36TH Anniversary Theme: HARLEM Remembers, Salutes & Celebrates the Children of HAITI
A brief photo glimpse of HARLEM WEEK 2010: 1. Fabulous Classic Auto on display at The Upper Manhattan Auto Show 2. All time world basketball legend Michael Jordan joins with current NBA superstars Dwayne Wade (Miami), Carmelo Anthony (Denver) and Chris Paul (New Orleans) to share thoughts and Q&A with our youth at the World Basketball Festival at Rucker Park during HARLEM WEEK 3. Thousands of spectators enjoy “Fashion Flava” during “Uptown Saturday Nite” 4. Nickelodeon fun exhibit provides joy and excitement at the Children’s Festival 5. Music Superstar John Legend performing at “A Great Day In Harlem”
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2010 HIGHLIGHTS: HARLEM WEEK 36TH ANNIVERSARY A Short Photo Essay The Directors of HARLEM WEEK, Inc. are pleased to in this brief Photo Essay capture a few of the key highlights and images which were a part of the unique magic which made up HARLEM WEEK 2010. Our purpose is to trigger positive memories, and/or to spotlight events and activities which you may not have been able to personally experience. Hopefully, it will assist in providing to you an overview of some the 109 diverse events which were part of HARLEM WEEK 2010. We invite you to join with us throughout much of HARLEM WEEK 2011 and beyond.
TABLE OF CONTENT
HARLEM WEEK, Inc. BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dr. Bertrand Brown
Lloyd A. Williams
Timothy Burwell 1st Vice Chairman Harlem Arts Alliance
2nd Vice Chairman
Marko S. Nobles
INSIDE COVER • WELCOME • HARLEM WEEK BOARD • TABLE OF CONTENTS
Treasurer Marine Corp Community Services
NY City Board of Education
Reginald Idlett, Sr.
OUTDOOR SMALL BUSINESS EXPO
NY CITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DAY SEMINARS, AWARD LUNCHEON & INDOOR/OUTDOOR EXPO
3 MAIN STAGES “SALUTING THE CHILDREN OF HAITI”
13 • 14
NY CITY SENIOR CITIZENS DAY
32 • 33
“THE JOINTS ARE JUMPIN”
APOLLO THEATER SALUTES HARLEM WEEK
• TRI-STATE GOLDEN HOOPS HS BASKETBALL CLASSIC
• CHARLIE PARKER JAZZ FESTIVAL • ONE NIGHT IN VEGAS • TRIBUTE LENA HORNE
9 - 12
Harlem Jazz & Music Festival
Gilbert Paschall, Jr.
National Black Sports & Entertainment Hall of Fame
Executive Director Winston Majette
GRACIE MANSION KICK-OFF LAWN PARTY
• TRI-STATE JUNIOR TENNIS CLASSIC 17
WORLD BASKETBALL FESTIVAL
”SUMMER IN THE CITY”
NATIONAL HISTORIC BLACK COLLEGE FAIR & EXPO
• SR CITIZENS & YOUTH SWIMMING DEMONSTRATION
57 Main Street
“A GREAT DAY IN HARLEM”
Injoy Enterprise, LLC
Barbara N. Burwell
24 • 25
Michael Flanigan Stephanie Francis
NY CITY “CHILDREN FESTIVAL”
THE UPPER MANHATTAN AUTO SHOW
Dr. Jay Cowan
Medgar Evers College
“UPTOWN SATURDAY NITE”
22 • 23
Sara Lee Apparel
The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce
30 • 31
35 - 36
NYC FAMILY HEALTH WALK-A-THON & PERCY SUTTON HARLEM 5K RUN
HISTORIC CELEBRATIONS GALA AND DANCE
OUR MEDIA PARTNERS
• ONLINE COVERAGE • WEBSITE VISIT INFO • OUR PROFESSIONAL TEAM
• SPONSORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES • 2010 CREDITS
• CAREERS ON BROADWAY AND BEYOND
John Purcell Beth Israel Center
Jackie Rowe-Adams District Council 37
LM Resources, Inc.
Shana A. Simmons, Esq. Cleary, Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP
Former US President Bill Clinton Speaks during HARLEM WEEK
Marci McCall of Emblem Health welcomes Mike Woods of FOX-5 TV to Emblem’s exhibit
Gracie Mansion Gala Reception & Lawn Party Hon. Michael R. Bloomberg
Theme: Date: Location: Audience:
Mayor of the City of New York
Tribute to Hon. Percy E. Sutton Thursday, July 15th - 5:30PM Gracie Mansion Two thousand plus (2,000+) attendees
in concert with
The Gala Reception hosted by Mayor Michael Bloomberg on The Great Lawn of Gracie Mansion was particularly special. The program honored the legacy of the late Percy Sutton one of HARLEM WEEK’s founders and a national, political and business icon. Over 2,000 invited guests including business leaders, Elected officials, Civic leaders, and sports, theater, movies and TV celebrities from throughout New York and across the nation attended this event to pay tribute to Mr. Sutton and to kick off the 36th Annual HARLEM WEEK celebration. The evening included live entertainment provided by the cast of the Tony Award winning musical Fela! and the National Jazz Museum in Harlem All-Star Band. An award was presented to Positive Community Magazine in honor of its 10th Anniversary. In addition, Fela! was inducted into the National Black Sports & Entertainment Hall of Fame and a very special presentation was given to the family of Percy Sutton by Mayor Bloomberg, former Mayor, David Dinkins, Councilmember Inez Dickens and Assemblyman Keith Wright. The award was accepted for the Sutton family by Mr. Sutton’s granddaughter, Keisha Sutton-James.
