Imhotep's guide to black events 8/2-8/12

8/6/2012, 2:27 p.m.
Greetings! As we end Black Media Month in the GBE, we move into August with...
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  • Spike Lee's 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks presents "Red Hook Summer," arriving in select theaters Fri., Aug. 10. For more information, visit


  • "Harlem Week 2012: Where the World Meets the World," with over 100 events throughout July and August. Join over 2 million attendees! Still to come are "Summer in the City," Sat., Aug 18; the children's festival Aug. 18-19; and Harlem Day on Sun., Aug 19. For general inquiries, call (877) 427-5364. For schedule and vendor info, go to
  • "A Celebration of Our Sons Through Words and Images" is a group exhibition by 10 visual artists being featured at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. art gallery, located on the second floor of 163 W. 125th St., east of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard. The exhibition is free and on view now through Aug. 8 by appointment; to schedule, contact the curator, Gregory Mills, at (212) 749-5298.
  • Pastor Donnie McClurkin and the Perfecting Faith Church Family invite you to join them for "Church Without Walls!!!" Bring family members and friends and meet at the Western Beef parking lot at 332 Nassau Road in Roosevelt, Long Island every Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. now through Aug. 26. Live music, praise dancing and fun for the entire family--free! All are welcome to come celebrate, dance and experience an exciting summer of kingdom building, community outreach and the powerful word of God. For more information, call (516) 223-8300 or visit

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 To reach us about your event, email, find Imhotep Gary Byrd on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at GBELIFE.