Friday, May 25, 2012

☞ SEE: Around Harlem this Weekend

Saturday and Sunday, May 26th-27th, 6:00AM-6:00PM, Harlem Treasure Chest Flea Market, 117th Street and FDB/8th Avenue.  South Harlem's first flea market arrives just in time for the warm weather.  Check out the offerings from local antique vendors this weekend: LINK

Saturday, May 26th, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, The Morningside Park Farmers Market at 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue. This weekend will be the first day of the year for the Morningside Park Farmers Market so drop by the corner of 110th and Manhattan Avenue to check out what's in season. These local markets only grow and improve with community support so make sure to visit each Saturday: LINK.

Saturday, May 26th, 7:00PM-9:00PM, Know Gays Aloud: What Would You Say? at Art For Change, 1699 Lexington Avenue, between 106th & 107th Street. Art for Change hosts a night of Open Mic, SpokenWORD performance poetry and Music to highlight the current exhibit Know Gays Aloud: Violence in the LGBTQ Communities of Color. Featuring performances by Nicole Goodwin, Olivia Ayes,Lankin Tamil Blood a.k.a "YaliniDream," Jendog Lonewolf, Tom Rizzuto and Tina Himaya. More details on the Art For Change site: LINK

Sunday, May 27th, 1:00PM-2:00PM, Gallery Tour: Shift: Projects|Perspectives|Directions at the Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 West 125th Street. Enjoy an interactive and informative tour of Shift: Projects | Perspectives | Directions led by a knowledgeable Museum educator. Shift includes focused presentations of work by Nayland Blake, Jennie C. Jones, Lorraine O’Grady, John Outterbridge and Jacolby Satterwhite, as well as a new iteration of The Bearden Project and Highlights from the Permanent Collection. The tour will have something for everyone: adults, families and kids of all ages are welcome! RSVP on the Studio Museum site: LINK

Sunday, May 27th, 8:00 PM, Jazz Sundays at Harley's Smokeshack, 355 East 116th Street, west of First Avenue. East Harlem's newest BBQ joint debuts live jazz on Sundays starting this Holiday weekend. Check out the Harley's website for more details on weekly events: LINK

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