Harlem’s Thelma Golden And Others Honor Ailey Founder On 60th Anniversary

When Alvin Ailey and a small group of African-American modern dancers first took the stage in 1958, appearing at New York City’s 92nd Street Y, the engagement was for one night only—but it turned out to be the start of a new era in the performing arts. Continue Reading →

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Geoffrey Holder, New York’s Renaissance Man In Harlem

Geoffrey Lamont Holder was born on August 1, 1930, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago as the youngest of five children to Barbadian immigrants Louise de Frense and Arthur Holder. Continue Reading →

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SummerStage Is Great Time For Family Day In Central Park

SummerStage performances are fun and welcoming for New Yorkers of all ages. Their schedule highlights family-friendly activities, including dance and drum workshops. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Alicia Keys To Produce Biopic On Legendary Choreographer Alvin Ailey

TV One reports that Harlem’s Alicia Keys, her producing partners and Fox Searchlight will tell the story of barrier-breaking choreographer Alvin Ailey, who started as a dancer and became the founder of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater. Continue Reading →

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Alvin Ailey’s Robert Battle Talks At Build

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation’s mission is to further the pioneering vision of the choreographer, dancer and cultural leader Alvin Ailey by building an extended cultural community which provides dance performances, training and education, and community programs for all people. Continue Reading →

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Alvin Ailey’s Opening Night Gala Benefit In NY (Photographs)

Last night, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s holiday season at New York City Center kicked off with a star-studded Opening Night Gala Benefit performance and party that honored Ailey Board President Debra L. Lee (Chairman and Chief Executive Office of BET Networks) for her support of the Ailey organization since 2002. Continue Reading →

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Gucci’s Patent On Harlem Style (Update)

We love timelessness and originality that defines Harlem style, these smooth, supple Calfskin leather shoes do just that. They wonderfully designed versatile Italian-made derby shoes featuring subtle paneling and an understated toe. Continue Reading →

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Expansion, World Premiere, Alvin Ailey Reaches New Heights This Season

This fall, Ailey announces exciting highlights and achievements: a new wing will allow for more classes for students of The Ailey School and Ailey Extension at New York’s largest building dedicated to dance. Continue Reading →

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Apollo Theater Line Up For 2017 Spring Gala

The Apollo Theater today announced details for its largest fundraising event – the, which will take place at the theater on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7 pm EST in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Ailey Launches Program to Inspire Young Harlemites And Others

ailey-launches-program-to-inspire-young-new-yorkersThe Ailey organization is launching a Young New York program in conjunction with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s annual holiday season at New York City Center (November 30 – December 31). Continue Reading →

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