2018

January

Mon 1st 1-5 PM Kitchen 21 3052 W. 21st St. Bklyn

Mon 1st 8PM Tohma’s Place 1583 Fulton St.,Brooklyn NY

February

Wed 7th 7PM “Songs of Protest Reframing the Conversation about Race in AmericaConversations from Main Street                                                                                                                           Land Mark  232 Main St,Pt Washington, NY 11050

A panel of musicians, educators and activists will engage with the audience to explore the historical background of these songs and their implications for today and the future. Panelists include moderator Shanequa Levin, musician and educator Napoleon Revels-Bey and Elaine Gross of Erase Racism.Co-presented with Erase Racism. No tickets or resvervations required. How do we talk about race in America? How do the protest songs of our times reflect the evolution of this conversation? Olivia Harris, Brinae Ali, Solomon Hoffman and friends perform the music of Nina Simone, Sam Cooke and Stevie Wonder alongside songs by contemporary black songwriters. Free admission to all Conversations from Main Street programs is made possible by a grant from the Angela & Scott Jaggar Foundation

Wed.,14th , “Al-Andalusia to Dizzy” 09:45- 10:30 AM,10:30 – 11:15, 11:15 – 12:00 PM (1) Gardiner Manor ES., 125 Wohseepee Dr.,Bay Shore NY 11706

(2) South Country ES. 2:00 – 2;45 PM, & 2:45 – 3:25, 885 Hampshire Rd., Bay Shore NY 11706

Wed 21th , 1:00-2:30 p.m. Improv Jazz! ( Presidents Week). Romare Bearden and jazz go hand in hand. Hofstra University Museum 112 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549. Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus. Children can participate in this musical improv workshop led by Napoleon Revels-Bey – teaching artist and 2017 Jubilation Fellow – as he helps young people expand their musical knowledge and encourage imaginative thinking, creativity, and a respect for their own and others’ cultural heritage. Open to children ages 8 and up. Advance registration is required. Fee: $7 per child; Admission is free for children of Museum members and Hofstra students/faculty/staff/PEIR members with valid HofstraCard.