JCC Harlem Announces Registration Is Open

A group of 20 and 30 somethigns sit in a yoga pose on the roof

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

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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

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By Rudy Collins

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 →