Upcoming Events At The Schomburg Center In Harlem

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Just so you can start planning ahead as the holidays approach, check out these Schomburg events for the end of November and early December 2016.

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Cave Canem 20th Anniversary And Black Power 50 Present “Freedom Now!” At The Schomburg (Video)

oct-19-woman-1Cave Canem’s 20th anniversary and the Schomburg Center, for our year-long exploration of the Black Power Movement, will present  an intergenerational, interdisciplinary performance based on the musical composition of jazz composer and drummer Max Roach’s 1961 Freedom Now Suite. Continue Reading →

50th Anniversary Of The Black Power Movement

Black-Power-Kathleen-crop1On June 16, 1966 Stokely Carmichael of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) introduced “Black Power” as a slogan. Continue Reading →

Dapline! At The Schomburg Center In Harlem

1453910359_12646629_10153290640370079_6469733516531656783_oHailed as “rich in emotional nuance and gestural beauty” and one of the best dance shows of 2015 by the New York Times, Dapline! is a choreographic collaboration between LaMont Hamilton and André M. Zachery stemming from Hamilton’s project, Five on the Black Hand Side. Continue Reading →