Alvin Ailey Pride Is Fierce All Month Long

Pioneering dancer, choreographer, founder, and LGBT icon Alvin Ailey will forever be remembered for taking a stand for equality, shining a spotlight on social justice.

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Harlem Fave Carmen De Lavallade And Others At The 2nd Annual Chita Rivera Awards

Winners for the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards were announced this evening at The NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place off Washington Square Park). Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Kenneth Roberson Changes Things!

A New York City cabaret favorite for more than two decades. Kenneth Roberson’s shows have played the Public Theatre, Joe’s Pub, Don’t Tell Mama, Baltimore Center Stage and The Triad Theatre. Continue Reading →

Congrats To Carmen de Lavallade And Others At The 40th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala

Congratulations to 2017 Kennedy Center honoree the fabulous Carmen de Lavallade at the 40th annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala who wore American designer B Michael A M E R I C A couture dress. Continue Reading →

Janet Collins The First African-American Prima Ballerina At 100, A Special Celebration

Join a special 100th birthday celebration of Janet Collins, the first African-American prima ballerina on Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6:00-8:00 p.m at Rizzoli Bookstore.
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Arthur Mitchell And Friends Film At Columbia U, Harlem

16MITCHELL1-master675Join the conversation and film screening on the leader, legend and trailblazer Harlem-born Arthur Mitchell, the first African-American star of New York City Ballet. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Greene Space Presents “The Breakthrough” With Misty Copeland

American Ballet Theatre Soloist Misty CopelandThis season, dance prodigy Misty Copeland broke not one, but two major cultural barriers: she became American Ballet Theatre’s first African-American female principal dancer less than a week after being the first black ballerina to star in ABT’s Swan Lake at the Metropolitan Opera House.
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