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AAADT Artistic Director Robert Battle with Gala Honoree Darren Walker.  Photo

AAADT Artistic Director Robert Battle with Gala Honoree Darren Walker.

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06/11/2015
Gala Honoree Darren Walker and Executive Director Bennett Rink.  Photo

Gala Honoree Darren Walker and Executive Director Bennett Rink.

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The Town Hall Theatre to Celebrate Harry Belafonte's 95th Birthday with HB95 Photo The Town Hall Theatre to Celebrate Harry Belafonte's 95th Birthday with HB95
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

A star-studded line-up will celebrate HB95 the 95th birthday of legendary singer, activist and actor Harry Belafonte. The evening will also present the inaugural Harry Belafonte Social Justice Awards in honor of the 10th anniversary of Sankofa.org, the social justice organization Mr. Belafonte co-founded.

John Legend, Lenny Kravitz & More to Take Part in Harry Belafonte's 95th Birthday Ben Photo John Legend, Lenny Kravitz & More to Take Part in Harry Belafonte's 95th Birthday Benefit at The Town Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 18, 2022

A star-studded line-up will celebrate the 95th birthday of legendary singer, songwriter, activist, and actor Harry Belafonte. The benefit evening (HB95) will also present the inaugural Harry Belafonte Social Justice Awards.

MoMA Announces The Creation Of The Ford Foundation Scholars In Residence Program Photo MoMA Announces The Creation Of The Ford Foundation Scholars In Residence Program
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 13, 2021

MoMA announces the creation of the Ford Foundation  Scholars in Residence at The Museum of Modern Art, a program that will invite three  midcareer or established professionals with demonstrated records of achievement to join  the Museum for a one-year term to pursue independent research that contributes to new  understandings of modern and contemporary art. Candidates for these new residencies will  be thought leaders whose work focuses on historically underrepresented artists, moments,  movements, and geographies, or offers new perspectives on art-historical topics. In  addition to conducting independent research, each scholar-in-residence will join staff  across the Museum to participate in the conversations that set the course for MoMA's collection presentations, exhibitions, acquisitions, scholarship, and programming. . 

Photos: Go Inside the Second Stage Gala Honoring Lynn Nottage and Debra Martin Chase Photo Photos: Go Inside the Second Stage Gala Honoring Lynn Nottage and Debra Martin Chase
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2021

Second Stage Theater's 2021 Fall Gala honored Producer DEBRA MARTIN CHASE and Playwright Lynn Nottage at a one-night-only celebration on Monday, November 15, 2021 at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers. Ms. Chase and Ms. Nottage are both members of Second Stage Theater's Board of Directors.

Second Stage Theater to Honor Lynn Nottage and Debra Martin Chase at 2021 Gala Photo Second Stage Theater to Honor Lynn Nottage and Debra Martin Chase at 2021 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021

Second Stage Theater’s 2021 Fall Gala will honor Producer DEBRA MARTIN CHASE and Playwright LYNN NOTTAGE at a one-night-only celebration on Monday, November 15, 2021 at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers. Ms. Chase and Ms. Nottage are both members of Second Stage Theater’s Board of Directors.

VIDEO: HBO Releases Documentary A CHOICE OF WEAPONS: INSPIRED BY GORDON PARKS Trailer Photo VIDEO: HBO Releases Documentary A CHOICE OF WEAPONS: INSPIRED BY GORDON PARKS Trailer
by Michael Major - Nov 3, 2021

A Choice Of Weapons: Inspired by Gordon Parks explores the enduring legacy of photographer, writer, composer, activist and filmmaker, Gordon Parks, and spotlights his visionary work and its impact on the next generation of artists.

Cynthia Erivo, Yo-Yo Ma & More Will Take Part in CARE Impact Awards Photo Cynthia Erivo, Yo-Yo Ma & More Will Take Part in CARE Impact Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 29, 2021

CARE, the leading humanitarian organization dedicated to saving lives, defeating poverty, and achieving social justice by empowering women and girls, announced today that the 4th annual CARE Impact Awards will take place virtually on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 8PM ET. The event will focus on resilience and celebrating people from around the world who embody what it means to overcome hardship, adversity, and obstacles.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Appoints Shanta Thake as Chief Artistic Office Photo Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Appoints Shanta Thake as Chief Artistic Officer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2021

Lincoln Center has tapped Shanta Thake with spearheading Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ artistic strategy as the organization builds greater connections with its constituent organizations and the entirety of the City of New York.

Billy Porter, Neil Patrick Harris, Anderson Cooper & More Named to Marquis Who's GBTQ Photo Billy Porter, Neil Patrick Harris, Anderson Cooper & More Named to Marquis Who's GBTQ+ Catalysts for Change Maker's List
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2021

Marquis Who's Who has announced the honorees for its June Maker’s List, featuring figures from the LGBTQ+ community as catalysts for change in recognition of Pride Month. Each month, the Marquis Maker’s List highlights both renowned and lesser-known individuals, who have proved to be remarkable and pioneering in their fields of endeavor.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 27- Broadway's Next On Stage Top 5 and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 27- Broadway's Next On Stage Top 5 and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 27, 2021

Today (May 27) in live streaming: Meet the Top 5 High Schoolers of Next On Stage, it's Game Night on Stars in the House, and more!

Darren Walker Videos

VIDEO: Choreography Unlocked: Nurturing New Voices at Alvin Ailey VideoVIDEO: Choreography Unlocked: Nurturing New Voices at Alvin Ailey
by Alan Henry - Oct 15, 2018

The Nurturing New Voices panel was a discussion on how arts institutions can nurture new voices. Moderated by Ailey Artistic Director Robert Battle with participants including Thelma Golden (Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem), Rennie Harris (Founder of Rennie Harris Puremovement and Ailey's 2018–19 Artist-in-Residence), Tarell Alvin McCraney (playwright), Shanta Thake (Senior Director of Artistic Programs at the Public Theater), and Darren Walker (President of The Ford Foundation).