Tyrone Aiken http://kcur.org en Kansas City Friends Of Alvin Ailey Seeks National Stage In 30th Year http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-friends-alvin-ailey-seeks-national-stage-30th-year <p>It was 30 years ago this year that <a href="http://www.kcfaa.org/">Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey</a> was created as a second home for the New York-based <a href="http://www.alvinailey.org/">Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater</a>, a modern dance company founded in 1958.</p><p>To mark this milestone, the Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation on Friday issued a challenge grant. At $375,000, it’s the largest grant in the history of the Friends of Alvin Ailey.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:55:48 +0000 Laura Spencer 49928 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Friends Of Alvin Ailey Seeks National Stage In 30th Year [VIDEO] Dance Is The Catalyst For AileyCamp http://kcur.org/post/video-dance-catalyst-aileycamp <p></p><p></p><p>Alvin Ailey was an African American choreographer who founded the <a href="http://www.alvinailey.org/">Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater</a> in New York City. For the past 25 years, <a href="http://www.kcfaa.org/">Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey</a> have held <a href="http://www.kcfaa.org/education-programs/aileycamp/">AileyCamp</a>, a month-long session for junior high-age students, to honor Ailey's work.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Julie Denesha 38615 at http://kcur.org [VIDEO] Dance Is The Catalyst For AileyCamp