Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Revolution Cinema: 5 Films to Put on Your "To-See" List This July 4th Holiday Weekend Revolution Cinema: 5 Films to Put on Your "To-See" List This July 4th Holiday Weekend Donald Glover's FX Project 'Atlanta' Casts its Leads as Production Gets Underway (Atlanta is *Hot* This Year) Donald Glover's FX Project 'Atlanta' Casts its Leads as Production Gets Underway (Atlanta is *Hot* This Year) ‘Little White Lie' - Engrossing Look Into One Family's Silence, Secrets & Denial of Race - Now Streaming on Netflix ‘Little White Lie' - Engrossing Look Into One Family's Silence, Secrets & Denial of Race - Now Streaming on Netflix "Your Legacy Is More Than a Name" - Watch Michael B. Jordan in First Trailer for 'Creed' "Your Legacy Is More Than a Name" - Watch Michael B. Jordan in First Trailer for 'Creed' Trailer: Hannibal Buress Asks Life's Biggest Questions in New Comedy Central Series Coming 7/8, After 'Key & Peele' Trailer: Hannibal Buress Asks Life's Biggest Questions in New Comedy Central Series Coming 7/8, After 'Key & Peele' 'Extant' Returns to CBS 7/1. Get Caught Up w/ This 1-Minute Recap + Read What Critics Are Saying 'Extant' Returns to CBS 7/1. Get Caught Up w/ This 1-Minute Recap + Read What Critics Are Saying Today, 26 Years Ago, 'Do The Right Thing' Opened in Theaters. Watch the Cast & Crew Reunite Today, 26 Years Ago, 'Do The Right Thing' Opened in Theaters. Watch the Cast & Crew Reunite Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman & Julia Roberts Seek Justice in First Trailer for 'Secret in Their Eyes' Remake Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman & Julia Roberts Seek Justice in First Trailer for 'Secret in Their Eyes' Remake Issa Rae's HBO-Bound 'Awkward Black Girl'-esque Comedy Gets a Director Issa Rae's HBO-Bound 'Awkward Black Girl'-esque Comedy Gets a Director Watch Trailer for Fascinating New Documentary About Black Men and Chess - ‘Sideline’ Watch Trailer for Fascinating New Documentary About Black Men and Chess - ‘Sideline’ The Irresponsibility of 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' The Irresponsibility of 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' Full List of BET AWARDS Winners (Taraji P. Henson & Terrence Howard Take Actor Nods) Full List of BET AWARDS Winners (Taraji P. Henson & Terrence Howard Take Actor Nods) Zadie Smith Will Make Her Feature Screenwriting Debut, Teaming up w/ Claire Denis for Sci-Fi Project Zadie Smith Will Make Her Feature Screenwriting Debut, Teaming up w/ Claire Denis for Sci-Fi Project Haiti and the Dominican Republic - A Conflict Captured on Film Haiti and the Dominican Republic - A Conflict Captured on Film Starz Announces Return Date for Original Series 'Power' + New Key Art + Trailer Starz Announces Return Date for Original Series 'Power' + New Key Art + Trailer Why Was Janet Hubert (Aunt Viv) Really Replaced on 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'? Buzzfeed Investigates Why Was Janet Hubert (Aunt Viv) Really Replaced on 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'? Buzzfeed Investigates 'Supremacy' Director Deon Taylor Talks Race, Horror, and Working With Lela Rochon (LAFF Premiere) 'Supremacy' Director Deon Taylor Talks Race, Horror, and Working With Lela Rochon (LAFF Premiere) Aaron McGruder Finally Explains Why He Left 'The Boondocks' Aaron McGruder Finally Explains Why He Left 'The Boondocks' Netflix Explains Why It Doesn't Always Have That Film Or TV Show You Really Want To See (Video) Netflix Explains Why It Doesn't Always Have That Film Or TV Show You Really Want To See (Video) Tichina Arnold Says She Talked To Martin Lawrence About Doing A 'Martin' Movie... Tichina Arnold Says She Talked To Martin Lawrence About Doing A 'Martin' Movie...

Maysles Cinema's Summer of Music Present Screening Of 'I Want My Name Back' + More (7/10)

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act July 9, 2013 at 2:51PM

Maysles Cinema's Summer of Music Present Screening Of 'I Want My Name Back' + More (7/10)
0
sugarhill gang

A summer treat for all of you New Yorkers, taking place tomorrow, Wednesday, July 10, starting at 5:30pm, at Marcus Garvey Park Lawn A (Mount Morris Park West between 122nd and 124th Streets).

Presented by Maysles Cinema's Summer of Music, The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance, Reel Harlem: The Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival, Tedsmooth's Old School Jam and Harlem Hip-Hop Tours.

The event includes a screening of Roger Paradiso's Sugarhill Gang feature documentary, I Want My Name Back, and will feature a special performance of Rapper's Delight with Legendary MCs Wonder Mike, Master Gee and Grandmaster Caz (The Cold Crush Brothers) and special guests Melle Mel (Grandmaster Flash), Dana Dane, DJ Wiz (Kid N' Play) and Grandmaster Dee (Whodini), Keith LeBlanc, Vernon Reid and Doug Winbish (Living Colour).

The rest of the story follows below:

Love hip-hop? Love justice? The 4th of July may be over but Maysles Cinema's Summer of Music keeps the spirit alive with a special outdoor free screening of Roger Paradiso's I Want My Name Back - the story of how founding members of the legendary Sugarhill Gang waged a 30+-year battle to rightfully own their hip-hop legacy - along with a special, live performance by some of the biggest legends in the game. The event will be held at Marcus Garvey Park, Lawn A (Mount Morris Park West between 122nd and 124th Streets)and is the kick off to Maysles Cinema's annual "Summer of Music" free, outdoor, music and film series, taking place throughout Harlem's parks.

Rain location: The Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church,

16-20 Mount Morris Park West, southwest corner of 122nd street).

The evening will kick off at 5:30pm with DJ Tedsmooth's Old School Jam (with surprise guests and dance contests!). Tedsmooth has been a staple of the NY club scene for many years. Known as the "Remix King," his creative mixes have taken many a pop and hip-hop hit to the next level. Bring a blanket, stretch out on the lawn, and/or shake a tail feather, and listen to DJ Tedsmooth spin some of summer time's greatest jams.

The highlight of the evening will be a LIVE PERFORMANCE of "Rapper's Delight" Featuring Legendary MCs Wonder Mike, Master Gee and Grandmaster Caz (of the The Cold Crush Brothers and the real writer of the verse Big Hank put down on wax) starting at 7:30pm. This unprecedented, reunion performance of hip-hop's very first Top 40 hit will also featurMelle Mel (Grandmaster Flash)Dana DaneDJ Wiz (Kid N' Play) and Grandmaster Dee (Whodini)Keith LeBlanc, Vernon Reid and Doug Winbish (Living Colour). For those who are feelin' the hip hip hop 'til you don't stop, there will be a "Rapper's Delight" audience rendition contest judged by the originators themselves. Following the live performance will be Roger Paradiso's I Want My Name BackStarting promptly at 8:30pm.

This article is related to: Screening Sighting


Shadow & ActNewsletter