On Tuesday night (March 11) at 8pm, the Center for Contemporary Opera (CCO) will present a semi-staged performance of Eric Salzman’s cutting-edge opera, Big Jim & the Small-Time Investors, as Continue Reading →
By Walter Rutledge The Faison Firehouse Theater, located at 6 Hancock Place, in Harlem, will host the highly anticipated red carpet film premiere of The Skinny on Wednesday, June 6th Continue Reading →
By Walter Rutledge The Faison Firehouse Theatre presented an original production entitled The Word, The Game, The Dance on Friday June 3rd.
By Walter Rutledge [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CvQ6rAlMc4&w=560&h=349] The Faison Firehouse Theater will present The Word, The Game, The Dance on Friday June 3 at 8pm.
6sqft reports that the Beaux Arts firehouse that has been the home of the Faison Firehouse Theater since 1999 (with a celebrated “official” inaugural opening in 2007 that included a Continue Reading →
Sound Business, Inc., (SBI), a Harlem-based not-for-profit education services organization, will honor Emmy & Tony award winning choreographer George Faison at its first annual gala May 19 at the renowned Continue Reading →
Tony Award winner, George Faison taps multi-genre recording artist Damien Sneed as the musical director and conductor for the CityParks Foundation’s Central Park’s SummerStage production of “The Wiz: A Celebration Continue Reading →
By Walter Rutledge This weekend its beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. We have dance in Midtown, theatre and a search for new talent in Harlem, and a literary Continue Reading →
The walls at Rush Arts Galleries are expanding beyond New York City and into Philadelphia, PA. The news was delivered during the fourth annual Gold Rush Awards held this past Continue Reading →
Harlem’s George Faison, internationally celebrated producer, writer, composer, director, choreographer and dancer, made history in 1975 when he became the first African American to win a Tony Award for Best Continue Reading →
Join My True Colors Festival for their sneak peak at Call Me the new scripted series about male escorts, the conversation with journalist Dontre Conerly in a conversation with Call Me creator Continue Reading →
Acclaimed Harlem performing arts institution, The Faison Firehouse Theater has joined with SummerStage to present Harlem Dance Caravan, a thrilling celebration of our diversity through music and dance.
City Parks Foundation proudly presents the 2014 season of SummerStage, Harlem’s largest free performing arts festival, bringing free performances to parks.
By Walter Rutledge Last week we spent Thursday packing on the calories and then burning them off in the shop til you drop weekend madness. This first weekend of December Continue Reading →
By Walter Rutledge After an extended weekend of Thanksgiving dinners and robust shopping this week promises to be an eventful prelude to the holiday season. Dance, Opera and Theater abound Continue Reading →
The July 7th ArtCrawl Harlem fund raising performance of an excerpt from On The Block was a very special and rewarding evening. The excerpt entitled Intimate Strangers was the first Continue Reading →
By Walter Rutledge August 2, 2010 marked the eighty-sixth birthday of James Baldwin. For the second year in a row the Faison Firehouse Theater has chosen to step to the Continue Reading →
By Dontré L. Conerly It’s one of the most pervasive stereotypes of the African-American community, and one which often sparks national debate when our nation’s first Black president exercises herculean discipline Continue Reading →
André Leon Talley a huge Harlem fan and friend of George Faison at the Harlem Fire house Theater, and a big fan of Marcus Samuelsson’s Red Rooster has resigned from Continue Reading →
By Walter Rutledge [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2Vth0K49xI&w=420&h=315] The Faison Firehouse and Summerstage presented Harlem Dance Caravan on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 at Marcus Garvey Park’s Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in the Continue Reading →
By Walter Rutledge This weekend Opera returns to Harlem. Art also makes a big statement uptown. While a Harlem landmark has a birthday.