In the words of Miles Davis, “You can tell the history of jazz in four words: Louis Armstrong. Charlie Parker.” Almost sixty years after his passing, Parker is celebrated and credited for his contribution to modern music through rhythmically and … Read More
Saturday, June 6, 2015, 1:00pm Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Blvd Harlem Schomburg Education, in partnership with Community Works, presents a family event to celebrate diverse books in conjunction with our exhibition, Curators’ Choice: Black Life … Read More
Saturday, June 6, 2015, 4:00pm Prospect Park Bandshell (Prospect Park West & 9th St.) Brooklyn Admission: Free ($3 suggested donation) The Louisiana accordionist, singer, and educator Terrance Simien, “a Zydeco Master” who “delivers soul worthy of Stax greats” (Rolling Stone), brings … Read More
Saturday, June 13, 2015, 11:00am – 5:00pm Harlem Hospital 506 Malcolm X Boulevard Harlem ppp This will be a gathering of thought leaders, healthcare professionals, community advocates and healthcare vendors discussing important topics pertaining to men’s health. Areas of particular … Read More
Beginning May 15, 2015-June 20, 2015 The Great Hill – Enter at W. 106th Street & Central Park West Fridays & Saturdays Performances every 28 Minutes between 12–5:30pm Manhattan Black Joy in the Hour of Chaos is a cycle of musical, dance and spoken word poetry performances that evoke … Read More
Venisha Brown is carrying on her father’s—Soul Brother Number One, James Brown—tradition.
This post is dedicated to my good friend Marjorie Johnson who has to be the “Queen of Cupid Shuffle”. She is my inspiration for posting these videos. As you can see it’s a dance for all ages. I “Don’t Get Around … Read More