Wednesday August 17
IGNITE: The Opening Reception - ALoft Harlem
ALOFT Hotel, 2296 Frederick Douglass Blvd @ 124th St, NY, NY 10027 (map) Join us as we kick off NYC Black Pride week with a lively Meet & Greet in the RE:Mix Lounge downstairs in our host hotel ALOFT!
Free Admission for all. 6pm til 10pm
Thursday August 18
The 6th Annual Film Festival
This year we feature 5 films, including the feature film Stelth" by Mina Monsha, "One Moment In Time" by Felix Rodriguez, "Love For Passion" by Nathan Hale Williams, and "Generations" by David Austin. These wonderfully thought-provoking and poignant films will all be shown at the Helen Mills Event Space & Theater, 137-139 W 26th St, New York, New York 10001 (map)
Friday August 19
The Heritage Awards Ceremony
This ceremony, in its 8th year, continues the tradition of honoring outstanding individuals, organizations and our allies for their contributions to the enhancement and elevation of our community.
6p-10pm, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (site), 515 Lenox Ave @ W 135th St, New York, NY, 10037 (map)
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Saturday August 20
SGL Health & Healing Symposium
Impactful panel discussions focusing on national and local issues affecting our community at large. Presented by HIV Stops With Me. The Out Hotel, 510 W 42nd St. @ 10th Ave. NY NY (map) 10am-1pm
COMMUNION - All White Affair
An NYC Black Pride sponsored day party for you to meet & and greet! Network, mingle and dance to the sounds of deejays MK & Poison Ivy. Free! 1pm to 6pm. The Out NYC Hotel Rooftop, 510 West 42nd Street New York, NY 10036 (map)
The Heritage Ball: Black Is Beautiful (GHMC)
On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the passing of the Pioneer Icon Willi Ninja, we pay tribute to him and his legacy for taking Vogue dancing around the world. We salute the Icon Tracey Africa as she is finally hailed internationally as the world's 1st Black Transgender Model. We will also recognize the accomplishments of others in the community as well as Fashion designers Oliver Rousteing and Shane Oliver and model Precious Lee. 11pm to 4am. This is a FREE event. Irving Plaza, 15 Irving Place, NY 10003 (map)
Sunday August 21
More info coming shortly!
At the Rivers of Living Water Ministries, Rev. Vanessa M. Brown, Senior Pastor. Services @ 2pm, 263 West 86th Street (btw Broadway & West End Aves.) New York, NY 10024 (map)
Pride At The Beach
Sponsored by the NYC Department of Health, the grand finale Pride at the Beach Party is not to be missed! Djs, music and live performances by Jade Elektra, Paul Alexander, Kevin Aviance and Shareefa! 12noon-8pm Coney Island Beach, in the area near 21st St. Brooklyn NY (from the train station (D,F,N,Q), go to boardwalk and turn right, continue down boardwalk) (map)