Imhotep's Guide to Black Events 10/19-10/26/11

Imhotep Gary Byrd | 10/28/2011, 10:41 a.m.
Imhotep's Guide to Black Events 10/19-10/26/11


  • "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.


  • CEMOTAP presents Minister Paul Scott and Dr. James McIntosh speaking on "Commercial Rap Music: Hip-Hop Genesis or Genocide?" on Sat., Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. at CEMOTAP headquarters, 135-05 Rockaway Blvd. in South Ozone Park. Admission is free. For more information, call (718) 322-8454.
  • 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.
  • Nazarene Congregational United Church of Christ invites you to Men's Day, Sun., Oct. 23 at 506 MacDonough St. in Brooklyn. The Rev. Conrad B. Tillard, senior pastor, will deliver the first service at 11 a.m. on "Christian Men: Faith, Deeds, Work, Justice." Dick Gregory will be the keynote speaker and Rodney Kendrick will be the musical guest. The second service will start at 3 p.m. and will be "A Celebration of African-American History."
  • "Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes" Sun., Oct. 23 at South Street Seaport and Pier 17 in New York City. Take the first step, register today. For more information, call (888) DIABETES, Ext. 3412, or visit stepout.diabetes.com.
  • "Interviews by a Black Independent." Dr. Lenora Fulani, co-founder of the All Stars Project, interviews Pedro Noguera, Ph.D., professor of teaching and learning at New York University and a national leader in urban education. Join these two leading innovative educators in a discussion of the most cutting-edge approaches to growth and development. Fri., Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building, 163 W. 125th St., second floor. RSVP to (212) 962-1699.

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