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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Urban Bush Women Free At Summerstage In Central Park

Walking_with___Trane_Photo_by_Rick_McColloughJoin Urban Bush Women as they celebrate their 30th anniversary year with an evening of special performances that showcase the best of the company’s repertoire as well as a SummerStage premiere. Continue Reading →

Harlem World Mag’s Best Harlem Style At 2014 BET Awards (video)

zendaya-emanuel-ungaroLet’s see what the stars had the best Harlem swag for the night in this years 2014 BET Awards.

Zendaya Coleman above is a fashion risk taker and she definitely went against the grain in a blue and black two-tone Emanuel Ungaro Resort 2014 bomber jacket and high-waist maxi skirt with a thigh-high slit. Continue Reading →

Dancers Celebrate Harlem’s Frankie “Ambassador of Lindy Hop” Mannings 100th Birthday

Mann_ch9_07_v2This weekend, over 2,000 swing dancers from at least 50 different countries descend on Harlem, New York to celebrate the 100th birthday of the late Harlem dancer Frankie Manning, known as the “Ambassador of Lindy Hop.”  Continue Reading →