Misty Copeland And Others At New York City Center Live Home Virtual Programming Announced

New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler today announced New York City Center Live @ Home virtual programming including a newly commissioned weekly performance series. 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 →

Mattel’s Groundbreaking Hijab Barbie Honors Harlem Coached Olympian And More

Mattel made history on Monday by unveiling the first-ever hijab-wearing Barbie doll. It’s designed after Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American sabre fencer who became the first Olympic athlete to compete while wearing a hijab at the 2016 Rio Olympics who was coached by Harlem born Akhnaten Spencer-El. Continue Reading →

Keep A Child Alive By Bidding On Unique Items From Harlem’s Alicia Keys And More!

alicia-keys-in-harlemHarlem born Alicia Keys and her non-profit Keep A Child Alive have teamed up with eBay for an amazing auction with memorabilia from some of our favorite celebs. There is something for everyone. Continue Reading →

Misty Copeland In A Ballerina’s Tale / Jeremy McQueen’s The Black Iris Project In Central Park

101215-Celebs-Misty-Copeland-Doc-A-Ballerinas-Tale-trailer-stillIconic ballerina Misty Copeland made history when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer of the legendary American Ballet Theater. Continue Reading →