Saturday, September 4, 2010

Weekend Run Down!

Here goes - lots of great things this weekend, most notably, the West Indian Day Parade!

Saturday: Nuyorican Neophyte Youth Poet of the Year Slam FINALS
Sep 4 @ 3:00pm $5
Hosted by Mahogany L. Browne
The finalists from the previous Nuyorican Neophyte slams compete for cash, prizes, and the title of Youth Poet of the Year at the Nuyorican Neophyte Slam. Hosted by Mahogany L. Browne.

Saturday: Education = Our Future
Sep 4 @ 7:00pm $10
Hosted by Chance of El Grito de Poetas
Featuring Helena D. Lewis, Naquan Dodd, Mia Roman, Charon P, Meriam "Slim" Rodriguez, Anthony Merritt, Jessie Rose, Jason Majestik Hernandez, Maria Morales, Alicia Anabel, & Crystal Belle
Presented by J.F. Seary & LatinosNYC

Saturday: Fat Beats Final Show
Featuring Pete Rock, Just Blaze, and DJ Premeire!
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All Sunday: Move About Myrtle!
Are you ready to Move About Myrtle? We’re kicking it off on September 5th with a “Back to School Celebration”! Come join us for a day of fun and games before heading back to hit the books. The first Sunday is already jam-packed with free activities, music, and merchant specials, and we’re confirming more every week. New contest this year – we’ll select one lucky winner each week to receive $100 in Myrtle gift certificates! To enter, follow us on Facebook or enter at our MARP table at the events, located between Washington and Hall. You can also pick up your Explore Myrtle Avenue game cards at every Sunday event, and enter for your chance to win a Myrtle shopping spree later in the fall!

Target Free Sundays at the Studio Museum in Harlem
Harlem truly comes alive on Sunday, the day that many make time to visit The Studio Museum in Harlem. Target Free Sundays at the Studio Museum ensures that the Museum is accessible to all. Thanks to the generous support of Target, Museum admission is free every Sunday. Target Free Sundays reflects a shared commitment to engage the community and offer a vital cultural experience to all.

Brooklyn Flea, One Hanson Place
Sunday, 10-5
With over 100 vendors selling their one-of-a-kind wares on three floors, including the lower-level vault and gorgeous mezzanine, the Flea is presenting dozens of small businesses in a former monument to commerce, while also opening up this historic space to the public.

Film at BAM: Rise Up
Sep 5, 2010, 2, 4:30, 6:50, 9:15pm
Directed by Luciano Blotta(2009) 88min
Rise Up explores the profound impact of reggae via the stories of three up-and-coming artists determined to rise up from the ghettos of Kingston and Jamaica's underground music scene and have their voices heard on the worldwide stage. This rousing documentary features music and appearances by legendary artists like Lee "Scratch" Perry, Sly Dunbar, and Robbie Shakespeare.BAM Rose CinemasGeneral Admission: $12BAM Cinema Club members: $8

Labor Day West Indian Day Parade!
Monday, 11-3pm
Catch all the color and excitement as millions of Brooklynites & New Yorkers converge along Eastern Parkway for the Brooklyn Labor Day parade on Monday, September 6, 2010. This year, the West Indian American Day Parade & Carnival celebrates its 42nd anniversary as it continues to enjoy the distinction of being New York City’s biggest cultural festivals .

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