In 1948, Katherine Dunham opened and directed the Katherine Dunham School of Dance and Theatre near Times Square in New York City after her dance company was provided with rent-free Continue Reading →
In 1969 dancers Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook founded the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!
The Cotton Club was a New York City nightclub from 1923 to 1940. It was located on 142nd Street and Lenox Avenue (1923 to 1935), then briefly in midtown Theater Continue Reading →
Join Nana Camille Yarbrough, as she talks Katheryn Dunham, Josephine Baker, Paris, her recent reading “Celebrating Nana Camille’s Journey as an Artist and Cultural Custodian at the Schomburg in Harlem Continue Reading →
By Robert Walker The tag line for Nana Camille Yarbrough‘s upcoming presentation at the world-famous Schomburg Center on February 14th, 2019 in New York reads, “Celebrating Nana Camille’s Journey as an Continue Reading →
Margo Rodriguez, half of the husband-and-wife team Augie and Margo, who danced the mambo on television and before presidents and helped it evolve from a nightclub craze into popular entertainment. Continue Reading →
JoJo Smith, who was born to dance and became known as the “Choreographer to the Stars,” died at 80, on Tuesday, January 22, from complications resulting from a stroke. Become Continue Reading →