Studio Museum-Iteration Of Dapline In Harlem

12644848_10154029261771454_5901653210038917340_nThe Studio Museum in Harlem and The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture are pleased to present a custom Studio Museum-iteration of Dapline!, a modern dance performance by choreographer André Zachery and visual artist LaMont Hamilton. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Alvin Ailey Dance Theater National Tour Opens

alvin ailey gala1On February 2, 2016Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world’s most popular dance companies, shared its inspiring artistry with audiences during a 20-city North American tour started tonight at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Continue Reading →

Celebrate the Lunar New Year Family Festival at MOCA

MOCA-Pic2The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is hosting it’s annualLunar New Year Family Festival on February 20, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: Register Now To Meet Today’s Top Black Leaders in the Arts

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Dance/NYC’s 2016 Symposium will invite participants to consider connections between the art form of dance and New York City and explore urgent questions of cultural planning, affordability, equity and inclusion, public-private partnerships, and the future of technology.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s “Sammy Davis Jr” Limited Edition Print 1955

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What an amazing photograph of Harlem born, with Harlem style, dancer, singer, actor of stage and screen, musician, impressionist, “The Candy Man” Sammy Davis Jr. Continue Reading →

Celebrate The Holidays And Ring In The New Year With Ailey

Alvin+Ailey+American+Dance+Theater 1Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New York City Center engagement is one of the Company’s “most exciting seasons yet” (Metro), and the thrill continues as the holidays approach. Continue Reading →

Leonard Harper Way Honors Legendary Harlem Producer

leonard harper in harlem132nd Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in Harlem is now co-named Leonard Harper Way. Continue Reading →

Behind the Scenes With Les Twins at the Apollo!

les twins in harlemGreat “behind the scenes” footage with France’s (and now Harlem’s) Les Twins on 125th Street connecting and getting and giving love throughout Harlem and finally at the Apollo Theater. Continue Reading →

Lauryn Hill At Alvin Ailey’s ‘Awakening,’ Debut At New York City Center

ailey at nyc1On Friday, December 4th, Grammy-award winning singer and Harlem fave Lauryn Hill was in attendance for the debut of the powerful work. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater unveiling of Robert Battle’s Awakening, first world premiere since becoming Artistic Director at the New York City Center.   Continue Reading →

Ailey 2015: Activism Through Art

Jeroboam Bozeman and Chalvar Monteiro in Rennie Harris' 'Exodus.' Photo by Paul Kolnik

Jeroboam Bozeman and Chalvar Monteiro in Rennie Harris’ ‘Exodus.’ Photo by Paul Kolnik

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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 →