By Walter Rutledge The Nanette Bearden Contemporary Dance Theatre will perform an excerpt of its full-length story ballet On The Block, on Thursday July 7, at 7pm in the Oberia Dempsey Center located at 127 West 127 Street in Harlem.
Complexions Contemporary Ballet returns to the Joyce Theater for eight performances beginning Tuesday May 24th through Sunday May 29th.
By Walter Rutledge Thursday April 28th is the last studio showing of the Harlem Dance Works 2.0 at the Dance Theatre of Harlem. The series has offered both balletomanes and dance novices a rare glimpse into the creative process of choreographers Thaddeus Davis and Tanya Wideman. This week the series is taking a very different…
By Walter Rutledge 2012 is just days away, and 2011 is literally dancing into the sunset. Here are a few of the events taking place in Harlem and around the city that will help usher in the new year.
By Walter Rutledge The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater begins a five-week season on December 1, 2010 at the New York City Center. The season will mark the fiftieth anniversary of Revelation, the masterwork choreographed by company founder Alvin Ailey. In preparation of this milestone the Ailey school’s department of Arts In Education and Community…
By Walter Rutledge August 2, 2010 marked the eighty-sixth birthday of James Baldwin. For the second year in a row the Faison Firehouse Theater has chosen to step to the forefront and present Remembering Jimmy– a tribute to the late James Baldwin. Last year the celebration was a forum with colleagues and contemporaries, and family…
Moderated by cultural anthropologist and former Ailey II dancer Aimee Meredith Cox, the discussion will feature Lifted creators as panelists.
Today, New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced the reappointments.
The second season of “Games People Play” kicked off on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 10 PM ET/PT.
The New York Community Trust has announced new grants totaling $6.3 million, many of which are going to aid nonprofits helping New Yorkers navigate the ongoing economic and health challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In response to the COVID-19 disruption, the International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD), and a team of other organizations have taken action to meet the needs of the Black Dance community.
SummerStage performances are fun and welcoming for New Yorkers of all ages. Their schedule highlights family-friendly activities, including dance and drum workshops.
Coleman Randolph Hawkins November 21, 1904 – May 19, 1969, nicknamed Hawk and sometimes “Bean”, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. One of the first prominent jazz musicians on his instrument, as Joachim E. Berendt explained: “there were some tenor players before him, but the instrument was not an acknowledged jazz horn”.
Robert Dwayne “Bobby” Womack (/ˈwoʊmæk/; March 4, 1944 − June 27, 2014) was an American singer-songwriter and musician.