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Imhotep's guide to black events 12/27/12-1/2/13

Imhotep Gary Byrd | 12/28/2012, 12:06 p.m.
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The Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble (USA) of Trenton, N.J., and Charisa the Violin Diva will provide high-quality entertainment and performances Friday, Dec. 28, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Boys and Girls High School, 1700 Fulton St., between Schenectady and Utica avenues. By train, take the A or C to Utica Avenue. Admission for adults is $10, seniors and children is $7. For information, call 917-664-8472. Vendors should call 718-479-4186 or email nakoinfogroup@yahoo.com.

The Convent Avenue Baptist Church African American Experience Forum hosts a Kwanzaa event on the fourth day of Kwanzaa: "Ujamaa," (Cooperative Economics), Sat., Dec. 29, at 1 p.m., 420 W. 145th St., in Lecture Hall. Take the A, B, C, D, 1 or 9 trains to 145th Street. More information at www.conventchurch.org or email ContactCABC@ConventChurch.org.

The New York City Chapter of the National Action Network's Disability/Political Action Committee presents a "Kwanzaa Gathering" at the House of Justice, 106 W. 145th St. in the Village of Harlem on the fourth day of Kwanzaa: "Ujamaa" (Cooperative Economics), Sat, Dec. 29, at 1 p.m. Soulful music provided by LaRue and keynote speaker Dr. John Bolling. Bring a book and fruit! Vendors welcome! Take the No. 3 train to 145th Street. For more information, call 212-690-3730.

The Ausar Auset Society, located at 626 Flatbush Ave. in Brooklyn, will host a book party on Sat. Dec. 29, at 5 p.m. to introduce distinguished author Ra Un Nefer Amen's latest book, "Metu Neter Volume 7: The Utchau Metu Realization and Proof of Divinity." Weighing of the words and the will is the chief spiritual development procedure employed by the ancient Egyptians. 626 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Dine on premises at Tchefa Restaurant, where mouth-watering varieties of scrumptious vegetarian food can be purchased throughout the day. Also visit the Ausar Auset Society gift shop for items that nourish the body and mind--Ra Un Nefer's "Metu Neter" volumes 1-7, spiritual oils, baths, incense, meditation CDs, Qi Gong CDs and DVDs and a variety of supplements and Chinese herbal preparations. Take the shuttle, Q or B train to Prospect Park or the B41 bus to Fennimore Street and Flatbush Avenue. Call 718-469-3199 or email nvm@nilevalley.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 or call 212-592-3279.