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About this Event
The Harlem Renaissance was an intellectual, cultural and artistic explosion in American History centered in 1920s Harlem, bringing to prominence luminaries such as Langston Hughes, Alain Locke, Zora Neal Hurston, Nella Larsen, Aaron Douglas, James Van Der Zee, Duke Ellington, “Cab” Calloway, Louis Armstrong, Bill ‘Bojangles’ Robinson, Bessie Smith and many more. “Their genius captivated, entertained and inspired the world!”
Literature! Art! Music!
The event offers a rich tapestry of live and recorded performances in storytelling, dance, song and poetry and an Art Exhibit preview of select period pieces and also works by Atlanta based contemporary artist, Henry M. Blackmon III who will join us to reflect on how The Harlem Renaissance influenced his work as an artist.
Brought to you by Westbury Arts in Celebration of
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Join us for an Evening of
History! Storytelling! Dance! Poetry! Reflection!
FREE Virtual Zoom Event (RSVP Here! Now!)
Saturday, February 6, 2021
7:30 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
During Black History Month (February):
VIEW our online Harlem Renaissance period and contemporary Art Exhibit, beginning February 7th.
Interfaith Institute of Long Island