Ailey II in France

Alvin Ailey arrives in France with a marvelous series of dance pieces, representing African-American culture across bodies, music, languages. ISSUES • Performance, Dance PLACE • Maison de la Danse, Lyon, France DATE • 13 to 18 May, 2019 ORGANIZATION • The Alvin Ailey Dance Theater ISSUES • Performance, Dance PLACE •...

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Ailey II in Barcelona

The world famous dance company from New York arrives in Spain offering a special set of its performances, communicating across bodies, languages and cultures. SUBJECTS • Dance VENUES • Centre Cultural Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain DATES • 10-11 May, 2019 SPONSORS • Ailey II/Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble and Alvin Ailey Dance Theater....

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Alvin Ailey 2019 Tour Begins

The renowned and celebrated dance company has made available its program for this year’s world tour across stages, cities, nations.Genre: Performance, Dance Venue: Worldwide tour starts in New York City, USA. For other locations and dates, see the schedule. Time: February 1 2019 till September 22 2019 Sponsors: Alvin Ailey American Dance...

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Ailey II 2019 World Tour

The renowned dance company has provided the year’s program for its accompanying ensemble, offering rigorous and engaging shows, dance, choreography.Genre: Performance, Dance. Venues: Worldwide 2019 tour including stops in the United States, France, Germany, and Spain. For locations and dates, see the schedule. Time: January 15 2019 till May...

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‘Creed II’

Steven Caple Jr’s sequel to a branching from the ‘Rocky’ movies brings to the screen beloved characters and actors, their grudges, grimaces, bruises, trials, victories. Genre: Film, Sequel. Venue: United States and Worldwide Release. Date:  November 21, 2018. Primary Creators/Distributors: Steven Caple Jr (director), Sylvester Stallone (co-writer and co-producer), and MGM. Primary Actors:...

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Jason Moran Exhibit

Jason Moran combines music, film, archival images, historical account in his meditation on an African-American infantry in WWI France.  Genre: Music, Film, Performance, Viewing. Venue: Barbican Centre, London, England. Time: October 30 2018. Curators & Sponsors: Part of the Barbican’s 2018 Season, The Art of Change. Produced by the Barbican in association with...

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‘A Star is Born’

In his directorial debut, Bradley Cooper remakes the film standard, starring himself and Lady Gaga in performances that are disarming, mesmerizing, persuasive. Genre: Film, Remake, Adaptation (from short story). Venue: United States and Worldwide Release. Date:  October 5, 2018. Primary Creators/Distributors: Bradley Cooper (director, co-writer, co-producer) and Warner Bros Pictures. Primary Actors:...

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‘BlacKK-Klansman’

Spike Lee adds to his significant work as influential director and social commentator with a feature that is unafraid, wry, startling. Genre: Film, Adaptation (from Memoir). Venue: United States and Worldwide Release. Date:  August 10, 2018. Primary Creators/Distributors: Spike Lee (director, co-writer, co-producer) and Focus Features. Description:  Spike Lee presents a significant addition to...

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‘The Foreigner’s Home’

The venue is a museum, the medium is film, the exploratory mode is that of Toni Morrison, literary, perceptive, prescient. Genre: Film, Viewing Venue: Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, USA Time:  April 28, 2018, 2pm Sponsors: Brooklyn Academy of Music. Curators: Part of a BAMcinématek Series, New Voices in Black Cinema. Artists &...

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‘Sorry To Bother You’

Boots Riley directs one of the most incisive and thought-expanding critiques of capitalism in recent years, ample, experimental, caustic, visionary. Genre: Film. Venue: United States and Worldwide Release. Date:  January 20, 2018. Primary Creators/Distributors: Boots Riley (director, writer) and Annapurna Pictures. Description:  In a mesmerizing directorial debut, Boots Riley crafts a film that wills...

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