5 Things To Do In 4 Days
1.) Dance, Sip & Sushi at Ubiquity—the hottest dance party in NYC. Tonight Carol C from the super fly Latin group, Sisè, will be spinning her favorite House jams with resident DJs Reborn, Selly and Moni taking the wheels a lil' later. Tonight Kim Knox and crew will be serving sushi and they're picking up the tab. UBIQUITA@SUTRA LOUNGE- 16 First Ave. Bet. 1st & 2nd Sts.; 8-10pm
2.) Celebrate-- The Opening Night gala awards ceremony for The Reel Sisters Film Festival honoring award-winning filmmaker Julie Dash (Daughters of The Dust). This year’s festival will celebrate the work of Zora Neale Hurston as an inspiration for women filmmakers. KUMBLE THEATER on the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island Univ. (@ DeKalb & Flatbush Avenues); 6:30pm. For more information or tickets, please visit reelsisters.org or call 718.488.1052.
3.) Power Shop—Get your shop on first at the grand re-opening of Harriet's Alter Ego. There’ll be complimentary makeovers by Noir Cosmetics and a performance by St. Juste @ 4:30pm. HARRIET'S ALTER EGO - 293 Flatbush Ave. Bklyn, NY 11217. (btw. St. Marks & Prospect Pl.); 718.783.2074; harrietsalterego.com.12- 8pm.
4.) Next make some power moves at Saturday's Reel Sisters Power Panel: "Moving Images: The Shifting Image of Black Women in Film" with Jacquie Jones (Moderator), Thulani Davis, Julie Dash (this year’s Pioneer Award winner), & Joan Morgan. A hip discussion on video hos, sexuality and surely some mention of Halle's role in Monster's Ball. Brooklyn Campus of LIU (@ DeKalb & Flatbush Aves.); reelsisters.org/; 4pm.