Two-Bedroom Walk Up Worth The $389k In Harlem

For his entire life, Reinaldo Cortes has made the most with one arm. The 12-year-old was born premature and his right arm had never completely developed. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kr3ts Crew Performs For A Good Cause (Video)

CBS2 was dancing with the stars on Sunday, May 28th, 2017. They weren’t from the popular show, but from a group making a difference for families in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Fabulous Alvin Ailey Spirit Gala 2017 Benefit Supports Education Program

The centerpiece of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Lincoln Center engagement is The Ailey Spirit Gala on Thursday, June 15th, 2017. Continue Reading →

New Petition Seeks An End To Controversial Dancing Ban From Harlem To Hollis

In reference to a movement that has been gaining momentum in recent months, Grubstreet reports on a petition to repeal the city’s archaic–and racially motivated in its origins–1926 Cabaret Law that requires an establishment to have a city license if more than three patrons want to move their feet. Continue Reading →

National Black Theatre Honors Michael K. Williams, Deborah Willis And Others In Harlem

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) will put the spotlight on Black excellence in the spirit of joy at the ninth annual TEER Spirit Awards Gala at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Continue Reading →

Artistic Director Robert Battle Announces Highlights To Ailey’s Lincoln Center Season

Artistic Director Robert Battle announces a variety of exciting happenings in connection with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Lincoln Center season at the David H. Koch Theater June 14 – 18, 2017.  Continue Reading →

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Stars Come Out For Harlem’s National Dance Institute 2017 Red Carpet Gala

National Dance Institute (NDI), the non-profit arts education organization founded in 1976 by legendary New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise, hosted its 41st Annual Gala at the PlayStation Theater in New York City. Continue Reading →

‘Puttin On The Ritz’, Ode To Harlem, 1930 (video)

Astaire_Puttin_on_the_Ritz“Puttin’ on the Ritz” is a popular song written and published in 1929 by Irving Berlin and introduced by Harry Richman in the musical film Puttin’ on the Ritz, 1930. Continue Reading →

Janet Collins The First African-American Prima Ballerina At 100, A Special Celebration

Join a special 100th birthday celebration of Janet Collins, the first African-American prima ballerina on Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6:00-8:00 p.m at Rizzoli Bookstore.
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Tamar-kali’s ‘Demon Fruit Blues’ At AfroPunk Takeover: Harlem

Connecting the dots between modern day rock, gospel, blues and original African rhythms, Tamar-kali’s Demon Fruit Blues is a multidisciplinary work that explores and interrogates gender binaries, patriarchy and womanhood by examining the origins of misogyny. Continue Reading →

Alvin Ailey’s Film Short Pays Homage To Director Barry Jenkin’s “Moonlight”

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater announces Moonlight x Ailey, a new dance film short choreographed by Artistic Director Robert Battle in a unique collaboration with Academy Award-winning composer Nicholas Britell. Continue Reading →

Ailey II’s U.S. Tour Showcases Work by Rising African-American Choreographers

As Black History Month launches, Ailey continues to inspire, enlighten and educate all people with national tours by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Ailey II, classes for aspiring dancers and the general public, and the launch of a new Arts In Education residency program for elementary school students.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 2017 At NJPAC

The Alvin Ailey Dancers were among the many World-renowned dignitaries, athletes and artists from around the globe who came together last night for ABC’s Television Network’s celebration of the unveiling of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture called “Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories That Changed America.” Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Complexions Contemporary Ballet 2017 Season And Gala At The Joyce Theater

Complexions Contemporary Ballet (Complexions) celebrates the kick off of the company’s 23rd season at The Joyce Theater in New York City from January 24 – February 5 with two distinctive new programs over a two week span. Continue Reading →