happy Hour: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

$30 minimum for food or beverages.

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HARLEM DAY
Aug
18
9:00 AM09:00

HARLEM DAY

  • W. 135th St. b/w St. Nicholas Ave. & 5th Ave. New York, NY 10037 USA (map)
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HARLEM DAY originally took place on Saturday, August 17, 1974, on West 138th Street & 7th Avenue. It was created by a group of Harlemites under the leadership of the Honorable Percy E. Sutton.

Location: W. 135th St. b/w St. Nicholas Ave. & 5th Ave.

Parade of Automobiles (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Upper Manhattan Auto Show (10:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Business Expo (12:00 PM - 6:00 PM)

Health Village (12:00 PM - 6:00 PM)

Tribute to Cal Ramsey / Auto Show Awards / Concert

(12:00 PM - 7:00 PM) (b/w Malcolm X Blvd. & 5th Avenue)

Sundae Sermon / Apollo Amateur Hour / Children’s Festival Part II/ HAA Artz Rootz & Rhythm / Concert featuring Ray Chew & The Crew

(12:00 PM - 7:00 PM) (St. Nicholas Stage)

Back To School Fashion Show | Taste Of Broadway

(12:00 PM - 7:00 PM) (YMCA Stage)

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HARLEM WEEK Book Signing
Aug
17
1:00 PM13:00

HARLEM WEEK Book Signing

  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Lobby (map)
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HARLEM WEEK Celebrates 3 Distinguished Black Journalists & Authors

Come meet three distinguished journalists and authors at Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at this special book signing event taking place during HARLEM WEEK.

  • Cheryl Wills, NY 1 Anchor & Show Host Author of Die Free - A Heroic Family Tale

  • Herb Boyd, The Amsterdam News , Author of Black Detroit: A People's History of Self- Determination

  • Bill Rhoden, New York Times, Author of 40 Million Dollar Slaves

Books will be available for purchase at the Schomburg Center bookstore.

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Summer In The City
Aug
17
12:00 PM12:00

Summer In The City

Uptown Saturday Concert (12:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

Location: W. 135th Street b/w St. Nicholas Park @ Malcolm X Blvd.

Higher Education Fair & Expo (12:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Location: W. 135th Street ACP, Jr. Blvd. & Malcolm X Blvd.

Dancing In The Streets | HAA Artz Rootz & Rhythm | Fashion Flava | Memphis/Harlem Artists

(12:00 - 6:00 PM)

Location: St. Nicholas Ave Stage (W. 135th St. b/w Malcolm X Blvd. & 5th Ave.)

NYC Children’s festival — Part I (12:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Location: W. 135th St. b/w Malcolm X Blvd. & 5th Ave.

Harlem Spelling Bee (3:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Location: Countee Cullen Library

***Reception (for Spelling Bee competitors and their care givers - ONLY): American Negro Theatre (inside of the Schomburg Center), 3PM ***

Memphis / Harlem Arts Alliance | Image Nation: Film Screening of If Beale Street Could Talk

(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

Location: St. Nicholas Park Green Lawn (W. 135th Street & St. Nicholas Ave.)

New York Road Runners | NYRR Open Run

(9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Location: Morning Side Park (110th St. $ Manhattan Ave.)

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Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem's Culture, Past, Present, Future
Aug
15
7:00 PM19:00

Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem's Culture, Past, Present, Future

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This HARLEM WEEK edition of Apollo Uptown Hall gathers thought leaders from some of Harlem’s most influential arts organizations to celebrate milestone anniversaries in the arts community and discuss what role these cultural organizations will play in either preserving traditions or advancing change.

MODERATED BY:
Cheryl Wills, Spectrum News NY1
Imhotep Gary Byrd, WBLS
Herb BoydNew York Amsterdam News

FEATURING:
Kamilah Forbes,  Executive Producer, Apollo Theater
Yusuf Hasan, Chairman, The African-American Day Parade
Anna Glass, Executive Director, Dance Theatre of Harlem
Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director, Dance Theatre of Harlem
Lloyd Williams, Chairman, HARLEM WEEK Inc.
Donna Walker-Kuhne, Board Member, HARLEM WEEK Inc.
Sade Lythcott, CEO, National Black Theatre
Jonathan McCrory, Director of Theatre Arts, National Black Theatre

PRESENTATIONS & PERFORMANCES BY:
Keisha Sutton-James, Granddaughter of Harlem politician and businessman Percy E. Sutton
Keia Johnson, Memphis R&B Singer
Marching Cobras Drumline and Danceline

MUSIC BY:
Kool DJ Red Alert, WBLS

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Amateur Night: Show Off
Aug
14
7:30 PM19:30

Amateur Night: Show Off

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The winners of recent Amateur Night shows come together to show off their talent and compete for the chance to move on to the Finals on August 21st. Contestants who make it this far can compete for the title of Grand Finale Winner and a cash prize ($5,000 in the Child Star category and $20,000 in the Adult category) on November 27th!

