Friday, March 7, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
Join us as we bring Carnaval to the Schomburg with samba music by DJ Laylo, plus Brazilian light fare from Brooklyn's Miss Favela. It will be a First Fridays you won't want to miss. Wear colors of the Brazilian flag and bring your dancing shoes!
We will also screen the 1959 groundbreaking film Orfeu Negro (Black Orpheus) in our American Negro Theatre.
When & Where
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
Each Friday in February, we’ll spotlight a special item from the collection. This year, we're taking inspiration from our brand new exhibition, Motown: The Truth Is A Hit with a music theme. Learn fascinating Black History Month facts and be entered to win tickets to Motown: The Musical on Broadway! Sign up here
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