The Fall Arts and Culture Season is in full swing now, and there are a number of must see events this week in Harlem. You can find dozens more similar events listed at Harlem Stage, Community Works, and Harlem One Stop. Three favorites are below; The first two are free, the last one costs $7.
Harlem Meer Social Hour: Nocturnal Woodlands Walk
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Join the Central Park Conservancy for a fresh alternative to the tired old happy hour scene, at the Harlem Meer Social Hour, our exciting monthly series for adults.
This month, take a break from the buzzing nightlife of NYC to experience a different kind of nightlife in Central Park’s North Woods! After mingling over complimentary refreshments in the Dana Center, Regina Alvarez, Central Park Conservancy Woodlands Expert, will lead us on an awe-inspiring walk by the Harlem Meer and through the woods in pursuit of an after-dark serenity that is near impossible to find elsewhere in Manhattan...
Space is limited, so arrive prompty to ensure your spot. No advance registration. For more information, please call (212) 860-1370.
Location: Central Park: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, Central Park (Inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox avenues)
SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR
A collaborative presentation with the Neighborhood Concert Series of
The Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall
WED, NOVEMBER 19, 2008, 7:30PM
Harlem Stage at Aaron Davis Hall/The City College of New York
Heralded as one of the most exciting musical groups to emerge in world music in years, the two-time Grammy Award winning Soweto Gospel Choir makes a long-anticipated sojourn to Harlem. Break bread, share stories and raise your voices in song at a special Community Sing on Tuesday, November 18, with the members at the Harlem Stage Gatehouse. Light refreshments will be served.
On Wednesday, November 19, don’t miss a most rousing gospel concert with the choir and their band.
Harlem Stage at Aaron Davis Hall/The City College of New York.
* General Tickets: FREE - Space limited.
* RSVP required, limit 2 per person.
* Please call: 212.281.9240
VIVA MEXICO! with BALLET FIESTA MEXICANA
Dates: Wed Nov 19 2008
Times: 10:15AM & 12:15PM
Venue: Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue at 104th St. 10029
Let the live Mariachi Band bring to life the beauty and the history of the Mexican culture with traditional dances, songs and costumes that transport you to another place. Join in the fiesta as the dance company moves to the rhythms of Mexico’s vivacious music. All ages
* Wednesday, November 19, 2008 @ 10:30 am buy tickets
* Wednesday, November 19, 2008 @ 12:30 pm buy tickets
You can find dozens more similar events listed at Harlem Stage, Community Works, and Harlem One Stop