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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, March 30, 2015
7 p.m.Women’s Jazz Festival: Catherine Russell & Lakecia Benjamin
Jazz and blues vocalist Catherine Russell, a native of New York City, was born with distinctive bloodlines. Her father was Luis Russell, the renowned big-band leader who was born in Panama, and lived in New Orleans and New York City. He was a groundbreaking vintage jazzman -- a pianist, composer/arranger, and most prominently, the music director for Louis Armstrong in the mid-'40s. Her mother is Carline Ray, a veteran jazz bassist, vocalist, graduate of the Julliard and Manhattan Schools of Musi…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
6:30 p.m.Talks at the Schomburg: Portrayals of Black Women in Media
To close Women's History Month, we are hosting a special panel discussion with leading journalists, writers and bloggers around representations of Black women in global media. The speakers include, Vanessa Karen DeLuca (Editor-in-Chief of Essence Magazine), Demetria Lucas D'Oyley (author of Don’t Waste Your Pretty Blogger & A Belle in Brooklyn), Farai Chideya (award-winning journalist, author and host of One with Farai) and moderated by journalist, Akisa Omulepu. Following the event, you can…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Thursday, April 2, 2015
6 p.m.Conversations in Black Freedom Studies - Race and the Criminal Justice System: Political Prisoners, Resistance, and Mass Incarceration Part II
Schomburg Education presents this dynamic adult education series with a full line up of provocative scholars and community members committed to engaging dialogue about black freedom studies. The Spring 2015 semester is curated by professors Jeanne Theoharis (Brooklyn College/CUNY) and Komozi Woodard (Sarah Lawrence College). April 2 at 6 p.m. with Laura Whitehorn, Activist; Ruth Gilmore, The Graduate Center, CUNY; and Arun Kundnani, New York University. Books for the Conversations in…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureCollege & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
Friday, April 3, 2015
6 p.m.First Fridays: 80's Edition
The Schomburg Center is turning back the clock and bringing you the big, bold and colorful era of the 1980s at a special 80's Edition of our popular monthly social gathering, First Friday! Groove to the music of DJ Masai and DJ LA in our Langston Hughes Lobby, where they will be expressing their own unique sounds on the 1 and 2's, as you enjoy our signature drinks and extended viewing hours in our galleries. Explore our two new Exhibitions, Curators Choice: Black Life Matters and Coming Home: R…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Exhibition HallAdults
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
6:30 p.m.Visually Speaking: Roy DeCarava, A Life in Art
Sherry Turner DeCarava, independent art historian and Executive Director of the DeCarava Archives, offers an in-depth portrait of the life and career of this influential artist and complex man. As part of the Schomburg’s Visually Speaking series, Turner DeCarava invokes her 40-year personal and professional partnership with DeCarava for a discussion of her husband’s artistic legacy, his continuing relevance and inspiration to the multiple currents of photography today. Photojournalist, Ozier Muh…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
2 p.m.Before 5: The American Negro Theatre
For its 75th anniversary, join Michael Dinwiddie for an afternoon commemoration of the American Negro Theatre. #BEFORE5 Before 5 is a series featuring premiere afternoon events for our daytime audience. This series is funded in part by the Manahatten Community Grant Program. ________________________________________________________ FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED For all free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Sunday, May 3, 2015
3 p.m.The 14th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Lecture
Women In Islam, Inc. celebrates the example and legacy of Dr. Betty Shabazz annually and recognize women, of all backgrounds and faiths, who demonstrate their unwavering and courageous dedication to helping others. Reception and Awards Ceremony: $35; Students: $20. RSVP to: rsvp@womeninislam.org For more information and to purchase tickets, visit womeninislam.org or call (212) 576-8875 _________________________________________________________ FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED For all f…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Thursday, May 7, 2015
6 p.m.Conversations in Black Freedom Studies - Black and Brown Coalitions
Schomburg Education presents this dynamic adult education series with a full line up of provocative scholars and community members committed to engaging dialogue about black freedom studies. The Spring 2015 semester is curated by professors Jeanne Theoharis (Brooklyn College/CUNY) and Komozi Woodard (Sarah Lawrence College). May 7 at 6 p.m. with Sonia Song-Ha Lee; Washington University in St. Louis; Alejandra Marchevsky, California State University, Los Angeles; and Johanna Fernandez, B…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureCollege & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
6 p.m.Estate and Gift Planning Seminar
Are you working on your estate plans or need to update them? How can you best provide for family and loved ones while also supporting your favorite charities? Do you understand the probate process or want to avoid it? Are you confused by the continued estate tax changes? Most importantly, what will be your legacy? We are pleased to present an educational seminar for Library patrons and supporters. John Bacon, Director of Planned Giving, will present estate planning concepts in easy-to-und…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, American Negro TheatreAdults,
50+,
NYPL Supporters,
Adults

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