Harlem in the City Festival

5/23/2013, 4:27 p.m.

4 - 6:30 p.m. Opening of "Class Action I," a juried art exhibit and collaboration between City College students and Harlem community artists. Hamilton Landmark Gallery, 467 W. 144th St.

6:30 - 9 p.m. Screening and discussion of "The Barber of Birmingham," a documentary featuring interviews with barber James Armstrong and other Alabama African-Americans who participated in the struggle for civil rights in cities like Birmingham and Selma during the 1960s. Theatre B, Aaron Davis Hall.

6 p.m. - midnight. "Harlem in the City on the Wall." North Academic Center art wall.


Noon - 2 p.m. "Poetry @ the Gates." City College students, faculty, staff and Harlem community members will have the opportunity to read and recite poetry at the gates along Amsterdam Avenue between the North Academic Center and Townsend Harris Hall.

Noon - 2 p.m. "Harlem in the City Moves!" Line dance in the Plaza at Convent Avenue. Music by student radio station WCCR.

5:30 - 9 p.m. Opening of "Colors of Change" art exhibit and the second annual Arts and Culture Awards ceremony. Exhibit features the works of Danny Simmons, Leopold Fuentes and Ghariowkhu Lemi. Invited honorees include Stephen and Ruth Hendel, Danny Simmons and Dr. Marta Vega. Aaron Davis Hall Lobby and Marian Anderson Theatre.

6 p.m. - midnight. "Harlem in the City on the Wall," North Academic Center art wall.