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Harlem Day This Weekend!

“Summer In The City” and “Harlem Day” This Weekend!

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Food Vendors

Food Vendors

On Saturday, August 17th, it’s “Summer in the city”. Enjoy the fabulous “Fashion Flava Show” featuring the best in Urban Fashions, a Historic College Fair & Expo, an outdoor Film Festival featuring “Jim Brown; an American Hero” plus you can dance in the streets with the WBLS MasterMix Crew!

Harlem Kids

Harlem Kids

Part 1 – 12pm to 5pm

“Children’s Festival”

Featuring exhibits, games, arts & crafts, live music,

dance, free health testing, exhibits, and sports clinics.

W.135th St. (bet. – Malcolm X & A.C. Powell Jr. Blvd.

Dancing in the Street

Dancing in the Street

Part 2 – 12pm to 2pm

“Dancing In the Street”

W. 135th  St. (bet.  F. Douglass Blvd. & St. Nicholas Ave.)

Part 3 – 2pm to 3pm

The Fabulous Fashion Flava Show

Part 4 – 3pm to 5pm

“Uptown Saturday Concert”

Part 5 – 12pm to 5pm

International Vendors Village

Featuring Arts & Crafts, Music, Clothing,  Jewelry and more

Part 6 – 7pm to 10pm

Outdoor Film Festival

In Concert With Imagenation present:

“Jim Brown: An American Hero”

On The Great Lawn of St. Nicholas Park

W. 135th St. & St. Nicholas Ave.

Harlem People

Harlem People

On Sunday, August 18th, it’s “Harlem Day”! Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. They’ll be live entertainment, an auto show, exhibits and vendors all day long! Catch a “Health Village” filled with information on keeping you healthy, a small business expo & fair plus a special celebration of the music of Motown.

All weekend long enjoy a free children’s festival with games, music, exhibits and so much more it’s all free and right in the heart of Harlem on West 135th Street, Saturday, August 17th and Sunday, August 18th get there early!

Site I

W. 135th  St. (bet. 5th Ave. & Malcolm X Blvd.)

10am – 4pm

• Upper Manhattan Auto Show

12pm – 6pm

•   The NY City Health Village

Health testing, education and information

•    Upper Manhattan

Small Business Expo & Fair

• HARLEM WEEK /USTA Tri-State Junior

Tennis Clinics

At Howard Bennett Playground

•    5th Avenue Stage • 1pm – 7pm

Salutes to South African Music Legends

•  International Vending & Exhibits

Site II • 12pm – 7pm

W. 135th St. (bet. Malcolm X & A.C. Powell Jr. Blvds.)

• NY City “Children’s Festival” (Day 2)

Theme: “Back to School”

• On the YMCA Stage 12pm to 6pm

– Dance, Jazz, Spoken Word, Hip-Hop, R&B

Site III • 1pm – 7pm

St. Nicholas Main Stage

Ex Motown Artist, Gladys Knight

Ex Motown Artist, Gladys Knight

W. 135th St. and St. Nicholas Ave.

Celebrating The Music of Motown

More Info

HARLEM 2012 SUMMER EVENTS!!夏だからハーレムに行こう!!ハーレム・サマーイベント

Summer is the best time to discover Harlem!

Thursday, August 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31
Harlem Summer Stage

Time:  5:00 pm
Location:  A.C. Powell Jr. State Office Plaza – 125th Street & A.C. Powell Boulevard
Admission:  Free

Aug 2 Rhythm & Blues
Aug 9 The Calypso King of the World – Featuring the Mighty Sparrow and the McCafe Poetry Finals
Aug 23 Hezekiah Walker’s Gospel Explosion & Vy Higginsen’s Gospel for Teens
Aug 30 All Things Latin

Sep 6 Summer Sunset @ the Plaza – Jammin’ on the Mic with Chris Curry & Friends

For additional information, visit: www.harlemsummerstage.net.

Friday, August 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31
Uptown Fridays!

Every Friday in August, explore current exhibitions with free guided tours and dance to great music at the Studio Museum.

Time:  6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location:  Studio Museum – 144 W. 125th Street
Admission:  Free, $20 for party
For more information, visit: www.studiomuseum.org.

Saturdy, August 4
Dance Theatre of Harlem Family Street Festival

Outdoor festival featuring performance showcases, arts & crafts, vendors, food and entertainment.

Time:  12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location:  W. 152nd Street from Amsterdam Ave to St. Nicholas Avenue
Admission:  Free
For additional information, visit:  www.dancetheaterofharlem.org.

Saturday, August 18
“Summer in the City”


Salute to Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary of Independence and the Great Bob Marley


Over 60,000 attendees will enjoy an outdoor R&B, Rock and Hip Hop concert, featuring regional dance events,  College “Step Show” Competitions and an outdoor film festival.  There will also be exhibitors and vendors providing delicious foods, creative arts & crafts, clothing and much more.

Time: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: 4 blocks on West 135th Street between 5th & St. Nicholas Avenue MAP

(c)Romi Uchikawa

Sunday, August 19
“Harlem Day”


 “HARLEM: Where the World Meets the World”

ジャズ、レゲエ、ラテン、ソカ、ゴスペル、R&B、HIP HOP, ロック、ブルース、カリプソ、あらゆる音楽パフォーマンスから、ソウルフード、アフリカンアートやファッションのベンダーまで、ハーレム&インターナショナル・カルチャーのエッセンスが凝縮したニューヨークで一番ファンキーなフェスティバル!

Over 90,000 attendees will enjoy four outdoor stages of live entertainment, featuring “The International Roots of Jazz”: Reggae, Latin, Soca, Gospel, R&B, Hip-Hop, Rock, Blues and Calypso.  There will also be exhibitors and vendors providing delicious foods, creative arts & crafts, clothing and much more.

Time: 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: 4 blocks on West 135th Street between 5th & St. Nicholas Avenue

HARLEM DAY 2011 Report

(c) Romi Uchikawa

Saturday, August 25
The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival


Featuring Toots Thielmans, James Carter, Tia Fuller, Cecile McLorin Salvant

Time:  3:00 pm
Location:  Marcus Garvey Park – The Richard Rodgers Amphitheater – 123rd & Mt. Morris Park West
Admission:  Free
For additional information, visit: www.harlemsummerstage.org.

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