Tag: Dance

Alvin Ailey at the Brooklyn Academy of Music

Alvin Ailey at the Brooklyn Academy of Music

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.

June 1, 2010 | 1 Comment More
DanceAfrica at Brooklyn Academy of Music

DanceAfrica at Brooklyn Academy of Music

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 [...]

May 19, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Ay Que Funny Sketch Comedy Show

Ay Que Funny Sketch Comedy Show

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 [...]

May 1, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Dance Theatre of Harlem Holiday Open House

Dance Theatre of Harlem Holiday Open House

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 [...]

December 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Black Dance: Tradition and Transformation

Black Dance: Tradition and Transformation

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 [...]

May 22, 2009 | 2 Comments More
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company 25th Anniversary Benefit

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company 25th Anniversary Benefit

Thursday, March 26th join friends, supporters, and fans of Bill T. Jones for a surprise party at Santos Party House to celebrate the Company’s 25th Anniversary.  Buy your tickets now. Space is limited and tickets are selling fast! We’ll turn back the clocks to a bygone era of creation, music, and art.

March 23, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Kwanzaa Celebration with Forces of Nature at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre

Kwanzaa Celebration with Forces of Nature at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre

Saturday December 27th 2008 7:30 Tickets available through the Apollo Theater Box Office or www.ticketmaster.com/apollotheater

December 20, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Blackbird: The African American Web Browser and Philanthropry on the Web

Blackbird: The African American Web Browser and Philanthropry on the Web

Yeah, you read that right. Blackbird: African American web browser. First thought — Totally ignored it when I got the link. Some consider me a go-to-person on the web regarding Black folks, technology and social media. After several requests for thoughts and jokes about the browser, I thought I’d officially add my 2 cents. Check [...]

December 8, 2008 | 33 Comments More
Brooklyn is CHANGING (and Fast) !!!

Brooklyn is CHANGING (and Fast) !!!

From Atlantic Yards to high-rise condos, the future of central Brooklyn is under construction right now. Take a look-at eye level-at the people and places that make this place what it is and what it will be. This lively performance of THEATER, DANCE, and MUSIC takes its inspiration from interviews with the real life players [...]

December 5, 2008 | 0 Comments More