New York City Black Pride 2018 celebrates its 21st anniversary this year! This annual multicultural festival is one of the biggest events celebrating Black and Latino LGBT people in the city. Continue reading
Memorial Day is here! The weather is finally getting warm, people are out and city is abounding with activity “24- 7- 365”. We have art celebrating popular culture in Harlem. Dance in Midtown and love is in full bloom on Staten Island. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading
The Dance Of the Village Elders will present Only In The Darkness Can You See The Stars the spring performance/fundraiser on Saturday, April 28, 3pm at St. Philip’s Church 204 west 134thStreet. The performance will celebrate Village Elders friend and supporter Ailey icon Dudley Williams, who danced the role of the elder minister at the works premiere April 30th, 2015, sadly this was Williams’ last performance. Joining the celebration are Harlem arts organizations Harlem School of the Arts dance division (under the direction of Aubrey Lynch), Uptown Dance Academy (Robin Williams Executive Director) pianist Charles Lovell (St. Philip’s Church) singing phenom LaFredrick Coaxner (Abyssinian Baptist Church) and Reverend Tykym Stallings (Lighthouse Ministries Inc., Harlem N.Y.). Continue reading
The Great White Hope, the film and play are based on the true story of Jack Johnson and his first wife, Etta Terry Duryea and the controversy over their marriage and Duryea’s death by suicide in 1912. Continue reading
Actress Jenifer Lewis was asked, “What advice would she give aspiring actors, who are trying to get into the business?” Her answer was classic Jennifer Lewis.
The original two man duo in Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity created by Patrick King and performed by King and Johan King Silverhult. Stunning choreography with a chic homoerotic twist. Enjoy! Continue reading
To Be A Drum read by James Earl Jones, written by Evelyn Coleman with illustrations by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson. Continue reading
By Walter Rutledge
All That Jazz is the semi-autobiographical fantasy film based on aspects of Bob Fosse’s life and career as dancer, choreographer and director. The musical film was directed by Bob Fosse with screenplay by Robert Alan Aurthur and Fosse.
Josephine Baker, the American-born French actress, dancer and singer had an undeniable attraction and charisma that quickly earned her names such as Creole Goddess, Bronze Venus and Black Pearl.
The original two man duo in Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity created by Patrick King and performed by King and Jesse Robb. Stunning choreography with a chic homoerotic twist. Enjoy! Continue reading