Hon. Percy E. Sutton Gala Reception & Lawn Party Commemorative Program Thursday, July 15 t h • 5:30 PM Gracie Mansion • East End Avenue at 88th Street
Gracie Mansion Kick-Off: 1. NYS State Governor David Paterson addresses the audience. 2. WNBC 4 anchors, David Ushery & Tracie Strahan co-host the ceremonies 3. Assemblyman Keith Wright & Mayor Michael Bloomberg present the award in honor of Percy Sutton to his granddaughter Keisha Sutton James
3 Gracie Mansion
3 Gracie Mansion Kick-Off: 1. A Special Birthday presentation is given to Mayor David Dinkins by Diane McNulty, NY Times and NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn 2. Positive Community Magazine Publisher Adrian Council accepts the magazineâ€™s 10th Anniversary Award from Manhattan District Attorney, Cy Vance and Kim Jasmin, JP Morgan Chase 3. Some of the over 2,000 in attendance at the Lawn Party reception.
“A Great Day In Harlem” Theme: Date: Location: Audience:
A Salute to the Sounds of Philadelphia Sunday, July 25th, 9:30 AM until 8:30 PM Ulysses S. Grant National Memorial Park (Grant’s Tomb) Approx. Forty-five thousand (45,000) persons from across the tri-state and beyond
“A Great Day in Harlem,” the first public event of HARLEM WEEK 2010 attracted over 45,000 people to Ulysses S. Grant National Memorial Park throughout the day. Early attendees enjoyed the “Relieve the Stress” exercise session with the New York Road Runners. “Family Unity Day” followed featuring performances from local arts & culture organizations and performers. The “New York Gospel Caravan” was next featuring performances from Bishop Hezekiah Walker, and JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise. The “Fashion Fusion” showcase was a great success attracting models and designers from around the region. The “Concert Under the Stars” saluted the famous “Sounds of Philadelphia,” which honored the passing of Philadelphia’s music legend Teddy Pendergrass, is an event which is still being talked about months later, produced by the renowned HARLEM WEEK music director, Ray Chew & the HARLEM WEEK All-Star Band, featuring Broadway stage and recording artist, Elisabeth Withers, Philadelphia’s own Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, and a very special surprise appearance by multiple Grammy Award winner, John Legend, who did a special tribute along with the Blue Notes to Teddy Pendergrass historic song “Wake Up Everybody. The evening was closed by an electrifying performance by R&B great Keith Sweat, in his dramatic return to his HARLEM WEEK roots.
3 “A Great Day In Harlem” : 1. Large crowd enjoys entertainment. 2. Gospel great, Bishop Hezekiah Walker performing. 3. HARLEM WEEK scholarship award recipients and presenters (L) Tina McCrea, HARLEM WEEK Board, (R) Barbara Burwell, HARLEM WEEK Board and (Far R) Patricia Ricketts, Chamber Board. A Great Day in Harlem
“A Great Day In Harlem” 1. American Airlines staff prepare for a busy day at their exhibit. 2. AT&T’s great exhibit draws strong interest. 3. Cabot Creamery sampling their famous variety of great cheeses. 4. “Relieve the stress” exercise class. 5. FELA! The musical exhibit at Great Day In Harlem.
“A G r e a t D a y I n H a r l e m ”
“A Great Day In Harlem” 1. Elegant designs for Men & Women are displayed at the Fashion Fusion show. 2. Swimwear Model gets ready to take the stage 3. Everything is just right as this model is about to head on stage. 4. The female models and staff of the Fashion Fusion show. “A G r e a t D a y i n H a r l e m ”
3 “A Great Day In Harlem” 1. Harlem Arts Alliance recruits at Great Day In Harlem. 2. Dance company performing at Great Day. 3. R & B Great and Harlem Native Keith Sweat returns home for a rousing performance 4. John Legend joins Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes for a special rendition of the classic song “Wake Up Everybody”
“A G r e a t D a y i n H a r l e m ”
New York City Economic Development Day Seminars, Awards Luncheon & Indoor/Outdoor Expos Theme: Date/Time: Location: Attendance:
The 31 st Annual Hon. Lloyd E. Dickens & Hope R. Stevens, Esq.
New York City Economic Development Day
The Economic State of Our City, State & Nation Thursday, August 5th - 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall - West 115th St & Broadway Thousands of New Yorkers participated in various component of the day.
Awards Luncheon & Expo THEME:
“The Economic State of our
City, State & Nation” With updates from:
Tri-State Region: SMALL BUSINESS SEMINARS Sponsored by: The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, Columbia University; JP Mogan Chase Co-Sponsored by: TD Bank; NY Times; Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone; Harlem Community Development Corporation Honorary Chairpersons: Peter Meyer, President, NYC Markets, TD Bank & Kenneth Knuckles, Esq., President & CEO – Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Honorary Vice-Chairpersons: Joe Ienuso, Executive Vice President, Columbia University, Lela Wingard-Hughes, Managing Director JP Morgan Chase Moderated by: Patricia Ricketts, Vice President, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce Attended by: Over 100 key representatives from the Business, Finance & Community Development Sectors of the Tri-State Region Seminars: Panel #1: Access to Capital – Emcee: Peter Meyer, President, (TD); Panelists - Kenneth Knuckles, Esq., President
Hon. Jon Liu New York City Comptroller
Hon. H. Carl McCall Former New York State Comptroller
(UMEZ); Leisa Bates-Moss, President- Seedco Financial; Mel Washington, Executive Director –Project Enterprise Panel #2: Small
Hon. Charles B. Rangel U. S. Congressman
Business Capacity Building Programs & Services – Emcee: La-Verna Fountain, Vice President (Columbia Uuniversity); Panelist – Clay Bristow, Asst. Vice President - AXA Equitable; Tyreta Foster, Esq., Partner - Foster Lynch & Thomas, LLC; Marcia Geltman, Partner, - Nisivoccia, LLP Panel #3: Access to Key Government Initiatives & Programs – Emcee: Paul Williams, Esq. President (NYSDA), Panelists: Curtis Archer, President (HCDC), Michael Jones-Bey, Executive Director MWBE (ESDC)
Thursday, August 5, 2010
New York City Economic Development: Health Seminar
12:00 NOON – 2:15 PM
Theme: The Impact of the National Health Care Reform Bill Chaired by: Dr. John Palmer, Executive Director, Harlem
Alfred E. Lerner Hall
Hospital Center; Co-Chaired by Marci McCall, Manager New Business Development, Emblem Health, Inc., Lisa Hogarty, Chief
Operating Officer, Columbia University Medical Center; Dr. Jay Cowan, Chairman HARLEM WEEK Health Committee Attended by:
West 115 th Street & Broadway
Over 200 local and regional leaders in the fields of health and education Emcee: DeMarco Morgan, News Anchor-NBC-4 Panel Moderated by: Darwin Davis, Executive Board, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce Panel Discussion on “The Impact of the
in concert with:
National Health Care Reform Bill” on Public and Private Care Practices Panelist: Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford, President, The NY Academy
NYS SENATOR BILL PERKINS
of Medicine, Barbara Edmonds, Field Services Director, District Council 37; Roger Milliner, Deputy Executive Director of Marketing, Metro Plus; Jay Cowan, Chairman HARLEM WEEK Health Committee. Seminar in Partnership with: Harlem Healthy Living, Harlem Hospital Center, Emblem Health, Columbia University Medical Center, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Metro Plus, District Council 37, The New York Academy of Medicine, NBC-4, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce.
