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Hot town, Summer in the city

Yep, I’m old enough to remember hearing that song on the radio. 1966. The Loving Spoonful. It reminds me of the reason why I live for summer in New York. 702 more words


The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival 2014

“You can tell the history of jazz in four words: Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker” – the words of jazz great Miles Davis paying homage to the forefathers of a musical movement now celebrated around the world. 707 more words


What's on in August...

A short list of things to do and see in NYC this August.


If you are a fan of Cézanne’s you will want to take the short journey down to Philadelphia and see the… 346 more words

New York

The Bird is the Word

Every year the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival spreads the love between Harlem and the East Village. Saturday’s lineup is uptown in the Marcus Garvey amphitheater where you are usually assured of a view of the stage, and Sunday is downtown in Tompkins Square Park where people spill out from deck chairs over the lawns and around the gardens between Hari Krishna drummers, fried chicken stands and the dog run. 238 more words

City Parks Foundation announces the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

City Parks Foundation announces the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

August 21 – 25

New York, NY– City Parks Foundation proudly announces the 21st edition of the beloved late summer jazz favorite, the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. 2,503 more words


Harlem Week 2013 Kicks Off with a "A Great Day"


This past Sunday marked the beginning of 2013’s “Harlem Week,” a now 39 years running celebration that suggests as last year’s theme, “Harlem: Where the World Meets the World.” The 2013 theme “Living the Dream: Celebrating History” is in tribute to the… 173 more words


Harlem Week is a month long celebration of music, street fairs, film festivals, sporting events, kids activities and more!

**But, before you scroll down, do you have a minute?? 160 more words