Guests will be Novella Nelson, Melvin van Peebles, Susan Taylor, Barbara Montgomery, Phylicia Rashād and more. Take part in our contest to win 2 exclusive invitations to Woodie King Jr.’s Gala! …
“Preserve the utmost freedom for dream of beauty, creative art, and joy of living.” W.E.B. DuBois Where there is true freedom, there is creative art. Without continuous creation, without recreation there is no life. Art has supported life, from the … Read More
Your work fascinates me, Laurence, because it is so strong in history. It brings what was into now, but that history is not always appreciated.
“Your reading is dead on, Barbara. The reason why I’m interested in African American history is because our tales are not told. I was just talking on the phone with a friend and we were amazed that Prince and Michael Jackson coexisted at the same time, doing all of the fantastic music and creating music at the same time. Our artistry and our stories are always being separated out.”
Sunday, June 26, 2016 2pm to 5:30pm Trump Place 220 Riverside Boulevard (enter West 70th Street) The Gala will be honoring Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles, two of many actors and directors who have worked at the New Federal … Read More
Gilbert Lewis was a powerful presence on stage, in film and TV. His chameleon talents made him the quintessential Troy Maxson in August Wilson’s FENCES, the dapper and debonair hustler Shevvy in Barry Shear’s 1972’s black classic film Across 110th … Read More
Through June 28, 2015 The Castillo Theater 543 West 42nd Street Manhattan Director Woodie King has brought Black activist Amiri Baraka’s final play to the stage. The Most Dangerous Man in America (W.E.B. Du Bois) is a story set in … Read More