Film – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE (Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.)

Well, it’s about time. What an amazing place! As a student of Africana history, I have anxiously awaited the opening of this important institution and I was not disappointed. The first thing one notices is the building itself. It reminded … Read More

Free For All – HUDSON RIVER PARK’S RIVERFLICKS, FAMILY FRIDAYS – “Minions”

July 8, 2016, 8:30pm Pier 46 Greenwich Village Christopher Street and the Hudson River Manhattan FAMILY FRIDAYS There’s something for everyone in the family on Friday nights in Hudson River Park! Hudson RiverFlicks, Family Fridays returns to Hudson River Park’s … Read More

Free For All – Film – “Shining Star: A Tribute to Maurice White”

Seven-time Grammy Award winner Maurice White was the mastermind behind multi-platinum funk band Earth, Wind & Fire. BAMcinématek pays tribute to the late bandleader with two phenomenal vintage shows from the height of their powers: a live-in-the-studio performance on January … Read More

That Bad Eartha Kitt Purr-haps, Misunderstood?

“Many men wanted to lay me down, but few wanted to pick me up.” —Eartha Kitt The tantalizing tease…the seductive strut…the bewitching come-hither look…the low, raspy voice…and of course, her signature purr-r-r-r-r. That was, unmistakably, the indomitable Eartha Kitt. An … Read More

Free For All – Summerstage – Hard Hittin’ Harry / screening: Afripedia with Q&A

Hard Hittin’ Harry  Haiti-born DJ, Hard Hittin Harry (Harry D’Janite) is a Brooklyn, NY resident by way of Montreal, Canada and New Jersey. DJ Hard Hittin Harry entertains his audience blending unique styles of the latest and classic Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, … Read More

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