Patrons of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) rooted for the State University of New York to keep the facility fully functioning; they may have gotten their wish.
Forty-six years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn.
Comedy has many approaches and subjects—leaders, governments, things we don’t understand. In the vein of the latter, I suppose it is understandable to pick on religion.
13 city officials received certificates from the Urban Justice Center on the steps of City Hall in Manhattan on Thursday, April 3. These council members received passing grades from the annual New York City Council Human Rights Report Card.
Recently, New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) residents, community leaders and elected officials gathered on the steps of City Hall to announce a new report addressing how badly some NYCHA locations have recovered since Hurricane Sandy.
“This is a journey that if I had probably mapped it out, I probably would not have believed it would manifest itself in this way,” said Dr. John L. Graham on Wednesday, as he sat in his office overlooking Harlem.
Once again the Supreme Court has delivered a devastating blow to our democratic rights by striking down any limitations on campaign contributions.
“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker tied the knot in a “Coming to America”-themed ceremony on April 4 at Le Fais Do-Do in Atlanta.
When the trumpeter Roy Hargrove first visited New York City in the 1980s, he was a teenaged young lion who was already impressing his elders.
Rocio Molina and Rosario Guerrero, aka “La Tremendita,” in “Afectos” at the Baryshnikov Arts Center (March 20) were fiery! Molina’s speedy feet, Guerrero’s spellbinding voice and Pablo Martin’s skillfulness on the standup bass was a great recipe.
For their New York season at the Joyce Theatre, the Alonzo King LINES Ballet offered the New York premiere of “Constellations” (2012), a melding of opera, lights and dance.
The Ailey family is mourning the passing of one of the giants of the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Calvin Hunt, remembered by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Ailey Board of Trustees as “our beloved senior director of performance and production.”
Legendary South African trumpeter and vocalist Hugh Masekela is celebrating his 75th birthday with a blowout tour, including two nights at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater with Masekela’s close friends Paul Simon and Harry Belafonte.
Almost 20 years after the New York City-based, dark, underground hip-hop duo Mobb Deep released their sophomore full-length album, “The Infamous,” the group is taking a full circle approach to their 2014 album, “The Infamous Mobb Deep.”
James Baldwin would have been 90 this year, and he does, indeed, live on. “The Year of James Baldwin,” a festival spanning 14 months at various venues, is packed with programming celebrating his treasured gifts to us.
“Those who can’t, teach; and those who can, do.” So goes the antiquated notion that is often applied to the arts.
Harlem Commonwealth Counsel (HCC) will start its five-week production assistant and digital production trainee program this week.
To begin with, you’ve got Lorraine Hansberry’s great work, a Tony Award-winning play that became the first play written by a Black woman to premiere on Broadway.
“A Raisin in the Sun” is superb! This production is powerful! There is such raw, real and passionate emotion. Lorraine Hansberry truly gave life to the struggles of Black families and the relationship dynamics that exist in the Black family.
A judge in Jamaica recently ruled that the country’s homeless LGBT youths, thrown out of their homes by relatives, have the right to live in sewers and gullies, published reports say.