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May 2014
$7.00

Urban Word NYC: Rock the Mic Part 2

May 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Aaron Davis Hall,
West 135th Street and Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031 United States

In the second installation of Rock the Mic, students will showcase their work alongside the groundbreaking poets of Urban Word NYC! For maximum benefit it is strongly encouraged that students attend Rock the Mic Part 1 and complete a workshop with Urban Word NYC. Thursday, May 15, 2014  10:30am Grades 6-12 Aaron Davis Hall

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$7.00

Def Dance Jam Workshop Duets! Do It’s! Do Etc…

May 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Aaron Davis Hall,
West 135th Street and Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031 United States

Join DDJW members as they present artistic duets with a social service organization in response to personal and current social issues. Duet combinations will include dance, theater, music, visual art, sign language and spoken word. A great way for students to learn creative forms of activism! Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10:30am All grades Aaron Davis Hall To purchase tickets, to register your students for this program, or learn more about Education on Harlem Stage: Call 212-281-9240 ext. 18, email Indira Goodwine.

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Free

Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival: Free Concert – Vijay Iyer Trio

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Aaron Davis Hall,
Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031 United States

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:30pm Marian Anderson Theater at Aaron Davis Hall across from the Harlem Stage Gatehouse Presented in collaboration with Carnegie’s Neighborhood Concert Series, a program of the Weill Music Institute. Hailed as one of “the best bands in jazz,” Grammy-nominated composer and MacArthur award winning pianist Vijay Iyer leads an evening of complex and rhythmically exciting original compositions as well as re-invented versions of classics with his highly celebrated and award-winning trio featuring Stephan Crump (bass)…

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$10

Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival: Premiere of “Stretch Music” by Christian aTunde Adjuah Double

May 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Harlem Stage Gatehouse,
150 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031 United States

Thursday, May 8, 2014 Tickets $10 Closing the distance between acoustic and electric sounds in jazz, Christian aTunde Adjuah premieres his dectet  and their approach to jazz entitled Stretch Music. Introducing three completely new brass instruments and recreations of instruments such as the Straight Alto Saxophone. Christian aTunde Adjuah and his dectet stretch jazz’s rhythmic, melodic and harmonic conventions to encompass a multitude of musical forms, languages and cultures with several new compositions. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Dig…

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$10

Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival: Latin Double Bill – Aruán Ortiz and Manuel Valera

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Harlem Stage Gatehouse,
150 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031 United States

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Tickets $10 Aruán Ortiz, Music and Architecture Aruán Ortiz’s amazing work is an instrumental re-interpretation of concepts and motifs inspired from iconic architectural works. These extraordinary artists push their creativity beyond sonic limits as they musically explore masterpieces like Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia replete with its arabesque spires and presence of alchemy. Video – “Alameda” by Aruán Ortiz Manuel Valera and New Cuban Express Jose Marti en Nueva York Featuring vocalist, Sofia Re Grammy nominated New Cuban Express sextet…

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$7

JazzReach Presents: Hangin’ with the Giants feat. Metta Quintet

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Harlem Stage Gatehouse,
150 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031 Select a Country:

Staged as a late night talk show, JazzReach Presents: Hangin’ with the Giants feat. Metta Quintet is a fun, high-energy program designed to promote the inclusiveness and accessibility of jazz while highlighting the legacies and music of some of the art form’s central contributors, such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk. This show offers numerous opportunities for students to interact and participate. Tuesday, May 6, 2014 10:30am & 12:30pm Grades K-4 Harlem Stage Gatehouse To purchase tickets, to register your students for this program,…

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April 2014
$1000

Harlem Stage Gala

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Harlem Stage Gatehouse,
150 Convent Ave, New York, New York 10031 United States

Join Us for an Evening Celebrating Genius Monday, April 28, 2014, 6:00PM It’s the Harlem Stage Gala. A night to remember! Honoring the legacies of Billie Holiday and James Baldwin. Honorees: Jason Moran, Simon & Stefany Bergson and the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation Hosted by Dulé Hill Performances by José James, Stew, Jason Moran and Nona Hendryx Gala Committee Gala Co-Chairs: Roland Augustine, Karen Lerner, Debra L. Lee Ronald K. Alexander Rose Marie and Burnside Anderson Frieda Arth Laurie Beckelman…

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$5.00

Uptown Open

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Harlem Stage Gatehouse,
150 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031 United States

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 5pm Our monthly open mic series, presented in partnership with Urban Word NYC is a safe, uncensored space for poets, spoken word artists, emcees, scholars and activists to share their powerful and important voices. Uptown Open is run for youth by youth, with youth DJ’s, youth hosts and a monthly featured poet. FREE for youth 18 and under; $5 adults and youth 18+

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$7.00

Dance China NY: China Patterns

April 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Aaron Davis Hall,
West 135th Street and Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031 United States

Performed in full, traditional Chinese costumes, China Patterns introduces students to Chinese culture through language lessons, historical background, on-stage demonstrations and audience interaction. With the addition of a special acrobatic performance as part of this year’s program, come and see why Dance China NY is an audience favorite! Thursday, April 10, 2014 10:30am All grades Aaron Davis Hall To purchase tickets, to register your students for this program, or learn more about Education on Harlem Stage: Call 212-281-9240 ext. 18, email Indira Goodwine.

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$7.00

E-Moves Presentation

April 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Harlem Stage Gatehouse,
150 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031 United States

A sampling of Harlem Stage’s signature dance showcase displaying some of the most exciting young dancemakers on the scene today. Followed by a talk with the artists, this program serves as the perfect introduction for your students to traditional, contemporary and folkloric forms of dance. Tuesday, April 8, 2014 10:30am (Grades K-6) 12:30pm (Grades 7-12) Harlem Stage Gatehouse To purchase tickets, to register your students for this program, or learn more about Education on Harlem Stage: Call 212-281-9240 ext. 18, email Indira Goodwine.

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