May, 2008

> Hoofers’ House
> Hosted by Jason Samuels Smith
> Featuring DJ Reborn
> Live Visuals by Rashaad Newsome
> Friday, May 23, 8pm
> Co-Presented with The Studio Museum in Harlem
> Curated by Rashida Bumbray
> Hoofers’ House is an ongoing quarterly series where some of the
> best of New York City’s rhythm tap community come together to share
> and showcase their moves. Among the most unique and cutting edge tap
> jam sessions in the city, Hoofers’ House has been
> propelling a rejuvenation of the genre for the last several years
> with the addition of live and electronic music and projected
> visuals. Prominent past participants who have graced the floor
> include figures such as Fayard Nicholas, Jimmy Slyde, Tina Pratt,
> Jason Bernard and Ayodele Casel. So come enjoy the show or bring
> your shoes and join the jam!
> This program is made possible with generous support from Altria Group,
> Inc., The Harkness Foundation for Dance, The Jerome Robbins
> Foundation, the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, and with public funds from
> the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York
> State Council on the Arts, a state agency.
> Photographer: Ray Llanos
> For more information about all
> Kitchen events, visit
> The Kitchen is located
> at 512 West 19th Street between 10th and 11th
> Avenues.
> Subway: A, C, E to 14th Street; 1 to 18th Street;
> L to 8th Avenue