Joint Statement From Tom Finkelpearl And Darren Walker On City Art, Monuments And Markers

Joint statement from Tom Finkelpearl and Darren Walker co-chairs of Bill de Blasio’s Mayorial Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments and Markers from Harlem to Hollis, New York: Continue Reading →

De Blasio Taps Harlemites And Others To Consider Controversial Statues’

NY Daily News reports that Mayor de Blasio named a committee Friday to address how the city should deal with the sordid histories of hundreds of statues, plaques, obelisks and other memorials scattered on city property across the five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Studio Museum Honors The Fabulous Ford Foundation

studio-museum-honors-ford-foundationYesterday, The Studio Museum in Harlem honored the Ford Foundation at their annual Gala. Held at Cipriani Wall Street, the event raised over $2 million for the Studio Museum’s groundbreaking exhibitions and programs—a record-breaking amount. Continue Reading →

Fab Ailey Star Studded Opening Night Gala

Jessica+Lang+and+Kanji+Segawa+with+Robert+Battle.++Photo+by+Christopher+Duggan._be406caa-c311-47a1-b195-c9b0f2da402b-prvLast night, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s holiday season at New York City Center kicked off with an Opening Night Gala Benefit. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Apollo Theater 2015 Spring Gala

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The Apollo Theater 2015 Spring Gala on Monday, June 6th was a great night at the Apollo. Hosting duties were handled by Extra TV Correspondent A. J. Calloway. Continue Reading →

Dance/NYC Celebrates Dance in Harlem And Upper Manhattan (video)

sarren walker banceDance/NYC, dedicated to promoting the knowledge, appreciation, practice, and performance of dance in the metropolitan area, today announced the release of its new NEW YORKERS FOR DANCE campaign spotlighting local residents, community leaders, and artists in Harlem and Upper Manhattan. Continue Reading →