May 13,2016, 7pm – 10pm East Elmhurst Playground 25th Ave. & 100th St Queens Learn to swing and jazz dance with Lorenz Latin Dance Studio. A screening of Chicago (PG-13) follows the dance lessons.
Video: Festival Internacional de Jazz de Montreal Michel Camilo & Tito Puente (1923-2000) – Mario Bauza (April 28, 1911-July 11, 1993 in New York City) & His Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra – Leverkusener Jazztage 1992 – Sonora Matancera Celia Cruz ((October … Read More
August 9, 2015, 7pm – 9pm East River Park Manhattan In 1983, Felix Hernandez began a two-year project traveling the U.S. collecting hundreds of hours of interviews with R&B artists. The material was used for a 13-part radio documentary called Harlem Hit … Read More
August 8, 2015 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Ramsey Field, Central Park Manhattan Afrika Bambaataa Afrika Bambaataa is one of the three main originators of break-beat deejaying, and is respectfully known as the “Grandfather,” “Godfather,” and “The Amen Ra,” of Hip Hop … Read More
This film dates back to 1974 (41 years ago) and in my estimation the well-being of the African-American has changed little. He/she is still fighting for survival in a very hostile and indifferent culture. What’s most impressive about this film is seeing … Read More
July 25, 2015, 7pm – 9pm Highbridge Park Edgecombe Avenue Harlem Jose Virgilio Peña Suaza better known as Banda Gorda was born in city of Cotui, Dominican Republic. Joseph began studying the trumpet in 1987, and soon after joined the fire department band … Read More