Harlem – News May 28, 2011
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Collecting special: Upcoming sales (Financial Times)
With prices for Chinese ceramics heading for the stratosphere, it is not surprising that Christie’s has estimated that a rare and remarkable revolving vase from the 18th-century Qianlong period could realise as much as HK$240m . The piece has been given a dedicated catalogue that highlights both its rarity and the fact that it has been preserved in …
Allegedly Frisked Attorney Sues Over NY Taxi-Search Policy (ABA Journal)
An attorney allegedly frisked by the New York police under a policy that he says officers use to illegally search taxi passengers under the guise of checking on driver safety has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city with the help of the American Civil Liberties Union.
A chance to sing at the Apollo (CulpeperNews, Culpeper, VA)
Harlem is about to get a little taste of Culpeper. In July, local 13-year-old, Morgan Brown , will sing her way to Harlem to audition for the amateur competition at the Apollo Theater.
New Disney Playground and 103rd Street Community Garden Restoration (Uptown Flavor)
On May 19th, as part of the ongoing restoration of the 103rd Street Community Garden, about 200 community volunteers, New York Restoration Project staff, Disney VoluntEARS and KaBOOM! Organizers came together to build a playground and children’s garden.
HW JazzCafe @ aloft Harlem, June 13th, 2011 (Harlem World)
ProducedA by JazzPlus andA Harlem World A Magazine , hw jazzcafe brings the best Harlem history transformed by cafe flavor.
Gala NYC Concert (MyFoxNY)
Gala NYC is putting on its final concert of the spring preview series on Saturday in Brooklyn.
New York Teacher (Edwize)
Highlights from the May 26 issue of New York Teacher : Thousands rally for a ‘city that works for everyone’ It was a sight to see as tens of thousands of educators, students, parents, community advocates, other unionized workers and New Yorkers of all stripes flooded lower Manhattan on May 12 to protest budget cuts and layoffs and call for a …
East Harlem Film Festival to Rival Tribeca, Says Founder (DNAInfo)
East Harlem International Film Festival gets underway next week. ” W atch out, DeNiro, we are going to give you a run for your money,” he warned the founder of the Tribeca Film Festival.
A Hidden Garden Inside Upper East Side Library (DNAInfo)
It’s like a secret garden. Inside the New York Society Library’s townhouse at 53 East 79th St.
Gift of music at Harlem Boys Club (New York Daily News)
The Boys’ Club of New York musicians performing at Symphony Space on Broadway. Anthony Musngi taught himself to play the guitar by surfing the Internet and watching videos on YouTube .