A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from September 09, 2006
Fall for Dance Festival (NY City Center)

The NY City Center’s “Fall for Dance Festival” began in 2004. The 2006 festival promises 10 performances, 6 unique programs, and 30 companies on 1 stage.


Fall for Dance Festival
Sep 28—Oct 08, 2006
New York City Center Fall for Dance Festival

For 10 exhilarating days, feel the rush…the exuberance…the sheer joy that is dance – from New York City, across the country, and around the globe! Experience the world-famous alongside the cutting-edge, treasured favorites surrounded by undiscovered gems. This year, Fall for Dance offers 4 additional performances including two matinees. Five companies appear in each performance, offering four repeated programs and two one-night-only programs, expanding the Festival from six to ten nights. So bring your family, grab your friends – join us, and celebrate dance!


New York City Center’s History

New York City Center, with its unique neo-Moorish facade, was built in 1923 as a meeting hall for the members of the Ancient Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. After it had reverted to City ownership, the building was saved from destruction by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia and City Council President Newbold Morris, who created Manhattan’s first performing arts center: a 2,750-seat New York home for the best of theater, music, and dance.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityHolidays/Events/Parades • (0) Comments • Saturday, September 09, 2006 • Permalink