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In Defense of the Former Lincoln Theatre Building in Harlem

Written and copyright by Harri Heinila It was recently reported that the former Lincoln Theatre building at 58 West 135th Street, which has been the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church for the last decades, will be demolished for a new … Continue reading

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The Creators of The Lindy Hop: George ’Shorty’ Snowden and Mattie Purnell

Written (copyright) by Harri Heinila When the United States prepares to celebrate its independence day on July 4th, some of its most important cultural characters in the field of dance stay mostly unknown and uncelebrated. George Snowden, who was born … Continue reading

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