The harlem is . . . Music, Theater & Dance exhibit opening Feb. 13th at Harlem Hospital Center salutes some of the great legacy keepers of the century including Barbara Ann Teer, Black female visionary artist, activist and one of the most important forces in Black theater in Harlem and beyond.

In 1968 she. created The National Black Theatre, the first revenue making black theater complex in the United States. The theater is dedicated to social transformation and change and historical innovation within the African American Community .

Its influence and power continues today through the leadership of her daughter, Sade Lythcott, and Jonathan McCrory. More information is at https://www.harlem-is.org/theater and at https://www.nationalblacktheatre.org/our-story

COMMUNITY WORKS, NEW HERITAGE THEATRE AND THE HARLEM ARTS ALLIANCE

INVITE YOU TO JOIN THE CELEBRATION!

Honor the harlem is…Healing

Outdoor Exhibit Honorees

Monday, May 15

5:00PM

St. Nicholas Avenue at 120th Street

 

This program is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council, New York City Council Member Kristin Richardson Jordan, NYS Assemblywoman Inez E. Dickens, NY State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul & New York State Legislature, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce Arts & Culture Committee, Community Works, Con Edison, NYSCA ARTS, and NY Community Trust.

 
You’re invited: We have launched another round of Harlem is  . . . Healing Dialogues series on YouTube. These are lively, intimate, and animated conversations posted each month with select heroes from our Harlem is. . . Healing program who have brought hope to a community affected by the pandemic and issues of social justice. 
 
This program is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council, New York City Council Member Kristin Richardson Jordan, NYS Assemblywoman Inez E. Dickens, NY State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul & New York State Legislature, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce Arts & Culture Committee, Community Works, Con Edison, NYSCA ARTS, and NY Community Trust.

Dear Supporters,
 
Good news: With your support, our larger-than-life outdoor public art exhibit honoring nine of our 50 honorees to highlight our continuing Harlem is . . . Healing campaign is opening on August 12 on St. Nicholas Avenue between 120th and 121st Streets. It will be up for about four months.

Closing out 2020 with a Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Harlem Is… 
& The Launch of www.harlem-is.org
 
As we close out this tumultuous year, Voza and I are delighted to share some good news to lift your spirits. This year marks the 20th Anniversary of harlem is… and we are proud to announce the launch of the harlem is… website - www.harlem-is.org - the new digital home for the harlem is… digital exhibitions, virtual events, and educational activities devoted to honoring the living legacy of local heroes in the iconic Harlem neighborhood. 

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