AJ Calloway, New York Correspondent for Extra to Host 2013 Harlem Fine Arts
Show Opening Night
NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013
NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/-- AJ Calloway, Extra New York
correspondent, is Master of Ceremonies for the Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS)
Opening Night Gala 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Thursday, February 7, 2013. The
charismatic former B.E.T. 106 & Park co-host will helm the event that will
commemorate Black History Month while honoring the late Honorable Percy E.
Sutton, one of Harlem's most prominent political, civil rights, and business
leaders. The Harlem Fine Arts Show is the nation's largest and most
prestigious collection of contemporary African American art that has
contributed to the global fine arts landscape with a wide array of artistic
mastery. The artistic works will be on view and on sale February 7-10 at New
York's historic Riverside Church in Harlem.
"It's truly an honor to have been asked to be Master of Ceremonies of the
Harlem Fine Arts Show's Opening Reception," said AJ Calloway. "With February
being Black History Month, HFAS is a timely cultural celebration of our
brother and sisters in the Black Diaspora who creatively and positively
express themselves through artistic work. It's also wonderful that the event
benefits the Mama Foundation, a foundation for the arts dedicated to present,
preserve, and promote gospel, jazz, and R&B."
"We are honored that AJ Calloway, a talented member of the world of performing
arts, will host the Opening Night Gala of the 4^th Annual Harlem Fine Arts
Show at Riverside Church," said Dion Clarke, HFAS founder.
The tribute to the late Honorable Percy E. Sutton, a consummate enthusiast for
the performing and visual arts, will commemorate his notable accomplishments
as an influential African American. The event will feature performances by the
cast of "Mama, I Want to Sing" and "Motown The Musical."
Sponsors of the 2013 Harlem Fine Arts Show include BMW, PepsiCo, Amtrak, Wells
Fargo, Aetna, America's Navy, WBLS-FM, The Root, Motown: The Musical, Chambord
Flavored Vodka and UPTOWN Media Group.
Tickets to the event cost $20 each day for four days or $50 for a weekend
pass. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://hfas.org or
call (914) 980-4427.
Helen Shelton / Jordanne Hunter
Helen.Shelton@FinnPartners.com / Jordanne.Hunter@FinnPartners.com
SOURCE Harlem Fine Arts Show
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