“The 411” was adapted for the stage and directed by Juney Smith. The 85-minute production featured six inmates giving advice to youth, at times trying to frighten and inspire them.
“Holler If Ya Hear Me,” a musical at the Palace Theatre that closed this past summer, showcased the songs of Tupac Shakur. The lyrics were raw and described the most negative sides of life.
Check out our September 2014 dance calendar.
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 ...
The Joffrey Academy of Dance, the official school of the Joffrey Ballet, has announced their fifth annual call for the “Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Awards” program. “The goal of the award is to recognize talented and emerging diverse choreographers ...
Sunday July 27, the 40th annual Harlem Week festival begins. Crowds will be drawn uptown for events that showcase Harlem’s rich history and the achievements of African-American people.
Harlemites and visitors from around the world are invited to picnic on the grass and enjoy outdoor music and performance Sunday, the first day of the monthlong Harlem Week cultural celebration uptown.
Niccole Jeanette Nero-Gaines shares everyday salon experiences in her latest work “Hair’itage: The Journey of Sistahs with their Hair,” a down-to-earth production that explores the inordinate amount of attention placed on Black hair and the challenges Black women face.
I had the distinct pleasure of being in Carnegie Hall as history was made. Yes, it was nothing less than history, as a packed theater experienced.
Actor, writer and director Justin Emeka returns for the second season of Shakespeare in the Park in Harlem. This year, the Classic Theatre of Harlem presents “Romeo and Juliet.”
Greetings! Our July 2014 GBE Black Media Month opens up with news and congratulations to the Rev. Dr. Benjamin Chavis, a longtime civil rights activist and member of the historic and only recently exonerated “Wilmington 10,” who has been named ...
It was the boxing rematch that pitted U.S. pride against Nazi Aryan aggression. The world was at war, and the African-American community was still struggling under fierce enforced institutional racism. And then young boxer Joe Louis Barrow, aka Joe Louis, ...
Join the Radio GBE tristate community for “Thank You For Your Kindness,” a life celebration for late Radio GBE producer and activist J.D. Livingston
A watershed moment, a major milestone, recently took place on Broadway, with the orchestras of four major shows led under the batons of distinguished African-American music directors and conductors.
Did you ever make a choice in life and wonder what would have happened if you did something else?