Legend Debbie Allen To Host ‘Keeping The Promise-1,000,000 Lives in Care” In Harlem

In commemoration of World AIDS Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world’s largest, non-profit HIV/AIDS service organization has partnered with the Debbie Allen Dance Academy (DADA). Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Thelma Golden And Others Honor Ailey Founder On 60th Anniversary

When Alvin Ailey and a small group of African-American modern dancers first took the stage in 1958, appearing at New York City’s 92nd Street Y, the engagement was for one night only—but it turned out to be the start of a new era in the performing arts. Continue Reading →

Geoffrey Holder, New York’s Renaissance Man In Harlem

Geoffrey Lamont Holder was born on August 1, 1930, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago as the youngest of five children to Barbadian immigrants Louise de Frense and Arthur Holder. Continue Reading →

SummerStage Is Great Time For Family Day In Central Park

SummerStage performances are fun and welcoming for New Yorkers of all ages. Their schedule highlights family-friendly activities, including dance and drum workshops. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Alicia Keys To Produce Biopic On Legendary Choreographer Alvin Ailey

TV One reports that Harlem’s Alicia Keys, her producing partners and Fox Searchlight will tell the story of barrier-breaking choreographer Alvin Ailey, who started as a dancer and became the founder of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater. Continue Reading →