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Ato Blankson-Wood (foreground), Curtis Wiley, and Jahi Kearse in The Total Bent, with a book by Stew, music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, and directed by Joanna Settle,...

Van Peebles

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will hold a Gala Benefit on Sunday, June 26 from 2:00 to 5:30 PM at Trump Place, 220 Riverside Boulevard (enter West 70th Street)...

Strong performance from cast including Lupita far right
 

Braced for Hope: Review of Eclipsed
Golden Theater

"To the...

Photo by Mariette Monpierre

Producer Woodie King Jr., invited me to review his latest endeavor, "Sugar Ray," produced by Woodie and written by Laurence Holder. The play is being presented...

Left to right: Liesl Tommy, Danai Gurira, La La Anthony (producer), Seycon Sengbloh, Akosua Busia, Lupita Nyong'o, Zainab Jah, Pascale Armand and...

This February, the world famous Apollo Theater will host a series of artistic and community programs in celebration of Black History...

Whitaker

By GERARD RAYMOND

The lights of Broadway will shine brighter...

Music genius Ignacio Piñeiro formed Septeto Nacional in 1927 in Central Havana. He was known for “Echale Salsita,” a recording wherein he put his trumpets in front and added it to percussion,...

Natalie Cole with her Pa, Nat King Cole

Natalie Cole was an accomplished product of her deep-rooted...

Stephen C. Byrd, Pioneering Producer

Inspired by the progressive ethnic fusion of Merchant and Ivory, the...

Tyson and Jones--Two masters on top of their game

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Manu Dibango
 

 Apollo Theater
and Jazz à Vienne’s Artistic and Cultural Exchange...

Honorary Chair Brandy Norwood. Photo by Christopher Duggan

Last night, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s holiday season at New York City Center kicked off with...

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Rachael McLaren. Photo by Andrew Eccles

On December 2nd, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will kick off a five-week holiday...

Foreground:  Shane Taylor.  Behind (L-R) Nalina Mann, Bill Tatum, Ezra Barnes. Photo by Gerry Goodstein.

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