June 10th, 2016 by INtoHarlem

Ali

Miami, 1966. Gordon Parks, courtesy of The Gordon Parks Foundation

The Times didn’t always get Ali right .

To read the full article, click here: http://www.nytimes.com/newsletters/2016/06/08/race-related?nlid=48344851

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December 28th, 2014 by harlemhouse

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“Don’t quit.  Suffer now and live
the rest of your life as a champion.”

  • Muhammad Ali

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May 24th, 2013 by harlemcondolife

The Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center located at 2785 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem, is hosting its second annual ART SPLASH fundraiser Thursday, June 6, from 6-9 PM.

The event includes a cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres from Harlem’s leading restaurants, music, and an awards ceremony honoring Muhammad Ali, Councilmember Inez Dickens, Walter J. Edwards, CEO of Full Spectrumand Londel Davis of Londel’s Restaurant.  The evening will be framed by a private viewing of the very special LARGER THAN LIFE art exhibition on view until June 8th.  The exhibition highlights the works of LeRoy Neiman, and contemporary fine artists Janet Byrne, Romare Bearden, Faith Ringgold, Otto Neals, Ramona Candy, Donovan Nelson, Tafa, Al Johnson, Paul DEO, Curtis James and Sir Shadow.

The LeRoy Neiman Art Center is now in its fifth year of operation.  Its mission is to strengthen the community by providing quality arts programming that supports life-long learning experiences, and building sustainable partnerships and collaborations. All proceeds from ART SPLASH 2013 will go towards The Center’s programs and activities.

What: ART SPLASH 2013 Fundraiser Reception & LARGER THAN LIFE Art Exhibition

Where: LeRoy Neiman Art Center 2785 Frederick Douglass Blvd. at 148th Street

When: Thursday, June 6, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM

To Purchase Tickets: Visit www.neimancenter.org.

The LeRoy Neiman Art Center is made possible by a generous gift from the renowned painter and on-going support from The LeRoy Neiman Foundation, corporations, individuals and other organizations.  It has become an integral resource in the Central Harlem community.

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