Day: August 24, 2017

Stay at Home While you Travel!

New York Caribbean Carnival

Date: August 31st-September 4th, 2017 Location: Brooklyn, NY Event Type: Cultural Festival Website: http://wiadcacarnival.org ————————————- Ms. Jessie Wardell and some of her West Indian friends started the Carnival in Harlem in the 1930′s by staging costume parties in large enclosed places – like the Savoy, Renaissance and Audubon Ballrooms due to the cold wintry weather of […]

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Chicago Jazz Festival

Date: August 31st-September 3rd, 2017 Location: Chicago, IL Event Type: Music Festival Website: https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_jazz_festival.html ————————————- Known for its artistic creativity, the Chicago Jazz Festival is a favorite Labor Day Weekend tradition. It promotes awareness and appreciation for all forms of jazz through free, quality live musical performance. Since 1979, the festival’s mission is to showcase Chicago’s […]

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AFROPUNK

Date: August 26-27th, 2017 Location: Brooklyn, NY Event Type: Cultural Festival Website: http://afropunkfest.com/brooklyn/ ————————————- This year’s AFROPUNK Festival is taking place in Brooklyn at Commodore Park on August 26th and 27th. AFROPUNK is a traveling cultural event with 5 different locations around the world and has been described by The New York Times as “The most […]

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