The Harlem Renaissance Day Trip focuses on the glorious period of the 1920’s when Harlem was a hot bed of artistic expression. Many educational institutions study the Harlem Renaissance as a part of their educational curriculums, event designed to meet given learning standards. Visit the actual sights associated with icons such as Langston Hughes, Duke Ellington, Zora Neale Hurston, Aaron Douglass and many others. 1919 – 1920 represents the 100 anniversary of many Harlem renaissance events, come explore and learn with Harlem Heritage Tours.
Day includes the following:
• Walking/bus tour that will taking you to actual Harlem renaissance sights such as the Dark Tower (Madam CJ Walker), Pods & Jerry’s (speakeasy where Billie Holiday got her start), home of Langston Hughes, Sugar Hill, Studio 306, home of James Weldon Johnson, the Apollo Theater, Savoy Ballroom, home of Wallace Thurman + much more.
• After tour, group will dine on a delicious soul food meal at one of the communities fine restaurants. Enjoy fried chicken, fish, candied yams and other dishes while listening to Harlem Renaissance tunes by the likes of Lena Horne, Alberta Hunter, Louis Armstrong and Cab Calloway…etc.
• We will end the day at one of Harlem’s many historic venues experiencing a behind the scenes tour conducted by representative very familiar with given institution. This part of the day will compliment the overall theme of celebrating the Harlem renaissance period.
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