Dorothy Dandridge In The Mermaid Gown, By Harlem’s Diva Zelda Wynn Valdes, 1953

Here’s Dorothy Dandrige swerving, doing the robot and dancing in two dresses by Harlem fashion designer to the stars Zelda Wynn Valdes.

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Dance Theatre Of Harlem Celebrates 50 Years

This Monday, February 11 marks the 50th Anniversary – to the day – when, in response to the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr…. Continue Reading →

Dance Theatre Of Harlem Founder Arthur Mitchell Pioneering Dancer Passes (Video)

Dance God, Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died. Continue Reading →

Lincoln Center Announces Out Of Doors, One Of The Oldest Free Outdoor Festivals In The USA

Lincoln Center today announced its annual Out of Doors season of free music and dance, invigorating Damrosch Park and the Lincoln Center campus from July 24 to August 12, 2018. Continue Reading →

Chicago’s Hiplet Channels The Dance Theatre Of Harlem And The A$AP Mob

In 1994, Homer Hans Bryant — dancer, instructor, and founder of the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center — did something most classically trained performers would roll their eyes at. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Harlem Havana Cultural Events

By Lil Nickelson

Throughout Harlem Week 2017 their theme, “Harlem: Home of Immigrants” has been carefully intertwined throughout this year’s events and happenings. Continue Reading →

Harlem/Havana Music & Cultural Festival 2017 From Harlem To The W Hotel

This week, the Harlem/Havana Music & Cultural Festival – an international visual and performing arts, fashion, education and culinary exchange kicks in. Continue Reading →


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