35th Anniversary Commemorative Concert Honors Marley’s Apollo Debut (video)

Frankie Crocker, Dione Warwick and Bob MarleyBy Vinette K. Pryce

One year before the untimely May 11, 1981 passing of reggae superstar Bob Marley, on Sept. 19, 1980 the Rastafarian musician opened for the first of a two-night concert with rhythm & blues legends The Commodores at Madison Square Garden and many of his fans have not stopped talking about what transpired that evening. Continue Reading →

Dr. Billy Taylor Street Naming In Harlem

rudy 5By Rudy Collins

The family of Dr Billy Taylor as well as other VIP’s such as Congressman Charles Rangel, Mayor David Dinkins, Keith Wright, and others were present for the renaming of 138th Street at 5th Ave Dr. Billy Taylor Way in Harlem.

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Susan Taylor At ‘Transforming The Temple’ Expo

susan taylor about health and wellnessBy Hadasah Ingrid

There is a movement of wellness in the air. That aura was no more potently felt than at the 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Expo: Transforming the Temple –The Bliss of Now! Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Preview Paul Taylor Dance Company

By Walter Rutledge

Every artist desires longevity. Beyond the exuberance of youth, and then the serious and cerebral commitment to perfecting one’s craft there comes a time when an artist just creates. This results in a clear and uncontrived conversation between the artist and their muse; and a grateful public has the good fortune to experience the results of this loving alliance. Picasso, Matisse, Stravinsky, and Graham come to mind as artists who created works pass the age of eighty. Age did not diminish their creativity; to the contrary, each expressed an ease and artistic confidence. Continue Reading →