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Kick-off of "Harlem Nights" year-long series of concerts to celebrate the spirit of Harlem

Kick-off of On Friday, October 26, Manhattan School of Music kicks off its year-long "Harlem Nights" Concert Series with "Harlem Hothouses," a concert tribute to The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce by MSM's Grammy®-nominated Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra, led by the renowned percussionist Bobby Sanabria, and featuring the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Award Honoree, the legendary Cuban-born conguero, Candido. The Concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the school's Borden Auditorium, 120 Claremont Avenue at West 122nd Street near Broadway. A minimal ticket price is required for admission.
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North High School host Ballin’ for the Ballot

North High School host Ballin’ for the Ballot
Youth in the community are more engaged in politics than people may realize.

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Twin Cities unknown

Twin Cities unknownIt is no secret that the Twin Cities is often the butt of criticism and outside jokes from comedians and individuals who believe the area's only claims to fame are Prince, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and the Metrodome losing its roof a few years back.
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14th Annual FIU Eric Williams Lecture celebrates Jamaica/Trinidad and Tobago’s 50th Anniversary of Independence

14th Annual FIU Eric Williams Lecture celebrates Jamaica/Trinidad and Tobago’s 50th Anniversary of IndependenceThe 14th Annual Eric E. Williams Memorial Lecture at Florida International University's Modesto Maidique campus (11200 Southwest Eighth Street, Miami, Florida) will take place at the Green Library, GL 100 on Friday, October 26, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
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The empowering ‘Black Girl Speaks’ comes to the Capri

The empowering ‘Black Girl Speaks’ comes to the Capri The powerful one-woman show, "Black Girl Speaks" is coming to the Capri Theater. The Saturday, Oct. 20 show has been cancelled and will make its Minneapolis debut Saturday, Dec. 1.
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St. Paul teen becomes Internet sensation; being called the ‘Next Oprah’

St. Paul teen becomes Internet sensation; being called the ‘Next Oprah’Sometimes the adventure towards life's greatest goals does not start after college, or even upon crossing that threshold into adulthood.
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Master Storyteller Oba William King reigns supreme

Master Storyteller Oba William King reigns supremeImagine this.

A man who wins a fight with a monkey and then make shoes out of him, a crippled woman who escapes her punctual PCA worker so that she can drink "the magic juice" she bought from a psychic for a whopping $30, and picture if you can a man who is not really a nature lover but drives around with a bear on the roof of his car that he pushes off when he has had enough. These were the tales of Master Storyteller Oba William King (1st place), Sharon Brooks (2nd place) and Lorin Nieml (3rd place); winners of this year's 21st Annual Storytelling Contest (Liars Contest), adult division.
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