Kay Gayner, To New Role As Artistic Leadership Role Of Harlem Based National Dance Institute

National Dance Institute (NDI), the organization founded by Jacques d’Amboise and dedicated to transforming children’s lives through the arts, announced today that Artistic Director Ellen Weinstein will retire on September Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Deborah Batts, First Openly Gay Federal Judge, Passes At 72 (Services Update)

Deborah Anne Batts, April 13, 1947 – February 3, 2020, was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Become Continue Reading →

Downtown Sings Uptown With Songs From Gay Harlem At The Kaufman Music Center

This unique event, features rarities, 21st century premieres, and well-known works by Harlem’s Bessie Smith, Gladys Bentley, Billy Strayhorn, Porter Grainger and songs popularized by Alberta Hunter, Ethel Waters, and Continue Reading →