© 2023 WFAE
90.7 Charlotte 93.7 Southern Pines 90.3 Hickory 106.1 Laurinburg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Wherever There Is Light / Dance Theatre Of Harlem

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Credit www.petergolden.com

In this two part show we first hear from an award-winning journalist and historian who has interviewed some of the world’s key leaders. Then we'll talk about the Dance Theatre of Harlem's Charlotte performance with the group's artistic director and others. 

Part 1
Peter Golden has written a new novel that contains, at its center, a little known historical fact about African-American Colleges of the 1940’s. We meet Golden to talk about his work as a historian and the real history behind Wherever There is Light.

Book Signing 
Park Road Books, Sat, Jan 23, 1:30pm http://www.parkroadbooks.com/event/author-signing-peter-golden-wherever-there-light

Peter Golden
- author of Wherever There Is Light, a novel. 

Part 2
We meet the artistic director of the storied Dance Theatre of Harlem. They’re in town to perform and an exhibition about the company is opening at the Harvey B.  Gantt

Tom Gabbard 
- president of Blumenthal Performing Arts

Virginia Johnson - artistic director of Dance Theatre of Harlem

David Taylor - CEO of The Harvey B. Gantt Center of African-American Arts and Culture

Stay Connected