To coincide with a new website outlining Sylvester Stein’s interesting life, the Nononsense Press republishes his third novel, written in the early ’60s and called, ‘What the World Owes Me by Mary Bowes.’
They have organised this fashion show for so many years that no one remembers exactly when – or even why – it all began. Beautifully filmed and acted. Watch The Swenkas, and you might just weep.
Friend and photographer to the immortals of jazz, Herman Leonard is the daddy of jazz photography.
In 1955, he became the first African-American male dancer to become a permanent member of a major ballet company, in his case, the School of American Ballet. In 1969, Arthur Mitchell co-founded the Dance Theatre of Harlem.