Alvin Ailey’s Fab 2-Week Engagement At Lincoln Center

Paul KoknikAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world’s most popular dance companies, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for a two-week 15-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 8th – 19th, 2016.  Continue Reading →

Lincoln Center Great American Dance Film Screenings For Schools Coming For Free In May

Alvin+Ailey+American+Dance+Theater 1This May, in its ongoing commitment to making great art available to all, Lincoln Center will give teachers in New York City schools the opportunity to introduce their students to outstanding dance performances when it brings screenings from its new Great American Dance series, free of charge, to Harlem in Manhattan and the remaining four boroughs. Continue Reading →

Ron And Nancy Reagan, Cicely Tyson And Arthur Mitchell At The Kennedy Center 1981

2/10/81 President Reagan and Nancy Reagan posing with Cicely Tyson at a performance by Harlem Dance Theatre at Kennedy CenterOn  February 10th, 1981, president Reagan and Nancy Reagan met Harlem born actress Cicely Tyson and Arthur Mitchell founder and director of the Dance Theatre of Harlem at the Kennedy Center, Washington, DC. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Ailey II’s NY Season At The Ailey Citigroup Theater

alvinaliy danceAiley II’s “indefatigable, virtuosic, and relentlessly sexy” dancers (Los Angeles Times) return to the Ailey Citigroup Theater with two programs of premieres and returning audience favorites. Continue Reading →

Dapline! At The Schomburg Center In Harlem

1453910359_12646629_10153290640370079_6469733516531656783_oHailed as “rich in emotional nuance and gestural beauty” and one of the best dance shows of 2015 by the New York Times, Dapline! is a choreographic collaboration between LaMont Hamilton and André M. Zachery stemming from Hamilton’s project, Five on the Black Hand Side. 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 →

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 →

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 →