Walter’s World: Weekend Picks- Dance, Theatre and Dance History December 3, 2013 (with video)

By Walter Rutledge

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Last week we spent Thursday packing on the calories and then burning them off in the shop til you drop weekend madness. This first weekend of December has dance in Midtown and Brooklyn and musical theater and dance history in Harlem. Here are a few of the many arts event happening around our city and in our community. Continue Reading →

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Walter’s World: Staten Island Jazz Festival Returns October 29

By Walter Rutledge

On Saturday October 29, 2011 the Staten Island Jazz Festival returns to the Snug Harbor Cultural Center located at 1000 Richmond Terrace. Continue Reading →

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Walter’s World: On The Block Performance – Thank You

The July 7th ArtCrawl Harlem fund raising performance of an excerpt from On The Block was a very special and rewarding evening. The excerpt entitled Intimate Strangers was the first sections choreographed for what would evolve into an eighty-minute one-act production. When Artistic Director Sheila Rohan and I embarked on the production for the Nanette Bearden Contemporary Dance Theatre, we decided to create a modern day story ballet. Continue Reading →