Day: October 26, 2019

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The Shadow King Reading

Broadway, Manhattan, Riese Lounge, 1st floor, 6-8pm, FREE. Maaza Mengiste discusses her novel that’s set in Ethiopia at the start of WWII. It tells the story of an orphaned Hirut, who struggles to adapt to her new life as a maid. Her employer, an officer in Emperor Haile Selassie’s Army, rushes to mobilize his strongest […]readmore

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Miles Davis in His Own Words

Tuesday, October 29th Miles Davis in His Own Words Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd St., Manhattan, 7pm, FREE. Actor Kene Holliday invites a New York City audience to witness the birth of a new show depicting the life of Miles Davis. He’ll present an enactment of the life of a man we have all known […]readmore

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“Ancestral Memories”

Sunday, October 27th “Ancestral Memories” Opening Reception The Dorsey Art Gallery, 553 Rogers Ave., 3-8pm, FREE. The longstanding Dorsey Art Gallery mounts a show dedicated to some of our great painters, sculptors and printmakers who have passed on. They are James Sepyo, Brent Bailer, Edward Martin and Ellsworth Ausby. The closing event is Sunday, November […]readmore

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‘Til Victory is Won

Saturday, October 26th ‘Til Victory is Won Brooklyn Public Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 7pm–midnight, FREE. This feast of fare for the mind is presented over five hours of history and perspective on the future It is inspired by the 1619 observance of 400 years since the start of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Among the […]readmore