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Harlem Stage Announces 2018 Spring SeasonHarlem Stage Announces 2018 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 30 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, is proud to present its Spring 2018 season of performances. The season is curated by Monique Martin, newly appointed Director of Programming for Harlem Stage and features artists who #Disrupt, and take creative risk. They reflect the times via a range of artistic genres, offering audiences the chance to experience legendary performers and rising stars. (more...)

South Street Seaport Museum Announces New Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

In celebration of the unparalleled restoration currently underway in the South Street Seaport Museum's flagship, the museum announces its second post-Hurricane Sandy exhibition, The Original Gus Wagner: The Maritime Roots of Modern Tattoo beginning on January 29, 2017, open Wednesday - Sunday 11am-5pm, at the Museum's mezzanine gallery level, accessible from the main entrance of the Museum on 12 Fulton Street. (more...)

Dance Council of North Texas to Host DANCE PLANET 20 in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Dance Council of North Texas invites you to DANCE NOW at Dance Planet's 20th Anniversary on April 9 from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm and April 10 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing & Visual Arts. This event features FREE classes, FREE performances, and FREE engaging activities. Register for classes at thedancecouncil.org beginning March 21. (more...)

Grammy Award Winner Vince Giordano's Performance Schedule for June-July 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2014

Below, find the performance schedule for Vince Giordano, Grammy Award Winner, and the Nighthawks. (more...)

Montego Glover Joins New York Pops for SING SING SWING at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Tonight, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, The New York Pops under the direction of Music Director Steven Reineke is joined by Tony Award nominee Montego Glover and clarinetist Dave Bennett for Sing Sing Swing, an all-swing music program that harkens back to the era when big bands ruled the dance floor. The program also pays tribute to the 75th anniversary of Benny Goodman's storied debut at Carnegie Hall with his jazz orchestra. The concert, which took place on January 16, 1938, helped to elevate the status of swing music in the US and beyond, and included some of the brightest jazz luminaries of the day, including Count Basie and members of the Duke Ellington orchestra. The recording of Goodman's performance at Carnegie Hall remains one of the best-selling jazz albums of all time. (more...)

Montego Glover to Join New York Pops for SING SING SWING at Carnegie Hall, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

On Friday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, The New York Pops under the direction of Music DirectorSteven Reineke is joined by Tony Award nominee Montego Glover and clarinetist Dave Bennett for Sing Sing Swing, an all-swing music program that harkens back to the era when big bands ruled the dance floor. The program also pays tribute to the 75th anniversary of Benny Goodman's storied debut at Carnegie Hall with his jazz orchestra. The concert, which took place on January 16, 1938, helped to elevate the status of swing music in the US and beyond, and included some of the brightest jazz luminaries of the day, including Count Basie and members of the Duke Ellington orchestra. The recording of Goodman's performance at Carnegie Hall remains one of the best-selling jazz albums of all time. (more...)

Lincoln Center Kicks Off MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing - This summer marks the 25th Anniversary season of Midsummer Night Swing. Midsummer Night Swing takes place Tuesdays through Saturdays, today, June 25-July 13, on the elevated dance floor in Damrosch Park on West 62nd Street, between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale 5/22 for Lincoln Center's MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

Tickets go on sale for Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing starting Wednesday, May 22. Individual tickets are $17, which includes a dance lesson with a professional instructor followed by two sets of dancing under the stars to a live orchestra. This summer marks the 25th Anniversary season of Midsummer Night Swing, and to celebrate, tickets will be sold at a special '2 for $25' price on May 22 only. There are also Midsummer Night Passes priced at $84 for six admissions, and $170 for the full season. Four-admission passes are available for $60. (more...)

Photo Flash: Danny Glover, Vy Higginsen, Shepard Honored by HARLEM Arts Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2012

HAA under the theme 'Harlem at the Crossroads: Sustaining Our Arts and Cultural Resources,'the seven-day series of free events kicked off on October 1 with presentations to actor and activist Danny Glover, legendary theatrical producer Vy Higginsen and pioneering arts producer and consultant Mikki Shepard at Aaron Davis Hall (The City College of New York). (more...)

Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents Tribute to Phoebe Jacobs Tonight, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012

The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, and Jazz at Lincoln Center invite you to the Tribute to Phoebe Jacobs, in memoriam. The event will be held at Rose Theater, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center tonight, May 24, 2012 at 1 p.m. There will be no printed tickets for this event. Doors will open at 12:30pm, and attendees will be seated on a first come, first served basis. (more...)

Jazz at Lincoln Center to Present Tribute to Phoebe Jacobs, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2012

The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, and Jazz at Lincoln Center invite you to the Tribute to Phoebe Jacobs, in memoriam. The event will be held at Rose Theater, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 1 p.m. There will be no printed tickets for this event. Doors will open at 12:30pm, and attendees will be seated on a first come, first served basis. (more...)

MotorCity Casino Hotel to Host Urban Wheel Awards Meet & Greet Dance Party, 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2012

MotorCity Casino Hotel is proud to host the 16th Annual Urban Wheel Awards Meet & Greet Dance Party, on Saturday January 7, 2012, from 8:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. (more...)

The Ailey Extension To Offer Swing Dance Course
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2010

Harlem's Clyde Wilder, dance impresario of the Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Swing and Blues will teach a 4-week Swing dance courses at The Ailey Extension on Fridays beginning March 5, 2010. Classes will be held Fridays from 6-7pm at The Ailey Studios, located at The Joan Weill Center for Dance (405 West 55th Street at 9th Avenue). (more...)

The Ailey Extension To Offer Swing Dance Course
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2010

Harlem's Clyde Wilder, dance impresario of the Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Swing and Blues will teach a 4-week Swing dance courses at The Ailey Extension on Fridays beginning March 5, 2010. Classes will be held Fridays from 6-7pm at The Ailey Studios, located at The Joan Weill Center for Dance (405 West 55th Street at 9th Avenue). (more...)

Lillias White Joins Off-Broadway Blind Lemon Blues
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2007

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) and Documentary Arts in association with Central Track Productions have announced that Tony Award winner Lillias White will join the cast of the Off-Broadway premiere of Blind Lemon Blues. (more...)

MotorCity Casino Hotel to Host Urban Wheel Awards Meet & Greet Dance Party, 1/7
by Jennie Mamary - Jan 1, 2001

MotorCity Casino Hotel is proud to host the 16th Annual Urban Wheel Awards Meet & Greet Dance Party, on Saturday January 7, 2012, from 8:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. (more...)