Legendary Soprano Jessye Norman’s “Sissieretta Jones: Call Her By Her Name!” Gets Funding

Woke Up Famous, LLC, has been awarded the second of two special grants by the Ford Foundation to develop the late legendary soprano Miss Jessye Norman’s (1945-2019) passion project, “Sissieretta Continue Reading →

HW Pick: National Sawdust Honors Jessye Norman To Benefit Sissieretta Jones

On December 17, 2018, National Sawdust recognizes two great African-American sopranos with “An Evening Honoring Jessye Norman.”

NYC & Company Spotlights Black Culture And Experiences From Harlem To Hollis

As Black History Month kicks off, NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City.

Ailey’s Fabulous Opening Night Gala Benefit And More At New York City Center

On December 4, 2019, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2019-2020 holiday season engagement at New York City Center kicked off with a star-studded Opening Night Gala Benefit performance.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New York City Center Kicks Off Season Holiday

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicks off its five-week holiday season with a one-night-only gala benefit on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019, at 7 pm ET.

Up Close with CC Minton: Nick Cannon Attends Harlem School of the Arts Gala

BBy CC Minton The Harlem School of the Arts hosted its 50th year anniversary in the Grand Ballroom at The Plaza Hotel.  The star-studded event recognized the achievement of artists, Continue Reading →


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