African traditional Dances refers mainly to the dances performed by the cultural communities found in continent. Communities use these dances to teach, to socialize, ceremonies and for celebrating festivals and moaning funerals while Some dances are exclusively used for spiritual or religious practices.Continue reading
Bob Marley and The Wailers, Dick Gregory, Olatunji, Eddie Palmieri, Jabula, the art of Black Dance and Patti Labelle came to Harvard Stadium in Boston on July 21, 1979. The benefit concert was dedicated to the on-going struggles in Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa. The concert was called AMANDLA.: Festival of Unity. A benfit Concert for Relief and Humanitarian Aid to Southern Africa.Continue reading
Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American recording artist, singer, actress, producer and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston was one of the world’s best-selling music having sold over 200 million records worldwide. She released six studio albums, one holiday album and three movie soundtrack albums, all of which have diamond, multi-platinum, platinum or gold certification. Houston is the only artist to chart seven consecutive No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hits.Continue reading
On May 8th, 1996 South Africa became the first country in the world to constitutionally prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. Photographer Zanele Muholi began to collect a series of images based on South African lesbians one year after the South African government legally recognized same sex marriage. It is against these political and historical firsts of granting rights that make the facts presented in Zanele Muholi: Isibonelo/Evidence the photography exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum until November 1, 2015 depressingly hard to accept.Continue reading
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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.