Apollo Theater Hosts Africa Now Festival 2014

africa now bannerThe Apollo Theater, in collaboration with World Music Institute, presents Africa Now, a four–day music festival spotlighting today’s African music scene. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Creative Outlet (with video)

By Walter Rutledge

Mark Lee Blackshear

Jamel Gaines’ Creative Outlet Dance Company is one of Brooklyn’s best-kept secrets. Founded in 1994 Creative Outlet is a dance company, which has performed nationally and internationally, a school that has an outstanding track record of developing professional artists, an Arts-in-Educations programs that has provided arts programming in over forty inner-city schools, and a rigorous summer intensive program attracting students from Asia, Europe, and the Caribbean. Continue Reading →