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Imhotep's Guide to Black Events 10/13-10/19/11

Imhotep Gary Byrd | 10/28/2011, 10:41 a.m.
Imhotep's Guide to Black Events 10/13-10/19/11

DANCE

  • "The Bessies: The New York Dance and Performance Awards," honoring outstanding work in dance performed during the 2010-2011 season, hosted by Bebe Neuwirth. Featuring award presentations by internationally renowned dance artists including Charles Atlas, Carmen de Lavallade, Ralph Lemo and Tere O'Connor, and a performance by students from the Harlem School of the Arts' acclaimed dance program. Mon., Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. at the world famous Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125th St. For tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.

COMMUNITY

  • National Action Network presents "From the Emancipator to the Liberator" and "The March and Rally for Jobs and Justice," Sat., Oct. 15 at 11 a.m. at the National Sylvan Theater in Washington, D.C. Buses will depart NYC from 106 W. 145th St., between Lenox and Seventh avenues. For bus information and prices, contact Theresa Freeman at (917) 446-7464. For other departure locations, go to www.nationalactionetwork.net
  • Bob Law's health and wellness store Namaskar presents a mini health expo, Sat., Oct. 15 from 1 to 5 p.m. Learn how to restore your health by creating an essential balance of diet and lifestyle. Muntu Law and Flow Uja Sorhaindo will create insights to heal and bring optimum health, and Dr. Elisa will show how you can relieve stress and anxiety. At Namaskar, 643 Vanderbilt Ave. in Brooklyn. For more information, call (718) 636-1967.
  • The Center for Culture (the Afrikan Poetry Theatre) presents "World of Writing Workshops," featuring Louis Reyes Rivera. Get information on self-publishing your book, signing contracts with traditional publishers (big or small) and ebook, print-on-demand and audio publishers, Sat., Oct. 22 from 4 to 6 p.m.
  • "Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes" Sun., Oct. 23 at South Street Seaport and Pier 17 in NYC, Take the first step. Register today. For more information, call (888) DIABETES, Ext 3412 or visit stepout.diabetes.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.