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HARLEM AREA EVENTS

Harlem Week Events

Open House at Harlem's Cultural Institutions and Museums
Wed., Aug. 22
Including: El Museo del Barrio, Apollo Theatre, Studio Museum in Harlem, National Black Theatre, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Harlem School of the Arts, and other institutions. Free. Noon - 6pm. (212) 486-4255

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in association with Harlem Jazz and Music Festival
Sat., Aug. 25
Outdoor jazz performances. Marcus Garvey Park Bandshell near W. 122nd St. and Mt. Morris Park West. Free. 3pm - 7pm. (973) 337-6565

Shakespeare in Harlem
Sun., Aug. 26
Harlem School of the Arts performing live excerpts from William Shakespeare's classics. 645 St. Nicholas Ave. between 141st and 142nd Sts. Free. 3pm. (212) 926-4100 ext. 305

Holiday in Harlem
Sun., Aug. 26
Outdoor musical performance by Jennifer Holliday and members of Lion King and other Broadway guests. Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater
near W. 122nd St. and Mt. Morris Park West. (212) 369-4241

The Studio Musem in Harlem

Located at: The Studio Museum in Harlem
                  144 W. 125th Street
                   New York, NY 10027
                   http://www.studiomuseuminharlem.org/

For the Record: Julie Mehretu, Senam Okudzeto and Nadine Robinson
July 12 - Sept.16
Features work by The Studio Museum in Harlem's 2000-2001 artists-in-residence.

Red, Black and Green: Loans to and Selections from the Studio Museum Collection
July 12 - Sept. 16
Red, Black and Green presents works from The Studio Museum in Harlem's Permanent Collection alongside works from various private and public collections.

Ernie Smith Film
Presentation
Sat., Aug. 18, 3-4pm
Ernie Smith jazz historian/archivist will share rare film clips from his extensive collection of film footage relating to jazz, blues and dance.

Sunday Salon
The Hoofer's Challenge:
Cutting Session
Sun., Aug. 19, 4-8pm
Outdoor dance competition at Adam Clayton Powell Plaza will showcase the nation's most innovative tap dancers. Requests to register should be directed to tap@aivjd.org.

Jazz Iz: Harlem Jazz & Music Festival Symposium
Wed., Aug. 22, 6:30pm
Discusses the influence of jazz on various music forms including: classical, latin, gospel, hip hop, and the blues.

Jazzmobile

Manhattan
Mon., Aug. 13, 7pm
Ray Mantilla and the Space Station
26th St. bet. 9th and 10th Aves.

Manhattan
Tues., Aug. 14, 7pm
Joe Cuba
Playground at 135th St. bet. Lenox & 5th Aves.

Manhattan
Wed., Aug. 15, 7pm
Donald Harrison
Grant's Tomb-122nd St. & Riverside Dr.

Bronx
Thurs., Aug. 16, 7pm
Ray Schinnery
Tilden Towers - 180 Tilden St. bet. Barnes & Bronxwoods Aves.

Brooklyn
Fri., Aug. 17, 7pm
Ronnie Matthews Sextet
Herbert-Bon-King Park-Lafayette bet. Marcy &Tompkins Aves.

Bronx
Mon., Aug. 20, 7pm
Jann Parker and the All-Stars
Co-op City-Gateway at Section 5

Manhattan
Tues., Aug. 21, 7pm
Jazzmobile All-Stars under the direction of Enos Payne 115th St. bet. Morningside & Manhattan Aves.

Manhattan
Wed., Aug.22, 7pm
Jimmy Heath
Grant's Tomb - 122nd St. & Riverside Drive

Manhattan
Thurs., Aug. 23, 7pm
Irene Reid & Company
131st St. bet. 7th & 8th Aves.

Brooklyn
Fri., Aug. 24, 7pm
Roland Alexander
Decatur St. bet. Ralph and Howard Aves.

Manhattan
Mon., Aug. 27, 7pm
Larry Ridley & the Jazz Legacy Ensemble
119th St. bet. Lenox & 5th Aves.

Manhattan
Tues., Aug. 28, 7pm
Danny Moore
138th St. bet. 7th and 8th Aves.

Manhattan
Wed., Aug. 29, 7pm
Roy Hargrove
Grant's Tomb - 122nd St. & Riverside Dr.

Manhattan
Fri., Aug. 30, 7pm
Barry Harris
132nd bet. 7th and Lenox Aves.

Manhattan
Fri., Aug. 31, 7pm
Randy Weston
Marcus Garvey Park - 122nd St. & 5th Ave.
For more information call: (212) 866-3616, or visit http://www.jazzmobile.org/

Other Events

Africana Age: African and African Diasporan Transformations in the 20th Century
Exhibition Through Nov. 11
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd.
(212) 491-2200

The Jazz Foundation of America Presents "A Great Night in Harlem" to benefit its jazz musicians emergency fund. Hosted by Bill Cosby and Gil Noble.
Sept. 24, at the Apollo Theatre
Tickets on sale Mon., Aug. 13, available through TicketMaster at 212-307-7171 and the Apollo Theatre box office at 212-531-5300.

Local Jazz Venues

St. Nick's Pub
773 St. Nicholas Ave
(212) 283-9728

Smoke
2751 Broadway, New York
(212) 864-6662 (105)

Showman's
375 W 125th St.
(212) 864-8941

Sugar Shack
2611 Frederick Douglass Blvd
(212) 491-4422

Lenox Lounge
288 Malcolm X Blvd
(212) 427-0253

Published: Aug 21, 2001
Last modified: Sep 18, 2002


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