Arts & Entertainment


Jumatatu Poe keeping people in the know

In the vast landscape of pop culture, dance has and will always be a welcomed barometer.

Dianne McIntyre and six dance artists receive Doris Duke Artist Award

Harlem’s own Dianne McIntyre is named as one of the seven dance artists to receive the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s fifth annual Doris Duke Artist Award.

The need for speed: A trip to NASCAR

I’ve watched NASCAR races on TV many times and have learned over time that there is a lot more to it than just driving around in a circle for a few hours.

Beauty app news for you

With the age of technology moving so fast, keeping up with all the new beauty apps can get hectic.

Evening glamor: Soft, sexy and sophisticated

World-class women are devoted to the top designers and the fashions in their collections.

Legends who walk among you: The Veldt

Any given day on the Lower East Side, you can find members of The Veldt, a legendary Black psychedelic Brit Pop band who got their start and a major label record deal with Polygram in the ’80s.

Diddy and The Family are back

In 1993 an aspiring music executive established a label that would eventually lay the foundation of a movement that would literally have a global impact. Fashion, multimedia and food/beverage were a few of the industries that were influenced by the ...

The Duke is tops

To capture the majesty and influence of Duke Ellington’s music requires a yearlong activity, each day representing a tenth of his compositions, many of them immortal standards.

‘Captain America: Civil War’ is a conflict worth seeing!

Although nations around the world appreciate the brave heroics of the Avengers, the leaders from the international community become weary of the collateral loss of innocent lives and the massive property damage resulting from the super heroes’ otherwise effective crime-fighting ...

Emmy winner Joe Morton takes the stage as Dick Gregory

Joe Morton, who recently won an Emmy for his portrayal of Eli Pope on ABC’s “Scandal,” has returned to the New York stage, playing stand-up comedian and activist Dick Gregory in “Turn Me Loose”

DanceAfrica 2016: A celebration in movement, rhythm and spirit

This Memorial Day weekend, the 39th annual DanceAfrica celebration promises to fill the Brooklyn Academy of Music and its surrounding community with a dynamic display of dance, music, film, food, fashion and more as it has done since it was ...

Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook hosts book signing

Former U.S. Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook’s “Soul Sisters: Devotions for and from African American, Latina, and Asian Women” recently hosted a book release and signing event.

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Broadway Theater Tony Award nominees

This year has been, without question, the best year for actors, producers, directors and other theatrical professionals of color on Broadway.

Harlem EatUp! 2016

This year's Harlem EatUp! event bringing out some of the best and brightest from Uptown restaurant scene as well as some new flavors.

Horoscope: May 19 - May 25

Find out what that star say about what's in store for your future.