A series of amazing photographs from Life magazine of contestants parading on the runway for judges to win the best costume prize during the Urban League Ball event at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, New York, in February, 1949.
A tribute night to honor the Renaissance Ballroom and Casino is coming to Harlem this October. Continue Reading →
This weekend, over 2,000 swing dancers from at least 50 different countries descend on Harlem, New York to celebrate the 100th birthday of the late Harlem dancer Frankie Manning, known as the “Ambassador of Lindy Hop.” Continue Reading →
Frankie Manning (May 26, 1914 – April 27, 2009) was an American dancer, instructor and choreographer. Manning is considered one of the founding fathers of the Lindy Hop. Continue Reading →
A long time has passed since the first teams were formed by athletic clubs in the 1920s, but basketball still occupies a prominent place amongst Harlem’s entertainments. Continue Reading →