In Honor Of World Aids Day: For Those Who Have Passed

arthur-ashe.imgThe first known cases of HIV/AIDS were discovered in the early 80’s. Though much wasn’t known about the disease or how to effectively slow it down at first, there have been great strides in treatment and more and more HIV-positive people are learning to live longer lives with the disease. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Fall Season Preview Part 2- Friday, November 15, 2013

By Walter Rutledge

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We are back! After a month of upgrading we are now HarlemWorldMag.com. The second half of the 2013 fall season is going to leap into 2014 in a big way. Here are some of the many events happening around the city and in our community. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Philadanco at the Joyce

By Walter Rutledge

The Philadelphia Dance Company, better know by its acronym Philadanco, concluded their New York season at the Joyce Theater on Sunday October 7. During the six day run the company presented four ensemble works by four African American choreographers. The works, which spanned over forty years, offered an insightful and entertaining glimpse into the “Black Dance tradition”. The fifteen-member company featured many outstanding individual performers, but the real standout of the season was Philadanco. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Elisa Monte Dance

By Walter Rutledge

Elisa Monte Dance presented their 2012 season, April 12- 14 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater. The concert series was billed as the company’s 31st anniversary season and works spanning thirty years were offered. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks Dance, Theater and American Folk Opera

By Walter Rutledge

This weekend dance, theatre, and American folk opera take center stage in the city that never sleeps. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: The Greatest Gift

By Walter Rutledge

I know for many of you the arts and related arts events are a minor, if not trivial part of your day.

With all the real defining moments happening around us hearing about a dance concert, or musical, or art exhibit is just one of life’s frivolities. What is amazing is how easily a little song, dance or painting can bring joy into people’s lives. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks- More Dance

By Walter Rutledge

Dance continues to dominate the holiday season with performances throughout the city. These performances are being presented in both theaters and historical landmarks in our community. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Home- Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

By Walter Rutledge

On Thursday December 1st the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater presented the world premiere of Home by choreographer Rennie Harris. Continue Reading →