Walter’s World: Weekend Picks Dance (with video) January 17, 2014

By Walter Rutledge

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This weekend New York City is dancing! There is dance in Chelsea by a veteran dance maker; while new choreographers test the dance waters in Chinatown, and in Brooklyn two organizations put the dancers of tomorrow center stage. Here are a few of the many arts events taking place around the city and in our community. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Creative Outlet (with video)

By Walter Rutledge

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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 →

Walter’s World: Jeroboam Bozeman Dance Warrior (with video)

By Walter Rutledge

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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt said, “Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort”. Jeroboam Bozeman is living Roosevelt’s observation. Continue Reading →