1. Outdoor Harlem Parks Music & Screening Series w/The Maysles Cinema

    Outdoor Harlem Parks Music & Screening Series w/The Maysles Cinema

    Let's make plans to chill more this summer? Come kick it with the Maysles Cinema for some luscious ear candy to get you groovin’ followed by a documentary to keep that grey matter fresh. We’ve got four lined up for you so far and more on the way (promise)!

    Oh and did we mention it’s  free ?

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    Wednesday, July 6th: DJ Laylo bumps hip hip, classics, and soul to get you pumped for the screening of  Jamel Shabazz: Street Photographer. “In the infancy of hip-hop, Brooklyn-born photographer Jamel Shabazz documented the pioneers of music and style that would initiate an unstoppable worldwide phenomenon.” But enough with the quotes, just peep this trailer:

     

    Marcus Garvey Park
    (Richard Rodgers Amphitheater: Behind Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, Mt. Morris Park West at 122nd St.)
    Music @ 7:00pm, film @ 8:30pm

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    Thursday, July 7th:   Major Damage gets the calypso and soca beats going as the perfect segue to the night’s film  Calypso Dreams . “Calypso Dreams is an intimate portrait of some of the true Calypsonians in Trinidad and Tobago, in performance and in conversation.” Oh look, a trailer!:

    Marcus Garvey Park
    (Richard Rodgers Amphitheater: Behind Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, Mt. Morris Park West at 122nd St.)
    Music @ 7:00pm, film @ 8:30

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    Wednesday, July 13th:  The National Jazz Museum All Stars promise to keep you dancin’ till the sun goes down. And when it does, we’ll screen  From Mambo to Hip Hop . For once, you don’t have to go home  or get out of here.   “From Mambo to Hip Hop packs into one hour the incredible history of a community that, despite the odds, fuelled a musical revolution.” Moviefilm trailer:

     

     

    Morningside Park
    Morningside Drive @ 114 Street

    Music @ 7:00pm, film @ 8:30pm

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    Sunday, July 24th: Four DJs ( Dj Kamala ; Dj Reborn ; Dj Beverly Bond ; Dj Stormin’ Norman ) = all day awesome sweaty dance party. Would you rather be anywhere else on a sunday afternoon? And after that, wind down with our screening of“ Maestro”. “Maestro tells the story of how a group of people found refuge and jump started the nascent club movement in post-Stonewall 70s New York City.” ...

     

    Morningside Park
    Morningside Drive @ 114 Street
    Music 3pm-8pm, film @ 8:15pm


     




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