The 31st Annual Hon. Lloyd E. Dickens & Hope R. Stevens, Esq. Awards Luncheon At Alfred Lerner HallWelcomed by: Robert Kasdin, Senior Executive Vice President, Columbia University Luncheon Theme: "The Economic State of our City, State & Nation" Featured keynote speakers: Hon. John Liu, NYC Comptroller, Hon. H. Carl McCall, Former NYS Comptroller, and Hon. Charles B. Rangel, U.S. Congress Member. Emcee: Celeste Headlee, Co-Host, “The Takeaway,” on WNYC-AM/FM Honorees: Phillip Banks, Jr., Chief, New York City Police Department and Michael Jones-Bey, Director, MWBE, Empire State Development Corporation
Attended by four hundred (400) businesses, civic, professional, and public persons from throughout the tri-state
region, and beyond. A Free Public Indoor Business Expo at Learner Hall from 10:00AM to 3:00PM -Attended by thousands Featuring exhibits on small businesses, health, banking, finance, education, employment & career opportunities, new business opportunities, community development and healthy food tastings.
“Healthy Eating” Outdoor Expo from 9:00AM to 5:00PM - Visited by thousands on Broadway from 114th to 116th Sts. Harlem Healthy Eating and Living Green Marketplace, farmer’s market with fresh fruits & vegetables, herbs, honeys, spices, holistic items, juices and more.
Robert Kasdin, Sr. Executive VP, Columbia University welcomes the audience to the Awards Luncheon N e w Yo r k C i t y E c o n o m i c D e v e l o p m e n t A w a r d s L u n c h e o n & E x p o
New York City Economic Development Day Seminars, Awards Luncheon & Expo
New York City Economic Development Day Awards Luncheon & Expo 1. Panelists for the health seminar (L) Darwin Davis, Chamber Board, (C) Dr. John Palmer, Chamber Board, (R) Dr. Jay Cowen, HARLEM WEEK Board. 2. Paul Williams, Executive Director, NYS Dormitory Authority speaking at the Small Business Seminar. 3. Peter Meyer, President, NYC Markets, TD Bank addresses the Small Business Conference attendees. 4. Expo attendees visit the MTA exhibit 5. College scholarship & internship honorees at the Awards luncheon.
N e w Yo r k C i t y E c o n o m i c D e v e l o p m e n t A w a r d s L u n c h e o n & E x p o
New York City Economic Development Day Seminars, Awards Luncheon & Expo
New York City Economic Development Day Awards Luncheon & Expo: 1. Lloyd Williams, President, GHCC, gives remarks during the Awards Luncheon. 2. Phillip Banks, Jr., Chief, NYC Police Dept. accepts the Chamber Public Service Award presented by Voza Rivers (R) Chamber 1st Vice President . 3. Luncheon Keynote Speaker, former NY State Comptroller, Hon. H. Carl McCall. 4. Co-Host of the WNYC Radio Program “The Takeaway”, Celeste Headlee, introduces the speakers during the Luncheon. 5. Luncheon Keynote Speaker NY City Comptroller John Liu. N e w Yo r k C i t y E c o n o m i c D e v e l o p m e n t D a y S e m i n a r s , A w a r d s L u n c h e o n & E x p o
New York City Economic Development Day Seminars, Awards Luncheon & Expo
New York City Economic Development Day Awards Luncheon & Expo: 1. AT&T’s exhibit at the indoor Business expo. 2. Golden Krust Bakery provided food samples from their exhibit. 3. Capital One Bank’s exhibit at the expo. 4. AXA Equitable shared financial info from their exhibit. 5. National Park Service shares information on NYC’s historical sites 6. Some of the fruits and vegetables on display at the “healthy eating & healthy living” outdoor expo.
T h e N e w Yo r k C i t y E c o n o m i c D e v e l o p m e n t S e m i n a r , E x p o & A w a r d s L u n c h e o n
New York City Senior Citizens Day Senior Expo, â€œEldersâ€™ Jubileeâ€? Awards Luncheon Concert & Fashion Showcase Theme: Date/Time: Locations:
Presented by: Sponsors:
Co-Sponsors: Attended by:
â€œHonoring Our Elders, the Foundation of Our Communitiesâ€? Tuesday, August 10th, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (A) The Senior Citizens Expo 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM The Art Gallery of the A. C. Powell Jr. State Office Bldg. (B) NYC Senior Citizens Awards Luncheon & Fashion Show 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM Windows Over Harlem Banquet Hall, A.C. Powell, Jr. State Office Bldg. GHCC, HW, Hon. Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President, Hon. Inez E. Dickens, NYC Council, NYS Office of General Services Hon. Keith L.T. Wright, NYS Assembly, Apple Bank, Melbaâ€™s 125, Applebeeâ€™s, Con Edison, Harlem Hospital Center, Emblem Health, Greyhound, CVS Caremark, MetroPlus, MTA, Delta, St. Lukes/Roosevelt, WBLS-FM AARP, Congressman Rangel, Cabot, Pepsi, Frito Lay, Make My Cake, Love Oasis 1500+ Seniors and Family Members
Provided day long free health testing; exercise demonstrations and classes; information Sessions and materials, by Emblem Health, Apple Bank, Con Edison, Harlem Hospital, NY Road Runners, Harlem YMCA, Metro Plus, MTA, St. Luke/Roosevelt Hospital, CVS, Greyhound, Applebeeâ€™s, AARP and more.
