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 →
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.
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.
The Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University celebrates GLORY: A Life Among Legends, the new memoir by renowned dancer, educator, producer and author Dr. Glory Van Scott with a Continue Reading →
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 →
By Robert Walker Omelika Kuumba is Spelman College’s Instructor of African Dance Forms in the Department of Dance Performance & Choreography that has been a figurative “Drum Major” for the many students who are Continue Reading →
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