Author Archives: Margaret Porter Troupe

About Margaret Porter Troupe

Freelance Writer & Producer of Cultural Events

Hustling in New York City

Ms Lawanna Kimbro talks with famed sociologist Terry Williams about the great New York City hustle. December 13, 2015 at 2pm How many tickets? One Guest-1 book $30.00 USDTwo Guests – 2 Books $60.00 USDTwo Guests -1 Book $40.00 USD … Continue reading

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Book Party with Ishmael Reed

Our events are private and we reserve the right to refuse admission to anyone. We having a book party and signing for Ishmael’s new book on Muhammad Ali on Wednesday night,  September 9 @ 6:30pm. Come meet Ish, have some … Continue reading

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Rachel Eliza Griffiths Lighting the Shadow

We’re celebrating the publication of Rachel Eliza Griffith’s newest book of poems, Lighting the Shadow from Four Way Press. Rachel is one of the most dynamic and gifted poets writing today, and we are thrilled at all the attention she’sgenerating! … Continue reading

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Coming soon…

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May 3 2015: Poet Rachel Eliza Griffiths with novelist LaShonda Barnett Harlem Arts Salon is celebrating the publication of Rachel Eliza Griffiths’ new book of poems, Lighting the Shadow (Four Way Books, April 2015)and LaShonda Barnett’s new novel, Jam on … Continue reading

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Great Voices in Harlem

Great Voices in Harlem with Danny Glover, Queen Esther, Randy Weston and other greats – Harlem Arts Salon at MIST Harlem 46 W 116 Street NYC Sunday afternoon, March 8, 2015 from 2:00 – 6:00pm $125 Donation Harlem, New York … Continue reading

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Start the year off right!

Yusef Komunyaaka at the Harlem Arts Salon January 18th, 2015 We are super excited to bring in the New Year with one of America’s finest poets, the luminary Yusef Komunyaaka! We’ll be listening to him talk about his newest venture, … Continue reading

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We’ve got the most perfect holiday gift for you…

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at the Harlem Arts Salon at 2:30pm Marlon James and James Brandon Lewis: A Reading, Performance, and Conversation with Ifeona Fulani, Moderator   Two of the most exciting young artists working today Marlon James and James … Continue reading

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Spring Art Show: Melvino Garretti

On the first weekend in May, from May 2nd to May 4th, we will open an exhibition of ceramics by LA artist, Melvino Garretti. Join us Friday, May 2nd from 7:00 to 9:00pm for a reception for the artist and … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Nunez: Book Party & Talk

Come Sunday, April 6th, 3:00-6:00pm and celebrate with us the release of Not for Everyday Use (Akashic Books), the new memoir from one of our favorite authors, Elizabeth Nunez. We are equally excited and delighted to welcome novelist Tayari Jones … Continue reading

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Harlem for Baraka 2014

  It was Amiri Baraka’s dream to see his son, Ras Baraka, elected Mayor of Newark, New Jersey in 2014. In homage to Amiri’s memory and because we too believe Newark needs a progressive, visionary thinker and community activist at … Continue reading

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