The Apollo Goes Global

James-Brown.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360Harlem’s legendary Apollo Theater may finally be realizing its potential. The storied music venue is transforming itself into a multidisciplinary performing-arts center with global reach that could rival such competitors as New York City Center and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Continue Reading →

Dance Of The Village Elders Recieve the Gift Of Dance

photo-7The Dance Of the Village Elders a jazz dance and fitness class located at Harlem Hospital received an early Christmas gift Tuesday evening.   Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Ballet Hispanico Returns To the Apollo Theater (with video)

By Walter Rutledge

HOGARBallet Hispanico returns for a third season to Harlem’s Legendary Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125th Street, on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 7:30pm. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks, Dance

The month of December “tis the season to see dance”. This weekend is an excellent opportunity to see dance both uptown and downtown. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks- More Dance

By Walter Rutledge

Dance continues to dominate the holiday season with performances throughout the city. These performances are being presented in both theaters and historical landmarks in our community. Continue Reading →

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Walter’s World: Home- Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

By Walter Rutledge

On Thursday December 1st the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater presented the world premiere of Home by choreographer Rennie Harris. Continue Reading →

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Walter’s World: Dancer Michelle Fleet

By Walter Rutledge

Some people have the good fortune to know early in life what they aspired to become. I imagine a baby eagle instinctively understands that one day it will soar above the clouds. Dancer Michelle Fleet has been one of these fortunate individuals. As a member of the Paul Taylor Dance Company she is soaring literally by leaps and bounds. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks- Harlem Celebrates Kwanzaa and Dancing into 2012

By Walter Rutledge

2012 is just days away, and 2011 is literally dancing into the sunset. Here are a few of the events taking place in Harlem and around the city that will help usher in the new year. Continue Reading →

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Walter’s World: Revelations at Fifty

By Walter Rutledge

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater begins a five-week season on December 1, 2010 at the New York City Center. The season will mark the fiftieth anniversary of Revelation, the masterwork choreographed by company founder Alvin Ailey. In preparation of this milestone the Ailey school’s department of Arts In Education and Community Programs presented a panel discussion entitled Celebrating Revelations at 50.

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