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Harlem Stage Announces Spring 2019 Performing Arts SeasonHarlem Stage Announces Spring 2019 Performing Arts Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 35 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 2019 season of performances. The season marks the 20thanniversary of Harlem Stage's signature dance program E-Moves, which for two decades has nurtured and presented choreographers of color across the spectrum of contemporary dance idioms to create new work.The season also features collaborations with exciting new partners including the Prototype Festival and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), and continued relationships with venerable arts institutions such as Repertorio Espańol, Carnegie Hall, Manhattan School of Music, and Chamber Music America. (more...)

Chestnut Street Singers Announce Season Of Resistance And ResilienceChestnut Street Singers Announce Season Of Resistance And Resilience
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Chestnut Street Singers, Philadelphia's cooperative chamber choir, is preparing an entire season of concerts that explore the struggles and the reconciliation of the human spirit. Their season theme, RESISTANCE AND RESILIENCE, examines music as a tool for liberation, and features new venues, new musical styles, and the choir's largest roster ever. (more...)

Harlem Stage Presents 2018 Fall Performing Arts SeasonHarlem Stage Presents 2018 Fall Performing Arts Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 35 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 Fall 2018 season of performances. The season is curated by Monique Martin, recently appointed Director of Programming for Harlem Stage and features artists who #Disrupt and take creative risk. The performances feature a range of artistic genres, offering audiences the chance to experience legendary performers, as well as rising stars. (more...)

Deeply Rooted Performs NYC Premiere of Tshabalala's INDUMBADeeply Rooted Performs NYC Premiere of Tshabalala's INDUMBA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (DRDT) returns to New York City in April with the New York premiere of its 2017 evening-length work INDUMBA by acclaimed South African choreographer Fana Tshabalala. Performances take place Saturday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 29 at 3 p.m. at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Fishman Space, 321 Ashland Place in Brooklyn. Noted arts professional Baraka Sele participates in a discussion with artists and audience following the April 29 performance. (more...)

Harlem Stage And National Black Theatre presents MOTHERS OF THE MOVEMENTSHarlem Stage And National Black Theatre presents MOTHERS OF THE MOVEMENTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 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 as #Disrupters, who 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...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 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 as #Disrupters, 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...)

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...)

Orpheum President Named 2017 Presenter of the YearOrpheum President Named 2017 Presenter of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

The Orpheum Theatre Group is pleased to announce that President & CEO Brett Batterson has been named NAPAMA's (North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents) 2017 Presenter of the Year. The official awards presentation will take place at the Association of Performing Arts Professionals' (APAP) annual conference on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Batterson's award will be presented by NAPAMA president, David Wannen. (more...)

Harlem Stage to Celebrate the Centennial of Ella Fitzgerald at Special Winter BenefitHarlem Stage to Celebrate the Centennial of Ella Fitzgerald at Special Winter Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2017

On January 16, 2018 at 7:00pm, join Harlem Stage -- the legendary uptown venue that for over 30 years has been promoting the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color -- for a special winter benefit performance that will honor the life and work of Ella Fitzgerald. This intimate evening will feature jazz icon Dee Dee Bridgewater and singing sensation W McDonald, of The Voice fame, as they pay tribute to the legendary Ella Fitzgerald in honor of her centennial. In the spirit of the best traditions in jazz, both of these artists will perform their own inimitable interpretations of the songs made famous by Ella. (more...)

BWW Review: Fusion of POETRY & MUSIC UNITE Unmatched Experience, RecitalBWW Review: Fusion of POETRY & MUSIC UNITE Unmatched Experience, Recital
by Trevor Durham - Aug 17, 2017

The beautiful suite prepared by William Dawson Jr. and the poetry of Florida's Poet Laureate Peter Meinke came together like a beautiful, strong cocktail- waves of the fused art forms crashed audiences note after note in unforgettable fashion. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Peter Meinke and William Dawson Present Musical PoetryBWW Interviews: Peter Meinke and William Dawson Present Musical Poetry
by Trevor Durham - Aug 14, 2017

On Tuesday, Florida Poet Laureate and long-time author Peter Meinke will recite stories of his life and poems over original arrangements of prized composer William Dawson Jr. (more...)

