The Harlem School of the Arts is getting some new star power.
Noted dancer and choreographer Twyla Tharp and Grammy-winning Afro Latin jazz musician Arturo O’Farrill have agreed to be artists in residence at the community school at West 141 Street and St. Nicholas Avenue that teaches after-school programs in dance, music, theatre and visual arts. Continue reading
In the end, it was a wonder the three massive chandeliers gracing the White House East Room remained intact, given the high-voltage expenditure of human energy taking place beneath them.
Tuesday’s inaugural performance of the new White House Dance Series transformed the stately room into a stage for some of the world’s most talented dancers to strut their stuff: Endless pirouettes, gravity-defying leaps, and some crazy one-handed spinning handstands, too. Continue reading