February 8th, 2017 by HarlemGuy

 

2017 Harlem Fine Arts Show at The Riverside Church

 

2017 Harlem Fine Arts New YorkThe Harlem Fine Arts Show is coming back to Riverside Church Thursday, February 16th through the 19th with a special salute to African-Americans in Medicine.  Tickets are available now priced from $25-$50.

2017 HARLEM FINE ARTS SHOW NEW YORK
At THE HISTORIC RIVERSIDE CHURCH
91 Claremont Avenue between 120th & 121st

Schedule

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 16TH
EXHIBITION & SALE 6PM -11PM
VIP Champagne Toast: 5:30pm – 6pm
Opening Night: 6pm – 10pm
Hosted by Delta Sigma Theta (BAC) & Riverside Church Foundation
SALUTE to AFRICAN AMERICANS in MEDICINE
(15 Plus Hospitals from the Tristate Area of NY,NJ & CT)
Special Achievement Award to Rev. Calvin O. Butts (Abyssinian B.C.)
Live Music •Passed Hors D’ouerves • Beverages alcoholic/non-alcoholic

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17TH
YOUTH EMPOWERMENT DAY: 9am – 1pm
(Exhibition Open to Schools Only)
EXHIBITION & SALE 4PM -11PM
Exhibition Open for Commercial Sales to Galleries & Museums: 2pm – 4pm
Council of Urban Professionals Celebration (CUPUSA): 6pm – 11pm

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH
EXHIBITION & SALE 10AM -11PM
Art Lecture & Artist Talk: 11am – 1pm
LUNCHEON: 1pm -3pm
EVENT 6pm -11pm

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH
Sale & Exhibition: 12pm -6pm (After Riverside Church Services)

GOSPEL BRUNCH 12Noon – 4:00pm
SALUTE to AFRICAN AMERICAN NURSES
(Special Celebration for Lincoln Hospital/ Harlem Hospital School of Nursing, founded 1923)

EXHIBITION & SALE CLOSES: 6PM

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July 15th, 2014 by HarlemMom

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“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”

~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

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June 2nd, 2014 by tharealharlemista

If you haven’t dropped by Art in FLUX Harlem’s current BLACK & WHITE show at ALOFT Harlem, they are also hosting an artist discussion on June 8th where you can meet these talented creators. Don’t miss it!

ALOFT Harlem is located at 2296 Frederick Douglass Blvd. between 123 and 124th Streets.

 

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GRACE

 

 

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June 1st, 2014 by HarlemGuy

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HARLEM ON FIRE

Harlem is on fire
Bright lights big city uptown
Another rebirth

-Herve Jean-Baptiste @HJeanBaptiste


This Haiku is part of the ongoing response to our piece regarding Haiku’s about Harlem.   Click here to view previous responses.

We will continue to share new HarlemHaiku’s regularly.  If you post a contribution on any of our social media channels (view list here), just remember to add #harlemhaiku.

If you don’t see us publish your Haiku just let us know.

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November 20th, 2013 by harlemhouse

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Art In FLUX Harlem and Aloft Hotel launch a collaboration to promote visual artists in Harlem.  On the evening of December 3, 2013 Art In FLUX presents two Harlem artists, Andre Woolery and Ruben Natal-San Miguel, in the lobby of Aloft on their dedicated art walls.  Aloft has a company-wide commitment to support the local artistic community by devoting space to presenting art.  Art In FLUX hopes to utilize the Aloft Harlem space to present unique and compelling exhibits that create conversation and highlight the dynamic contemporary art culture in Harlem.

This inaugural exhibit at Aloft is titled NOTHING IS COLORPROOF after a piece by Andre Woolery of the same name.  “Nothing is Colorproof” is a triptych of a gun shooting a swirling rainbow of colors.   “A gun represents both chaos and order. In the chaos of my thoughts and ideas, color is the organizing order. It brings clarity to a vision. If my mind were the weapon and my ideas were the bullets… then color would be the force propelling it forward” states Andre.

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Both Andre and Ruben reflect on culture, race, and gender through their own mediums – paint & pushpins and photography, respectively.  They each capture moments in time and exploit the use of color and light to convey a sense of hope.  Ruben chronicles Harlem by photographing the people and the architecture that are the fabric of the community.  Andre paints iconic images hoping to open our eyes to a new set of possibilities.    Together these two artists open a window on our society and awaken our consciousness.

