Arts & Entertainment


Fort Lauderdale food shout-outs

I did manage to make it out of town for a week in Fort Lauderdale this summer. The trip was work-related so there was no kicking back, but I managed to squeeze in some good food that is worth a ...

Talking SCHOP! Summer’s almost over? Get outta here!

Greetings! I’m writing to you “live” from the beaches of Ocean Bay Park, Fire Island.

2015’s most and least affordable US travel destinations

I normally don’t think of, or consult, banking institutions when deciding where to embark upon a travel sojourn.

Fall’s bits and pieces

Fall fashions are showing in a variety of ways. Hair and makeup, as well as the clothes, complete the total look. Emily Saunders, a New York City designer born to British parents, presents the best of both worlds.

Kids rock for back-to-school

Even though Haddad Brands, a leading children’s apparel and accessories company, focused on top brands such as Nike, Nike SB and Jordan...

Akwaaba Mansion hosts traditional Naija wedding

Aug. 23, a beautiful summer Sunday afternoon, Brooklyn’s Akwaaba Mansion was the exquisite venue for a traditional American and Nigerian wedding.

Percussion Discussion in concert

It is rare in these parts for a jazz ensemble to have a concert date on the heels of the release of its latest recording.

An exhibition of Haitian art at Kenkeleba House

From Aug. 19 through Sept. 19, the Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba is pleased to present “Energie Nouvelle,” an exhibition of artwork by 53 artists of Haitian descent. This project is hosted by the Consulate General of Haiti in New ...

HARLEM WEEK: Harlem Day 2015

Harlem Week began 41 years ago as Harlem Day, and Sunday, Aug. 16 marked the 41st Harlem Day, taking place on 135th Street from St. Nicholas Avenue to Fifth Avenue,

Tracy Morgan marries fiancee

Comedian Tracy Morgan wed his longtime girlfriend, Megan Wollover, in an intimate ceremony Aug. 23.

Yasiin Bey releases surprise single

Hip-hop star and accomplished rapper Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) released a surprise single, “Basquiat Ghostwriter.”

What’s next for Mike Epps

There are many solid reasons to add Starz to your viewing slate.

Ex-girlfriend, former friend speak out on abuse at hands of Dr. Dre

“Straight Outta Compton,” the hip-hop biopic based on the life and careers of the members of ’90s rap group N.W.A., has experienced box office success, grossing $60.2 million in its first week.

Free Harlem community gardens tour Aug. 29

Saturday, Aug. 29, Harlem’s community gardeners will invite the public to share in the 10th anniversary tour of Harlem’s miraculous, community-centered grassroots-developed green oases.

Over the moon for Misty Copeland in ‘On the Town’

In the lead up to Misty Copeland’s Aug. 25 debut in the Broadway musical “On the Town” at the Lyric Theatre, anticipation-inducing announcements of her limited engagement were everywhere.