Aspiring musicians, singers, dancers, comedians, rappers and spoken word artists try their best to please the audiences that can make them an Apollo legend. Get ready to cheer or jeer as you decide who stays and who gets booted off stage. At Amateur Night, you tell the performers to be good or be gone!

Amateur Night at the Apollo is hosted by the comedian Capone. Each show begins with a festive pre-party featuring video and music by DJ Jess followed by the dynamic vocals of Joe Gray, the “Set it Off Man.” And keep a lookout for C.P. Lacey, the resident Executioner who sweeps bad talent off the stage.

HALF-OFF FOR HARLEM
Harlem residents, employees, and business owners and students can save 50% on tickets to this moving performance. Half-Off for Harlem tickets can be purchased in person at the Apollo Theater Box Office. Ticket buyers must provide proof of residence or work ID. Offer available only while supplies last.

Half-Off for Harlem for this production is supported by JL Greene Arts Access Fund in The New York Community Trust.

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Sunday Gospel Services
Aug
11
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday Gospel Services

Abyssinian Baptist Church

132 W 138th St

New York, NY 10030

Canaan Baptist Church

132 W 116th St

New York, NY 10026

First Corinthian Baptist Church

1912 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd

New York, NY 10026

Salem United Baptist Church

2190 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd

New York, NY 10027

Convent Avenue Baptist Church

420 W 145th St.

New York, NY 10031

Memorial Baptist Church

141 W 115th St.

New York, NY 10026

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NYC Economic Development Day
Aug
8
9:30 AM09:30

NYC Economic Development Day

  • Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall (map)
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The Economic Development Day (EDD) conference hosted in Columbia University features topical conferences on the business and economic impacts on the Harlem community. Each EDD Conference has its own theme — a sampling of which includes presentations by developers of new projects in Upper Manhattan and New York as well as providing and promoting regional and international business opportunities for women, local and minority owned businesses, job fairs, business expos, loan pavilions and more.

International Business & Health Conferences [registration required]

Location: Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Indoor Business & Professional Services Expo [free, open to all]

Location: Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Outdoor Farmer’s Market

Location: Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 (outside)

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Basil A. Paterson Business Award Luncheon [tickets required]

Location: Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 (outside)

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Tech “MeetUp”/ Business Conference presented by Silicon Harlem [registration required]

Location: Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 (outside)

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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Amateur Night @ The Apollo
Aug
7
7:30 PM19:30

Amateur Night @ The Apollo

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A brand new line-up of contestants competes for the chance to perform during the August 14th Semi-Finals and move on to Finals on August 21st. It all leads to the chance of winning the title of Grand Finale Winner and a cash prize ($5,000 in the Child Star category and $20,000 in the Adult category) on November 27, 2019.

HALF-OFF FOR HARLEM
Harlem residents, employees, and business owners and students can save 50% on tickets to this moving performance. Half-Off for Harlem tickets can be purchased in person at the Apollo Theater Box Office. Ticket buyers must provide proof of residence or photo ID. Offer available only while supplies last.

HALF-OFF FOR HARLEM
Harlem residents, employees, and business owners and students can save 50% on tickets to this moving performance. Half-Off for Harlem tickets can be purchased in person at the Apollo Theater Box Office. Ticket buyers must provide proof of residence or photo ID. Offer available only while supplies last.

Half-Off for Harlem for this production is supported by JL Greene Arts Access Fund in The New York Community Trust.

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Jazzmobile's Summerfest
Aug
7
7:00 PM19:00

Jazzmobile's Summerfest

Featuring Brianna Thomas

About Jazzmobile

Jazzmobile's mission is to present, preserve, promote and propagate America's classical music, Jazz.

Founded in 1964 by National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, pianist, Dr. Billy Taylor and philanthropist and arts administrator, Ms. Daphne Anstein, Jazzmobile is the first U.S. not-for-profit arts and cultural organization created just for Jazz.

Whether on the street, in a park or at a major concert hall here or abroad, Jazzmobile works in partnership with like-minded organizations to present high quality Jazz performances that enrich the culture and imbue new life into the surrounding area.

