5 Plus Ensemblepresented their premiere salon performance on Friday, December 14th, 2018 at Dance Theatre of Harlem’s studio 2. With a stellar core group consisting of Hope Clark, Carmen de Lavallade, Shelia Rohan, Darryl Reuben Hall and Michael Leon Thomas; this performing arts collective offered five works encompassing pure dance, theatre/musical theatre and prose. The well attended debut reinforced the notion that somethings do get better with time.Continue reading
Nancy Wilson is an American entertainment living legend. With more than 70 albums, and three Grammy Awards she has been labeled a singer of blues, jazz, cabaret and pop; a consummate actress; and the complete entertainer. The title she prefers, however, is song stylist.
Wilson recorded the 1934 pop standard The Very Thought of You, with music and lyrics by Ray Noble in 1963. One year earlier during a successful collaboration with Cannonball Adderley, he suggested that she should steer away from her original pop style and gear her music toward jazz and ballads.
The Very Thought Of You 1964
Wilson released her debut single, Guess Who I Saw Today in 1960. It was so successful that between April 1960 and July 1962 Capitol Records released five Nancy Wilson albums.
Guess Who I Saw Today 1994
In 1999, Wilson hosted a show in honor of Ella Fitzgerald entitled Forever Ella on the A & E Network
Someone to Watch Over Me 1999
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28Dance Of The Village Elders from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Eddie Martinez, “White Outs” at The Bronx Museum Of The ArtsEddie Martinez, “White Outs” at The Bronx Museum Of The ArtsTime: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Eddie Martinez, “White Outs” at The Bronx Museum Of The Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse. Known for exuberantly colorful abstractions with street art flair, Martinez has recently taken to painting over large parts of his canvases with white pigment, not as an erasure so much as an exploration of how revisions factor into the process of composition. This show features works in that vein, created over the last year. The exhibit runs through February 17, 2019.
February 21, 2019
Dance Of The Village EldersDance Of The Village EldersTime: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm The Dance of The Village Elders will resume weekly fitness classes for Seniors on Thursday January 10th 2pm at St. Phillip's Church (204 west 134th Street). The 90-minutes class Thursday afternoon class incorporates stretching and breathing, calisthenics, aerobics and dance/choreography. The class is “senior specific” designed to encourage and aid each person reach their personal best.