Free Events At The New Dwyer Cultural Center

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[Dwyer Calendar]

The Dwyer Center announces an impressive lineup of events between June 19-June 22, 2009. All events are free but reservations required. Please call 212-459-1854 or email

Please visit our website for more information

The Center is located at 258 St. Nicholas @ 123rd Street, New York, NY 10027. Calendar: Friday, June 19, 7pm. HARLEM NIGHTS: harlem is...MUSIC: The Blues Tradition

Honoring Sandra Reaves-Phillips, acclaimed Actress and Blues Legend Featuring...historic performance by Harlem's own "ladies of the blues" Ghanniyyah Green, Lady Cantrese and LeeOlive Tucker.  Moderated talk with Sandra Reaves-Phillips; Professor Farah Griffin, Director of  the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University;  and blues historian/writer Gregory Thomas. rsvp 212-459-1854,

And don't miss; Saturdays at the Dwyer. Saturday, June 20, 1-5pm
Featuring performances and workshops by... Craig Harris, renowned Jazz musician and composer Captain Keith Gamble, blues vocalist and guitarist. Veteran Harlem actor and Broadway star James Stovall Local Harlem tap dancers featuring Michela Marino Lerman & Friends Harlem's own Impact Repertory Theater All-Star Jazz trio The quilters behind the Harlem Sewn Up exhibition ...Plus a hands-on quilting workshop and demonstrations!

Youth performers from Community Works Making a Difference Program from P.S. 149,  P.S. 154, and P.S. 242 and more... rsvp 212-459-1854,

Introducing... The Roger Furman Reading Series . Monday, June 22, 7pm

This special evening will salute the 45th anniversary of New Heritage Theatre with a performance of "Entitled," written by Esther Armah and directed by Petronia Paley.

rsvp 212-459-1854, CHECK OUT THE DWYER GALLERIES...harlem is...MUSIC, celebrating the rich musical history of Harlem and the legacy keepers of today.

Harlem Sewn Up 2009: Quilted Reflections of a Community, curated by Laura R. Gadson Experience the incredible work of a group of artists who use thread and fabric to dynamically vocalize their insights and views.

Reservations required, please call. 212-459-1854 or email Please visit our website for more information

Funding Provided By: Promotional and Print materials for Dwyer Cultural Center are made possible with  a special grant from Robert Sterling Clark Foundation.

Harlem Nights is funded, in part, by New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities; by Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer, under contract with New York City Department for the Aging; and by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.

Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do  not necessarily represent those of the New York Council for the Humanities or National Endowment for the Humanities.

Funding for the inaugural debut of Saturdays at the Dwyer is provided by Council  Member Inez Dickens, under contract with New York City Department of Youth and  Community Development.

Funding for the Roger Furman Reading Series is provided by NYC Council Member and Majority Whip Inez Dickens. 

Exhibitions at the Dwyer are made possible by American Express, Citi, and public  funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.


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