“Love” A New Season Of Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Terk Waters in Strum Photo credit: Nina Wurtzel

Terk Waters in Strum
Photo credit: Nina Wurtzel

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 →

NYC Children’s Theater Gives Away Ticket for #GivingTuesday

Cast-of-Ballerina-Swan1The award-winning New York City Children’s Theater is giving back for #GivingTuesday by offering FREE tickets to select performances of Young Charles Dickens and Ballerina Swan this holiday season. Continue Reading →

Bill Bojangels And Jesse Owens At The Cotton Club, Harlem 1936

bill bojangels and jesse owens n harlemTaken on January 9th, 1936, what a great photograph of legendary dancer, actor, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, 1936 Olympics gold medalist Jesse Owens and the Cotton Club dancers. Continue Reading →

Batoto Yetu 25th Anniversary Celebration At MIST In Harlem

betotu celebration in harlemBatoto Yetu  celebrated their 25th year at MIST Harlem on Thursday, November 5th, 2015. Batoto Yetu engages urban youth in African dance, music, and folklore within a caring community of talented artists and volunteers. Continue Reading →

Ailey Dancers & Choreographers Teach Master Classes At The Ailey Extension (update)

alvin ailey dancer workshops1Renowned dancers and choreographers will teach master classes at the Ailey Extension in conjunction with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New York City Center season (December 2 – January 3).   Continue Reading →

Ailey’s Opening Night Gala Benefit Honoring BNY Mellon

alvin ailey gala1On December 2nd, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will kick off a five-week holiday season with a star-studded gala benefit including a performance at New York City Center and party at the New York Hilton Midtown Grand Ballroom.  Continue Reading →

The “Day of the Dead Celebration” In East Harlem

day of the dead in east harlemIt was the celebration of the Day of the Dead Celebration on October 29, 2015, that began with building a beautiful altar, led by artist Daniel Valle at Union Settlement Association in East Harlem,
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The Joyce New Ballet Pays Tribute To Maya Angelou

complexions at the joyceComplexions Contemporary Ballet (Complexions) celebrates the kick off of the company’s 21st season with the roll out of the first phase of the BEYOND 20 campaign, a strategic long term plan for the company’s growth on a national scale. Continue Reading →

Beyonce’s Dancers Les Twins Dance At The Apollo

Les TwinsWorld famous dance duo Les Twins, known for touring the globe with Beyonce and Jay-Z, danced to Born I Music’s song ” Hell No” at the Apollo Theater in New York this past weekend at the annual Breakin’ Convention. Continue Reading →

Pole Dancers Celebrate Wellness At ‘Body Art’ In Harlem

body_art_thumb-380x280Rolling Out reported that on a breezy autumn night in Spanish Harlem, the art of pole dancing was on full display at the “Body Art” showcase. Pole dancers converged on Camaradas El Barrio on 1st Avenue  to celebrate the human form and spirit with a showcase of pole dancers from around the city. Continue Reading →