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Harlem Jazz Series - Queen Esther

September 25, 2018 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Cost: $15 

Queen Esther is an award-winning vocalist, songwriter, librettist, playwright, actor and recording artist. She received a BA from The New School (Screenwriting) and flourished in the alt-music/alt-theater scene. After forming the critically acclaimed avant-blues duo Hoosegow (Mighty/Homestead) with guitarist, Elliot Sharp, she beat out more than 6,000 hopefuls to land a plumb role in the original cast of the first national tour of the Broadway musical RENT. Career highlights include a weekly hour-long USO-style variety show that welcomed Broadway performers and showfolk to entertain the Ground Zero relief workers for free; a 2002 AUDELCO-award nomination for her star turn in George C. Wolfe’s new musical Harlem Song; the 2008 Grand Prize in the Jazzmobile Jazz Vocal Competition; headlining at The Apollo Theater with her self-penned musical The Billie Holiday Project, featuring her jazz quintet The Hot Five. Queen Esther continues to tour internationally with Mr. James “Blood” Ulmer in various configurations, including The Black Rock Experience as well as her own projects.

Featuring: Queen Esther - vocalist

Location: Greater Calvary Baptist Church, 43-55 West 124th Street btwn Malcolm X Blvd and Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10027

Harlem Jazz Series - Pete Drungle

September 28, 2018 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Cost: $20 

Pete Drungle is a Bessie Award-winning composer and pianist who has made music with Ornette Coleman, The Kronos Quartet, Yoko Ono, the Decoding Society and many others; he has composed scores for theater, television, film and video, and has collaborated with visual and performance artists.

Featuring: Pete Drungle - piano

First set: 7pm-7:45pm (15 min break)
Second set: 8pm-8:45pm 

Location: Greater Calvary Baptist Church, 43-55 West 124th Street btwn Malcolm X Blvd and Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10027

Harlem Roots + Rhythm Urban Dance Festival

September 28 - 30, 2018 - VARIOUS TIMES AND LOCATIONS in Central Harlem

Cost: $10 to $25. Note: Some events are Free. Please check the daily schedule. 

In this Fall Harvest season, we bring back the Legendary Dancers of the Savoy Ballroom, the Savoy Manor and the Harvest Moon Ball era to celebrate Harlem's famed dance of the Lindy Hop -- and the importance of keeping a piece of the culture Home in Harlem!

FULL SCHEDULE (Subject to change) - PLEASE NOTE - Events are different locations and start times vary.

Please see event links for strict details:

Join the musical celebration, formal honoring of these Harlem Dance Legends and more with live music and jazzy sounds of The Antoinette Montague Experience.

Location: Various Locations and Various Times in Central Harlem Please check daily schedule.

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico

September 28, 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm 

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, Puerto Rico’s El Gran Combo, considered to be "the most popular Salsa group that has ever existed" makes its Hostos debut at long last.

After the concert, Salsa Warrior DJ Roy spins favorites for your dancing pleasure.

Separate ticket required, please see link above. Limited capacity. Concert ticket holders only, please.

Cost: Orchestra - $65; Mezzanine - $55; and Balcony - $35

Location: Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture, 450 Grand Concourse at 149th Street, Bronx NY 10451 US

Olga Tañón - Live at Lehman Center

September 29, 2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Cost: VIP $125; $85; $65; and $45

Olga Tañón is a two-time Grammy Award and three-time Latin Grammy-winning Merengue and Latin Pop artist. Tañón has earned 5 Latin Grammy Awards and 19 Premios Lo Nuestro awards during her career. Olga holds the record for most top 10 hits (28) for a female artist on the Billboard Tropical Airplay chart and notches multiple #1 albums and singles across various Latin Billboard charts. Olga Tañon returns to Lehman Center after 6 years to deliver an unbelievable night of hit after hit, like Es Mentiroso, Como Olvidar, Asi Es La Vida and her new single As Es El Amor.

Location: Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, 
250 Bedford Park Blvd West, Bronx, NY 10468 

Party On Park!

September 30, 2018 | 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Cost: FREE

What happens when you close a street to cars, and open it up to people? Come find out on Sunday, September 30, from 12-4 p.m. -- when Park Avenue from 118th to 125th streets will be open for biking, strolling, dancing and more during our second annual Party On Park!

Old Schools Jams; art zone; bicycle zone; family zone; health zone; helmuts & lessons; fitness zone; and info zone.

Location:  Park Avenue from 118th Street to 125th Street, New York, NY 10468 

Tomeka James's 2018 Extensions Expo New Jersey (2 days)

September 30 and October 1, 2018 | 9:00am to 6:00pm 

Cost: Cost: $50 - 1 Day Pass; $75 - 2 Day Pass; $80 - VIP Pass for 1 Day; $145 - VIP Pass for 2 Day.
Book online at extensionsexpo.com

The event where you can learn all weaving, hair replacement, and extensions techniques under one roof. September 30th and October 1st.

Why do we exist?
Here at Extensions Expo, you are exposed to Many hair addition techniques all under One roof.
Visit different areas of the expo and watch the experts perform the advanced techniques that do or don't include braiding, glue or sewing. You can also come as a novice to see some of the many basic weaving techniques that will jump start your career. Our program has been improving the lives of cosmetologist for many years.

We help you achieve success during the expo because you are focused on the hair additions side of the industry. We believe that success builds upon itself. We teach skills that will help you achieve success. Our program is enjoyable for all who wish to rise to the occasion. It is not a chore. We have fun while learning.

Classes/Education * Exhibitions * Music * Fun * Networking * Showcase

Location: Marriott Hotel Newark Airport weather
1 Hotel Road - Newark Airport, Newark, NJ 07114

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