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Upcoming Programs at The Schomburg Center

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presents a wide range of educational and cultural programs on a year-round basis in its renowned Langston Hughes Auditorium and American Negro Theater. From seminars, forums, workshops, staged readings, film screenings, to performing arts programs, and special events. Public programs complement the Schomburg Center's exhibitions, collections and research services and interpret its collections. Please keep in mind that we do not accept unsolicited proposals for public programs. 

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Before 5: Marjorie Eliot Image Before 5: Marjorie Eliot

Before 5: Marjorie Eliot

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, American Negro Theatre

Enjoy an afternoon of jazz with Marjorie Eliot, the woman behind the legendary Harlem parlor concerts. The performance will be followed by a conversation with Eliot.

Before 5 is a Schomburg series that features premiere afternoon events for our daytime audience. "Back in the days of the Harlem Renaissance, a cottage industry of private jazz salons took hold in the living rooms of far uptown Manhattan. These days, one local woman, Marjorie Eliot, keeps the tradition alive in her apartment just off 160th Street, where every Sunday she 

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Visually Speaking: A Worldview from Guyana Image Visually Speaking: A Worldview from Guyana

Visually Speaking: A Worldview from Guyana

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Auditorium

Many contemporary depictions of Guyana and its people—whether via the image or the written word—continue to center on the exotic, the colonial, and the touristic. Award-winning photographers Nikki Kahn and Keisha Scarville will share their artistic visions and portfolios and explore their ongoing work to tell Guyana’s stories and to counter historic and contemporary stereotypes about the former British colony and its wide-reaching Diaspora.

Visually speaking is a photographic conversation series focused on  

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Estate and Gift Planning Seminar

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, American Negro Theatre

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