Ailey 2015: Activism Through Art

[caption id="attachment_56805" align="aligncenter" width="678"] Jeroboam Bozeman and Chalvar Monteiro in Rennie Harris' 'Exodus.' Photo by Paul Kolnik[/caption] By Dontré L. Conerly Like so many others responding to the current tensions in our country, the Alvin Ailey company added its voice to the swell of voices demanding #BlackLivesMatter.Continue reading

“Love” A New Season Of Complexions Contemporary Ballet

[caption id="attachment_56193" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Terk Waters in Strum
Photo credit: Nina Wurtzel[/caption] By Dontré Conerly In its 21st season, dubbed “Beyond 20,” Complexions has crafted an impressive dance program built entirely on love; and their two-hour high-octane program is a kinetic tour de force which explores the full range of the amorous emotion.Continue reading

Harlem World Magazine Reading Series, Part One

Come and hear these illustrious Harlem authors in three genres: children’s literature, fiction, and poetry. Come and taste delicious home made treats created by healthy eating advocate, CC Minton, and Harlem World food critic, Miss Lil. Delicacies of the day will include gluten-free non-gmo granola, pumpkin bread, apple bread and sweet potato bread, and hot apple cider.Continue reading

HW Pick: “12 Angry Men” A Familiar Tale

By Dontré L. Conerly It’s one of the most pervasive stereotypes of the African-American community, and one which often sparks national debate when our nation’s first Black president exercises herculean discipline so as to never comport himself as the “angry Black man” ...Continue reading