The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater opened the winter season in high style this week with its annual gala. The evening honored Ailey Chairman of the Board Joan Weill for her ten years of service and commitment to the African American arts institution. The legendary Artistic Director Judith Jamison, BET's Debra Lee, Studio Museum of Harlem's Thelma Golden, author and screenwriter Susan Fales-Hill (left), Alfre Woodard, Robin Roberts, and ESSENCE's own Susan Taylor were among attendees who turned out to celebrate the inspiring "Revelations at 50." Ailey also raised a whopping $2.7 million for Youth Arts. Check out the movers and shakers...

Zandile Blay
Dec, 02, 2010

susan_falles_hill_web.jpg The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater opened the winter season in high style this week with its annual gala. The evening honored Ailey Chairman of the Board Joan Weill for her ten years of service and commitment to the African American arts institution. The legendary Artistic Director Judith Jamison, BET's Debra Lee, Studio Museum of Harlem's Thelma Golden, author and screenwriter Susan Fales-Hill (left), Alfre Woodard, Robin Roberts, and ESSENCE's own Susan Taylor were among attendees who turned out to celebrate the inspiring "Revelations at 50." Ailey also raised a whopping $2.7 million for Youth Arts. Check out the movers and shakers...