Katherine Dunham’s Harlem Renaissance 1948 (videos)

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 →

Nana Camille Yarbrough On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

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 →

Robert’s World: An Interview With The Legendary Nana Camille Yarbrough

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 →

Harlem’s Margo Rodriguez, Half Of Mambo Duo, Passes (Video)

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.

Harlem Fave And Famed Choreographer To The Stars JoJo Smith Has Transitioned

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.

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 Continue Reading →

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