This year I got to check out performance from the Dance Theater of Harlem twice during the summer - first time as part of Celebrate Brooklyn, Prospect Park, and then at their Summer Street festival, which happens just outside the school in Harlem. The street festival featured a lot of their younger dancers which was really great to see.These pics are from the festival.
Round 2 - my (other) top 10 favorite pics from this weekend at Afropunk.
First round of images here.
All photos taken by me.
‘On this island of ours learning what you know is something you have to do every day, and every moment.’
'In the places where I have been, forgetting is what you do every day.'
'Too much forgetting led to our great suffering. We always have to relearn here.'
- The median wage for servers is just slightly above half of what the median wage for all workers is in the US ($9.83 vs $17.12). And 70% of servers in the US are women.
- "…while women account for 30 % or less of employees in some high-wage sectors such as computer and mathematical science and architecture and engineering occupations, they account for more than 70 % of the workforce in low-wage sectors…”
- 2.8 million working single parents would benefit from the minimum wage increase - 80% of whom are women.
This report is a must read.
For the love of book - book title emoji charades.
Random NYC scenes from this weekend.
He remembers those vanished years. As though looking through a dusty window pane, the past is something he could see, but not touch. And everything he sees is blurred and indistinct.
In The Mood For Love (2000)
One of my favorite movies of all time.