The Legend of Yauna is a Hero’s Tale Fusing Music, Song and Ultimately Encourages Us to Lose Our Ego Q&A with Director Maija Garcia

Recently my editor, Carlton Jones and I were fortunate to attend an inspiring performance and tale at BAM entitled, THE LEGEND OF YAUNA. Not entirely sure what we were about to witness, our eyes and spirit were awakened by the fusion of music, dance, song and storytelling that were presented by a multi-generational and talented […] Click to read more »

David Henry Hwang’s, “KUNG FU” Effectively Stages and Choreographs the Life of Bruce Lee and His American Dream By Steve V. Rodriguez

David Henry Hwang’s new off-Broadway show entitled, KUNG FU, is a rare look at the iconic Bruce Lee and his history,  from troubled youth, martial arts instructor, husband, father and living out his American dream of making it in Hollywood. Through an effective usage of dream-like visits from his dead father,  mixed with  well crafted […] Click to read more »

Enter to Win a Pair of Tickets to see Latin/Dance sensation, Los Amigos Invisibles, August 8th on a Luxury Yacht along the Hudson River of NYC

On August 8th, you have the chance to sail on a luxury Yacht along the Hudson River of New York and see Progressive Pulse favorite band, Los Amigos Invisible. Fresh off of their current album, “Repeat After Me”, that dropped earlier this year (Read our Review Here), Los Amigos Invisible promises to literally rock the […] Click to read more »

Q&A with hot new British dance artist, Bright Light, Bright Light

PROGRESSIVE PULSE: Do you go by Bright Light, Bright Light, Rod Thomas or both? How did the name come about?? BLBL: Well Rod to my friends! Musically now, Bright Light Bright Light. It’s a quote from Gremlins, one of my favourite films. I wanted to find a moniker that suggested something shiny and pop, that […] Click to read more »

Choreographer Jermaine Browne discusses instinct, dance, style and fashion this Spring

Choreographer, Jermaine Browne has worked with Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aquilera and with the Victoria Secret fashion shows on tv to name a few. More recently he has collaborated with fashion designers like Rachel Roy, Louis Vuitton and Dominic Louis to bring their respective collections to life in video and live presentations. His current dance workshops […] Click to read more »

Mestranda Edna Lima chats about Capoeira during Black History Month and Carnival

Mestranda Edna Lima became the first female Mestra in 1981 for Capoeira as well as receiving her Black Belt in Karate. She has gone on to develop her school in New York named after the style of Capoeira she practices, ABADÁ Capoeira. During Black History Month, Lima put together a series of workshops that concluded with […] Click to read more »

“The Legendary Project” is El Museo Del Barrio’s First Ever Gay Pride Celebration in NYC!

El Museo del Barrio presents its first-ever NYC Gay Pride celebration event, The Legendary Project, a staged modern dance performance by contemporary choreographer and director, Ferdinand De Jesus, based on the spoken word/music collaborations of Nuyorican poet, Emanuel Xavier and producer El David. Through dance and movement, The Legendary Project celebrates our very own Latino […] Click to read more »