Category Archives: Dance

Winter Dance Fever

With winter upon us, what better way to turn up the heat than keeping it moving Read the rest of this entry

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Celebrating Culture in ‘The Boogie Down Bronx’

On Friday, August 3, The Bronx Salsa Fest kicked off its month long celebration starting at the Pregones Theater in Bronx, NY for a documentary screening of “From Mambo to Hip Hop: A South Bronx Tale”. A film by Henry Chalfant, Elena Martinez, and Steve Zeitlin, gave the history of the Bronx and explained the birth of the salsa and hip-hop movement. With music and commentary expressed by musicians and dancers, this feature showcased the Bronx dance and music culture to its fullest. Read the rest of this entry

The Return of the Broadway, FELA!

FELA! has once again returned to Broadway at The Al Hirschfeld Theatre to share the electrifying story of a man who played a pivotal role in igniting young people through socially conscious music about the  government in Nigeria. Based on the life of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, the play takes place in the late 70’s during the peak of Fela Kutis’ status as an influential composer and political activist. Read the rest of this entry

A Music & Dance Affair

Celebrations with a theme of “Music and Dance” seemed to be the happening stories in the city! The week of May 7-13th celebrated the Second Annual Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival in Harlem USA’s Historic Jazz Venues. Performances were exhibited in various Harlem landmarks including the Apollo Theater, Club Harlem, Havana San Juan, Lenox Lounge, Minton’s Playhouse, Monroe’s Uptown, Park Palace, Showman’s Jazz Club, and Small’s Paradise which all featured established and emerging artists showcasing sounds of jazz with a flair! Read the rest of this entry