Events at the Harlem Arts Salon support The Gloster Arts Project, bringing professional artists as teachers and mentors to rural Gloster (Amite County), Mississippi in an arts enrichment program for kids.
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April 30, 2017. Let’s Talk: Prisons Flores Forbes, Liza Jessie Peterson, Jamel Shabazz, artist SassaCyprigo with Afrikan Sciences, who stretch and bend rhythms and sounds to end the afternoon on a high note.
April 2, 2017. Poetry is Song. Allison Hedge Coke, accompanied by violinist Laura Ortman, and Cornelius Eady and the Cornelius Eady Trio with Lisa Liu and Charlie Rauh.
March 26, 2017. Margo Jefferson in conversation with Hakim Hasan.
January 29, 2017. Terry McMillan and Kalisha Buckhanon, will talk about their writings, their creative processes and read from their newest novels at 2:30 pm. Hakim Hasan will moderate. Delicious food & wine served.
December 18, 2016 with guitarist/composer Kelvyn Bell celebrating the release of his new St Louis Blu CD and a reading by Greg Tate music and culture and one of the “godfathers of HipHop journalism,” from Flyboy 2, his newest book of essays. Guest moderator: Nicole Fleetwood.
November 6, 2016 @ 2:30pm. With novelist Elizabeth Nunez (Even in Paradise, Akashic 2016) and poet Rowan Ricardo Phillips (Heaven, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016) reading from their newest books. Hakim Hasan, moderator.
October 16, 2016 @2:30 pm. Ta-Nehisi Coates. A conversation and book signing with the author of The New York Times’ #1 Bestseller, Between the World and Me. Benefits The Gloster Arts Project. Moderated by Randall Pinkston.
May 8 @ 2:30 pm A book party for The Jazz of Physics with author and saxophonist, Stephon Alexander and special guest, Will Calhoun. Includes a copy of the book, musical performance, and food & wine. Benefits The Gloster Arts Projects.
May 13 @ 6:30 pm Black Hollywood Unchained with contributors Ishmael Reed, Houston A. Baker, David Henderson, Jill Nelson, and other guests, including Hollywood producer, Rudy Langlais. Benefits The Gloster Arts Projects
May 26 @ 7:00 pm Remembering Miles: A birthday celebration with Wallace Roney, Gary Bartz, Adam Holtzman, Tommy LiPuma, Earl “the Pearl” Monroe, and Quincy Troupe. Others. Refreshments, cake and ice cream. Benefits The Gloster Arts Projects