Choreographer Chloe Arnold brings passion to tap dancing

Washington, D.C. native Chloe Arnold is one of the more accomplished dancers in the business. She’s become one of the more renowned tap dancers in the world, establishing Chloe & Maud Productions with her sister and releasing her own instructional dance DVD.

Savion Glover Headlines the Blue Note Jazz Festival in New York: Photos

Witnessing Savion Glover in action is like watching genius at work. The acclaimed tap dancer was the headliner for the 2012 Blue Note Jazz Fest. On Wednesday, June 14, Glover performed in front of a packed audience at the historic Blue Note Jazz Club. Backed by a four-man band that included a drummer, saxophonist, bass […]

Happy Feet Two Delivers a Message Every Kid (Even the Grown Ones) Should Hear

“If you want it, you must will it. If you will it, it will be yours.” Though I loved the overall message of Happy Feet Two, I found a couple of serious glitches in this energetic and well-meaning sequel to an Academy Award-winning predecessor. Let’s just go ahead and get the criticism out of the […]

The Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival Aims to Keep Jazz Alive

Walking down the street of most metropolitan cities, you are more likely to hear the sounds of hip-hop, pop or dance music blaring out of venues.  But from May 9-15, the only sounds that emanated from the iconic Harlem cultural organizations of the Apollo Theater, Harlem Stage and Jazzmobile was jazz. The occasion marked the inaugural […]