Friday, July 27, 2012

☞ SEE: Around Harlem this Weekend

Friday, July 27th, 12:00 noon, The Summer on the Hudson Concert Series with The Harlem Chamber Players at West Harlem Piers, West 130th Street and the Hudson.  A lunchtime outdoor concert sponsored by the New York City Parks Department. Free live music featuring wind octets by Mozart and Beethoven conducted by Tali Makell at West Harlem Piers Park (Enter at 125th): LINK

Saturday and Sunday, July 28th, July 29th, 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, July 28th, 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, July 28th, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM, The Mount Morris Park Historic District Farmers Market at 122nd Street and Lenox. The Mount Morris Park Historic District Farmers Market returns for 2012 at a new location right on Lenox Avenue.

Saturday, July 28th, 5:00PM, The Fats Waller Dance Party at Annunciation Park, Amsterdam Avenue at 134th Street.  After four sold out performances in 2011 at the Harlem Stage Gatehouse, Jason Moran and Meshell Ndegeochello team up for a second year to present the Fats Waller Dance Party - this time as a FREE outdoor experience. Awakening the spirit of the legendary Fats Waller and re-envisioning the importance of moving to jazz, Moran and Ndegeocello rework his music to create a dance event reminiscent of late night jams and rent parties. Backed by a 5-piece-band and joined by the dancers of Organic Magnetics.  More details at the Harlem Stage site: LINK

Sunday, July 29th, Kehinde Wiley World Stage: Israel at the Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Avenue by 92nd Street.  Kehinde Wiley's amazing exhibition at the Jewish Museum on the Upper East Side ends this weekend. Mr. Wiley started out at the Studio Museum in Harlem and has since then worked on painting portraits of the African Diaspora throughout the world: LINK

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