Angelique Kidjo, Season in The Congo, Harlem Art

Here are a few things that are happening now and about to happen. Check them out.

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Aime Cesaire   A SEASON IN THE CONGO  with

Ezra Mabengeza as Patrice Lumumba at the Lion Theatre on Theatre Row



September 30th – October 17, 2010

Thursday, Friday & Saturday @ 8pm

Sunday @ 3pm


Lion Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 west 42nd Street.{bet 9th & Dwyer Ave)


Rico Workshop Productions, producers Jackie Jeffries and Rico Speight present Aime Cesaire

A Season in the Congo commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)


Aime Cesaire A SEASON IN THE CONGO with Ezra Mabengeza as Patrice Lumumba  directed by A. Rico Speight.Fusing the mediums film and theater, Cesaire’s choral and cinematic narrative will be realized via projected archival footage and HD video augmented by expressive soundscapes and choreography.  Although written over five decades ago, this timely revisiting of A Season in the Congo  will shed light on important issues and incidents in the Congo’s history relevant to the chaos in the region today.  


For additional information please call 212 340 1121.


Contact:           Natalie Clarke /Jackie Jeffries

Phone:             347 310 8139/212 862 2543

Fax:                  347 767-791

Email:     /


 The Strivers Art Circuit will be happening this weekend Saturday October 9th and 10th. It’s a self guided walking tour through artist studios and galleries surrounding the famed Strivers Row Historic District of Harlem. Included also will be  Casa Frela gallery  located at 47 West 119th Street from 9am to 5pm each day. Other galleries will be included. It will be a great weekend to walk Harlem and see the History and the Art that is giving the Harlem community a real boost and creating the next renaissance. You can check the Strivers Art Circuit out and see where and what galleries are involved by going to Harlem Arts Alliance website at . Casa Frela can be contacted by going to


Last but not least is the Angelique Kidjo will be performing Thursday October 11th, 2010, 8pm at Carnegie Hall. Youssou N’Dour will be performing with her along with Omara Portuondo and Dianne Reeves. Should be wonderful! She is a really great performer!! For more info go to 



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