Apollo Theater 2014 Fall/Winter Season

apollo-panel-make-your-music-move-2-jenella-youngThe Apollo Theater today announced an exciting, new addition to its 2014 Fall/Winter season with the Daptone Super Soul Revue (December 4-6)starring Soul music mainstays Sharon Jones and Charles Bradley. Continue Reading →

Black Stars of The Great White Way At Carnegie Hall

Chapman_Roberts_Norm_Lewis_&_Andre_DeSheildsBy Claude Jay

On Monday, June 23, at 8:00 PM, Chapman Roberts (Choral Director/arranger-Five Guys Name Moe and Smokey Joe’s Café) and Norm Lewis (Phantom, Phantom of the Opera and the TV series, Scandal), will realize their vision to pay tribute to the contributions and influence of African American men on Broadway and at Carnegie Hall for the past 100 years. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Billy Crystal Hosts Jazz At Lincoln Center Gala Free (Live Streaming)

billy-crystal-oscars-1998-784f1e977a2e5871f1e4e2fe0e5cd70b8466fb47-s6-c30Crystal cut his teeth on Jazz when Jazz artists such as Arvell Shaw, Pee Wee Russell, Eddie Condon, and Billie Holiday were often guests in his family home on the upper Eastside. Continue Reading →

Woody Allen’s Harlem Renaissance, Not In Black And White

scarlettjohansson_woodyallen-e1309615363784First of all before we talk about the Wood mans art. What is he looking at in the photo above, Scarlett Johansson’s Jewelry (cough, cough) or those things on each side of the jewelry? Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Porgy and Bess

By Walter Rutledge

Porgy and Bess triumphantly returned to Broadway on last night; Thursday, January 12, 2012 at the Richard Rogers Theatre with a new streamlined musical version of the beloved American folk opera. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Art, Dance and Theatre Picks January 7, 2012

By Walter Rutledge

The holidays may be over but there are enough arts events this weekend to chase away the post holiday blues. Here are a few of the exciting and varied cultural happenings this weekend. As you will see two of the “uptown” events are free to the public. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks Dance, Theater and American Folk Opera

By Walter Rutledge

This weekend dance, theatre, and American folk opera take center stage in the city that never sleeps. Continue Reading →