Posts Tagged: dance

Alvin Ailey

Alvin Ailey Dancers Protest for Better Wages

Alvin Ailey Dancers Protest for better wages.  What??  yep the dancers of the legendary Alvin Ailey Dance Troop are not happy with their current compensation.  They say they are paid 35% less than other dance companies.  These dancers who perform in some 200 performances are protesting and are boycotting performances.  What they do is hard… Read more »

Alicia Keys will produce a biopic of choreographer Alvin Ailey

Alicia Keys will Produce a Biopic of Choreographer Alvin Ailey

Alicia Keys will produce a biopic of choreographer Alvin Ailey. The Ailey Organization is in full support. Alvin Ailey founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York back in 1958 and brought modern dance to the forefront of culture. He passed away at the age of 58, and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom… Read more »

Rihanna made history and turned 30 at about the same time

Rihanna Made History and Turned 30 at About the Same Time

Rihanna made history and turned 30 at about the same time. Rihanna turned 30 yesterday and celebrated a small scale with family. She also made some history. She’s the first artist in history to get eight number one songs from one album on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart. “Consideration” is now her 33rd overall number one… Read more »