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Winter Camp @ JCC Harlem

February 18, 2019 9:00am - 3:30pm

Cost: $100 per child, per day. 15% (off one tuition) sibling discount.

It's cold outside but it's warm at winter camp! We've got you covered for childcare this February break--drop your kids off with us or an active, fun filled week. We'll spend our days on art projects, sports, dance, games, cooking, trips and movies.

Move and create all winter break at JCC Harlem. Our coaches and counselors are ready for an active, fun filled week. We'll spend our days on art projects, sports, dance, games, cooking, trips and movies.

Please send your child with a dairy, nut-free lunch and we'll provide snacks and water.

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Location: JCC Harlem, 318 West 118th St btwn Frederick Douglass Blvd and Manhattan Ave, New York NY 10026 U.S.

Jackie Robinson Family Day

February 19, 2019 11:00am - 2:00pm

Price: Free with Museum admission

Learn about Jackie Robinson’s career as the first African American to play in Major League Baseball! Consider challenges and successes he faced during his career, then design a paper baseball to take home!

Registration suggested, but not required.

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Location: Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue btwn 103rd and 104th Streets, New York NY 10029 US

Open Archive: Malcolm X

February 21, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Price: Free

Librarians and archivists will display selected items from our collections related to the civil rights leader, including never-before-seen handwritten letters and postcards, photographs, and the recently-acquired manuscripts of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.

Location: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street, New York NY 10037 US

Talks at the Schomburg: Revisiting Alex Haley’s Autobiography of Malcolm X

February 21, 2019 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Price: Free

The Schomburg’s recently-acquired manuscripts of The Autobiography of Malcolm X include handwritten corrections and notes between Malcolm X and Alex Haley, and the full, unpublished chapter titled “The Negro.” Following personal exploration into the manuscripts, scholars will discuss these revelatory materials, and how they may shape a more authentic and accurate understanding of Malcolm X as a political thinker and pioneer of Black liberation philosophy.

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Location: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street, New York NY 10037 US

City Love NYC

February 21, 2019 8:00pm - 10:00pm

No cover charge

Join us at Silvana for our monthly artist showcase, hosted by AJ Ryan and The City Love Band.

We are thrilled to have Janice Lagata, Julian Litwack and our resident artist, Chris Kaz, with us on December 20th!

Location: Silvana, 300 West 116th Street, New York NY 10026 United States

Carnegie Hall Citywide: Alphonso Horne and The Gotham Kings

February 22, 2019 8:00pm

Free Event - RSVP required.

Alphonso Horne honors the legacy and continues the rich traditions of such iconic trumpet masters as King Oliver and Louis Armstrong. Horne and the band have the sizzling chops to capture the classic sound of New Orleans jazz and the innovative vision to put their own contemporary stamp on the music. Horne has performed with such stars as Wynton Marsalis (who included him in a list of 16 young jazz musicians entitled “Wynton’s Picks: Who’s Got Next”), Dianne Reeves, Jane Monheit, and Rihanna.

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Alphonso Horne and The Gotham Kings

Rashaan Salaam - Trombone, Patrick Bartley - Clarinet and Saxophone, Chris Pattishall - Piano, Philip Norris -  Bass, Evan Sherman - Drums, Michela Lerman - Dancer, and Charles Anthony Bryant - Vocals.

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Location: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Boulevard, Flushing NY 11354 US

For Teens: Studio 57

February 23, 2019 11:00am

Free Event

Young artists from across New York City are invited to make music at Carnegie Hall every Saturday throughout the school year at Studio 57. Students can collaborate with each other and work side by side with New York City’s best performing artists. This program is open to young musicians with any level of experience in any genre, ages 14–19.

Note: A signed permission form from a parent/guardian is required for those under 18.

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Location: Resnick Education Wing at Carnegie Hall, 881 Seventh Avenue btwn 56th and 57th Streets, New York NY 10019 US

Harlem: The Migration and Integration of America's African Voice

February 23, 2019 11:30am

Tickets: $30

The migration of African Americans from the South to Harlem fostered a direct dialogue with immigrant African descendants from the Caribbean and the broader diaspora. At this time, Harlem was also the city’s second largest Jewish community. This proximity fostered black engagement with the area’s immigrant Eastern European and Russian Jews. From this evolved the rhythms and language of the American Songbook. This walking tour focuses on those points of interaction—theaters, religious institutions, and cultural venues—that shaped that dialogue.

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Location: Apollo Theater, 253 West 125th Street, New York NY 10027 US

The Apollo and Afropunk Present Kamasi Washington in Concert

February 23, 2019 8:00pm 

Ticket Price: $48 - $83

This concert features the incomparable artist, Kamasi Washington who is considered this generation’s torchbearer for progressive, improvisational music. Washington and his 10-piece band, The Next Step, take audiences on adventurous odysseys that cross musical genres from jazz, to hip-hop, classical and R&B music.

Location: Apollo Theater, 253 West 125th Street, New York NY 10027 US

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