Thursday, October 27, 2011

☞ READ: The Bessie Awards Move to the Apollo

The New York Times reports that the dance awards named after Bessie Schonberg made a notable move from the standard downtown venue and were presented at the Apollo this year on Monday.  Over 1,400 guests gathered to celebrate the dance world's independent spirit which honored achievements in categories ranging from ballet to tap. The Harlem School of the Arts students were on hand for the night and provided the only performance piece for the evening which was also hosted by Bebe Neuwirth. A theme of diversity was the focus of the night and moving the ceremony uptown for this year appears to have been the appropriate choice.  Read more in the Times: LINK

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