DREAMSTATES Film, Misty Copeland Ballet Class, Story Slam and More Set for Harlem Stage's Fall 2017 SeasonDREAMSTATES Film, Misty Copeland Ballet Class, Story Slam and More Set for Harlem Stage's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Harlem Stage is back with another amazing season featuring a range of Music, Film, Spoken Word, Dance and the return of their successful Dinner/Discussion series, WaterWorks at 10: Visionary Artists and Transformative Art. Harlem Stage will launch the Fall 2017 season with their first ever Open House. (more...)

Summer Festival of Sacred Music Continues with A Celebration of American Composers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

In observance of the Independence Day weekend, the 23rd annual Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bartholomew's continues with music by American Composers on Sunday, July 3, at 11 am.     (more...)

Sonoran Desert Chorale presents A PASSAGE TO THE BRITISH ISLES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

As the Chorale prepares for their sixth European tour in June, they share with audiences at home the wonderful music that will be presented in concert abroad.  The music of Irish, English, Welsh, Scottish, and American composers and folk songs comprise the repertoire.  Well-loved pieces such as How Can I Keep From Singing and O Danny Boy are included, along with several energetic spirituals and anthems that will fill cathedral spaces. (more...)

Harlem Stage's E-MOVES 18 presents New and Innovative Works
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The Harlem Stage dance series, E-Moves promises to present a broad spectrum of choreographers of color who work across the spectrum of contemporary idioms. This year the acclaimed dance series has commissioned new works from two established and two emerging choreographers. Under the curatorship of Charmaine Warren, the E-Moves 18 lineup includes four artists with work that intersects the questions and impact of the world around them. Francesca Harper who continues to seek answers for life's challenges; Parijat Desai whose work is realized through her unique blend of contemporary dance and Indian forms; Kyle Marshall who quietly investigates black culture through dance; and Leyland Simmons who makes ballets that break from the classical mold. (more...)

Meshed Ndegeocello's 'CAN I GET A WITNESS?' Makes World Premiere Tonight at Harlem Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Harlem Stage presents the world premiere of Meshell Ndegeocello's Can I Get a Witness? The Gospel of James Baldwin, a new theatrical music and art work commissioned by Harlem Stage through its WaterWorks program, tonight, December 7, through December 11. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the Spring 2017 performance and residency series, which runs January 7 through June 17. Tickets for BAC Presents performances in theater, music, and dance can be purchased now at bacnyc.org and 866 811 4111. Throughout the season, BAC Residencies will provide critical support to eleven artists across disciplines to develop new work in BAC's studios. (more...)

Meshed Ndegeocello's 'CAN I GET A WITNESS?' to Make World Premiere at Harlem Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Harlem Stage will present the world premiere of Meshell Ndegeocello's Can I Get a Witness? The Gospel of James Baldwin, a new theatrical music and art work commissioned by Harlem Stage through its WaterWorks program, December 7-11. (more...)

Michael Feinstein Among Honorees for Harlem School of the Arts' 2016 Gala Masquerade Ball
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) today announced that its annual gala benefit-hosted to support the organization's year-round visual and performing arts programming and initiatives-will be transformed into a Masquerade Ball held on the evening of Halloween (Monday, October 31st) in the Grand Ballroom at The Plaza Hotel. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Names New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival announces today that esteemed arts leader Pamela Tatge will join the organization as Executive Director in April of 2016. Following a record-breaking 2015 season, Jacob's Pillow, a National Historic Landmark, National Medal of Arts recipient, and home to America's longest running dance festival, launched a national search for its next leader. For the past 16 years, Tatge has served as the Director of the Center for the Arts at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, overseeing robust programming and acclaimed artistic initiatives for dance, music, theatre, and the visual arts. At Jacob's Pillow, Tatge will set the artistic vision and strategic goals for all aspects of the organization, including Festival programming, education, preservation, audience engagement, residency programming and artist support, long-term planning, collaborative programming, fundraising, marketing, and more. (more...)

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