Meet Robert Battle

Meet Robert Battle, Artistic Director of The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre... an amazing dancer in his own right. 

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"I’m old enough to accept the responsibility that I’m an African American, a black artist OK, but a lot of my peers… 'I’m no black artist, I’m just an artist'.  You can go to 90% of the galleries in New York and you’ll never see a physical image of an African-American, unless you’re in Harlem.

 

JoeSam:  "In WW I and II and the Korean war no blacks were given medals of honor.  They were given to their white officers for the heroic deeds they did. "

Lorraine Hansberry

"Lorraine Hansberry's talent was even more exceptional given what she was able to do in the 1950s.  At a time when black writers were not being noticed, she was visionary, she was absolutely amazing.

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Blues for an Alabama Sky at LHT

 

The Lorraine Hansberry has undergone a renaissance of its own… so it seemed fitting … when host of The Bronze Report Barbara Rodgers  stopped by, Pearle Cleage’s play about the Harlem Renaissance was onstage…  Blues For an Alabama Sky.

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The red carpet was hot on opening night of the newly renovated, newly restored Howard Theatre in Washington DC. A homecoming for some… like Smokey, and Dionne Warwick.  They played there during its heyday, and what a long and storied time it was.

Jazz Singer Dianne Reeves

 

Four- time Grammy-award winning jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves is on The Bronze Report. The Bronze Report's Jan Mabry caught up with her backstage when Cal Performances presented her at Zellerbach Auditorium.

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