NY Post reports that Bill Cosby uplifted the crowd at the funeral for Tad Schnugg, the lifelong partner of Tony Award-winning choreographer George Faison, which took place at Harlem’s First Corinthian Baptist Church on Monday. Continue Reading →
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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The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director), a nonprofit theatre supporting playwrights and theatre makers of diverse cultural backgrounds, is holding the Launch Party In Harlem. Continue Reading →
Spike Lee and singer Valerie Simpson were on hand Thursday night as Emmy and Tony award winning choreographer, George Faison, received the vision award at Sound Business Inc’s first annual gala.
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Sound Business, Inc., (SBI), a Harlem-based not-for-profit education services organization, will honor Emmy & Tony award winning choreographer George Faison at its first annual gala May 19 at the renowned Harlem Stage. Continue Reading →
It’s one of the most pervasive stereotypes of the African-American community, and one which often sparks national debate when our nation’s first Black president exercises herculean discipline so as to never comport himself as the “angry Black man” … Continue Reading →
Harlem’s George Faison, internationally celebrated producer, writer, composer, director, choreographer and dancer, made history in 1975 when he became the first African American to win a Tony Award for Best Choreography for The Wiz. Continue Reading →
Tony Award winner, George Faison taps multi-genre recording artist Damien Sneed as the musical director and conductor for the CityParks Foundation’s Central Park’s SummerStage production of “The Wiz: A Celebration in Dance & Music” on Wednesday, August 12 at Rumsey Playfield, located on East 72nd Street, off Fifth Avenue in Central Park. Continue Reading →