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A Harlem-Renaissance Read-in: An Inter-generational Back to School Reading Jamboree

September 29, 2019
Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Community Center

The Armstrong Continuum: A Symposium & Concert

October 16, 2019
Lenfest Center for the Arts, Columbia University

Armstrong’s wide influence, both in music as such and in a life that provided a model of positive community action. Musicians, scholars, activists will discuss the impact Armstrong had on the world.

The Armstrong Continuum: A Symposium & Concert

October 17, 2019
Manhattan School of Music

The Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong™ All Stars is presented as part of the Louis Armstrong Continuum, in collaboration with the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc. and the Manhattan School of Music.

Global Impact of Hip Hop Culture and Music

October 17, 2019
Harlem Stage

Grammy nominated artist and global hip hop ambassador, MuMu Fresh, and Jason 'Timbuktu' Diakité, one of Sweden's top Hip Hop performers and a Harlem Stage WaterWorks artist, discuss the impact of hip hop culture and music on the world

Year of Upheaval: 1919 and Its Legacies

November 7, 2019
Museum of the City of New York

The year 1919 witnessed some of the most violent and far-reaching developments in modern U.S. history. A massive wave of labor strikes mobilized a quarter of all American workers that spring, but signalled an end to union gains for at least the next decade. At the same time, a string of bloody race riots involving black veterans, migrants, and homeowners in the North and South contributed to the growth of a second KKK and 1920s nativism.

The Renaissance EP: A Theatrical Mixtape

November 21–22, 2019
Harlem Stage

As part of the 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Harlem Renaissance, Harlem Stage presents two magical evenings of music, theater, dance and the creative sound effects of a live radio play. Don’t miss The Renaissance EP: A Theatrical Mixtape, Thursday, November 21 and Friday November 22 @ 7:30p

Check Your Invite! A Renaissance Rent Party Remix

December 7, 2019
Harlem Stage

As part of the 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Harlem Renaissance, Harlem Stage presents an old school rent party experience with “special guests,” storytelling, games, music, dancing, and more.

12th Annual Black History Month Celebration with the Harlem Chamber Players

February 13, 2020
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Our 12th Annual Black History Month Celebration will feature virtuoso pianist Joseph Joubert and his wife, soprano Renay Joubert as well as members of The Harlem Chamber Players. Terrance McKnight of WQXR in host and perform. This concert will celebration #HarlemRen100 with music by Florence Price and George Walker, and poetry by Langston Hughes.

The Harlem Chamber Players Presents The Ordering of Moses

June 4, 2020
Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, The

We will close our 12th Anniversary Season with the masterpiece oratorio, The Ordering of Moses, by Nathaniel Dett in our tribute to the Harlem Renaissance Centennial.