NYC Senior Citizens Awards Luncheon & Fashion Show Time: Locations:
11:30 AM to 2:00 PM Melbaâ€™s 125, A.C. Powell, Jr. State Office Bldg
& join with
to present the: 33nd ANNUAL
JOSEPH ROBERTS, Sr. & VIVIAN ROBINSON
New York City Senior Citizens Day 2
â€œEldersâ€™ Jubileeâ€? Awards Luncheon Concert, Fashion Showcase & Exposition 2010 Theme:
: â€œHonoring Our Elders, the Foundation of Our, Communitiesâ€?
HEALTH EXPO & FAIR 2ND FLOOR ART GALLERY â€˘ 10 AM to 3 PM
LUNCHEON 11:30 AM â€“ 2:30 PM MELBAâ€™S 125 3rd Floor
at the Adam C. Powell, Jr. State Office Bldg. 163 West 125th Street Harlem, NY
Luncheon Attended by 250+ Senior Citizens
Tuesday, August 11th
Senior Citizenâ€™s Lunch courtesy of Melbaâ€™s 125 in concert with Hon. Scott Stringer, Hon. Inez E. Dickens, Hon. Keith L. T. Wright and NYS Office of General Services.
Emcee: Chairperson Stephanie Francis & Vice-Chairperson John Purcell Keynote Speaker: Hon. Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President with special remarks from Congressman Charles Rangel, NYS Senator Bill Perkins, Council Member Inez Dickens and Assemblyman Keith Wright Honorees: Rev. Jacques DeGraff, Canaan Baptist Church & 100 Black Men Inc. received the Joseph Roberts, Sr. Award presented by Hon. Keith Wright, Naomi Griffin, Harlem Hospital Center received the Vivian Robinson Award presented by Dr. Muriel Petioni The exciting Carl E. Younger Fashion Showcase featured Scarves by Paulette Gay, â€œThe Scarf Ladyâ€? hats by Harlemâ€™s Heaven Boutique, Rosebud and Chris Hats. With a Live Performance from PERS lead by B.J. Jones courtesy of MTA.
â€œELDERSâ€™ JUBILEEâ€?: 1. Representatives from the Department For The Aging at their exhibit area. 2. Man. Borough President Scott Stringer addresses the Seniors at the Awards Luncheon. 3. Council Member Inez Dickens gives remarks at the Awards Luncheon. 4. One of our beuatiful Seniors enjoys the day.
Senior Citizens Day
“ELDERS’ JUBILEE”: 1. Some of the hundreds of Seniors listen to presentations. 2. The eldest female in attendance is acknowledged by (C ) Stephanie Francis, HARLEM WEEK Board. 3. Hat Fashions on display during the Fashion Showcase4. This gentleman is styling in his hat. 5. More from the Fashion Showcase.
Senior Citizens Day
Apollo Salute to HARLEM WEEK Theme: Date/Time: Location: Audience:
“Amateur Night’ Honors HARLEM WEEK Wednesday, August 11th, 7:30 PM Apollo Theater Approx. 1200 attendees from the Tri-State Region, Nationally & Internationally
The World Famous Apollo salute to HARLEM WEEK featured an exciting showcase of its famous Amateur Night, presentations of HARLEM WEEK Youth Scholarships, a guest musical performance by Impact Repertory Theater as well as the induction of international Jazz Legend Randy Weston into the National Black Sports & Entertainment Hall of Fame.
2 Apollo Salutes HARLEM WEEK: 1. Apollo Theater Marquee salutes HARLEM WEEK. 2. National Black Sports & Entertainment Hall of Fame 2010 Inductee, Jazz Great Randy Weston in front of the Apollo Theater “Wall of Fame.” 3. Scholarships are presented on the stage of the World Famous Apollo Theater.
Apollo Salute to HARLEM WEEK
HARLEM WEEK Tri-State Junior Tennis Classic
Tri-State Golden Hoops High School Basketball Classic Theme: Date/Time: Location: Audience:
“The Golden Hoops” Friday, Aug. 13th, Saturday, Aug. 14th & Sunday, Aug. 15th Holcombe Rucker Park, W.155 St. & F. Douglass Blvd. 6500
Basketball legends, enthusiasts, and spectators came from around the world to the seat of neighborhood basketball fame, Holcombe Rucker Park to see the High School stars of today of today and future legends of tomorrow in the Boys and Girls divisions.
Healthy Living & Youth Sports Thurs, Aug.19th, Fri, Aug. 20th, Sat, Aug. 21st & Sun Aug 22nd
Fred Johnson Tennis Courts 150th St. and ACP, Jr. Blvd.
Thousands of Spectators and tennis buffs
A four day free competition for youth throughout the Tri-State Region and beyond, presented by the Harlem Junior Tennis Program, Les Halles Cup, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce in concert with U.S. Tennis Association, the U. S. open, Dunlop Sports, Tennis Magazine, Hot 97 and HARLEM WEEK showcasing the best tennis male and female players aged 12 through 18.
5 Golden Hoops 1. Player goes for a layup. 2. The teams go up for the rebound. Tri-State Junior Tennis Classic 3. Clinic taking place during the weekend of Tennis. 4. Young lady Serves during her match. 5. Future stars of Tennis receive awards from (L) Michael Flanigan & (R) Winston Majette HARLEM WEEK Board
G o l d e n H o o p s • H A R L E M W E E K Tr i - S t a t e Te n n i s C l a s s i c
World Basketball Festival (Sponsored by Nike) Theme:
The Worlds Best Comes to the Big Apple
Date/Time: Location: Audience:
Saturday, August 13th & 14th Holcombe Rucker Park 10,000+
The inaugural World Basketball Festival was a city-wide four-day celebration of the international culture of basketball featuring the National Basketball Teams from Brazil, China, France, Puerto Rico and the United States, which took place in New York City from Aug. 12th thru 15th and during HARLEM WEEK on Aug. 13th and 14th. The Festival saluted HARLEM WEEK at the world famous basketball mecca Rucker Park, featuring day long training and scrimmages by some of the International Teams, as well as a slew of exciting fan activities. basketball clinics and demonstrations. Some of the worlds’ best known NBA All-Stars and Hall of Fame inductees who came
Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Dwayne Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, and many others including
uptown to participate included
retired NBA greats and world famous coaches. The Nike sponsored events at Rucker Park also featured special video presentations created by Nike to salute
Rucker legends Kenny Anderson, “Fly” Williams and others.