NOTHING IS COLORPROOF opens on December 3rd at 6:30pm.

WHAT: NOTHING IS COLORPROOF, pop-up art exhibit and sale.
WHO: Featured Artists: Andre Woolery and Ruben Natal-San Miguel.
WHEN: December 3, 2013 through January 31, 2014, Open Daily.
WHERE: Aloft Harlem Hotel, 2296 Frederick Douglass Blvd. at 124th St, Harlem, NYC.
INFO: www.artinfluxharlem.com

OPENING RECEPTION: December 3, 6:30 to 9:30pm sponsored by The 5 & Diamond Harlem and Papi Wines.
RSVP: 646-340-3479 or info@artinfluxharlem.com

www.artinfluxharlem.com
Aloft Harlem

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July 3rd, 2013 by harlemcondolife

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Summer Streets is an annual celebration in New York City for people to get out and enjoy our most valuable public space… our streets!  For three consecutive Saturdays, August 3, 10 and 17, nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets are opened up for  everyone to play, walk, run and bike.

This year two things in particular that stand out “Voice Tunnel” by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and “CoolStop” by Chat Travieso.  Voice Tunnel will be  a seven-block-long art installation of lights and sound  in the Park Avenue Tunnel open for the first time to pedestrians in history during Summer Streets. The seven-block-long tunnel, running from 33rd Street to 40th Street, which originally carried rail cars when it opened in 1834, will become the basis for a temporary, participatory art installation.  See more Here.  Cool Stop is a prototype for a water mister that connects to fire hydrants and provides a safe, efficient and fun alternative to cool off by a hydrant. Constructed mostly of recycled PVC piping, the 10′ installation resembles a large splash that Summer Streets participants may stand under for a small reprieve from the hot summer sun.

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Summer Streets is modeled on other events from around the world including Ciclovía in Bogotá, Colombia and the Paris Plage. The event is part bike tour, part walking tour, part block party–a great time for exercise, people watching, or just enjoying summer mornings.

Running from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm, Summer Streets extends from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park.  All activities at Summer Streets are free of charge, and designed for people of all ages and ability levels to share the streets respectfully. On three consecutive Saturdays in the summer, nearly seven miles of NYC’s streets are opened for people to play, walk, bike, and breathe. Summer Streets provides space for healthy recreation and encourages New Yorkers to use more sustainable forms of transportation. In 2012, more than 250,000 people took advantage of the open streets.

Learn more

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June 12th, 2013 by harlemhouse

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Harlem Grooves Series – Support Music & Art

A collection of old and new soul, classic, house, hip hop, jazz  to get your weekend started right with not one but TWO new mixes. Missy Elliot, Fantasia, Elements of Life, Louie Vega, Pharrell, Daft Punk, Miquel, Chrisette Michele, 50 Cent, Gregory Porter, Marcus Canty, Kerri Chandler, India Arie, Frank Ocean, Inaya Day, Justin Timberlake, Stacey Barthe, Chris Brown, Cypress Hill, AL Green, Rick James, Mary J Blige, Notorious B.I.G., Tina Marie, Classics, New Music, Covers, mash-ups, instrumental grooves & dub edits… it’s all on there, just download and enjoy.

HARLEM GROOVES vol 1 (Download)

HARLEM GROOVES vol 2 (Download)

For restaurants/bars/retail stores with ipod/laptop digital systems Harlem Grooves Vol 1 & 2 are easy for download (no separate tracks) one audio file on iTunes and sound great back to back.

