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Pledge Your Support for the Harlem Art Festival

The mission of the HarlemArtsFestival is to produce an annual multi-disciplinary arts festival in June of each year at the newly renovated Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park, free and open to the public, showcasing local performers and visual … Continue reading

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Summit on the Black Arts Movement starts this week at the Dwyer

By NativeNewYorker This Tuesday, November 9th at 7 pm, the Dwyer Cultural Center presents the first of three events in their “Black Arts Movement Summit” series.  Tuesday’s event focuses on theater and features a dialogue with poet-playwright-activist Amiri Baraka, a legendary figure … Continue reading

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Harlem Black Arts Exhibit

by HarlemOnaBudget “Weusi Revisited: 2010 showcases  the historically seminal work of the Weusi Collective. Founded in 1965, the Harlem-based Weusi (”way-oo-see,” which means Blackness in Swahili) are considered progenitors of the Black Arts Movement and were among the first artists to … Continue reading

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Show Your Love for Haiti!

By HarlemOnaBudget This Thursday Harlem Children’s Zone is hosting a fund raiser to support UNICEF’S Haitian Relief efforts at the Dwyer Cultural Center.  The evening will feature performances by local artists and a silent auction including dinner for two at … Continue reading

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