The 23rd Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival 2018

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly announces the three top-placing high school jazz bands in the nation that took the highest honors tonight at the prestigious 23rd Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Continue Reading →

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Lincoln Center Announces Out Of Doors, One Of The Oldest Free Outdoor Festivals In The USA

Lincoln Center today announced its annual Out of Doors season of free music and dance, invigorating Damrosch Park and the Lincoln Center campus from July 24 to August 12, 2018. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s Annual State Of The District

Here is Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s remarks at the 7th annual State of the District Address for District 10 at the Salome Ureña Educational Campus: Continue Reading →

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Harlem Council Member Mark Levine To Host 4th Annual ‘Back To School’ Block Party

On Thursday, August 31, 2017, City Councilman Mark Levine will host his office’s 4th Annual ‘Back to School’ Block Party outside of his district office on 141st Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Hamilton Place. Continue Reading →

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Ailey Spirit Gala At Lincoln Center

The Ailey Spirit Gala on Thursday, June 15, 2017, is a benefit performance and party honoring Ailey Board Vice Chairman Stephen Meringoff for his longtime support of Ailey, and his instrumental role in strengthening and sustaining AileyCamp. Continue Reading →

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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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“American Masters – Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” At The Schomburg In Harlem

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This is the first feature documentary about the incomparable Dr. Maya Angelou (1928–2014), best known for her autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Continue Reading →

Lincoln Center Urges Continued Support For Federal Arts Funding (Update)

For example, a recent comprehensive study conducted by the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania found that cultural assets in New York City’s neighborhoods improve citizens’ health and safety and increase the effectiveness of local schools. Continue Reading →

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Akiko Tsuruga Trio To Jazz Up Aaron Davis Hall In Harlem

Jazz virtuoso Akiko Tsuruga and the Akiko Tsuruga Trio. A popular and innovative mainstay on the New York jazz scene, Tsuruga has been praised as one of the most dynamic performers in music. Continue Reading →

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NY Philharmonic’s Very Young Composer Isai Rabiu

By Claude Jay

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The New York Philharmonic orchestra performed two new works, Aye Ni Llu (Life is A Rhythm), by Very Young Composer, Isai Rabiu, eleven years old and Lajania, by Marisol Estrella, thirteen years old. Continue Reading →

JCC Harlem Announces Registration Is Open

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Afew months back we mentioned the opening of JCC Harlem, now they are announcing that the JCC Harlem–6,000 square feet of pure possibility–is opening on January 2, 2017, at 318 West 118th Street between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and Manhattan Avenue, Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Debora L. Spar, Ex-Barnard College Head Appointed As Lincoln Center President

Debora Spar, president of Barnard College, speaks during an interview in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Spar, in a book that will be published in September, urges women to quit trying to be perfect and understand they can show up at power breakfasts with baby spit on their lapels. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has appointed Debora L. Spar, a distinguished academic leader and former Harvard Business School professor, as its next President and Chief Executive Officer, Board Chairman Katherine Farley announced today. Continue Reading →

Rosa Passos With Special Guest Kenny Barron At Jazz At Lincoln Center

kenny-barronHarlem fave, nine-time GRAMMY Award nominee and one of today’s most important jazz pianists, Kenny Barron will make a special appearance at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room on December 9-10 at 7pm and 9:30pm. Continue Reading →

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Seitu’s World: Lincoln Center Family Day With Families Friends (Photos)

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On, Sunday July 24, 2016, Lincoln Center Out of Doors had its Family Day that was warm and full of friends and family fun in New York, New York.

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HW Pick: “INDIAN POINT,” Nuclear Plant NY Doc, 2016 (video)

225_indianpoint_shadow finalFirst Run Features announces the US theatrical premiere of Ivy Meeropol’s documentary INDIAN POINT at The Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York on July 8, 2016, with Los Angeles to follow on July 22, 2016 at Laemmle Theatres. Continue Reading →

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Ballet Hispánico’s “Carmen” And “Club Havana” The Movie At Lincoln Center

BalletHispanico306-20160609163840Ballet Hispanico will “whisk us away to contemporary dance’s hottest spot” (Washington Post) in this imaginative and theatrical showcase of Latin-inspired dancing at its best. Continue Reading →

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Alvin Ailey’s “Revelations” Movie At Lincoln Center

alvin ailey gala1This is your chance to witness an iconic masterpiece of American dance, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations, described by The New York Times as “one of the great works of the human spirit.” Continue Reading →

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2016 Ertegun Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

lincoln cneter hall of fame 2016 1Jazz at Lincoln Center announces the 2016 Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame inductees and Harlem faves J.J. Johnson, Wayne Shorter and Ben Webster. Continue Reading →

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Rudy’s World: A Red Carpet Night At The African Film Festival Opening

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By Rudy Collins

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On May 4th, The African Film Festival Opening Night was a proud and pride filled event at The Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Diane Schuur Sings The Ray Charles Songbook At Lincoln Center

dinae schuur at lincoln center1At age 21, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra trumpeter and music director Kenny Rampton (of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra) launched his touring career with a nine-month stint in Ray Charles’ band. Continue Reading →

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Greg Thomas Hosts Albert Murray Centennial Listening Parties At Lincoln Center

Greg thomas from harlemJoin us as we celebrate the centennial of the author, scholar, and philosopher Albert Murray in this series of Listening Parties hosted by Murray expert and one time Harlem World Magazine Editor-in-chief Greg Thomas. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Jazz at Lincoln Center Honors America’s Timeless Vocalists

Ray Charles and nat king cole1On Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21, Jazz at Lincoln Center will celebrate the timeless artistry of some of the most beloved vocalists and composers in American history. Continue Reading →

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The New York African Film Festival At Lincoln Center

FabriceMonteiro2014_prophecy-1_copyright-Fabrice-Monteiro-556x371The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival, Inc. announce the lineup for the 23rd New York African Film Festival, May 4-10. Continue Reading →

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Lincoln Center Announces Midsummer Night Swing Season

Lincoln_Center_Jazz_OrchestraNew York’s premier summer dance party, Midsummer Night Swing, returns for its 28th season, June 21–July 9. Tickets and multi-evening passes go on sale on May 18. Midsummer Night Swing brings together people of all ages, at every skill level, and from diverse backgrounds for 15 evenings of social dance. Continue Reading →

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