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Sunday Gospel Services
Aug
4
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday Gospel Services

Abyssinian Baptist Church

132 W 138th St

New York, NY 10030

Canaan Baptist Church

132 W 116th St

New York, NY 10026

First Corinthian Baptist Church

1912 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd

New York, NY 10026

Salem United Baptist Church

2190 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd

New York, NY 10027

Convent Avenue Baptist Church

420 W 145th St.

New York, NY 10031

Memorial Baptist Church

141 W 115th St.

New York, NY 10026

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Harlem Havana Music Festival and Harlem Jazz & Music Festival
Aug
3
2:00 PM14:00

Harlem Havana Music Festival and Harlem Jazz & Music Festival

  • The Cathedral Church Of Saint John The Divine (map)
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4th Annual Harlem Havana Music & Cultural Festival Celebration

Join us as we kick off 4th Annual Harlem Havana Music & Cultural Celebration featuring Oyu Oro, an Afro-Cuban experimental dance ensemble from Santiago de Cuba and Harlem artists Keith "THE CAPTAIN" Gamble & The Nu Gypsies.

Drums: Dangerous Dave Dawson
Keyboards: John Colonna
Bass: Donald "Spider" Nicks
Sax & Reeds: John Dubose
Poly-ethnic Percussion: Manny Montanez
Guitar, Harmonica & Vocals: Keith "THE CAPTAIN" Gamble

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Jazzmobile's Summerfest
Aug
2
7:00 PM19:00

Jazzmobile's Summerfest

  • Marcus Garvey Park , Richard Rodger Amphitheatre (map)
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About Jazzmobile

Jazzmobile's mission is to present, preserve, promote and propagate America's classical music, Jazz.

Founded in 1964 by National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, pianist, Dr. Billy Taylor and philanthropist and arts administrator, Ms. Daphne Anstein, Jazzmobile is the first U.S. not-for-profit arts and cultural organization created just for Jazz.

Whether on the street, in a park or at a major concert hall here or abroad, Jazzmobile works in partnership with like-minded organizations to present high quality Jazz performances that enrich the culture and imbue new life into the surrounding area.

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First Fridays: House Music Edition Honoring Larry Levan
Aug
2
6:00 PM18:00

First Fridays: House Music Edition Honoring Larry Levan

  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (map)
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In honor of legendary DJ Larry Levan, guests at our 6th annual House Music Edition of First Fridays will jam all night long to house music! Come party and experience African fashion with a pop shop by Ghana made desginer Simply Maam.

With our extended hours, guests are also invited to check out our exhibitions A Ballad For Harlem and Femmetography: The Gaze Shifted.

21+ Event

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Summer Stage in Harlem
Aug
1
5:00 PM17:00
R&B

Summer Stage in Harlem

  • Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building (map)
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R&B Night

Join us at the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building for a FREE R&B concert with a featured performance by Bartlett Contemporaries with the Next Generation Sound!

 Performers:

Bartlett Contemporaries with the Next Generation Sound

Ashley Keiko Chambers

SheShe Azusa

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Youth Education & Career Conference 2.0 & Hack-A-Tho
Aug
1
10:00 AM10:00

Youth Education & Career Conference 2.0 & Hack-A-Tho

  • City College of New York, North Academic Center (map)
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Open to young people ages 13-24, this conference will feature sessions on careers in technology (“21st Century Jobs”), technology based exhibits and demonstrations in the workplace and special hackathon activities focused on community service and registering people to vote.

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Amateur Night
Jul
31
7:30 PM19:30

Amateur Night

Amateur Night at the Apollo is one of New York’s most popular live entertainment experiences, attracting performers and audiences the world over. The classic competition is known for its notoriously “tough” audience, gleefully deciding who will “be good or be gone” to win the grand prize. Who will be the next Ella Fitzgerald, James Brown or Michael Jackson? At Amateur Night, you decide.

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Jazzmobile's Summerfest
Jul
31
7:00 PM19:00

Jazzmobile's Summerfest

Jazzmobile's Summerfest featuring T.K. Blue

Born to a Trinidadian mother and a Jamaican father in the Bronx, saxophonist T.K. Blue took up music as a child and later built a career infused with his Afro-Caribbean roots.

For three years he toured with Abdullah Ibrahim and subsequently moved to Paris, where he recorded and released his first CD, “Egyptian Oasis,” in 1986 and toured 25 countries in Africa. Upon his arrival back in the States, Blue recorded his second album “Taja.” His latest album was released in 2017 and was called “Amour.”

http://www.tkblue.com/

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