“King of Ragtime” Scott Joplin Lived in Harlem

Add another historic figure to the numerous cultural icons to have lived near St. Nicholas Park in Harlem. At 163 West 131st street as the address Joplin lived in last as one of the world’s most famous composer’s “King of Ragtime” composer Scott Joplin once lived. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Martha Graham Dance Company

barbara_morgan_martha_graham_letter_to_the_world_1The 85th season of the Martha Graham Dance Company opened with the grandeur and élan the world has come to expect from this modern dance pioneer. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Preview Martha Graham Dance Company

By Walter Rutledge

The Martha Graham Dance Company will begin a seven-performance season at the Frederick P. Rose Hall beginning Tuesday March 15, 2011. The hall located on Broadway at 60th Street, is renowned as the home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. The performances celebrate the 85th anniversary season of the Martha Graham Dance Company. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Martha Graham Dance Company

By Walter Rutledge

The 85th season of the Martha Graham Dance Company opened with the grandeur and élan the world has come to expect from this modern dance pioneer. The season was housed in the Frederick P. Rose Hall, the home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. This state of the art facility has an old world charm, recalling the quant opera houses of Europe. The theater is acoustically perfect and there is not a bad seat in the house. Continue Reading →