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Samuel Coleman – Harlem One Stop
June 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Dancer Samuel Coleman will offer free instructional class, partners not required. Comfortable shoes recommended. Presented by NoMAA with Harlem One Stop.
Followed at dusk by Inwood Art Works Film Works Alfresco:Swing Time – 103 minutes. Musical Comedy in English with Spanish subtitles (1936, USA).
Before the release of Swing Time, African-Americans’ Swing music had gained popularity in nightclubs uptown, and Harlem was the place to be! Venues such as the Cotton Club and the Savoy gave birth to the Lindy Hop where dancers playfully demonstrated their athleticism to the swinging jazz sounds of Chick Webb, Cab Calloway and the Duke and the Count Ellington and Basie.
*In case of inclement weather, the pre-show & screening will be moved indoors to Culture Hub at 440 West 202nd Street.
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