A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from July 06, 2006
New York City Tap Festival
New York CIty has held a tap festival since 2001. Some say that tap dancing was born here, many years ago.

http://www.atdf.org/tapcity_2006/tapcity2006_performances.htm

Tony Waag's
TAP CITY

New York City Tap Festival
July 8TH-22ND -- New York City

PERFORMANCES Tuesday, July 11 — Saturday, July 22, 2006

Once again, the Mayor of Tap City Tony Waag brings together an international cast of legendary tap dance veterans, cutting edge soloists, contemporary ensembles, and the hottest new hoofers on the scene today, in honor of America's most virtuosic and entertaining art form. Celebrating its 6th year anniversary, Tap City creates a rich and diverse kaleidoscope of tap artists and a unique variety of styles, rhythms and musical feet.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityHolidays/Events/Parades • (0) Comments • Thursday, July 06, 2006 • Permalink