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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
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.
Harlem Donz Entertainment: DJ Scratch, James Brown Part 1
TaharQa Aleem is our special guest on the Jimi Hendrix Black Legacy Series. He will be talking about his new book called : Ghetto Fighters in Harlem World. It was co-authored with his twin brother Tunde Ra Aleem, who made his transition in late summer of 2014. TaharQa continues to carry on the Aleem legacy as he promotes a memoir that the Aleems collectively have pour so much heart, soul and emotion into. This book takes its readers on a whirlwind of a journey through the concrete jungles of the Harlem underworld, as well as a few surprise stops here and there. Although this first interview will mainly focus on the Ghetto Fighters' interactions with Jimi Hendrix, the book offers so much more, as the Aleems made their way through house, hip-hop, and even some New Kids on the Block!!! You don't want to miss this first interview as we go deep into their friendship and mentorship with Jimi Hendrix.
Here is the link to check out and purchase the book: Ghetto Fighters in Harlem World:http://www.amazon.com/Ghetto-Fighters-Harlem-World-Tunde/dp/150286438X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1418618185&sr=8-1&keywords=ghetto+fighters+in+harlem+world&pebp=1418618188576
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.
Amy Beth welcomes distinguished American Literature professor Carla Kaplan, author of the acclaimed Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance. We discuss her search for the story of Miss Anne- a collective term applied to white women who poured into Harlem during the 1920s- and their impact on the lively and culturally important Jazz Age.
And Holiday hoopla, free flow Pop Culture convo, Inspiration to Action shout-outs, humor, music and more!
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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.
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