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December 2018 Dance Calendar

December is packed with rewarding performances, beginning with the award-winning womyn of the Skeleton Architecture collective at Danspace Project, Dec. 6 to Dec. 8.

Ailey celebrates milestone 60th anniversary season

This season, the internationally famous, critically acclaimed and universally embraced Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater marks a milestone.

‘School Girls’ is powerful, fun theater

Ghanaian-American writer Jocelyn Bioh has created a powerful, funny, touching story in “School Girls: Or, The African Mean Girls Play.”

‘American Son’ will leave you stunned, moved and changed

Black mothers, hug your sons and hold them close. Keep them safe by letting them know there’s a way to behave if pulled over by the police

‘Fantastic Beasts’ a fantastic choice this holiday season

Author J.K. Rowling was a single mother living on England’s version of public assistance, rejected by every major publishing company in the world and nearly at the end of her proverbial...

‘Eve’s Song’ is wrenching theater

“Eve’s Song” takes you to the ancestors and shares the struggles that Black women face. Playwright Patricia Ione Lloyd paints a picture that states that the first woman in existence was a Black woman named Eve and that is who ...

‘Dot’ lovingly deals with the Alzheimer’s issue in the Black community

You only have until Nov. 18 to experience “Dot” at the Billie Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn, so please pick up tickets as soon as you can!

‘Fireflies’ illuminates with powerful performances thru Nov. 11

“Fireflies” is playing at the Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater

November 2018 Dance Calendar

The indigenous and non-indigenous artists of Marrugeku, the Australian dance theater ensemble, will premiere “Cut the Sky" as part of Peak Performances.

Ailey celebrates 60th anniversary by nurturing new talent

Sixty years in the life of any company is an accomplishment, but in the life of a Black dance company, it is a triumph against tremendous odds.

Ailey celebrates 60th anniversary by nurturing new talent

Sixty years in the life of any company is an accomplishment, but in the life of a Black dance company, it is a triumph against tremendous odds, especially when that company first came into existence during the racial unrest characterized ...

‘Separate and Equal’ is powerful, must-see theater

“Separate and Equal” is a very powerful, beautifully executed piece of theater presented by the University of Alabama in partnership with the Birmingham Metro NAACP and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

Chesney Snow shares poignant personal story in ‘The Unwritten Law’

You don’t ever really know a person’s full story, unless they have the strength to choose to share it. Such is the case with Chesney Snow, who, with Rebecca Arends, has written “The Unwritten Law.”

Arthur Mitchell: The man and his legacy

Arthur Mitchell, the internationally recognized dancer, artistic director, choreographer, educator and visionary, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, after a long illness. He was 84 years old.

‘Separate and Equal’ is powerful, must-see theater

“Separate and Equal” is a very powerful, beautifully executed piece of theater presented by the University of Alabama in partnership with the Birmingham Metro NAACP and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

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