Nice event at the Upper West Side Apple Store this evening if you’re looking for something to do.
Musician, actor, and civil rights/social activist Harry Belafonte will be there tonight.
The event runs from 7:00 – 8:00 pm tonight. The Apple Store is located at 1981 Broadway (at 67th):
From his rise to fame as an international calypso star to his moving experiences touring a segregated country, Harry Belafonte personifies the American civil rights movement. He was the first artist ever to sell a million albums — and the second American to be named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
Mr. Belafonte recently celebrated his 85th birthday and has led a remarkable life. Casual observers may think of him as just a singer and actor, but he’s been a prolific social activist as well.
Should be an interesting evening.
For your listening pleasure, here’s “Day-O/Banana Boat Song,” which put Mr. Belafonte on the map in the 1950s:
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