By Walter Rutledge The Philadelphia Dance Company, better know by its acronym Philadanco, concluded their New York season at the Joyce Theater on Sunday October 7. During the six day run the company presented four ensemble works by four African American choreographers. The works, which spanned over forty years, offered an insightful and entertaining glimpse…
The New Amsterdam Musical Association, (NAMA) is the oldest African-American musical organization in the United States.
By Walter Rutledge The November 4th and 5th concert of Purelements: An Evolution in Dance lived up to the company moniker. The choreography and the company are an ever-evolving experience in concert dance and dance theatre.
By Walter Rutledge The Tuesday night performance of the Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center’s Thirty5-In-5 series was filled with striking contrasts.
I’m Still Here! My 1st article for Harlem World My Cancer: Only a Small Part of my Life was in October 2009, when I was into my 5th month living with brain cancer. Here’s a brief recap before I get into what’s been going on. I had surgery to remove the bulk of the tumor;…
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…
A formal launch reception for the Quadrille Ball was held at 1014 Fifth Avenue to pay tribute to the upcoming 63rd Annual Quadrille Ball, a white-tie charity event.
Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series, the first Academy qualifying festival devoted to women filmmakers, recently announced their winners for their Micro-Budget Film Fellowship.
Health Advocates for Older People’s New York Treasures Gala took place at a private club in Manhattan.
Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research raised over $2.3 million, for blood cancer research at the Angel Ball Summer Gala, in Southampton, NY.
The African Diaspora International Film Festival celebrates Women’s History Month virtually nationwide from March 26 to 29, 2021.
New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler today announced New York City Center Live @ Home virtual programming including a newly commissioned weekly performance series.
Today Entertainment Weekly reports that Harlem’s Alicia Keys has teamed up with a pretty reliable partner to help launch her next book.
TADA! Youth Theater presents Sleepover with Harlemite AJ Walker (pictured) from November 16 through December 2, 2018, at 15 West 28th Street, New York, NY.
Kicking off Women’s History Month; ESSENCE turned the spotlight on four remarkable women, during Oscar week, with its popular “Black Women In Hollywood Awards,” held Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA.