Imhotep's Guide to Black Events

8/26/2011, 10 a.m.
Imhotep's Guide to Black events

Film & Art

  • "Malcolm X: A Search for Truth" and "Romare Bearden: The Soul of Blackness-A Centennial Tribute" are on view now through Sat., Jan. 7 at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X. Blvd.


  • Pastor Donnie McClurkin's "New York Call and Perfecting Music Conference," a weekend of workshops, music and ministry, Thurs., Aug. 25 through Sat., Aug. 27. Featuring a free job and career fair on Thursday and dynamic workshops by music and ministry industry experts on Friday. Registration fee is required, but the Friday night service is free for all. At the Perfecting Faith Church, 311 N. Main St., Freeport, N.Y.
  • On Saturday, the eighth annual "New York Call" event features a health and wellness pavilion, kids pavilion, dynamic speakers, special guest artists and other great fun for the entire family at Eisenhower Park's Lakeside Theater, Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, N.Y. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call (516) 279-3711 or visit perfectingmusic.com.
  • CEMOTAP invites the community to a public forum, "The Review and Success of Future Plans Relating to the Millions March in Harlem for Justice," Sat., Aug. 27 at 2 p.m. Special guest speakers include Sister Viola Plummer, Councilman Charles Barron, Min. Addul Hafeez Muhammed, Brother Bob Law, Dr. James Macintosh and attorney Roger Wareham. At the CEMOTAP Center, 135-05 Rockaway Blvd., South Ozone Park. For more information, call (718) 322-8454.

Harlem Week 2011 is still rolling on-here are some highlights:

  • The Percy Sutton Harlem 5K run, "Remembering 9/11," at 8 a.m., and the New York Family Health Walk in tribute to Japan, at 9:30 a.m., Sat., Aug. 27. Both begin at St. Nicholas Park at West 135th Street and St Nicholas Avenue. The run also features Monifa Maat singing the 9/11 tribute song, "Americans." At the health walk, join "Hands Across the Sea" in a tribute to Japan. Learn more and register at www.nyrr.org.
  • Amateur Night at the Apollo joins the Harlem Week festivities by featuring Harlem-based artists and offering half-price tickets to Harlem residents on Aug. 31 at 7:30 p.m. Hosted by the "Gangster of Comedy," Capone. For more information, go to www.apollotheatre.com.

Hear Imhotep Gary Byrd on 107.5 WBLS-FM daily with "Imhotep's On-Air Guide to Black Events" and "Express Yourself," Sunday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m., and on WLIB-AM with "The GBE Mind Flight," Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. to midnight (simulcast on WLIB-AM/WBLS-FM from 7-8 p.m.). The full show can be heard on HD radio at WBLS-HD2. IGB is also heard on WBAI-FM 99.5 with the GBE 2.0 "Global Black Experience" and "Global Beat Experience," Saturdays from 5 to 7 p.m. We are archived online with both shows at www.wbai.org. To reach us about your event, email gbemail2@yahoo.com, find Imhotep Gary Byrd on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at GBELIFE.