By Sarah Prawl
March Is Filled With New Beginnings And Celebrations!
This month, celebrate the beginning of spring, women’s history, Mardi Gras and more at our partner venues.
WOW—Women Of The World Festival
Live Wire—Fierce And Feminist In Harlem: Women And The Life Of A Community
Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30pm
This event will look at artists, activists, journeywomen, and others in various cultural and political phenomena whose presence and work in the Harlem community exemplify the concept of feminism. Learn more here.
Alice Smith In Concert With Opening Act Liv Warfield
Friday, March 15 at 8pm
Alice Smith headlines the Apollo Theater’s third Women of the World Festival with an evening length concert. Learn more here.
Suze Orman: Women And Money
Saturday, March 16 at 5pm
Suze Orman returns to Apollo for the WOW Festival (Women of the World). This evening is intended to give women the opportunity to tap into Ms. Orman’s unique spirit, people-first wisdom, and unparalleled appreciation that for women, money itself is not the end goal; it’s the means to live a full, meaningful life that supports their loved ones and their beloved communities. Learn more here.
For complete festival schedule, details and tickets, Visit WOWApollo.org.
Beauty, Wellness, And The Best Of East And West
Tuesday, March 5 from 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Go inside the world of beauty and wellness with Danielle Chang, founder of LUCKYRICE and host of Lucky Chow, the popular PBS series that explores how Asian culture is rooted in our everyday lives. Engage in a fascinating discussion featuring Asian Americans who are successfully growing and leading the highly competitive beauty and wellness markets. Learn more here.
A Gotham Kings Mardi Gras Celebration
Tuesday, March 5 at 6:30 pm
The Gotham Kings Mardi Gras Celebration returns to Dizzy’s for another night of festivities. Led by trumpeter Alphonso Horne, this fun-loving group of musicians and dancers will treat audiences to the infectious traditions of Creole jazz. Learn more here.
DIVA Jazz Orchestra
Thursday, March 21 through Sunday, March 24 at 7:30 pm
The all-female DIVA Jazz Orchestra exudes the excitement and force found in the historic big band tradition. With Dizzy’s Club as its “New York City home,” DIVA performs all over the world, playing contemporary, mainstream big band jazz composed and arranged to fit the individual personalities and styles of the musicians. Learn more here.
ICP X Art + Feminism: Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
March 9 from 11am – 4:30pm
Join ICP at the ICP School for an all-day communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to gender, art, and feminism, culling from ICP’s collections and alumni. Learn more here.
Sunday, March 10 at 9:30am
Welcome migratory birds back to Wave Hill this spring. Explore the gardens and woodlands with naturalist Gabriel Willow on a quest to spot both resident and rare birds as they pass through on their northern journey or settle down for the season. Learn more here.
Family Art Project: Springtime Scrolls
March 16 & 17 from 10am – 1pm
What does nature tell you? Join a facilitated walk that will lead us in the different ways we can listen to what nature is telling us about itself. Learn more here.
Photo Credits: ©Apollo Theater, ©Asia Society, ©Dizzy’s, ©Wave Hill