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The Flea to Present Second Annual Juneteenth Public Performances Photo The Flea to Present Second Annual Juneteenth Public Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022

The Flea has commissioned Ebony Noelle Golden, James Scruggs, and Chanon Judson to devise and stage public performances in celebration of Juneteenth. These artists all have full autonomy over artistic vision and their budgets.

Wet Ink Ensemble Presents AIR CONCERTS 04: Nick Dunston and Mosaic Orchestra At Abron Photo Wet Ink Ensemble Presents AIR CONCERTS 04: Nick Dunston and Mosaic Orchestra At Abrons Arts Center, June 22
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2022

​​​​​​​Wet Ink Ensemble appears at the Playhouse Theater at Abrons Arts Center for AIR Concerts 04 on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 7:30pm. The Wet Ink band is joined by innovative improvisers that include bassoonist Katherine Young (also a 2021-22 Artist-In-Residence), vocalist Charmaine Lee, and trombonist Weston Olencki.

2022 Lilly Award Winners Announced Photo 2022 Lilly Award Winners Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

The 2022 Lilly Award winners have been announced. The Lillys celebrate, fund, and fight for women by promoting gender and racial parity in the American theatre.

The Flea Theater Announces Transformation of Strategic Direction and Focus on Black,  Photo The Flea Theater Announces Transformation of Strategic Direction and Focus on Black, Brown, Queer Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2021

 The Flea Theater today announced a major strategic evolution for the performing arts organization, committing to positive and equitable artists relations while prioritizing Black, brown, and queer artistry through partnership and programming.

HERE Announces Programming for 2021-2022 Season Photo HERE Announces Programming for 2021-2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2021

The Obie Award-winning HERE has announced programming for its upcoming 2021/22 Season.

100 YEARS | 100 WOMEN 2021 Conversation Series Announced Photo 100 YEARS | 100 WOMEN 2021 Conversation Series Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021

Park Avenue Armory has announced the 100 Years | 100 Women Conversation Series in collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a continuation of the 100 Years | 100 Women initiative celebrating the centennial of the 19th Amendment's ratification granting some women the right to vote.

Park Avenue Armory Features New Work by 100 Women Artists on Centennial of 19th Amend Photo Park Avenue Armory Features New Work by 100 Women Artists on Centennial of 19th Amendment in Digital Portal
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2020

On August 18, marking the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, Park Avenue Armory and lead partner National Black Theatre, together with nine other New York City cultural institutions, unveiled the next phase of the 100 Years | 100 Women initiative.

Park Avenue Armory to Debut New Commissions by 100 Women on Centennial of 19th Amendm Photo Park Avenue Armory to Debut New Commissions by 100 Women on Centennial of 19th Amendment
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2020

On August 18, marking the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, Park Avenue Armory and lead partner National Black Theatre, together with nine other New York City cultural institutions, will unveil the next phase of the 100 Years | 100 Women initiative.

Commissioned Artists Announced by Park Avenue Armory for 100 YEARS | 100 WOMEN INITIA Photo Commissioned Artists Announced by Park Avenue Armory for 100 YEARS | 100 WOMEN INITIATIVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2020

At its fourth annual a?oeCulture in a Changing Americaa?? symposium on Saturday, Park Avenue Armory, together with lead partner National Black Theatre and nine additional   New York City-based cultural institutions, announced the lead group of artists they commissioned as part of the 100 Years | 100 Women initiative. In addition to the Armory and National Black Theatre, the commissioning institutions are : Apollo Theater; The Julliard School; La MaMa Experimental Theatre Company; The Laundromat Project; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of the Moving Image; National Sawdust; New York University (Department of Photography and Imaging, Tisch School of the Arts; Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity and Strategic Innovation; and Institute of African American Affairs & Center for Black Visual Culture); and Urban Bush Women.

Yolanda Adams, Wesley Morris and Valerie June Join the LA Phil's POWER TO THE PEOPLE! Photo Yolanda Adams, Wesley Morris and Valerie June Join the LA Phil's POWER TO THE PEOPLE! Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2020

Preeminent gospel artist Yolanda Adams, The New York Times' critic-at-large Wesley Morris, and singer Valerie June are confirmed as part of the LA Phil's Power to the People! festival. Adams will perform with the LA Phil, led by Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, as well as West Angeles Church of God in Christ Choir, at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Sunday, March 8, at 2pm. Morris, one of the most compelling cultural critics of our time, will speak at the California African American Museum, Tuesday, March 10, at 7pm. Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist June will perform along with Terence Blanchard and Ben Harper in an evening dedicated to the exploration of Spike Lee's movie music at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Saturday, March 14, at 8pm.