The Historical Renaissance Ride

“That Classic Cultural Metropolitan Vibe”

For the Culture with Artist Bisa Butler & Filmmaker Nefertite Nguvu

Historical Renaissance Ride
For the Culture  with Artist  Bisa Butler  & Filmmaker  Nefertite Nguvu

For the Culture with Artist Bisa Butler & Filmmaker Nefertite Nguvu

The Newark Historical Renaissance Ride invites you to an evening with two leading women New Jersey artists on June 24th in Newark. Bisa Butler in  discussion her body of work in fiber arts and filmmaker Nefertite Nguvu who will present a screening & discussion of her documentary short "Newark, Art for the People" 

BISA BUTLER is an American fiber artist known for her quilted portraits and designs celebrating black life. She has exhibited at the Smithsonian Museum of American History, the Epcot Center, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and other venues.

NEFERTITE NGUVU is a writer, director, and producer and founder of the production company Hollywood Africans. Her multiple award winning first feature film, In the Morning , was shot in eight days.[ Shadow and Act said of In the Morning, “Nguvu crafts each relationship and character as its own poem, evoking a certain emotion that is elevated by the cinematography of renowned image-maker Arthur Jafa.” She created her short film, The Last Two Lovers at the End of the World with AT&T Hello Lab.

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The Newark Historical Renaissance Ride Presents: For the Culture: Featuring Artist Bisa Butler & Filmmaker Nefertite Nguvu

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For the Culture with Artist Bisa Butler & Filmmaker Nefertite Nguvu

For the Culture with Artist Bisa Butler & Filmmaker Nefertite Nguvu

The Newark Historical Renaissance Ride invites you to an evening with two leading women New Jersey artists on June 24th in Newark. Bisa Butler in discussion her body of work in fiber arts and filmmaker Nefertite Nguvu who will present a screening & discussion of her documentary short "Newark, Art for the People"

BISA BUTLER is an American fiber artist known for her quilted portraits and designs celebrating black life. She has exhibited at the Smithsonian Museum of American History, the Epcot Center, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and other venues.

NEFERTITE NGUVU is a writer, director, and producer and founder of the production company Hollywood Africans. Her multiple award winning first feature film, In the Morning , was shot in eight days.[ Shadow and Act said of In the Morning, “Nguvu crafts each relationship and character as its own poem, evoking a certain emotion that is elevated by the cinematography of renowned image-maker Arthur Jafa.” She created her short film, The Last Two Lovers at the End of the World with AT&T Hello Lab.

Hosted by Paul Chinnery, Hassan Abdus-Sabur & Delanie West

Sponsored by Newark Historical Renaissance Ride, 3rd Space Co-Working, #BeSuperCreative, Paul Chinnery Photography

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Thanks to our Bike Marshals!

Historical Renaissance Ride

Our Bike Marshals are volunteers who are experienced riders who assist the Newark Historical Renaissance Ride with rider safety and awareness. Thanks to all the individuals who volunteered!  ( not all are pictured )

Stacee Robertson ( NYRR Logistics and Rider Experience Team )

Stacee Robertson ( NYRR Logistics and Rider Experience Team )

Volunteer Coordinator  & Bike Marshal Yolanda Blaize 

Volunteer Coordinator  & Bike Marshal Yolanda Blaize 

Bike Marshals Stacee Robertson with Girls On Bikes (Samantha Katehis, Kala LaFortune Reed, Nelsy Baro)

Bike Marshals Stacee Robertson with Girls On Bikes (Samantha Katehis, Kala LaFortune Reed, Nelsy Baro)

Best Bike! #TANDEM Historical Renaissance Ride Best Bike June 2018

Delanie West

The tandem bike that wowed the crowd took home the Best Bike prize at the 2018 Seersucker Summer Social. The winner won a 7 day Caribbean hotel package. Congratulations to the winners! 

This fantastic tandem bike took home the prize for Best Bike at the 2018 Newark Historical Renaissance Ride. The winner won a 7 day Caribbean hotel package. Congratulations to the winners!

Video Courtesy @PlanAfrofutures via Twitter

Newark Historical Renaissance Ride 2018 Best Bike Winner

Newark Historical Renaissance Ride 2018 Best Bike Winner

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Seersucker Social Ride Day Reminders

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Ride Day Reminders

We’re looking forward to seeing you in your Seersucker finest on Saturday! The forecast calls for 85 Degrees and Partly Cloudy (no chance of rain).

We’re looking forward to seeing you in your Seersucker finest on Saturday!
The forecast calls for 85 Degrees and Partly Cloudy (no chance of rain).

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A Few Reminders for Ride Day

Hydrate (water will also be provided) but be certain to hydrate before the ride.

Registration Check-in Armband Pickup starts promptly at 9:00 AM. Bring ID Get there a little early or be there on time so that everyone is checked in on time so you'll have  enough time to stash your swag bag before the ride starts. 

At registration Earlybird Pre-Registered Riders will be given a ticket, which we will select a winner for a 7-10 night accommodations from Elite Island Resorts

Ride Guide Review After check in, pin your armband and take a few minutes to review your Ride Guide to become familiar with the route and stops.  The ride will be guided, and you'll be accompanied by Ride Marshals, but it's helpful to know what you'll be seeing.

Ride Marshals and Volunteers will have yellow armbands - seek them out for any questions or guidance during the ride. There are a few points on the ride where we will walk our bikes due to pitch/inclines. 

Bring your bike lock You will want to secure you bike after the ride. Bike racks will be positioned at the library.

There will be live music and light refreshments for the After Social at Newark Library. You may also purchase NHRR merchandise there. 

We will be selecting Best Dressed Man and WomanBest Beard/MustacheBest Bike and we are announcing the winner of the Elite Island Resort package. 

And finally, be photo ready! There will be lots of photo opportunities, be ready and SMILE!  Enjoy taking photos and use hashtags: #RENAISSANCERIDE #BIKENEWARK #LOVENEWARK

If you have any questions, please email us at info@historicalrenaissanceride.com 

The Countdown is ON! 15 More Days to The Seersucker Summer Social Ride!

Hassan Abdus-Sabur
Newark Historical Renaissance Ride 2018 Seersucker Summer Social Ride Guide 

Newark Historical Renaissance Ride 2018 Seersucker Summer Social Ride Guide 

The NHRR team has been working with our copy editor and printer and placing the finishing touches on our 2018 Newark Historical Renaissance Ride Guide  ( a booklet we're proud to give to every registered rider )  a hybrid of Newark History and a rider’s CUE sheet.

Information for those not yet registered:  

We encourage you to pre-register! 🚲 🚲 🚲 🚲 🚲 

General Admission (The Halsey) $30.00 🚲 Will get all the benefits of registering for the ride. Swag bags available while supplies last.

Same Day Registration (The Clinton Ave) $40.00 🚲 People who miss online registration will be able to register at the event to participate. 

We encourage you to do it while registration is open so we can plan effectively for the accommodations of the ride. 

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