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Ray “Johnny” Reid Needs Our Support

Bailey’s Cafe’s Emergency Health Care Fund is accepting donations to aid Ray Reid,

an original member of the “Crown Heights Affair,” in his fight against cancer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crown Heights Affair is an R&B Group that originated in Brooklyn back in the 70’s. They have a catalog of music to their credit including: “Dreamin a Dream,” “Dancin,” “SureShot” and “Say a Prayer for You,” just to name a few.

In addition, Ray is a song writer and producer having produced and written songs for artists such as:
France Joli
Amii Stewart
Unlimited Touch
Enchantment
Audrey Wheeler
Darnell Williams
Taana Gardner

As an avid educator, Ray has worked throughout his life to teach music and performance to children and young adults.

Many in the music world are aware that Ray Reid is currently challenged by cancer.  Bailey’s Board member, Rodney Rahim Deas, a dear friend of Ray’s, started this campaign to assist Ray in his time of need.  All donations will serve to offset Ray’s medical costs.
Contact:  Ray Care Group at 718-616-9587; [email protected]

OR you can donate online through Bailey’s Cafe’s Emergency Health Care Fund:



UPDATE: 

SPECIAL FUNDRAISING EVENT

Birthday Celebration & Benefit for Ray “Johnny” Reid, December 3, 2012, 6:30 PM

Live Entertainment by: The Tokyo Flash Band.  Members of “Crown Heights Affair”, “Unlimited Touch”, “Brass Construction” & other special guests will be in attendance.

For My Sweet
1103 Fulton Street (near Classon Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY 11238
To purchase Tickets:  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/294157
$20/$25 at the door

A Center for Community, Education and the Art www.baileyscafe.org

718-670-7063

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Precious Pearls at Bed-Stuy Live, October 6, 2012

It was easy to find Bailey’s Cafe’s table at the Bed-Stuy Live event on Saturday, October 6th.  As soon as we started our painting activity, turning a rock into an object that expresses an aspect of you or painting on paper, we were surrounded by artists of all ages, looking for outlets for self-expression.  Painting is just one of the fun activities that takes place at our Precious Pearls program.  Check out the Projects page to learn more about the program and consider making a donation to keep our programs expanding. 

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End of the Summer Celebration

The Girls at the Brooklyn Museum

Join Us on Saturday, August 25, 2012 Noon to 6 PM
Celebrate
Share the BBQ
Experience Our Performance Piece on Being A Girl
View a Dynamic Art Installation on Education Under Arrest

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End of the Summer BBQ, Art Installation and Performance

Performance by Bailey’s Cafe Girls Summer Program under direction of Kymbali Craig
Viewing of art installation “Education Under Arrest” by students from Paul Robeson High School and Boys & Girls High School with lead artist Alexis Callendar

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