Sunday, September 6th, 1pm-7pm, Mount Vernon’s Mayor, The Honorable Ernest Davis and the Mount Vernon Arts Council present “ArtsOn Third”…Westchester’s premier arts & entertainment festival. Headlining this year’s festival is Mount Vernon’s own Al. B. Sure.
42 years after the release of Bill Withers’ seminal ‘Live At Carnegie Hall’ LP, the iconic, yet reclusive soul man will return to the same hallowed venue as part of a special tribute concert on October 1st.
The Last Poets is the name for several groups of poets and musicians who arose from the late 1960s African-American civil rights movement’s black nationalist movement.
Vicki Sue Robinson (May 31, 1954 – April 27, 2000) was an American theatre and film actress and singer, closely associated with the disco era of late 1970s pop music; she is most famous for her 1976 hit, “Turn the Beat Around.”
Acclaimed Harlem performing arts institution, The Faison Firehouse Theater has joined with SummerStage to present Harlem Dance Caravan, a thrilling celebration of our diversity through music and dance.
Keyboardist and orchestral arranger Ray Chew has been a key figure on some of television’s most watched shows, serving as music director and/or composer on “Showtime at the Apollo,” “American Idol,” “Dancing With The Stars” and ABC’s newest singing competition series, “Rising Star.”
Behind the scenes with Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris and the host with the most Hugh Jackman at the 68th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 8, 2014 in New York City.
HISTORY’s series AMERICAN RESTORATION moves to Monday nights beginning June 2 at 10 p.m. 2014. All-new back-to-back half-hour episodes will premiere every Monday night for six consecutive weeks.
More than 1,000 low-wage workers from around the city joined hands today with interfaith clergy members and labor officials for a historic “Faith and Justice” walk to Harlem’s Riverside Church, urging Albany to let cities around the state to set their own minimum wages.
A young boy fights bullying while celebrating Basant, a springtime kite-flying festival in “King For A Day.” A group of kids transform their bodies into the letters A-Z in “AFRO-BETS ABC Book.”
By Eartha Watts Hicks We continue with the three part interview with Omar Tyree that started in February during Black History month and now continues in March 2014.
Nick Ashford spent his first few months in New York City homeless and sleeping on park benches. When he met Bronx native Valerie Simpson singing and playing piano in the choir of Harlem’s White Rock Baptist Church, his fortunes changed.
The Apollo Theater continues its 2013-2014 season with a series of holiday programs designed to celebrate family, culture, music and community.
By Walter Rutledge Porgy and Bess triumphantly returned to Broadway on last night; Thursday, January 12, 2012 at the Richard Rogers Theatre with a new streamlined musical version of the beloved American folk opera.
By Walter Rutledge The holidays may be over but there are enough arts events this weekend to chase away the post holiday blues. Here are a few of the exciting and varied cultural happenings this weekend. As you will see two of the “uptown” events are free to the public.