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Barry Jenkins is set to direct an Alvin Ailey biopic. The 39-year-old filmmaker — who is best known for his work on critically acclaimed LGBT-themed drama Moonlight in 2016 and Oscar-nominated 2018 film If Beale Street Could Talk — has signed on to helm the upcoming film about the iconic choreographer for Fox Searchlight. The project, which…

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is embracing it’s 41-year history with Atlanta by presenting six breathtaking Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performances at the Fabulous Fox Theatre Feb. 15 – 19, and offering a variety of activities as part of Ailey’s Destination Dance partnership initiative with the city during Black History Month. Formed at the cusp…

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s two-week spring engagement at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater kicked off with The Ailey Spirit Gala, a one-night-only benefit performance and party honoring the Ford Foundation on Wednesday, June 10. The second annual Ailey Spirit Gala benefit performance at showcased the world-renowned Ailey dancers in excerpts of Matthew Rushing’s ODETTA and in…

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Martin Luther King III and Andrea King, along with their daughter, Yolanda, visit with artistic director Robert Battle (and dancers) at the Fox Theatre following a performance of Alvin Ailey’s American masterpiece “Revelations” and the Atlanta premiere of Matthew Rushing’s ODETTA, a tribute to the legendary singer and activist known as the “voice of the…

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Former “Real World: San Francisco” star and HIV/AIDS Activist Sean Sasser passed away at the age of 44. According to MTV News, Sasser’s friend and fellow “Real World” cast mate Judd Winick made a predictive announcement  of Sasser’s death on Tuesday via his Twitter page.   Our friend Sean Sasser has died. Our love goes…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo Mother’s Day is meant to celebrate mothers and motherhood but actress and comedienne, Kym Whitley knows that it truly takes a village to raise a child. On her new docu-series, Raising Whitley, she shares her humorous and emotional journey through motherhood with the support of family and…

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  Often overlooked in the fight for justice and equality in our country have been members of the LBGT community and the contributions made in helping many of the gains that were realized to come to fruition. Due to a strong homophobic undercurrent coursing through America, and most particularly in the African American community, many…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents:  On the “A” w/Souleo It’s easy to forget that pop music simply refers to what is popular at the moment, whether it’s disco, rock ‘n’ roll or most recently, hip-hop and dance music. SESAC, the nation’s fastest growing performing rights organization, honored those who have made an impact in the pop…

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