World Basketball Festival 1. NBA Superstars Chris Paul (New Orleans) and Dwayne Wade (Miami) prepare to play defense against a future basketball star. 2. Exhibitions between international teams take place at Rucker Park 3. Carmelo Anthony (Denver) on the move.
3 Wo r l d B a s k e t b a l l Fe s t i v a l
“Summer in The City” Theme: Date/Time: Location:
“It’s a Family Affair” Sa., August 14th 11:00 PM – 6:00 PM W. 135th Street from Malcolm X Blvd. to St. Nicholas Avenue 125,000+ persons
“Summer In The City” presented with our media partner WBLS-FM is a full day of activity that included “Dancin’ In The Streets” featuring WBLS air personalities & Master Mixers and performances from members of the Harlem Arts Alliance and local artists. Swimming Demonstrations from the “Harlem Honeys & Bears”, Broadway Career Workshops, The Historical Black College Fair and The World Basketball Festival.
1 Summer in the City: 1. Apollo Theater staff man their exhibit. 2. Hundreds are “Dancing In The Streets.” 3. A welcoming presence is provided by Coca-Cola to attendees.
Summer in the City
Black College Fair Theme:
â€œOur Educational Heritageâ€?
Saturday, August 14th 12 Noon to 6:00 PM Location: W. 135th St. btwn. Malcolm X & A.C. Powell, Jr. Blvds. Audience: Hundreds of Alumni as well as thousands interested in attending colleges and universities visited with the many famous Historic Black Colleges & Tri-State and City Universities who exhibited on this day. Over 65 colleges and their recruiters were represented, along with dissemination of info on financial aid, scholarships, internships, careers, job placement and other supportive services.
Black College Fair 1. Students and Alumni from Dillard University (Louisiana) welcome visitors to the fair and expo. 2. Staff at Citibank share info on college funding with participants at the College Fair. 3. Information distributed at the Fair benefits thousands of high school students making decisions on their college career. T h e N e w Yo r k C i t y E c o n o m i c D e v e l o p m e n t S e m i n a r , E x p o & A w a r d s L u n c h e o n
Senior Citizens & Youth Swimming Exercise & Demonstrations Theme: Date/Time: Location: Attendance:
“Swimming is Fun for the Whole Family” Presented by: Harlem Honeys & Bears Saturday, August 14th – 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Hansborough Swimming Pool –W. 134th St. (between 5th Ave. & Malcolm X Blvd.) A one day event attended by over four hundred persons (400) from throughout Harlem and New York featuring Senior & Youth Swimming demonstrations, water exercise and health information.
“Broadway and Beyond” Theme: Day/Date/Time: Location: Attendance:
Careers on Broadway Sat., Aug. 14th, 1:00PM Countee Cullen Library Over 75 specially invited guests
A special panel discussion with behind the scenes professionals re: Broadway career opportunities. Including producing, marketing, general management, press, media and stage management.
3 Senior & Youth Swimming Demonstrations 1. Demonstrations provided by the Harlem Honeys & Bears. 2. Young Swimmers about to show their skills. 3. The Harlem Honeys & Bears together in the pool. Broadway & Beyond: 4. Broadway professionals, Publicist Irene Gandy, Producer Stephen Byrd, guest speaker and Producer, Ken Davenport discuss Broadway Careers behind the scenes.
S e n i o r a n d Yo u t h S w i m m i n g / C a r e e r s o n “ B r o a d w a y a n d B e y o n d ”
“Uptown Saturday Nite” Theme: Date: Time: Place:
“Doing it Uptown” Saturday, August 14th 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM West 135th Street between Frederick Douglass Blvd. & St. Nicholas Ave. 65,000+ persons
As the day turns toward evening “Summer In The City” gives way to “Uptown Saturday Nite.” Featured entertainment included the “Fashion Flava” Show, scholarship presentations and the “Uptown Saturday Nite” outdoor concert with the exciting sound of R&B songstress Me’lisa Morgan and our second salute to the “Sounds of Philadelphia” featuring the famous Delfonics, who showcased “the Philly Sound.”
“Uptown Saturday Nite” 1. Thousands enjoy the Fashion Flava show. 2. WLIB air personality Liz Black Broadcasting live. 3. Attendees enjoys foods from one of our exhibitors. 4. Japanese songstress Nao performs. 5. Fashions are extraordinary from the front and the back. 6. Handsome model wearing African inspired design. Uptown Saturday Nite
The NY City “Children’s Festival” Theme:
“Saluting the Children of Haiti”
Saturday & Sunday, August 14th & August 15th - 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM West 135th Street between Malcolm X & A.C. Powell, Jr. Blvds.
Location: Presented by:
HARLEM WEEK, UFT, Hon. Christine Quinn, Hon. Inez E. Dickens
WABC-7, Emblem Health, Con Ed, Harlem Hospital, Parks Dept, Daily News, Disney’s
Lion King, Applebee’s, Kiss-FM, WBLS-FM, NYRR Co-Sponsors:
Radio Disney, Love Oasis, Arbitron, Cabot, Apollo, Coca Cola, Make My Cake, WNYC, WQXR, Museum for African Art, Greyhound, MTA, YMCA, Frito Lay
Over Thirty Thousand (30,000+) Children, parents and family members attended the two day festival.
