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Camille Yarbrough Talks about the trials and tribulations of Blacks in America and our need to unite as one family

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 Nana Camille Yarbrough began our conversation by stating Africa speaks to her. “It is part of the ancestry that calls me,” said she. “In...

Ballet Hispánico will perform a New York Premiere of excerpts from 18+1, an electric, mambo-driven piece celebrating Gustavo Ram

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's leading Latino dance organization since 1970 and recognized this year as one of America's Cultural Treasures, will perform in New York City Center's digital Fall for...

harsh childhood in Jim Crow Greenwood, Mississippi

 Dr. Endesha Ida Mae Holland. 

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre’s (NFT) Octoberfest virtual revival play reading series will present from October 16 - 18, the acclaimed "From...

The Ailey dance organization continues to keep the Ailey spirit alive in the hearts of the community by dancing digitally into homes through Ailey All Access.

With free Alvin Ailey...

The Apollo Theater kicks off its fall lineup with a Sep. 9 performance by Wyclef Jean.

The Apollo Theater has announced details of its fall 2020 season, which will take place exclusively...

The Ailey organization continues to further Alvin Ailey’s legacy of using dance to lift spirits and positively impact lives with Ailey All Access.

Since March 30th, the free online...

Broadway Cares organization has announced $125,000 grant for social justice causes.

On behalf of Broadway and the entire theater community, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS today announced...

The AUDELCO and Obie Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre announced cast details for a special edition of its breakout 50in50 monologue showcase series - 50in50: Love in the Time of Corona.

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Join Hammonds House Digital for An Evening with Jessica Care Moore--stylized as jessica Care moore.

She will read poetry from her new book, "We Want Our Bodies Back," and engage in...

During challenging times, the Ailey organization continues Alvin Ailey’s legacy by inspiring people around the globe, reaching nearly 12 million people online.

Ailey All Access, a series...

On Monday, May 18, 2020, at 7:00 pm, Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown performing arts venue will host an online premiere celebration on Facebook and Instagram in place of its annual spring gala...

Apollo Theater's Amateur Night now holding online submissions.

For the first time in its 86-year history, the Apollo Theater’s Amateur Night auditions will be conducted exclusively through...

Ballet Hispánico announces a new Instagram video series entitled "B Unidos," to begin on Monday, March 23, 2020.

The series will feature a series of videos posted each weekday, created by...

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I was fortunate to see the play “Grandma's Quilt” before it was temporarily shutdown due to the Coronavirus. Management did not strike the stage because...

In "Grandma's Quilt" by Karen A. Brown, an elderly poor, unpretentious Black woman in rural Arkansas is sewing a quilt as the final act of her life.

Each scrap of material is a prism into a...

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