(Harlem Experiences opens Summer 2014)
With you in heart and mind, we have curated these Harlem experiences, bringing together local experts to provide hands-on access to the soulful brilliance of Harlem.
A private mixer for a select group of friends to experience Harlem-exclusive beverages and breweries…An intimate power lunch with one of Harlem’s celebrated VIP’s….An up close and in person experience with one of a kind Harlem-inspired jewelry…These are just a few of the many offerings which Harlem World Magazine is pleased to advance in our effort to help cultivate unforgettable Harlem experiences.
1. Harlem Renaissance Couture Jewelry
We love the beautiful Harlem Renaissance works by Atlanta-based Montanette Jones—we trust that you will too. Her one-of-kind, numbered, handcrafted precious stone works are truly wearable masterpieces. Ms. Jones’s Girl On Fire piece was inspired by Alicia Keys for Harlem World Magazine.
Per Person $200
2. Celebrity Photo Shoot
Here’s an amazing opportunity to have a photo shoot with Harlem celebrity photographer Hosea Johnson in his Harlem studio. He has photographed Mary J. Blige, George Clinton, Beyoncé, Bow Wow, Brandy, Amel Larrieux, to name a few. Get the exclusive VIP treatment, complete with a make-up artist, hairstylist and light fare with Mr. Johnson as host.
Per Person $500
3. Graphite Portrait (Drawing)
Have a graphite portrait drawing of you on Italian handmade paper by artist and Harlem World Magazine founder Danny Tisdale. He has shown at the Whitney Museum, Walker Art Center and Studio Museum In Harlem, etc., and around the world from Africa to Israel to Germany. Tisdale will sign and write a special note on your portrait for you.
Per Piece $500
4. Words, Wine & Authors
Join NAACP ambassador Eartha Watts-Hicks, author and member of The Harlem Writers Guild (HWG) as she hosts a behind the scenes tour and reading with Guild members. The oldest of its kind in the United States, The Harlem Writer’s Guild boasts a list of past members that includes Maya Angelou, Rosa Guy, Ossie Davis, John Henrik Clarke, Walter Dean Myers, and more.
Per Person $150
5. Gospel And Gear
Harlem Gospel Music Tour with Claude Jay, Gospel, Concert & Recording Artist. On your Harlem Gospel Music Tour with Claude Jay you will visit one of Harlem’s historical African American churches to hear Gospel Music, followed by a delicious lunch at one of Harlem’s primary restaurants. After lunch and conversation, the tour will concluded with gifts; a signed copy Claude Jay’s Gospel CD, Sweet, Sweet Spirit, and a tote bag from Claude Jay’s, Harlem My Love, fashion line at www.HarlemMyLove.com.
Per Person $200
6. Couture Dress Fitting
Learn the craft of dress making with Harlem fashion designer Barron Wise for an amazing fitting in his Harlem atelier who has been in Women’s Wear Daily, Essence Magazine, and other publications. Take a fashionable journey through African-American culture, told through Project Runway finalist Mr. Wise. Have a Harlem Iced tea and light fare from Maison Harlem with Barron Wise as the host.
Per Person $300
7. Seitu’s World Photo Shoot (on location)
Work on a photo shoot with HW’s event Seitu’s World contributor Harlem event photographer Seitu Oronde on a gig somewhere from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. He works for the Harlem News Group, NBC, Amsterdam News, NY Times, the World Cup, to name a few. Mr. Oronde is your boss for the day in this exclusive behind-the-scenes experience as a REAL photo assistant. You get to dine on home made Lemonade and sandwhiches from Silvia’s restaurant, and a signed photo from the photo shoot.
Per Person $200
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