Valentine's Day in Harlem

Janae Hunter | 2/12/2015, 3:08 p.m.
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Valentine's Motown Love Fest (Feb.14): Set to the sounds of Motown, the National Black Theater (2033 Fifth Ave., 212-722-3800) will be hosting a “Love Fest”, featuring live music and dancing. Singers will perform the songs of Marvin Gaye, the Temptations and other Motown artists, and a gourmet cuisine will be prepared by chef Kenneth Collins. The fest will be held two times, once at 6:30 p.m. and again at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $150 per couple and $75 for singles and can be purchased either online or at the Brownstone (24 East 125th Street). For more information call (800)-956-1554.

Valentine's Day with Timothy Bloom feat. Wayna (Feb. 14): Listen to the musical stylings of soul singer Timothy Bloom and Ethiopian-American singer Wayna at Ginny's Supper Club (310 Lenox Ave., 212-421-3821). The two will perform at 7:30 p.m. and again at 9:30 p.m. Tickets for both performances are $15 and can be bought online.

Valentine's Day at Red Rooster Harlem (Feb. 14): Open since winter 2010, Red Rooster Harlem (310 Lenox Avenue, 212-792-9001) will be serving up a Valentine's Day Prix Fixe menu. For $55 a person, patrons will receive a four course dinner that starts with an oyster duo, followed by the first, main, and dessert courses, which each have three choices. This special Valentine's Day menu is only served during dinner time, which begins at about 5:00 p.m. and lasts all night. Walk-ins are welcomed, but reservations are highly recommended. Click to make a reservation.