Walter’s World: Jeroboam Bozeman Dance Warrior (with video)

By Walter Rutledge President Franklin Delano Roosevelt said, “Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort”. Jeroboam Bozeman is living Roosevelt’s observation. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Birmingham Traveling Civil Rights Exhibit Debuts at the Apollo

Mayor William Bell and the City of Birmingham get ready to open the 2013 Civil Rights Traveling Exhibit, Birmingham: The Movement that Changed the World, in New York City at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is…

‘The Watson’s…’ Screening Free At The Apollo

This movie is based on the best-selling novel of the same name and features David Alan Grier, Wood Harris, Harlem resident Anika Noni Rose, Pauletta Washington, and other notables.  VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Walter’s World: Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center Day 2- June 24, 2013

By Walter Rutledge The Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center (THPAC) concluded their two-day choreographer’s showcase Souls of Our Feet: People of Color Dance Festival, Thursday, June 20 at the Kumble Theater, Long Island University downtown Brooklyn campus. This series marked the 37th consecutive year THPAC has presented artists of color. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and…

Apollo Announces Free Presidential Viewing Party

The Apollo Theater will present the second event in its newly launched Apollo Uptown Hall series with a FREE viewing party of the second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney on Tuesday, October 16th at 7:30pm. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the…

Walter’s World: Dance Theatre of Harlem II Debut

By Walter Rutledge Dance Theatre of Harlem II, also known as the Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble, will begin their New York début season at the Joyce Theater on February 7, 2012.  VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with…