CELEBRATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE
Featuring Mwenso and the Shakes, with special guests Briana Thomas, Michela Lerman and Vuyo Sotashe
Harlem 100 presents the most exciting Harlem musicians and dancers in this modern variety show that pays homage to the 100th Anniversary of the the Harlem Renaissance, its current resurgence and the performances made famous in the Apollo Theater and The Cotton Club so many years ago. Featuring the music of Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Bessie Smith and Ethel Waters, as well as a nine-piece band with three dancers, Harlem 100 celebrates one of the most influential artistic movements of our country.
Learn more about the Harlem Renaissance
BOOKLIST - The librarians at the Chandler Public Library compiled a list of books to give more insight on this important cultural time period.
PLAYLIST - Take a listen to the Spotify list we created that features performers and songs from the Harlem Renaissance.
ARTICLE - Read a short article on the Harlem Renaissance and its influence.