Join Harlem Stage, the famed uptown performing arts venue, is hosting a FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC Open House Event. The public is invited to visit the Historic Harlem Stage Gatehouse, join a Drum Circle, meet artists, enjoy family activities, and dance to the soulful sounds of Sundae Sermon’s DJ Stormin’ Norman. This family-friendly event is on Saturday, September 16th from 3 PM – 6 PM.
Harlem Stage, the famed uptown performing arts organization that has promoted the artistic legacy of Harlem for over 30 years, is proud to present their 2017 fall performing arts season under the leadership of Monique Martin, its newly appointed Director of Programming that will broaden the artistic view of this legendary uptown arts organization.
Harlem Stage invites arts lovers to kick off its Fall 2017 season with their first ever Open House. On September 16, 2017 from 3 PM – 6 PM, you are invited to tour the Gatehouse and learn about its historical restoration from a facility that distributed clean water to New York City beginning in 1890, into a state-of-the-art flexible performing arts center.
During the event, attendees will participate in all day music, dance and cultural activities, including an urban dance performance by the A. Phillip Randolf High School, musical performances from the Manhattan School of Music and watching Mama Akanke as she celebrates the beauty of the African diaspora through interactive stories, dance and song. Later in the afternoon, Sundae Sermon’s DJ Stormin’ Norman’s soulful sounds will have the audience moving and grooving. Harlem Stage will also host an open drum circle led by second year artist in residence and rising jazz star, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah hot off the release of his critically acclaimed 2017 album, “Ruler Rebel.”
This event is free and open to the public.
DATE: SATURDAY, SEPTERMBER 16, 2017
TIME: 3:00 –6:00 PM
PLACE: HARLEM STAGE GATEHOUSE
150 Convent Avenue (at West 135th Street)
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