Savion Glover’s Harlem Friend To The Rescue

savion glover taps in harlem styleOne of the world’s most popular and talented tap dancers had a dilemma before his appearance and performance on Good Day New York on Wednesday. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks February 1, 2014 (video)

By Walter Rutledge

roj_rodriguez3_(2)This weekend there is high-flying dance all over the city. In chelsea Hip-Hop rules! And on the west side dance defies gravity and showcases the new and emerging. While free art classes and museum tours for young people take place in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Parsons Dance at the Joyce

By Walter Rutledge

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Parsons Dance concluded their two-week season at the Joyce Theatre on Sunday January 26. The season commemorated the company’s 30th anniversary with a very audience friendly program of varied works spanning 32 years of Parsons choreographic achievements. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks Saturday January 25, 2014 (with video)

By Walter Rutledge

The snow and cold weather have not slowed down the red hot New York arts scene. This weekend there is dance in Chelsea and Midtown, and art in Harlem. While one of the most venerable talent shows begins it’s 80th year in the place, “Where Stars Are Born And Legends Are Made”. Here are a few of the events happening around the city and in our community. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Complexions Contemporary Ballet at the Joyce

By Walter Rutledge

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Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company recently concluded a two-week season at the Joyce Theater on Sunday, December 1, 2013. The program featured returning audience favorites Moon Over Jupiter and an excerpt from Hissy Fits by Artistic Director Dwight Rhoden, and Associate Artistic Director Jae Man Joo’s Flight. In addition the company also presented three world premieres by Gary W. Jeter II, Rhoden and Joo, and a company premiere by Alejandro Cerrito Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks- DANCE! – November 22, 2013 (with video)

By Walter Rutledge

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This weekend dance dominants the art scene. There is dance on the Eastside, Westside downtown and uptown. Here are a few of the many events taking place around the city and in our community. 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: Dance, Dance, Dance And More!

By Walter Rutledge

This weekend dance dominates the arts scene. Two dance titans are presenting their 2012 seasons downtown in the most prestigious performance venues in the city, while a new and innovative dance company will present works uptown in Harlem. Continue Reading →