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 →

B Michael Talks Fashion On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

Join B Michael, founder of B Michael America, as he talks about The Royal Wedding, his new e-commerce site, the business of fashion and more, with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Fashion Designer B Michael And Mark-Anthony Edwards Honored

Shenandoah University’s Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business proudly presented the 2017 Shenandoah University Entrepreneur of the Year Award to B Michael and his life partner Mark-Anthony Edwards, co-founders of b michael AMERICA. Continue Reading →

The Black Iris Project: Madiba At The Schomburg In Harlem

July+14+Black+Iris+crop2Founded in 2016 by choreographer Jeremy McQueen, The Black Iris Project is a ballet collaborative and education vehicle which creates new, relevant classical ballet works that celebrate diversity and black history. 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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