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The 16th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Awards Honoring Poet Sonia Sanchez 2017 by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino

The 16th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Awards Ceremony, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Harlem, New York, June 29, 2017. This year’s honoree is Professor Sonia Sanchez, renowned poet, … Continue reading

June 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Performing Arts Hall of Fame, Lincoln Center Induction Ceremony & Gala 2017: Leontyne Price, Louis Armstrong, Plácido Domingo Among Inductees by Lisa Pacino

The Performing Arts Hall of Fame at Lincoln Center Induction Ceremony and Gala, Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage, New York, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Leontyne Price, Louis Armstrong (deceased … Continue reading

June 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

PORGY & BESS New Production Set For Metropolitan Opera 2019-2020 Season by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess will be a part of the Metropolitan Opera’s 2019-2020 season. Grammy Award winning operatic bass-baritone Eric Owens is cast to star and Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher … Continue reading

May 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Metropolitan Opera 50th Anniversary Star Studded Gala 2016-2017 Season by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino

On September 16, 1966, the Metropolitan Opera opened its doors for the first time in its new home at Lincoln Center with the world premiere of Samuel Barber’s Antony and … Continue reading

May 3, 2017 · 1 Comment

“Hi there, remember me? I opened you, you know.” —Leontyne Price, The Metropolitan Opera 50th Anniversary Gala by Lisa Pacino

“Hi there, remember me? I opened you, you know.” —soprano Leontyne Price, interview, Maryland, 2017. Ms. Price is now 90 years old. The Metropolitan Opera 50th Anniversary Gala, Lincoln Center, New … Continue reading

May 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

HARRY BELAFONTE Honored at NAN Gala With Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson, Martin Luther King III, Gov. Cuomo & More by Lisa Pacino

Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN) held its annual star-studded Keepers of the Dream awards gala honoring legend Harry Belafonte, Sheraton Ballroom, New York, April 26, 2017. Hosted by NAN’s … Continue reading

May 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison’s THE BLUEST EYE stage adaption by Lydia R. Diamond by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino

The Guthrie Theater’s production of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye, adapted by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz opened Friday, April 28, 2017 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Playwright … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · Leave a comment