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see you later... or nah

so i’ve been shopping for stuff for alvin ailey and for college and this whole experience has left me grappling for a sense of enthusiasm and excitement for what i’m about to do or where i’m going… … 179 more words


Nick Cave: Here Hear

Nick Cave: Here Hear

The solo exhibition Nick Cave: Here Hear opened Last week-end, July 20, 2015, at the Cranbrook Art Museum.

Nick Cave, Ever After, 2011. 390 more words


Free classes offered at Alvin Ailey Extension as part of NYC Dance Week

If you can walk, you can dance.

That’s the motto here at the Alvin Ailey Dance Center.

“Dance is a universal language,” Lisa Johnson-Willingham, director of the Ailey Extension, said. 304 more words


If You Blinked Woman Crush | A Dancer's Dream for Brooklyn

It’s safe to say once on Oprah’s payroll you stay on it, unless your name is Lindsay Lohan. But, Brooklynite dancer Dwana Smallwood took the Oprah experience and ran with it–from South Africa to Brooklyn. 316 more words

Arts Education

"No Longer Silent". Alvin Ailey's Holocaust Piece

Source: Simi Horwitz, When Alvin Ailey Choreographs the Holocaust, Forward, June 15, 2015

With the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater presenting a Holocaust inspired piece, “No Longer Silent,” at the David H. 1,073 more words

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Black Bodies Swaying

Last night, I treated myself to a performance of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater. A few years ago, I splurged and bought myself a ticket for my 40th birthday. 207 more words


Diversity in Ballet

Many performing arts lovers shouted “Bravo!,” “Finally!” and “What Took So Long?” when American Ballet Theatre soloist Misty Copeland broke the oft-unspoken color barrier in the European-standards of ballet to become an international star. 502 more words