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And the award goes to …

n October and again in December, Arthur Mitchell, founder of Dance Theatre of Harlem; Dr. Charles Davis, founder of DanceAfrica!; Joan Myers Brown, founder of Philadanco!; and Misty Copeland, soloist with American Ballet Theatre, will be honored by dance institutions ...

Geoffrey Holder, a man of magic and majesty

His voice arrived first, deep and sonorous, prefiguring a man of enormous life and vitality. Such was the often imposing but impressive visage and physique of Geoffrey Holder, who many remember mostly from his promotion of 7-Up. But the multitalented ...

Geoffrey Holder: The gentle giant

Geoffrey Lamont Holder, a multitalented artistic force of nature whose commanding 6-foot-6 frame, baritone voice and enthusiastic laugh were outward manifestations of an incandescent spirit and an inimitable creative genius, made his transition Sunday at age 84, as a result ...

On the “A” w/Souleo: New TV series explores ‘America by the Numbers’

If the numbers truly don’t lie then America is in the midst of radical demographic changes.

Interfaith uses art and medicine to promote healing

Interfaith Medical Center, located on Atlantic Avenue in Crown Heights, was created in 1983 through the merging of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital and Jewish Hospital Medical Center.

Harlem Renaissance Jazz, Film & Art presents an evening of cultural celebration

The Harlem Renaissance Economic Development Corp hosted the return of “Harlem Renaissance Jazz, Film & Art.”

Eight weekends of ‘Reproductive Awakening’ for Black women

Heads up, women! The organizers of “Reproductive Awakening: Narratives of Agency in Black America” have conceived eight enlightening weekends of programming devoted to you.

October 2014 dance calendar

Topping this month’s calendar is the very engaging Dean Moss with the premiere of “johnbrown” at the Kitchen, Oct. 16-25.

Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion: Bring on the abstract!

Kyle Abraham was given two years (2012-2015) through New York Live Art’s Resident Commissioned Artist Program to premiere “a new work … at NYLA,” according to the presenting organization.

Three Harlem art galleries commemorate the 40th anniversary of ‘For Colored Girls’

Curated by art aficionado Souleo, “i found god in myself” commemorates the 40th anniversary of the first performance of “For Colored Girls.”

Celebrating grandparents at the Apollo

The Apollo Theater celebrates the love of grandparents.

Curator brings Ntozake Shange roaring to new life in Harlem

Curator Souleo has faith in other artists. If there is a charity benefit, you can count on his support, plus Souleo shares the love.

Imhotep's Guide to Black Events: August 21-27, 2014

Greetings! We took a moment to celebrate Marcus Mosiah Garvey’s birthday and the 100th anniversary of Universal Negro Improvement Association, as noted in our Radio GBE. Several of our radio guests helped us remember, including Garvey performance artiste Ron Bobb ...

Brooklyn’s Kalahari Gallery presents South African artist Vumelani Sibeko

Embarking on a courageous journey to the United States, Vumelani Sibeko has spent his first two months living on the streets of New York City as part of his latest performance piece titled “Get On the Bridge.”

Sugar Hill ‘home’ to art exhibit

"I strongly suggest that all interested New Yorkers, especially artists of color, make a beeline to see the art, which is housed inside studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. A selection of the apartments are set aside for modest- to ...