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A very special Halloween show for all our faithful listeners will feature Ray" El Chino" Diaz from the Urban Merengue group The Ripiao Kingz and an interview with Oneza Lafontant and Ninaj Raoul of the Haitian roots group Kongo to talk about their upcoming show Makandal Mixtape: Live! at Harlem Stage Nov 8th , also featuring The Pedro Martinez Group and special guest Saxophonist/Composer Yosvany Terry. Plus music from all these brilliant artists and live tracks from the Pedrito Martinez Group.
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Presented by Harlem Stage in partnership with HABANA/HARLEM®
Makandal Mixtape LIVE
A celebration of the traditional and modern musical and cultural mixings of Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti; inspired by the music of Makandal, an opera by Harlem Stage
Don't miss an opportunity to experience the genius and daring compositions of The Pedrito Martinez Group, the soul, drums, and call and response of Kongo with Rock Steady Crew member Jose Figueroa and new sounds of The Ripiao Kingz, a band taking Merengue and Típico (perico ripiao) to new depths. Plus a special guest appearance by celebrated composer and saxophonist, Yosvany Terry.
Mixer and Dance Party by DJ Asho
HASHTAGS: #UPTWNS #MAKANDALMIX
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Harlem Stage Gatehouse
7:00pm: Doors Open with a pre-performance mixer spun by DJ Asho
7:30pm: Makandal Mixtape LIVE Performances
10:15 pm: Post-performance dance party spun by DJ Asho
Food and beverage available for purchase.
Premier episode of "Hello Harlem" on Blog Talk Radio hosted by Dee Bell of Uptownflavor.com.
Gregory Porter "On my way to Harlem" 7th Anniversary of www.uptownflavor.com New Life on Lenox Avenue article featured on Blackatlas.com Lenox Lounge controversy Apollo Live on BET Ursula Rucker "Feel Me"
"Hello Harlem" features news and local events from an uptown perspective.
Links to what was mentioned in this episode:
Schomburg First Fridays: www.nypl.org/locations/schomburg
Leslie Uggams: www.leslieuggams.com
Visit us at: Uptownflavor.com
Harlem Donz Entertainment: DJ Scratch, James Brown Part 1
HARLEM BUILDING collapse: Seven Dead and 74 so far. "This is a tragedy of the worst kind because there was no indication in time to save people," Mayor de Blasio said. DOES THIS SOUND FAMILIAR.....
Four more bodies were found overnight in the smoldering rubble of two upper Manhattan buildings leveled by a gas explosion that injured more than 70 people and spewed debris for blocks, bringing the death toll to seven.
Rescue crews brought in a backhoe and bulldozer and were digging through the debris Thursday for more buried victims as firefighters battled flareups in the wreckage of the two five-story buildings that collapsed Wednesday morning on 116th and Park Avenue.
Welcome Harlem Artist, D.K. Betts with The Gist of Freedom and host Antonia Badon!
Mark your calendar..Attend D.K. Betts exhibit at the Harlem Public Library on 11 October 2014. This event is free and open to the public! Send an email for more info at dkartist11@ yahoo.com
Lecture with Q&A period on the artwork of DK Betts.
About D K Betts
As a young boy growing up in the streets of New Orleans, the sights, sounds and smells of Food, Music and Art were always present. The culture itself a blend of African, French Canadian and Spanish influences can be observed everywhere. That blend is what makes the “Crib” as we call it here in the “Big Easy” special. New Orleans’ Food, Music and Art have had a major influence on people around the world. There’s just something special about our style, that mystery which seems to draw you in.
Tonight: School Drama (Lots of it), Harlem in Milford, Ebola, Events, News... Your Source for Milford Info!
Tonight we have many topics to cover. We will be joined in studio by a man who is bringing Harlem to Milford, to raise money for a great cause. We will also be discussing the Milford School system and what is going on. We are looking for you to call in to the show to share your two cents, there have recently been issues in a few schools, the budget discussions have started, closing schools, changing districts, and much more. This and all the events and news that is happening right here in our backyards!
Tune in at MilfordRadio.com at 8pm tonight, this will be a great show with a lot of information and maybe even a few laughs.
We are considered a very small show, but we are proud to not only interview the interesting people of Milford, but we are able to speak to guests such as John Ratzenberger, Dan Patrick, Governor Malloy, Tommy John, and many more. We may be small, but we are badass!
Make sure you join us tonight, without you we look like 2 dudes talking to each other with headsets on!
Author and Harlem Historian Michael Henry Adams, former director of cultural affairs for State Senator Bill Perkins .
Will discuss preservations of historical landmarks with Roy Paul on The Gist of Freedom.
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Soldiers from a 369th Infantry Regiment, nicknamed a Harlem Hellfighters, marching in a feat march in New York City, 1919.
Harlem Hellfighters Homecoming Parade
“Never have white Americans accorded so heartfelt and hearty a reception to a contingent of their black country-men,” the Tribune continued. And “the ebony warriors” felt it, literally, beneath a hail of chocolate candy, cigarettes and coins raining down on them from open windows up and down the avenues. It would have been hard to miss them, at least according to the New York Times, to whom all the men appeared 7 feet tall.
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