This Friday June 27th, the 2014 Harlem Arts Festival is kicking-off a weekend of events with an Opening Night Party at MIST Harlem, 46 West 116th Street. Artists set to perform include Mad Satta, Emily Braden, Charisa The Violindiva, and Andrew Kaminski Art, and DJ Raydar will get the party going.
On Saturday June 28th and Sunday June 29th, the FREE Harlem Arts Festival will be in full swing at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem from 3pm-8pm with a line-up of artistic events, visual arts, and performances in Dance, Music, Spoken Word, and Theater. There will also be a Workshop For Kids as well.
REVIVE MUSIC AND HARLEM ARTS FESTIVAL PRESENT
OPENING NIGHT PARTY
JUNE 27, 2014, 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM
MIST Harlem, 46 West 116th Street between Lenox Avenue and Fifth Avenue.
This Wednesday, June 25th, art organization No Longer Empty is having an Opening Reception for its “If You Build It” exhibition and programs from June 25 – August 10, 2014. Sponsored by Harlem Brewery, the reception will feature music performances by the Jazz Foundation All Stars, local musicians Joey Morant on trumpet, Michael Max Fleming on bass, Mitch Margold on piano, and Greg Bandy, aka “the mayor of Harlem”, on drums. The opening reception is from 7-9pm at 155th Street and St Nicholas Avenue. RSVP here.
Harlem Biennale is celebrating its new home and the kick off Harlem Biennale HB2015 next year with a party this Thursday June 26th, 7pm-Midnight at St Martin’s Church, 230 Malcolm X Blvd in Harlem. Tickets are available at St Martin’s Church, Settepani, or online at www.hb2015kickoff.eventbrite.com
This Wednesday, June 25th Silicon Harlem will host the next Google I/O Extended conference at MIST Harlem at 46 West 116th Street. This Google I/O Extended developer-focused conference will feature Wearable Computing with Google, the latest in Biologically Inspired Models of Intelligence, an Android Fireside Chat, as well as a discussion and Q & A with special guest Keith Clinkscales, CEO of Revolt Media & TV.
Silicon Harlem – Google I/O Extended is a FREE event which will start at 5pm. Seating is limited, so you should register quickly at siliconharlem.net.
The Make Music New York Festival is on this Saturday, June 21st, and Harlem will be jumping with a bunch of FREE live music in the streets. This yearly event was started back in the 1980′s in Paris, France and has now spread around the world. It allows for musicians and singers to share their talents and perform for people all day long in various neighborhoods.
It’s Father’s Day this Sunday, June 15th, and it is also the day that the Harlem Meer Performance Festival kicks off, running every Sunday afternoon from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm through August 31st.
Located at the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center and Harlem Meer inside Central Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues, the FREE Harlem Meer Performance Festival features a line-up of established and emerging artists performing Jazz, Latin, World, and Gospel music. It’s the perfect event to come out to dance and relax by the lake this summer.
Today is Friday the 13th, but don’t let that stop you from enjoying this launch day of the of the 8th MAFRIKA MUSIC MARATHON which is on today and Saturday, with live music indoors at The Shrine on 7th avenue between 133rd and 134th street, Silvana restaurant on 116th street right of of Frederick Douglass Boulevard, and this Sunday outdoors from 12 to 8pm at the Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater. That’s three exciting days of live music acts in Harlem during the Mafrika Music Marathon this year, which will also feature drink specials from sponsor Hendrick’s Gin. The Mafrika Music Festival is FREE, check out the line-up on this flyer.
The Sweet Spot Festival is back with the Soul Summit Harlem Edition this Sunday, June 15th at Jackie Robinson Park on 145st and Bradhurst. It’s Father’s Day this Sunday, making for a great opportunity to spend the day with loved ones and enjoy great music, activities, food vendors and BBQ under the sun. This time around the Sweet Spot Festival Market will also feature some vintage vendors.
DJ Herbert Holler and guests will set-off the music from 12pm-6pm, so bring your dancing shoes…and a towel…cause you know.
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Find your Sweet Spot this Fathers Day Sunday!
BK Legends: Soul Summit are bringing their talents to Harlem
for the Sweet Spot Fathers Day Jam!!
Put on your dancing shoes, bring your solo cups & join us for
House Music ALL afternoon long
Jackie Robinson Park, Sunday, June 15th from 12 to 6pm!
Browse The Sweet Spot Pop-Up food, vintage & craft vendors.
Bring the Kids for FREE art activities hosted by Creative Art Works
Music by NYC’s finest:
Soul Summit: Sadiq, Tabu, Jeff Mendoza and Resident DJ Herbert Holler