Walter’s World: Weekend Picks Dance, Theater and Holiday Cheer (video) December 14, 2013

By Walter Rutledge

This weekend its beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. We have dance in Midtown, theatre and a search for new talent in Harlem, and a literary happening on the Upper Westside. Here are a few of the many arts related events taking place around town and in our community. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks- Dance, Theatre and Dance History December 3, 2013 (with video)

By Walter Rutledge

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Last week we spent Thursday packing on the calories and then burning them off in the shop til you drop weekend madness. This first weekend of December has dance in Midtown and Brooklyn and musical theater and dance history in Harlem. Here are a few of the many arts event happening around our 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 →