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‘Moonlight’ Filmmaker Barry Jenkins to Direct Film about Choreographer Alvin Ailey
June 4, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Jenkins will direct a film based on the life of choreographer Alvin Ailey. A spokesperson for Fox Searchlight on Monday confirmed that the studio is developing the project, ... read more »
Alvin Ailey Celebrates 60 Years of Dance
April 11, 2019
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre (AAADT) celebrates its 60th anniversary with a tour through the U.S., including its biennial return to the Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in downtown Los Angeles, ... read more »
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 60th Anniversary Celebration
March 20, 2019
For 10 tickets or more, call (213) 972-8555 or email mcgroupsales@musiccenter.org ... read more »
Ailey Troupe Marks 60 Years by Looking Back at its Founder
December 27, 2018
It was March 1958 when an African American dancer named Alvin Ailey, then making his living on the Broadway stage, gathered up a group of fellow dancers and presented a one-night show of his own works. ... read more »
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Inspire With New and Classic Work
April 26, 2018
Revelations  by Alvin Ailey is his classic American story about the Black experience in the South in the 1950’s and 60’s. The sections are historical and take us back to the Black churches of the South, to a people’s faith in God and a willingness to die for their devout beliefs.    ... read more »
This Week In Black History (January 4 – January 10)
January 10, 2018
This Week In Black History (January 4 – January 10) ... read more / view gallery »
Alvin Ailey American Dane Theatre Returns to the Music Center
March 7, 2017
The Music Center, L.A.’s performing arts destination, welcomes Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on March 8 – 12, 2017 as part of the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center 2016-2017 season at The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The company will perform three different programs during the five-day engagement. This engagement will include the West Coast premieres of Untitled America, r-Evolution, Dream., and Deep. All programs will also include Ailey’s must-see American masterpiece Revelations. Many of the works connect directly with the African American experience, a founding tenet of the company. ... read more »
This Week in Black History (December 17-24)
December 17, 2015
December 17   1991- Michael Jordan is named Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year.   December 18 1989- Ernest Dickerson wins the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematography for Spike Lee movie, ... read more »
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