a week of celebration activities with the big show, the soon-to-be named
Tap Extravaganza® honoring The Copasetics. The word copasetic was coined by Bill Robinson.
The definition - "very satisfactory" - Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary.
Becomes a week of Gala Events: May 21 - May 26, 1990
Celebrate Bill Bojangles Robinsons Birthday and the Art of Tap
The Cast of Extraordinary Talend Looks Like This:
to the Copsetics at Julia Richmond H.S., 67th St. and 2nd Ave. 8pm-$10
May 25 - National Tap Dance Day:
Copasetic Buster Brown will perform at Boys Harbor School, 1 East 104th St., 4:30-5:30pm - free admission.
May 26: At Woodpeckers Tap Dance Center & InterArts Space
Open rehearsal by The American Tap Dance Orchestra from 2-4pm, voluntary donation.
Premier Screening of Essentials of Tap a 6 1/2 minute videotape featuring Charles Cookie Cook, Brenda Bufalino and Kevin Ramsey of Black and Blue free admission.
Jazz Tap Jam all tappers welcom, amateur and professional... 8-9pm jammin 101 for beginners, from 9-Midnight all tappers and spectators. $5 with shoes, $8 without. Live jazz music... musicians welcom to jam as well.
May 27 - The Cat Club