There is not surprise that Harlem has some of the most beautiful and sexy women in the world and this image of Harlem Burlesque Dancers, in Harlem NY from the 1950’s proves that.
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In 1948, Katherine Dunham opened and directed the Katherine Dunham School of Dance and Theatre near Times Square in New York City after her dance company was provided with rent-free studio space for three years by an admirer, Lee Shubert; it had an initial enrollment of 350 students.
Gene Anthony Ray (May 24, 1962 – November 14, 2003) was an American actor, dancer, and choreographer. He was known for his portrayal of dancer Leroy Johnson in both the 1980 film Fame and the 1982–1987 Fame television series based upon the film. Continue Reading →
When Arthur Mitchell was contemplating where his archives should go, he thought about where he grew up and later, with Karel Shook, formed the Dance Theater of Harlem. Continue Reading →
If you’ve waited to the eleventh hour and still haven’t gotten your significant other the perfect Mother’s Day gift, you may want to ditch those last-minute bodega flowers and leave that corny heart-shaped Whitman Sampler at the pharmacy. Continue Reading →
From 1933 until 1947 Margot Webb and Harold Norton performed on the Afro-American vaudeville circuits of night clubs and theatres in Harlem, around the Northeast and the Midwest. Continue Reading →
This program, co presented by CCCADI and The Schomburg Center for Research, is a dance anthology exploring the cultural and ecological importance of water and probing the spiritual mandate, in the nature based esoteric traditions of the African Diaspora, to preserve this and other natural resources. Continue Reading →
The Spirit Moves: Harlem Swings is a three part series looking at NYC popular dance in non-fiction film curated by Sophie Windsor Clive. Continue Reading →