Keith Lee describes his early Harkness experiences as a story book tale. While a student at the High School for the Performing Arts (aka Fame High) this dance phenom received a full scholarship to the Harkness House for Ballet Arts. This experience had a lasting impact and helped shape his own unique artistry as a dance, director, teacher and choreographer. In 1970 Lee made history when he became the first American of African descent to earn soloist status at American Ballet Theater.
Yolanda Adams sings Never Give Up at the White House during the Salute to Gospel Music in 2002. Continue reading
The election has been call for Joe Biden. Trump and his cronies have to clear out the White House. Continue reading
Patti LaBelle sings her iconic version of Over The Rainbow for president Barack Obama live at the White House on March 2014 as part of the Divas of Soul concert. LaBelle first recorded the song for her 1966 album entitled Somewhere Over The Rainbow. Continue reading
The Shady Bunch is a parody of the White House using the theme from the Brady Bunch. Music and lyrics by Frank DeVol and Sherwood Schwartz Parody lyrics by Roy Zimmerman and Melanie Harby. Continue reading
First Lady Melania Trump (Laura Benanti) warns Stephen that her role in firing of a White House staffer is the first of many more to come.
Donald Trump plays charades with Steve Bannon, Anthony Scaramucci, and Mike Pence is this any way to run a White House? Continue reading
Melania Trump has finally moved into the White House and Stephen Colbert landed the first interview with the First Lady. Continue reading
Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House is a PBS music special taped in the East Room of the White House, celebrating the great “foremothers” of American music, with songs expressing the struggles and achievements of women. President and Mrs. Obama hosted the event on Thursday, March 6, 2014. The all-star concert will include performances by Tessanne Chin, Melissa Etheridge, Aretha Franklin, Ariana Grande, Patti LaBelle, Janelle Monáe and Jill Scott, with Greg Phillinganes as music director. The program finale was Aretha Franklin performing Amazing Grace. One of the song Franklin has performed throughout her “amazing” career. Continue reading