Now in its 15th year, the DC JazzFest offers 150 performances in 40 different venues over a 16 day June blitz from the 1st to the 16th for every possible taste and pocketbook from pricey headliners and $40 valet parking for the well-heeled aficionado at The Anthem; to tribute concerts in partnership with The Kennedy Center; and Jazz in the ‘Hoods with citywide partnerships in 20+ neighborhoods including a FREE Chuck Brown … Read the rest
For those of you debating the price of attending the historic Tropicana Cabaret, get over your fear of flying!
Forget Las Vegas which it is often compared to, for what you get instead is a grand ballroom sized stage and three decks of dancers on three … Read the rest
On a weekend celebrating the Puerto Rican Pride Parade in New York City, GALA Hispanic Theater hosted a hot Nuyorican dance troupe that put on their stilettos and killed some cockroaches!
The Sassy off-Broadway Puerto Rican musical that blends dance and drama, premiers as the closing show … Read the rest
Kyaunnee Richardson once again filled the soaring Lincoln presidential suite of Trump International Hotel with her angelic rendition of “ESTHER SWEET ESTHER”, an operetta by Jeremiah & Wendy Ginsberg that took another step to the Great White Way!
“The road to Broadway begins tonight”, said Wendy Ginsberg after a … Read the rest
According to Holly Bass a trend-setting performance and visual artist, there is a new and exciting genre on the local arts scene called “Performance Dance’, where the message is as important as the movement.
Last weekend at Dance Place, MK Abadoo, and Vaughan Ryan Midder rolled out a reimagined Spike Lee Joint called “Wake Up!”… Read the rest
Center Stage closes out its 2017-2018 Season with SOUL The Stax Musical. This musical is inspired by the story of Stax Records and the rise of iconic artists such as Otis Redding, The Staple Singers, Isaac Hayes, Booker T. & The MG’s, Rufus and Carla Thomas, David Porter, Wilson Pickett, Johnnie Taylor, and Eddie Floyd and the old Memphis ‘Hot Buttered’ soul music that helped to create the very foundation of American … Read the rest
Brian Culbertson kicked off his 50 city, 70 performance, 3 month long “COLORS OF LOVE” tour in Reading, PA as the opening act of the 10 day 28th Annual Berks Jazz Festival.
Paying tribute to his wife Michelle with a solo piece called … Read the rest
During the days of segregation when even Jewish merchants weren’t welcome in downtown St. Petersburg, 22nd Avenue and 9th Street was the entertainment ‘Hotspot’ of Black St. Pete! Today, the Creole Café is the anchor of the community and brings a spicy mix of authentic New Orleans cuisine and an affordable gospel jazz brunch … Read the rest
The 28th Annual Berks Jazz Festival in my humble Home Town of Reading, PA., will be kicked off by Bob Baldwin pianist and composer with over more than two decades of Bona Fides as one of the chief progenitors of true urban jazz, will lead the headline New Urban Jazz Party to kick off the Berks Jazz Festival on March 31st. The New Urban Jazz Party will feature Walter Beasley, Marion Meadows… Read the rest