This Weekend! Harlem Week: International Tributes and Live Music今週末ハーレムで世界が出会う!!

Harlem Day 2011 (c)Romi Uchikawa

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この週末、ハーレムで世界が出会う!!

毎年サプライズがいっぱいのハーレム・ウィーク!
今年もかなりアバウトなスケジュールと出演者のリストがプレスにまわって来ました。
土曜日のデータイムはキッズ向けイベントが中心。夜はジャマイカ独立50周年を記念するトリビュート・コンサート、そして映画”マーリー”上映。
日曜日の”ハーレム・デー”パフォーマー・リストには、ヒップホップ・レジェンドのKOOL MOE DEE、日本人ラッパーAK69の名前も。
去年はいきなりJOEとOliviaのパフォーマンスに遭遇。今年もサプライズがありそう!?
もちろんハーレム135丁目をイーストからウェストまでぎっしり埋めたソウルフード、ファッションなどのストリートベンダーはハーレム・ウィークでしか体験できません!
行き方:地下鉄2、3トレインの135丁目駅、またはB, Cトレインの135丁目で降りて地上に出ると、もうお祭りのまっただ中。
メインステージは5th AvenueとSt. Nicholas の2カ所。ヒップホップ、R&B系のパフォーマンスはSt. Nicholasの方。MAP

ハーレム・ウィーク2012 フルスケジュール

Olivia@Harlem Day 2011(c)Romi Uchikawa

THIS WEEKEND!!

Themed Harlem: Where the World Meets the World, this year’s HARLEM WEEK events celebrates Harlem’s global presence and international legacy while honoring the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence; the 100th anniversaries of South Africa’s African National Congress and Japan’s Sakura Festival plus much more. 
 

Saturday, August 18th

It’s “Summer In The City” with Part I of The NYC Children’s Festival which includes exhibits, games, arts & crafts, cultural performances, free health testing and special surprise guest appearances by Sesame Street characters.The Historic Black College Fair & Expo, The Dancing in The Street & Uptown Saturday Nite outdoor concerts celebrating Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary of independence with salutes to music icon Harry Belafonte and the late Bob Marley hosted by WBLS FM radio personality Dahved Levy and more. The evening will end with the HARLEM WEEK Outdoor Film Festival produced in concert with Imagenation screening of the hit documentary film “Marley.” 
Fashion Flava Showcase
Apollo Hour: with Billy Mitchell
Sesame St. Characters: Elmo & Cookie Monster
WBLS FM’s Dahved Levy
Uptown Dance Academy
Emmy Winners – Impact Repertory Theatre
Tyrone Owuso Slatter
WBLS Concert Under the Stars
HAA Culture Crashers
Ruth Williams Dance Co.
New Breed
Lil Legin

Sunday, August 19th

HARLEM WEEK 2012’s theme HARLEM: Where the World Meets the World, comes to life with five (5) stages of live entertainment; salutes to South Africa and Japan; special tributes to Nelson Mandela, Mariam Makeba, Hugh Masakela; and the music of Japan. Other activities include the Upper Manhattan Auto Show; the New York City Health Village; the Small Business Expo and Fair; international vending and exhibits. The day will also include a tribute to “Soul Train” & Don Cornelius with a spectacular dance party along 135th Street.  The New York City Children’s Festival returns with a spectacular back to school fashion show featuring trendsetting affordable styles modeled by neighborhood kids, live entertainment and more.
Rev. Al Sharpton
Felix Hernandez
Ray Chew & HJMF All-Stars
Kool Mo Dee
ESPN Radio
Apollo Hour with Billy Mitchell
AK-69
Bald Headed Beauties
MACY’S Back to School Fashion Show
Emerging Designers Showcase
Emmy Winners – Impact Repertory Theatre
ESPN Radio live – with Steven A. Smith
Location: 4 blocks on West 135th Street between 5th & St. Nicholas Avenue MAP
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