Friday, May 16, 2014


Friday, May 23rd, starting 7:00PM,  Harlem Stage’s Uptown Nights: COUNTERCULTURE A LGBTQ Night of Live Music and a Dance Party at the Gatehouse, 150 Convent Avenue at 135th Street, Tickets $20 for a night including a Mixer at 7:00PM, Performances at 7:30PM and a dance party starting 9:30PM.

Featuring: Le1f, Will Sheridan, Wendell Cooper, Javier Ninja and DJ Edgar Um Curated by Kyle Abraham, choreographer, dancer and recipient of the MacArthur Foundation’s Genius Grant award recipient, presents Counterculture, a night of music and dancing that is a celebration of street, club and LGBTQ cultures.

To curate this night of music, performance, and dance, Kyle Abraham is channeling the various subcultures that have inspired him throughout his life as a black, gay, hip-hop-loving male who grew up working in record stores and spent much of his nightlife in dance clubs. Counterculture is part of Harlem Stage’s “Uptown Nights” series that recalls the time when Harlem served as the location for adventurous music and arts lovers to see and hear cutting-edge artists: LINK

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