Last night, over 250 VIPs in business, philanthropy and entertainment gathered at Corner Social in Harlem for the third installment of REVOLT TV‘s community initiative, “HELLO Harlem” – a summer series to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem(BGCH).
Theo Croker (middle) poses with his band, DVRKFUNK and execs from Sony Music Masterworks, REVOLT & the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem. (Front l to r) Angela Barkan (VP of Media & Artist Development, Sony Music Masterworks), Irwin Hall, Michael King and Larissa Slezak (Director of Media, Sony Music Masterworks); (Back l to r) Kai Wright (REVOLT VP, Head of Communications), Kassa Overall, Eric Wheeler and Shirley Lewis (Chair of the Board at the Boys and Girl’s Club)
VIPs included Anahi Angelone (Owner, Corner Social), Terry Lyon (Bravo’s “Blood, Sweat and Heels”), Shirley Lewis (BGCH Chair of the Board of Directors) Sapna Lal (entertainment lawyer), Angela Barkan (VP of Media & Artist Development, Sony Music Masterworks), Larissa Slezak (Dir. of Media, Sony Music Masterworks), Esnavi (
Sponsored by AQUAhydrate, Sean John and Ciroc, and supported by Harlem Park to Park, The Nelson Group and Uptown Magazine, the evening was hosted by Hisham Tawfiq from NBC’s “The Blacklist” and featured remarks by Kai Wright, REVOLT TV VP of Communications, who acknowledged special guests and encouraged donation support. Mike Houston, VP, Account Management for The Nelson Group, did a fun interview with some of the kids from the BGCH to talk about their favorite activities and why they love being a part of the organization.
REVOLT’s DJ Hannah Rad kept the crowd moving while spinning on the 1s & 2s, and celebrated trumpeter, vocalist and composer Theo Croker was accompanied by his band, DVRKFUNK, and gave an amazing performance featuring songs from his new album “Afrophysicist” – in stores now.
The HELLO Harlem summer series will continue every Monday through September 8, 2014. The next event will be held on Monday, July 28 at the Harlem Tavern (2153 Frederick Douglas Blvd., Harlem 10026). An exclusive red carpet experience, the event will feature a special showcase of performers from various Broadway shows including Tony award-winning musicals “Kinky Boots” and “Once,” presented by Sony Music Masterworks.
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Photos courtesy of REVOLT
Kai Wright of REVOLT, Anahi Angelone, Owner of Corner Social & host, Hisham Tawfiq from NBC’s “The Blacklist” (left); Jubeky Polanco of Sony Entertainment (right)
Edith Massiah with the girls of the BGCH Jada Orellana, Amirah Jenkins,
& Yanelis Serrano (left); Entertainment Lawyer, Sapna Lal (right)
Edith Massiah, Director of Programs/BGCH, Kai Wright of REVOLT, Orly Duran & Rooney Nelson of The Nelson Group (left); Sapna Lal, Terry Lyon from Bravo’s “Blood Sweat and Heels,” and Anahi Angelone
Corner Social was indeed the place to be (left); Hannah Rad rocked the 1s & 2s for the evening (right)
Mike Houston of The Nelson Group does a fun interview with special VIPs from the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem
Guests enjoyed deliciousness at every turn
Did someone say “TURN UP!?!” Theo Croker (middle) and DVRKFUNK are ready to groove.
Ladies and gentlemen … Theo Croker and DVRKFUNK!
Irwin Hall works his sax
Theo Croker – Blow man, blow!
Eric Wheeler (bass) and Kassa Overall (drums) keep the rhythm
Guests enjoyed a great show.
Lovely ladies in the house.
More fine folks of Harlem.
See ya next time!
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upcoming HELLO Harlem summer series events:
to experience the impact.
For more information on HELLO Harlem and REVOLT TV, contact
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