Monthly Archives: January 2011

Reading Big Top and the Blues

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 Join us at Greenlight Bookstore for a reading by blues musician and author Michael Hill of his chidren’s book Big Top & the Blues.  This is a special Black History Month Children’s Hour event and Michael will also perform the original song that accompanies the book, a story about a blues musician and his family and how they stay connected while he is on the road.  Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton Street, at South Portland, Fort Greene, Brooklyn.  718-246-0200.  Books are on sale at the store and will be available during the event.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       &n

Mix & Mingle

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Mix and Mingles are an opportunity for our youth and elders to come together in conversation, dance, games and entertainment.  Here youth and elders are able to enjoy each other’s company and begin to form a relationship.  Our mix and mingles support our Errands for Elders program as well as our intergenerational oral history project:  Preserving the Past; Exploring the Future.   Join us at Paul Robeson High School, 150 Albany Avenue, between Dean and Bergen, in Crown Heights Brooklyn, the Lyles Studio, room 312. 

Black History Birthday Celebration for Langston Hughes

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Bailey’s Cafe will be joining actor Anthony Thompson and visual artist Renaldo Davidson in a celebration of Langston Hughes’ 109th birthday at the New York Public Library Countee Cullen Branch, 104 West 136th Street near Lenox Avenue, Harlem.  We will be presenting members of our Errands for Elders Program, our youth theater troupe and a short reading from Southern Grown.  Mr. Thompson and Mr. Davidson will be presenting "Jesse B. Simple Alive in Harlem."  Please join us for a stimulating, informative and entertaining afternoon.