Two days of entertainment, fashion, sports, games, exercise, health, education, technology and fun. This event continues to grow and children attend with their parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, or guardians to enjoy entertainment, face painting, exhibits and more. As a part of the “Healthy Eating & Healthy Living” Initiative there were special performances, exhibits, exercises and healthy eating demonstrations designed to instruct children and their families about the benefits of health, nutrition and exercise
(no adult is allowed in without a child).
“The N.Y. City Children’s Festival”: 1. Young lady gets her face painted 2. Young guitarist Solomon Hicks performs. 3. The Lion King is a hit on Broadway and at the Children’s Festival. 4. Arbitron provides a great Reading Corner at The Children’s Festival 5. College students provide a “Harlem Drumline.”
T h e N Y C i t y C h i l d r e n ’s Fe s t i v a l
“The N.Y. City Children’s Festival”: 1. Applebee’s provides information on their restaurants 2. Museum for African Art entertains our children at their great exhibit 3. This young man has the best view ever on his father’s back 4. A Martial Arts demonstration 5. Children enjoy the rides at the Festival
T h e N Y C i t y C h i l d r e n ’s Fe s t i v a l
HARLEM DAY OUR BIGGEST DAY Theme: Date/Time: Location: Audience: Presented by: Sponsored by: Co-Sponsored:
“A Salute to the Children of Haiti” Sunday, August 15th 9:00 AM – 8:30 PM West 135th Street from 5th Avenue to St. Nicholas Ave. 200,000+ Attendees GHCC & HARLEM WEEK Chase, Delta, AT&T, Daily News, Fox5, Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone
National Jazz Museum in Harlem, NYS Office of General Services , Harlem News Group, Rent-A-Center, Kiss-FM, Jazzmobile, Applebee’s, Healthfirst, Lion King, Harlem Community Dev. Corp. , Ashley Stewart, Harlem Arts Alliance Lenox Terrace, Carver, MTA, Marriott, Verizon Wireless, Edison Properties, TD Bank
HARLEM DAY: 1. #1 Co-Host of the KISS-FM radio program “Open Line” Peter Noel makes a point during the live broadcast on HARLEM DAY. 2. Award Winning Actor Daniel Beaty performs a piece from his acclaimed play “Through The Night”. 3. One of the exhibitors taking a moment in between sales. 4. One of the hundreds of exhibitors showing off her items.
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The Upper Manhattan Auto Show Theme:
21st Annual Auto Show featuring Hybrid and fuel efficient cars, motorcycles, antique buses, as well as the latest models, vintage and collectibles including the famous "Jackie Gleason Antique Bus"
Sunday, August 15th 9:00 AM â€“ 4:00 PM
Howard Bennett Playground on W. 135th St.
Thousands of car enthusiasts, collectors and historic observers
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Auto Show: 1. Scholarship Recipients and presenters at the Auto Show. 2. One of the classic autos on display. 3. A souped up vehicle being shown off. 4. Chevrolet exhibits its new line.
5. A proud owner with his vintage automobile.
6. One of the beautiful sports cars that traveled hundreds of miles to be in the Auto Show.
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New York Health Village Theme: Date/Time: Location:
“Our Village With in the Village” Sunday, August 16th 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Lenox Terrace Cove on West 135th St. between 5th Avenue & Malcolm X Blvd. 8,000+ persons seeking health information and education. Featuring free testing, information on Health Plans, Health Insurance, Nutrition, Holistic Medicine, Exercise, Healthy Eating & Healthy Living, on site registration, testing, education and information for the entire family
50+ exhibits ranging from hospitals, health centers, and health service providers, doctors, holistic practitioners, acupuncturists, dentists and others were in the Health Village.
Harlem Health Village : 1. Exercise demonstrations during the Health Fair. 2. AARP “Creates The Good” at their exhibit. 3. Renaissance Health Care Network provide info for the community. 4. Gentleman takes advantage of the free health testing opportunities. 5. One of our Seniors gets tested. 6. This young lady also takes advantage of free testing.
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Outdoor Small Business Expo Theme:
Support Our Local Businesses
Sunday, August 15h 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
West 135th Street Btwn. 5th Ave. & Malcolm X. Blvd.
3,000+ Attendees & Customers
HARLEM DAY’S Outdoor Small Business Expo returned after a very successful first year of showcasing special goods and services from unique Harlem businesses, boutiques and craft persons.
Harlem Small Business Expo : 1. A fine exhibit of exotic quilts. 2. Make My Cake sells some of their mouth watering pastries at their booth. 3. Amy’s Handmade Earrings, available in many styles.
H A R L E M D AY O u t d o o r S m a l l B u s i n e s s E x p o
HARLEM DAY Theme: Date/Time: Location:
”It’s A Family Affair” Sunday, August 15th 3 MAIN STAGES - On W. 135th Street Btwn 5th & St Nicholas Avenues: 1) On W. 135th Street & 5th Avenue 2) At the Children’s Festival/YMCA Stage; 3) at St. Nicholas Ave. 85,000+ persons
HARLEM DAY stages truly showed the international nature of the community through the performances featured on the stages from St. Nicholas Avenue to 5th Avenue. The day included a live recording of the KISS-FM hit radio program “The Week in Review,” and performances on the 5th Avenue stage by Actress/Comedienne Phyllis Yvonne Stickney. The Gospel segment, hosted by KISS-FM featured Lisa Page Brooks, Kevin Lavar, Juda Camp and JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise. The R&B and Jazz segments featured Ray Chew & the HARLEM WEEK All-Star Band, J-Harris, Lenny Williams and Jazz Great Randy Weston. On the YMCA Stage there was a Back to School Fashion Show for kids. And on the St. Nicholas Avenue main stage: The Apollo Showcase, J Viewz (courtesy of The Israeli Consulate), Love Oasis Gospel Choir, Reggae Artist Ricky Blaze, R&B stars Donnell Jones & Lyfe Jennings and Fashions by Ashley Stewart.
