To continue its needed ambassador work and popular annual community poetry readings, the LHCPR Committee is having a Langston's Harlem Nights fundraiser on November 18th, 2023 at Machine & Magnets, 400 Main St. Pawtucket, RI.
In the spirit of the Harlem Renaissance, it will be an old-fashioned rent party with a jazzy, dress up, high-style-nightclub feel. There will be live jazz music to groove to, a Best Dressed competition, heavy hors d’oeuvres, displayed art that takes you back in time, period drinks and mocktails as well as other surprises. The maximum guests will be 200 people.
You don't want to miss THE cultural immersion event of the Fall!
The goal is to raise $30,000.
Black tenants in Harlem during the 1920s and 1930s faced discriminatory rental rates. Along with lower salaries, many were short on rent. These parties were meant to bridge the gap. There could be as many as 10-12 rent parties on the same block on any given Saturday.