#FirstFridays | For the Love of House: In Memory of #FrankieKnuckles
Friday, August 1 | 6pm
schomburgcenter | 515 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10037
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This month’s First Fridays at the Schomburg is themed “For the Love of House Music,” in honor of Frankie Knuckles. Known as the “Godfather,” Knuckles helped build House—a style of Chicago dance music that revolutionized club culture in the ‘70s and ‘80s and still resonates around the world today. Check out our wonderful displays, sign-up for a membership, and visit our Schomburg Gift Shop while networking and dancing the night away.
Our DJs for the night will be DJ Masai and DJ Frankie Paradise.
DJ Masai is the center of the storm. He has been spinning for over 23 years. DJ Masai has played in some of the biggest venues in the city and Tri-State area. Masai’s following spans across all five boroughs and several states.
DJ Frankie Paradise is committed to keeping Dance and House music alive. He is a DJ/Promoter/Producer in NYC, NJ, and Philadelphia. DJ Frankie Paradise is the producer of Clubhouse NYC Productions 1995-2006, Frankie Paradise Network 2010, One Bangin House 2011, Happy Lounge Project, NYC Events 2011, and was the resident DJ for Coney Island Dancers 2012-2014
Stephanie Mills (@PrettyMill1) LIVE at the Martin Luther King Jr. #Concert Series
Hosted by #Brooklyn @BPEricAdams
Monday, July 28 | 7PM
Wingate Park | 600 Kingston Avenue #Brooklyn, NY
For the full summer schedule, visit http://bit.ly/1pwBxNz
Dance Theatre of Harlem (@DTHBallet) & @LeylaMcCalla
Presented by @CelebrateBklyn
Thursday | July 31 | 7:30pm
Prospect Park Bandshell | Brooklyn, NY
For more details, visit http://bit.ly/1lszgQR
The return of DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM to the world stage after a nine-year hiatus is cause for celebration. Founded in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook, Dance Theatre of Harlem was considered “one of ballet’s most exciting undertakings” (NY Times, 1971). The genesis of the company was Mitchell’s desire to start a school in Harlem, the community in which he was born, that would give children the opportunity to learn about dance and the allied arts. Now in its fourth decade, Dance Theatre of Harlem has grown into a multi-cultural dance institution with an extraordinary legacy: as a school, it continues to provide vital opportunities for education, creative expression, and artistic excellence; as a performing company, it is world class. The program at Celebrate Brooklyn! will include Donald Byrd’s Contested Space (2012), Robert Garland’s Return (1999), and a sleek and evocative restaging of Frederic Franklin’s 1984 masterpiece of classical rigor Pas de Dix by Keith Saunders, Kellye Saunders, and Virginia Johnson.
The New York born, New Orleans-based cellist and singer LEELA MCCALLA has an instantly recognizable voice, whether she’s singing in English or the Haitian Creole of her immigrant parents. Her recent albumVari-Colored Songs pays tribute to the poetry of Langston Hughes, one of the leading figures of the Harlem Renaissance.
[#FREECONCERT #CONCERT] @snarkypuppy LIVE at @BAM_Brooklyn’s #RandBFestival
Thursday, July 31 | 12-2pm
Metrotech Commons | Metrotech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201
[#CONCERT] Kyle Shedrick (@KShed4ever) LIVE!
Wednesday, July 30 | 9pm
The Bitter End | 147 Bleecker Street New York, NY
[#AFTERWORK #HAPPYHOUR] @WeekendWeds
Wednesday, July 30 | 7-10pm
739 Franklin Bar | 739 Franklin Avenue Brooklyn, NY
Folloe the convo at #WeekendWednesday
[#CONCERT] Lauryn Hill LIVE!
Monday, July 28 | 8pm | Brooklyn Bowl | 61 Wythe Avenue Brooklyn, NY
Saturday, August 9 | 8pm | Count Basie Theatre | 99 Monmouth Redbank, NJ
For Tickets, visit http://bit.ly/1tInpr8
Lauryn Hill has been hailed as one of the most critically acclaimed hip-hop performers and innovators of our generation. Everything Hill touches turns to platinum and though her catalogue of material is limited to a few studio albums, her impact on Hip-Hop is unequivocal. After an ethereal performance at the 2011 Coachella Festival, rare Lauryn Hill tour dates have been scheduled at several venues this 2011. Don’t miss a date on the Lauryn Hill concert schedule 2011. Use Eventful as your source for Lauryn Hill concert dates and venue information.
Lauryn Hill entered the entertainment world with several high profile projects that included a soap opera stint on As The World Turns in 1993. She made her film debut as a rebellious singer alongside Whoopi Goldberg in Sister Act 2 before her music career took off. The following year, the Fugees took the rap world by storm. Their debut album Blunted in Reality garnered the band some attention in 1994, however, it was with their sophomore album The Score that they they achieved massive success. Lauryn Hill’s piercing vocals and lyrically genius raps drove the album to #1 on the Billboard 200. Hill’s vocal contribution to “Killing Me Softly” earned the group a Grammy for Best R&B Vocal Performance. The album also won for Best Rap Album at the 1997 Grammy Awards.
Following the massive success of the Fugees, they went on an elongated hiatus to focus on side projects. Lauryn Hill soon entered the studio to create her masterpiece The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. Released in 1998, the album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and featured the #1 single “Doo Wop (That Thing)”. The following year Hill was nominated for a record ten Grammy Awards becoming the first woman to achieve the feat. She went home that night with five awards and gave a chilling and emotional performance of “Zion”. Following the immense success, Lauryn Hill went on a self-imposed hiatus
Distressed with the media, the music industry, and the paparazzi, Hill focused on self-improvement, raising her children, and figuring her life out. She returned four years later in 2001 with her concert performance on MTV’s Unplugged. The album MTV Unplugged No. 2.0 was released and featured all new acoustic material. The album debuted at #3 and eventually went Platinum. Following years of hopeful rumors of a Fugee return, the group reunited for a performance at “Dave Chappelle’s Block Party” in 2004. Lauryn Hill tour dates were booked on a Fugee reunion tour across Europe in 2005.
Throughout the rest of the decade, Lauryn Hill tour dates were scheduled internationally at several high profile festivals, intimate venues, and special events. Lauryn HIll concert dates were booked at the Coachella Valley Music Festival in 2011 and she is about to embark on a stateside tour that includes several dates at mid-sized venues. While she hasn’t released an album in almost fifteen years, her heartfelt music still resonates with us and allows us to relive a period in Hip-Hop when it was socially conscious and activist. Don’t miss out when Lauryn Hill concert dates are scheduled in your area. Use Eventful as your source for Lauryn Hill tour dates and venue information.
Music by Angel + Dren | Rich Night
Sunday, July 27 | 4-11pm
@VodouBar | 95 Halsey Street Brooklyn, NY
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Presents The General Public
Saturday, July 26 | 4-10pm
Rustik Tavern | 471 Dekalb Avenue Brooklyn, NY
Admission: FREE before 6pm | $5 after 6pm
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[#COMEDY] John Leguizamo’s “Ghetto Clown”
PRESENTED BY @Summerstage
Monday, July 28 | 8-10:30pm
Summerstage Central Park located at Rumsey Playfield (enter park at East 72nd Street) New York, NY 10065
For more information about this, visit http://bit.ly/1mUMMk7