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Expression: A Panel Discussion

Carnegie Hall | Zankel Hall

Maya Angelou
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Gwen Ifill
Judith Jamison
Portia Maultsby
Arthur Mitchell
Dance Theatre of Harlem School and Ensemble
Balm in Gilead
Choreography: Arthur Mitchell
Music: Traditional Spiritual (performed by Jessye Norman)

Inspired by a Dream (Port de Bras Rap)
Choreography: Robert Garland
Music: Soweto String Quartet, Scott Joplin (Arthur Mitchell, Quotes)
Port de Bras Rap: Developed by Endalyn Taylor

Firebird (solo)
Choreography: John Taras
Music: Igor Stravinsky

The Greatest
Choreography: Arthur Mitchell
Music: Michael Masser and Linda Creed
A discussion of the history of African American performing arts and its role in social and political change. The event will also include a performance by the Dance Theatre of Harlem School and Ensemble.
Sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP
Major funding for Honor! A Celebration of the African American Cultural Legacy has been provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, The Alice Tully Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation's New York City Cultural Innovation Fund, Howard University, and the A. L. and Jennie L. Luria Foundation.

The opening performance of Honor! is sponsored by Bank of America.

Honor! is made possible, in part, by public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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