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05/09/16: Origin Stories @ The United Palace – Josefina Baez

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Josefina Baez
Monday, May 9th
6:30pm doors, 7pm show
Performance takes place in the Palace Foyer
FREE with RSVP, seating limited to 100.

Josefina Baez is a storyteller, ArteSana, performer, writer, theatre director, educator, devotee and founder and director of Ay Ombe Theatre (1986-2016). Quite simply she is a genre-bending Dominican dynamo. She is best known for her panoply of published books and is a mesmerizing performer. Catch her at the people’s palace. The event is free but seating is extremely limited.

RSVP: 05/06/16: Origin Stories @ The United Palace – Josefina Baez

To find out more about Josefina Baez: http://about.me/josefinaBaezAyombeT

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The Fix: Skematics – Somewhere In The Gray EP

Skematics

Uptown’s own Skematics recently released his EP entitled, Somewhere In The Gray. The collection features such names as Sean Price, Saigon and production from PF Cuttin among others. The EP is available on Tidal, Spotify and iTunes so check it out and spread that Uptown Love.

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4/30/16: 9th Annual Harlem Celebration of World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

Harlem Tai Chi Day
St. Nicholas Park Plaza (135th Street & St. Nicholas Avenue)

April 30th @ 10AM

Join millions around the world in their individual time zones beginning at 10AM to celebrate world peace, optimum health and well-being! Our very own Eileen Z. Fuentes will be one of the keynote speakers.

This is a FREE event for all ages. Bring the family!

For more info: http://strategiesforoptimumwellness.com/world-tai-chi-and-qijong-day/ or call (866) 327-2254

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Spread Love: The UP Theater Company Presents An American Drum Circle

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AN AMERICAN DRUM CIRCLE
May 5 – May 22 – Thursdays thru Sundays 
The Tabernacle Theater (551 Fort Washington Ave.)

A young woman and her Nigerian beau become entangled in a web of falsehood. God is the lure. Wealth is the bait. But it’s the family ties that bind.

Get Tickets: Spread Love: The UP Theater Company Presents An American Drum Circle

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Vindaloo lamb chops. (Photo: Cassandra Giraldo | NY Times)

Greeting us when we walked into Chaiwali, the Indian restaurant she runs on the first two floors of her brownstone in Harlem, Anita Trehan had two tables to offer. All the others were taken. It was a busy Friday night.

“I have this long wood table here,” she said. “Or,” she continued, extending one arm toward the foot of the staircase leading to a second-story dining room, “I have this beautiful little marble table right there.” She sounded as if it were a prize she had been saving for the first people she thought would appreciate it.

Now, this table sits in a tight corner. Its edges are deeply scalloped, so once our samosas and smoked eggplant arrived, it became clear that the marble surface was even smaller than it looked. But by that point, it didn’t matter. The owner, who is also the chef, the decorator and the occupant of the house’s upper stories, had proudly seated us at a piece of furniture she had bought and placed there because she liked the way it looked. What were we going to do but settle in and see what else she wanted to share with us?

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