HARLEM DAY : 1. HARLEM WEEK Musical Director Ray Chew performs at the 5th Avenue Main Stage 2. National Black Sports & Entertainment Hall of Fame Inductee Randy Weston performs at the 5th Avenue main stage 3. Attendee visits vendor to add to his hat collection. 4. Assemblyman Herman Denny Farrell and senior staff enjoying the festivities 5. Winners from the Hal Jackson Talented Teen Competition on stage
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PERCY SUTTON Harlem 5K RUN & NYC Family HEALTH WALK-A-THON Theme: Date/Time: Location:
“Harlem Remembers, Salutes and Celebrates the Children of Haiti” Saturday, August 21st - 8:30 AM – 2:00PM St. Nicholas Park
St. Nicholas Park at W. 136th Street & St. Edgecombe Ave
NYRR, GHCC, WBLS-FM, Daily News, HW, HHL Thousands of Harlemites and New Yorkers served as a spectator back drop for the hundreds of international runners from many Nations and regional walkers from throughout New York.
Over 2000 participants of all ages and from all parts of NYC, the tri-state region, nationally and internationally participated in the Third Annual Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run and the NYC Family Health Walk-A-Thon through the streets of historic Harlem. The day also featured numerous exhibits from our event sponsors as well as highlighting international foods. The festive day ended with live entertainment and a outdoor DJ festival in St.Nicholas Park.
Percy Sutton Harlem 5k Run and Family Health Walk-A-Thon 1. The official starting marker for the 5k Run and Health Walk-A-Thon 2. The runners at the starting line waiting to take off 3. Mary Wittenberg, President, NY Road Runners gives remarks before the 5k Run begins 4. Rent-A-Center sharing information from their booth. H a r l e m 5 k : H e a l t h W a l k - A -T h o n
4 Percy Sutton Harlem 5k Run and Family Health Walk-A-Thon 1. Fox 5 TV meteorologist Mike Woods with a young Miss New York pageant winner who participated in the walk-a-thon. 2. The runners get started! 3. State Sen. Bill Perkins (center) posers with Man. Boro Pres. Scott Stringer and Cong. Charles Rangel before running in the Percy Sutton Harlem 5k Run. 4. The Harlem Hospital mobile health Unit amd MetroPlus is on site for free health testing and treatment.
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“The Joints Are Jumpin’ ” Theme:
Wednesday, August 25th 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Nine (9) selected music sites and specialty restaurants
GHCC, HW, UMEZ, Greyhound, HJMF,
Co-sponsored by: Jazzmobile, HAA, UFT , Frito Lay, Cabot, Marriott, National Jazz Museum in Harlem Audience: Over Twelve Hundred (1,200+) specially invited sponsors, community based organizations, public officials, artists, entertainers, civic and cultural representatives were treated to samplings of great foods, wines, beverages, beers, ales, specialty spirits as well as diverse entertainment including R&B, jazz, blues, rock, latin, reggae, etc.
Celebrating the glory of Harlem's historic Nightclubs and Restaurants. This year's "Jumping Joints" included; 1) Lenox Lounge 2) Terrace in the Sky; 3) Shrine World Music Venue; 4) Ricardo’s Steakhouse; 5) Showman’s; 6) Londel’s; 7) Gran Piatto d’Oro; 8) Uptown Grand; and 9) Dwyer Cultural Center. Featured artists included 1) Cynthia Holiday; 2) Lady Cantrese; 3) Danny Coakley; 4) Janice Robinson; 5) Laura Mann; 6) Frank Dell; 7) Pucho & The Latin Soul Brothers; 8) Brown Baby Girl; and 9) Henry Warner & The New Perspectives. There was major media coverage of this event, television, radio, cable and print.
3 “Joints Are Jumpin”: 1. Lorenda Robinson of Brown Baby Girl singing at Dwyer Cultural Center. 2.Saxophonist, Henry Warner plays a solo at Showman’s. 3. Pucho and The Latin Soul Brothers perform at Uptown Grand.
“J o i n t s A r e J u m p i n ’ “
3 “Joints Are Jumpin”: 1. Renown HARLEM WEEK Musical Director Ray Chew is honored at Terrace In The Sky. 2. Cynthia Uptown Grand. 4. Greyhound Bus Lines, the Offical Bus Company of HARLEM WEEK, helps everyone jump from Joint to Joint.
“The Joints are Jumpin’”
4 Holiday performs at Terrace In The Sky. 3 .The Joint Is Really Jumping at
The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Theme: Date/Time: Location: Audience:
Saluting the “Yard Bird” Saturday, August 28h Marcus Garvey Park 5,000+
The featured artist saluting Charlie Parker were McCoy Tyner, Jason Moran, JD Allan Trio and Revive Da Live Jazz great McCoy Tyner performs in tribute to Charlie Parker.
. The Première of Theme: Date/Time: Location: Presented by: Co-Sponsored by: Attendance: Audience:
Young Jazz lion Jason Moran plays.
“One Night in Vegas” ESPN 30 for 30 Series Tuesday, August 31st - 7:00 PM Dwyer Cultural Center ESPN HARLEM WEEK and Harlem Arts Alliance 250+ The film was directed by Reggie Rock Blythewood and chronicled the relationship between Tupac Shakur and Mike Tyson. The premiere was attended by Mike Tyson, Actor Anthony Anderson, R&B Artist Michael Bivins, NYS Senator Eric Adams as well as many elected officials, community leaders and others.
Mike, Mike & Mike – Mike Tyson, Michael Bivins and Mike Tyson with Impact Repertory Theater members following their performance at the premier screening. Michael Eric Dyson.
Tribute to the Incomparable Lena Horne Featuring:
A Screening of the Historic Film: “Stormy Weather” starring Lena Horne and Bill “Bojangles” Robinson a panel discussion on the life and times of Ms. Horne. Date/Time: Tuesday, August 17th, 5:30 PM Location: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Boulevard Presented by: The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, HARLEM WEEK, Harlem Arts Alliance , US Virgin Islands, Interpublic Group (IPG) Co-Sponsors by: COSTCO, Frito Lay, WBLS-FM, Howard University Attendance:
Brenda Blackmon, WWOR TV, Anchor,
Leslie Uggams, Actress/Singer, Dean Jannette L. Dates,PhD., Howard University, Herb Boyd, Author & Journalist, and Harriette Cole, Harriette Cole Media
The audience packs the Schomburg Center for the Tribute to the Incomparable Lena Horne. WWOR-TV News Anchor Brenda Blackmon and the legendary Actress/Singer Leslie
“Stormy Weather” Film is shown during the tribute.
