Walter’s World: Lloyd Knight- Martha Graham Dance Company

By Walter Rutledge Martha Graham once said, “Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.” The reason truly memorable performances reach across the footlight to connect with the audience, is because the performer is imbued with something extra. It is an almost unexplainable sharing that takes place…

Walter’s World: Camille A. Brown “Fun- Raiser”

By Walter Rutledge On October 10, 2011, Camille A. Brown held her second annual fundraiser. The festival event could be more accurately described “fun-raiser”. In addition to raising funds for her fledging company the evening honored two women who are still making vital contributions in dance; former dancer, turned singer and dance curator Danielle Gee…

For parents across the country, the end of summer marks much more than cooler weather and light jackets. As you begin to trade long summer days for cool fall mornings, the biggest thing on your mind is the new school year. As you make this transition, you are being bombarded by everything from news stories…

HW Radio: With Yvette Campbell, Ex. Dir. HSA

Newsmakers, Experts and Current Events in the World of Harlem. Host Danny Tisdale speaks to Yvette Campbell, Executive Director of the Harlem School for the Arts (HSA) about her new job, Harlem arts in the 21st century and her favorite things about Harlem. E-mail us if you have any questions for Ms. Campbell at harlemworldinfo@yahoo.com.

Walter’s World: Ailey II A Choreographic Laboratory

By Walter Rutledge Ailey II has evolved into a formidable force in the modern dance community. The company is presently experiencing unparallel success having recently completed a 49-city tour spanning both North America and Europe. The professional work ethic is a combination of a nurturing dance symposium, and boot camp.