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Harlem Grooves Series is a series featuring a variety of music and art.  We decided to feature artists for our covers for this Harlem Grooves series to support local artists along with local guest DJs podcasts which we will feature here in the months to come.  Harlem has a wide range of established artists as well as many up and coming new artists making their mark.  This cover for Harlem Grooves Vol 1 & 2 is by Shea Sullivan.  She is an artist, studied fashion at Parsons, graphic designer, blogger and during the day a corporate fashionista.  Vol 1 & 2 were compiled & mixed by RhythmDB for HCL (HarlemCondoLife)

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May 31st, 2013 by harlemcondolife

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Come on out this Saturday the first day of June from 11:00 am – 5:30 pm for the Uptown Country Fair!  Just steps below Harlem in the Upper West Side at West 93rd & (Columbus to Amsterdam) a Sundae Sermon Warm-Up Block Party and Fundraiser!  There will be food, games, sports, arts, crafts, music, think green activities.  Something fun for the kids and the whole family.  PS 333 Manhattan School For Children Uptown Country Fair.  Honoring the work of Jackson Pollock.  Music by one of Harlem’s favorite DJ’s Stormin’ Norman!
(Rain date scheduled for June 2)

You can also catch Stormin’ Norman tonight (and every Friday night) at Red Rooster in Harlem spinning from 8 pm – 1 am (upstairs)

 

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April 9th, 2013 by harlemhouse

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Summer is almost here Harlem and so is the Sweet Spot festival summer season.  This year’s kick-off will be held on May 26, 2013 from 3-9pm at the beautiful West Harlem Pier.  This is a great event for the whole family to enjoy.

Below is a note from the sponsor with information on this Harlem event as well as photos and local press coverage from last year.  If you are a vender interested in participating fill out the form and join in the fun.  See you all there!
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Sweet Spot Festival is looking for vendors to participate in the Sweet Spot Festival Market Place in Harlem on May 26, 2013 from 3-9pm featuring Herbert Holler of The Freedom Party, Rich Medina and other special guest.  The event will be the kick-off to our Sweet Spot festival summer season and is taking place at the beautiful West Harlem Pier by the river (across from Fairway)

Last summer the  Sweet Spot Festival debut received a great response from attendees and local media.  We are super excited to be coming back this summer with 5 festival dates. (More info to come on final dates and locations)
 
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Here are some pictures from our last event as well.
 
 
If your interested in being part of the market,  please fill out the vendor application here: http://bit.ly/NZZhrl 
 
Vendor fees are $60 as mandated from the NYC Parks Department. We also provide rentals of tables, chairs and tents at minimal costs.
 
Please let me know if you would be interested in participating and I will reply with all the market place details.
 
Thanks and have a great day! 
 
Carolyn “CC” Concepcion
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About Sweet Spot Festival
The Sweet Spot Festival is a FREE family friendly event series, bringing Harlem’s increasingly diverse community together to celebrate it’s rich historical legacy. Its purpose is to promote music,culture, art, and commerce. Here you will find an eclectic range of musicians, DJ’s, performance & visual artists, a mouth watering array of food & dessert vendors, kids activities, workshops and to-die-for vintage & jewelry selections. 

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January 17th, 2013 by harlemhouse

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A new exhibit coming soon at ART IN FLUX.

EXPRESSIONS, a mini-exhibit opens at Art In FLUX Harlem on January 25, 6-9pm along with closing reception for three FLUX galleries


Expressions is an exhibition curated by and displaying the work of interns at Art in FLUX Harlem: Danniella Carter, Dykeisha Hill, Elina Stella, Erin Murphy, Jacqueline Jones, Kachine Moore, Kathy Veliz, Ken Weisensee, Marie Demple, Raven Willis, and Rebecca Alvarez.  Each artist contributes an image with the central focus of expression.  When joined together the images create an introduction to the vast ever-changing forms of human emotion.

Focusing on the portrait by way of painting and photography, the exhibit gives light to the variances of expression through the eye of different individuals.  The artists have based their work for this exhibition on the idea of capturing and embodying human emotion.  The show emphasizes the effect of expression and how it can influence someone’s initial perception of another individual.  Whether it is read from a smile, eyes, pose, or through a gut feeling, expression is an innate form of communication.  Through drawing, painting, collage and photography the interns collaborated to present their own lens to convey the emotional state of an individual.

“A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.” -Cezanne


Expressions January 25th thru January 27th

Opening Reception: January 25th, 6pm to 9pm

Opening Reception Events: DJ Jeremiah aka Mr. Afrobeat, Meet the Artists, Songs by Elina

Location: 1961 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd @ 118th Street, HARLEM, NYC
For more Info or to RSVP: www.artinfluxharlem.com
 / 646-340-3479 / info@artinfluxharlem.com

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