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Reality TV show looks to tell real stories of Aspen
Aspen Daily News
Terence Wrong, the man behind ABC's “NY Med” and other “observational documentaries” that take place in hospitals, is planning to turn his lens on Aspen this winter. “Terry has been visiting Aspen since the '70s and has always wanted to tell these ...
Elmer Lokkins, Symbol of Same-Sex Marriage Cause, Dies at 94
New York Times
They participated in gay rights parades, including New York's annual Wedding March. ... Even after Mr. Lokkins and Mr. Archilla bought their own apartment in Morningside Gardens, the large cooperative in Morningside Heights, they were careful in public.
Morningsider has another fabulous Uptown weekend in store for you! With Fall in full-swing and the holidays fast approaching, the neighborhood’s all aflutter with fantastic happenings. Don’t miss out!
6-9PM – Taller Boricua Gallery presents the Opening Reception for illusive self - an art exhibition exploring immigrant and migrant identity and (re)Creation. The exhibition runs through January 1, 2014 and includes the work of twenty artists – all visually telling their stories of memory, culture and relocation. Taller Boricua, 1680 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10029 | www.tallerboricua.org
8PM – If you’ve walked down 119th Street at night, you can hear (and see!) soulful sounds belting from Billie’s Black. Stop by for their Artist Spotlight featuring Ty Stephens & SOULJAZZ tonight! With an impressive line-up of entertainment scheduled throughout the season, Billie’s Black is on its way to becoming the “Blue Note of Harlem” and, as always, you can enjoy a hearty plate of soul food with your cocktails and soul sounds! Search for “harlemsoundsessions” on Youtube to check out some of their past performances. Billie’s Black Restaurant/Lounge, 271 West 119th Street btwn Frederick Douglass Blvd & St Nicholas Ave | Reservations highly recommended: 212.280.2248
1PM – SoHarlem Creative Outlet welcomes you to an Aromatherapy for Body & Soul Workshop with Lourdes Garcia, Aromatherapist, Reiki Master, Founder of Botanic Cafe, and one of SoHarlem’s Creative Entrepreneurs. The fun-filled two- hour workshop will introduce participants to Aromatherapy and, through hands on exercises, participants will learn to blend oils with ingredients that create fragrant oils, lotions and bath salts. You will leave enriched and energized with two small samples of your own making! $30. Space is limited so pre-registration is recommended: 212.222.2792. SoHarlem Creative Outlet @ Mink Building SoHarlem, 1361 Amsterdam Avenue , Suite 340 @ West 127th Street, New York, NY 10027 | www.soharlem.org
3-7PM – La Maison d’Art is celebrating the opening of their new art garden Le Jardin d’Art and its signature Mosaic Mural by NYC Artist Linus Corragio and they’d love for you join them! To celebrate in style, the talented Marvin Parks will be performing with his musicians and, in quintessential La Maison fashion, there will be a cozy fire-pit, wine, and great tasting Fall appetizers for you to enjoy. Don’t let the weather fool you! La Maison d’Art, 259 West 132nd Street, New York, New York 10027
12-6PM - As part of The Studio Museum’s TARGET FREE SUNDAY, take in their new installation: The Shadows Took Shape - a dynamic interdisciplinary exhibition exploring contemporary art through the lens of Afrofuturism. The term “Afrofuturism” refers to a creative and intellectual genre that emerged as a strategy to re-envision the past, present and future through the exploration of science fiction, fantasy and Pan-Africanism. The Shadows Took Shape features more than sixty works of art created by twenty-nine international artists.Target Free Sundays include free admission to the museum every Sunday with workshops and events for kids and families throughout the day. The Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 West 125th Street | www.studiomuseum.org/exhibition |Check out the exhibition’s Tumblr page HERE
3PM – Jazz is always, always a nice bit of icing on an active and beautiful weekend! THREE on 3 presents renowned saxophonist, Craig Harris and Tailgater’s Tales, this afternoon at Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church. This Sunday promises to be enchanting and invigorating with Craig, who combines the intensity of New Orleans music, modern jazz and 60′s avant-garde expressionism in his repertoire. Look for THREE on 3 concerts here every third Sunday at the same time. $10 cover. Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church, 122nd & Mount Morris Park West (Fifth Avenue) |www.craigsharris.com
Enjoy your weekend!
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