Harlem’s Leonard Harper “The Father Of Cabaret”

leonard harper in harlemLeonard Harper (1899 – 1943), was a producer, dancer, directing, choreographer and director during the Harlem renaissance in Harlem, New York   Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Story/Time, The Life of an Idea (Toni Morrison Lecture)

bill t jones bookIn this ceaselessly questioning book, acclaimed African American dancer, choreographer, and director Bill T. Jones reflects on his art and life as he describes the genesis of Story/Time, a recent dance work produced by his company and inspired by the modernist composer and performer John Cage. Continue Reading →

Sunday Sermon At St. Nicholas Park In Harlem

sunday sermonGet your dancing shoes and join Sundae Sermon in Harlem with Tony Touch, Cool Marv, Cosi, Stormin Norman, hosted by Bevy Smith, and a special performance by the cast of Mighty Real,A Fabulous Sylvester musical and a surprise guests.

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Dance of the Village Elders At Harlem Hospital Center

dances with eldersJoin the Summer Recital Walt’s Bevy of Beauty Babes Live from the Champagne Lounge with participants of the “Dance of the Village Elders” program for a tribute to the culture of the Village of Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Renaissance’s Anise Boyer, 1930’s

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“… the cutest brown skin girl in Harlem.” – Walter Winchell 

Pretty as a picture Anise Boyer went from being Harlem’s most popular chorine to becoming apart of America’s number one dance team Anise and Aland in the glorious Harlem era in the 1930s. Continue Reading →

You’re Invited To Uncle Charlie’s Communty Flash Mob Dance Party In Harlem

imageNew York City Rep. Charlie Rangel is holding a “flash mob dance party” Saturday amid his heated Democratic primary battle against state Sen. Adriano Espaillat. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Isabel Washington

isabel washingtonIsabel Washington, was born in Savannah, Ga.,. Isabel and her sister Fredi Washington became popular performers during the Harlem renaissance in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →