Friday, June 22, 2012

☞ SEE: Around Harlem this Weekend

Friday, June 22nd; 8pm and 10:30pm, Arturo O'Farrill at Ginny's Supper Club, 310 Lenox Avenue and 126th Street.  Ginny’s Supper Club presents the world premiere of GRAMMY award winners Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra’s brand new suite, The Offense of the Drum. Standing Room tickets for $10 can only be purchased at the door and $25 ticket for seats may be purchased on line: LINK.

Saturday and Sunday, 23rd-24th, 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, June 23rd, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, The Morningside Park Farmers Market at 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue. Drop by the corner of 110th and Manhattan Avenue to check out what's in season at the Morningside Park Farmers Market. These local markets only grow and improve with community support so make sure to visit each Saturday: LINK.

Saturday, June 23rd, 12:00 Noon-6:00PM, Harlem Pride at Jackie Robinson Park, 145th Street and Brandhurst Avenue.  Harlem's LGBT community's annual Pride celebration will be held a bit further north at Jackie Robinson Park this year. The day's festivities will include live entertainment, refreshments, community organizations and more for family and friends.  More details can be found on the official Harlem Pride site: LINK

Sunday, June 24th, 6th Annual Mafrika Music Festival at Marcus Garvey Park, 120th and 5th Avenue. The date for the 6th Annual Mafrica Music Festival has been set this year and folks will be able to see various genres of music performed by African/World musician at this series of free concerts.  More details can be found on the Shrine site: LINK

Sunday, June 24th, 7:30PM, COMEDY COVO at COVO's upstair lounge, 701 West 135 Street and 12th Avenue. Come check out the monthly comedy show with some of NYC's best comedians in one of Harlem's most unique lounges (top of a former railroad station). Hosted by NYC comedian William Mullin, this Sunday night show also features comics Rachael Parenta, Pete Kuempel, Jena Friedman, Brad Loekle and DJ legend Chris Washington. This FREE comedy event also features half price paninis, $3 beer and $5 drink specials: LINK

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