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POBA Site Helps Preserve Legacies of Artists Lost to AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 28, 2014
The new online platform, POBA/Where the Arts Live, keeps alive the legacy of artists, some of whose early success was cut short in the early years of AIDS.

GMHC Holds Zumba Fundraiser at Chelsea Piers

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
On Sunday, July 27, Zumba Fitness teachers Richard Martinez and Eileen Bastien, will host for a second time the Zumba® Fitness AIDS Fundraiser to benefit GMHC.

Head to the Bronx for the BAAD!ASS Women Festival

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance is the place to be this month for the 2014 BAAD!ASS Women Festival, held March 8-29. This month-long festival of dance, theatre, video, poetry and performance features fierce women in the arts.

GMHC’s Keep on Dancin’ Pays Tribute to Mel Cheren

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Feb 14, 2014
Live it up with the music of the good old days when David Morales and Quentin Harris spin the hits at GMHC’s fundraiser Keep on Dancin’, in memory of Mel Cheren.

Critically Acclaimed ’Nutcracker Rouge’ Extended Through Jan 12

By EDGE | Friday Dec 20, 2013
Company XIV and The Saint At Large are announcing a one week extension for the critically acclaimed New York Premiere of "Nutcracker Rouge."

’Nutcracker Rouge’: Burlesque Treatment of Tchaikovsky Holiday Classic to Play Off-Bway

By EDGE | Thursday Nov 7, 2013
Company XIV and The Saint At Large proudly present the New York Premiere of "Nutcracker Rouge," conceived, directed and choreographed by Austin McCormick, with a script adapted and written by Jeff Takacs.

Dance Theatre of Harlem Returns to D.C.

By Doug Rule | Tuesday Oct 15, 2013
The professional troupe performs two mixed-repertory programs at Sidney Harman Hall as part of its first national tour since returning last year after an eight-year hiatus.

’Bearzerk’ Hits the Dance Floor

By Doug Rule | Friday Oct 11, 2013
’’They don’t have to bring in these higher-priced DJs and party promoters. We want something in our own city, and we want to build a brand and have a fun party once a month for everybody.’’

Alvin Ailey, Paul Taylor and More at 19th Fire Island Dance Festival

By EDGE | Thursday Jul 11, 2013
The most anticipated charity event of the season on Fire Island, returns July 19-21, 2013, for its 19th edition. More than 40 dancers from world-class dance companies will present a stunningly varied program spanning Broadway to ballet.

Ballroom Beats Bullying for Harlem Youth, To Benefit AIDS Walk

By Giovannah Philippeaux | Saturday Apr 13, 2013
GMHC’s new Step+Walk+Dance event helped prevent bullying among Harlem youth, while also raising funds for the upcoming AIDS Walk New York.