The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) Block Party and Open House will take place Saturday, September 11th, 2010 outside the Harlem School of the Arts on Saint Nicholas Avenue between 141st and 143rd Streets. The event will be hosted by Grammy Award winning singer Maya Azucena and Actress Mo Brown.
Alvin Ailey returns to the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) to showcase the Company’s superb artistry and astounding technical prowess. Ailey will present two programs, “Ailey Spirit” and “By Popular Demand,” both culminating with the beloved masterpiece Revelations.
DanceAfrica, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) longest running program — and one of America’s largest and most vibrant celebrations of African and African American dance, music, and culture — celebrated its 30th year in 2007. Created in 1977 to heighten awareness of African culture, the festival has evolved into a high-spirited Memorial Day Weekend tradition [...]
About two weeks ago someone hit me up on Twitter and asked about African dance classes in Harlem. I didn’t have an answer for her so I sent out a tweet and got some great responses. I have to give a special thank you to Cassandra Nuamah, a Kukuwa Dance Workout instructor from New York [...]
The Ay Que Funny Sketch Comedy Show, conceptualized, written, directed and produced by Jesenia Bailey and Crystal Roman, will play five performances at the National Comedy Theater (347 West 36th Street, between 8 & 9 Avenue) Thursdays at 8pm, for five weeks starting May 6, 2010. The Spanglish NYC based sketch comedy show encourages the [...]
Featuring: Bodoma Garifuna (Honduras) IMPACT Repertory Theatre (U.S.A.) New York African Chorus (Continental Africa) Pauline Jean Trio (Haiti) Taeko & Gaika Mass Choir (Japan) Yoshi Amao & Samurai Crew (Japan) Keith “The Captain” Gamble (U.S.A.) Visual Artist & Photography video display of Harlem Arts Alliance member’s and member partner’s work MCs: Yoshi Amao & Victor [...]
The Dance Theatre of Harlem will present their December Open House on December 13th at 3pm at the Everett Center for the Performing Arts, located on 466 W. 152nd Street (between Amsterdam and St. Nicholas Avenues). Tickets are $18 for adults and $14 for children (12 years old and under). The program features performances by [...]
On June 12, 2009, Gospel Uptown (GU) Harlem’s new entertainment and dining destination opened its doors at 2110 Seventh Ave between 125th & 126th Streets. The restaurant’s website says that it offers a healthful Soul Fusion menu which “ventures beyond familiar soul and neo-soul offerings to create an array of choices transcending the traditional Southern [...]
In celebration of the enormous contributions of women in the arts 651 ARTS dedicates its 20th Anniversary Season to women artists of African descent. The season concludes with a program featuring performances by some of the most influential Black contemporary dancer/choreographers in history: Germaine Acogny, Carmen de Lavallade, Dianne McIntyre, Bebe Miller and Jawole Willa [...]
Evidence Dance Company ******** BET and BET J will commemorate Black History Month with a lineup of gospel specials, blackÂ film and original programming highlighting the Â accomplishments of African Americans who have paved the way in music, film,Â and entertainment.
Ubiquita Presents the 8th Anniversary of Natural Progression — Underground Music Told Through Music, Dance and Spoken Word
Ubiquita NYC is back with the third instillation of Natural Progression in Harlem. Ubiquita is a movement of people from the worlds of art, fashion, film, music and everyday folks who converge around a common love of urban alternative music and lifestyle.
In this new musical, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Bill T. Jones with a book by Jim Lewis and arrangements by Aaron Johnson and Antibalas, audiences are welcomed into the extravagant, decadent and rebellious world of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
For more info, click here.