The Wiz: A Celebration in Dance and Music Free In Central Park

the wiz in harlemHarlem’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 →

HW Pick: The Rock Steady Crew 38th Anniversary Concert Free At SummerStage

RockSteadyCrewThe folks at Summerstage are at it again, they’ve gone next level with the Rock Steady Crew 38th Anniversary Concert with Whodini and Bid Daddy Kane free this summer in Central Park!

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Harlem’s George Faison Taps Damien Sneed For ‘The Wiz’

Damien-Sneed2Tony 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 →

HW Pick: The Big Quiet, A Meditation in Central Park

quietQuiet. In New York City, it’s the one thing even money can’t buy. SummerStage and Medi Clubinvite you to join in on Saturday, June 20th as New Yorkers from all five boroughs converge for the first Big Quiet: a twenty-minute, practice-agnostic moment of mass meditation and calm for all ages and experience levels.

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HW Pick: Maxi Priest In Central Summerstage

maxi-priest-960-x-340-newIn celebration of the Summerstage VP Records 35th Anniversary with over 15 million albums sold worldwide, multiple Grammy nominations and Top 10 Billboard hits (including the No. 1 smash “Close To You”) – the most successful solo act in British reggae history, Maxi Priest, continues to hit the road throughout 2015 in support of his first studio album in almost a decade, Easy To Love (VP Records). Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Red Hook Family Day Unlocking the Truth Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls Black Girls Rock DJ Diamond Kuts

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Unlocking the Truth

Unlocking the Truth is a young metal band from Brooklyn, New York, who write and create their own lyrics and music. The band members are Malcolm Brickhouse (guitar), Jarad Dawkins (drums) and Alec Atkins (bass).In March 2012, Unlocking the Truth competed on Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater and made it to the Show-Off Round. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Emmanuel Jal Angelique Kidjo And Rich Medina In Central Park

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The City Parks Foundation presents celebrates the NYC Summerstage 30th anniversary with a series of incredible Hip Hop concerts throughout NYC, and of course we have the best of the group listed below. Continue Reading →