Monday, July 21, 2014


Wednesday, July 23rd, 7:45PM, Free Outdoor Movies at St. Nicholas Park, 135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue.  Maysles Cinema's Summer of Music The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance & Reel Harlem: The Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival present The Night James Brown Saved Boston at St. Nicholas Park on the plaza by West 135th Street. Lawn Chairs Permitted Rain Location: TBA

The screening of The Night James Brown Saved Boston starts at 8:45PM this coming Wednesday:

It's the day after the assassination of Dr Martin Luther King. America's inner cities are on fire, and the city of Boston is looking to James Brown to help stop it from exploding and imploding. The Night James Brown Saved Boston focuses on James Brown's extraordinary, history-making concert at the Boston Garden on April 5, 1968, putting the events of that day into the context of the times, and for the first time, telling the dramatic story of what happened that night, spotlighting this crucial moment in the life and career of James Brown. Up to that moment, James Brown has been a great artist, a successful businessman, a civil rights activist and an American patriot. On April 5, 1968, he becomes hero.

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