Uggams. C h a r l i e P a r k e r J a z z F e s i t i v a l • O n e N i g h t i n V e g a s • Tr i b u t e t o L e n a H o r n e
Historic Celebrations Gala and Dance Theme: Date/Time: Location: Sponsored by:
Saluting the Savoy Ballroom “Battle of the Bands” Saturday, October 16th - 6:00 PM The Great Hall @ The City College of New York
Awards Program Emcee: Co-Emcee’s:
DeMarco Morgan- WNBC-4 Dr. Bob Lee & Egypt – WBLS-FM
Honorees • • • •
The Legendary Singer Dionne Warwick: recipient of The Lena Horne Style & Elegance Award from HARLEM WEEK presented by R&B Hall of Fame Legend Chuck Jackson Renowned Tuskegee Airman & Educator Dr. Roscoe Brown: recipient of The Historic Achievement Award from New York Road Runners presented by Mary Wittenberg Radio Pioneer Hal Jackson: recipient of The Paul Robeson Citizenship Award from WBLS-FM presented by Deon Levingston Daily News Legend John Campi: recipient of The Outstanding Corporate Executive Award from HARLEM WEEK presented by Marko Nobles and DeMarco Morgan
The Evening Entertainment The “Battle of the Bands” performances by: The Jeff Fox R&B All-Star Band and National Jazz Museum in Harlem All Star Band featuring Melba Joyce and special dance tributes to Harlem historic Savoy Ballroom performed by Clyde Wilder’s Harlem Swingers. The evening also featured a Savoy Ballroom Casino Night; Casino games included
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Texas Hold’em Blackjack Roulette and Craps
The Casino was a lot of fun and kept jumping all night. A sumptuous International Buffet was provided by selected Chamber Restaurants: Gran Piatto d’Oro; Sylvia’s,
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Manna’s Restaurant, Melba’s, Terrace in the Sky, King Chef Halaal Caterers, Make My Cake, Tonnie’s Minis, Cabot, Frito Lay and Golden Krust. The menu included Italian, Caribbean, Continental, Bar-B-Que, Southern, Asian, Hispanic, American comfort foods and an array of scrumptious pastries and desserts. The view of The Great Hall during the Historic Celebrations Gala
Historic Celebrations Gala and Dance
Beverages were provided by; Heineken, 57 Main Street, Coca Cola, Harlem Vintage
Historic Celebrations Gala and Dance
Historic Celebrations: 1. President of The City College of New York Lisa Staiano-Coico (far right) along with evening award recipients Dionne Warwick and Roscoe Browne. 2. Two of the evening’s MC’s. WNBC 4 News anchor DeMarco Morgan and Egypt, Midday air personality from WBLS-FM 3. (L) Jewel Jackson McCabe, (C) Congressman Rangel, and (r) Debi Jackson join in saluting two of the evening’s honorees, Dr. Roscoe Brown and Hal Jackson. 4. Assemblyman Wright and Council Member Dickens welcome the guests.
Historic Celebrations Gala and Dance
Historic Celebrations Gala and Dance
Historic Celebrations: 1. Chamber Board Member and CCNY VP Karen Witherspoon (L) with collegues at the Gala. 2. Attendees spin the wheel to win at the casino. 3. The “Battle of The Bands” featured The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Allstar Jazz Band featuring Melba Joyce & The Jeff Foxx Band. 4. The evening’s dance instructors show off some special moves while the bands performs.
Historic Celebrations Gala and Dance
HARLEM WEEK 2010 Media Partners RADIO
HARLEM WEEK 2010 also received additional coverage from:
HARLEM WEEK 2010 Media Partners
A PARTIAL LISTING OF OUR ONLINE COVERAGE INCLUDE: vacationsmadeeasyblog.com harlemworldblog.com dnainfo.com ny times spare times online ny daily news online nbcny online yahoo.com mtv.com aolblacknews.com cityguideny.com hiphoppress.com aroundharlem.com
museumforafricanart.com isrealli.org nyobserver.com politickerny.com gettyimages.com vodpod.com blackstarnews.com jazzcorner.com uptownflavor.com politico.com zvents.com stamfordadvocate.com
greenwichtimes.com greenwichcitizens.com fairfieldcitizens-news.com norwalkcitizens-news.com dariennews.com westportnews.com ctpost.com mycentraljersey.com eventsetter.com nyc.com yelp.com upcoming.yahoo.com
eventful.com aroundnyc.com gothamgazette.com mommypoppins.com nyluxury.com discoverblackheritage.com mtainfo.com weather.com wabcradio.com parenthood.com hellonyc.com - plus many more…
WEBSITE VIST INFORMATION A partial listing of HARLEM WEEK 2010 direct website visits and inquiries and indirect (through our web partnerships with) WBLS-FM, The New York Times, WNBC-4, FOX-TV, Daily News, WNYC-AM/FM, PIX-11, NY1, Amsterdam News, UPtown Magazine, Playbill.com, Harlem Arts Alliance, City Guide, NYC & Company, WLIB-AM during the months of July and August provides the following data: PAGE LOADS
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand shops in Harlem and tries on a fabulous hat at The Brownstone selected by owner Princess Jenkins during HARLEM WEEK
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NY State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo visits Dwyer Cultural Center during HARLEM WEEK
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A brief photo glimpse of HARLEM WEEK 2010:
1. Thousands attending “Uptown Saturday Nite” watching Philadelphia’s famous Delfonics perform. 2. “R&B Royalty” the legendary Dionne Warwick and Chuck Jackson at The Historic Celebrations Gala. 3. African Dance Company entertains the families at the Children’s Festival. 4. Runners get started at the Percy Sutton Harlem 5k Run. 5. NBA Superstar Kobe Bryant of the LA Lakers shares basketball tips with our youth at the World Basketball Festival at Rucker Park during HARLEM WEEK.
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