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LIVE STREAM: Rolling Loud Festival

Rolling Loud Festival is a multi-day music event that is now the largest hip hop festival in the world.

‘Too Hot to Handel!’ Washington Heights orchestra brings modern twist to ‘Messiah’

Too many still think of classical music as something that “other” people do. Chris Whittaker, conductor of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, is attempting to change that.

‘Blood Brothers’ is about brotherhood—and love

Trey Songz was recently in town to promote his starring role in the new indie film “Blood Brothers.”

Earl Sweatshirt releases long-awaited third album ‘Some Rap Songs’

The long-awaited third album from the reluctant rap icon Earl Sweatshirt, born Thebe Kgositsile, has emerged as a somewhat docile, Shakespearean overture.

Mackey Twins Art Gallery seeks to expand presence of Black artists, collectors

The identical twin sisters started out as collectors themselves, finding a way to purchase art by people of color on meager teacher salaries.

‘Steppin’ Out With Ben Vereen’—A sensational evening!

Vereen definitely had the audience in the palm of his hand, and it was a wonderful place to be.

Jazz Notes: Charles Lloyd at 80, Harlem Stage, Ray Chew, ‘Green Book’

The saxophonist/flutist and composer Charles Lloyd is one of our iconic elders.

Harlem goings-on

There is much to celebrate in Harlem this month.

Talking SCHOP! CBD at the JBF?

The renowned and revered culinary establishment, The James Beard Foundation (@beardfoundation), recently had its first CBD-infused dinner and I was there for all of it!

African safaris off the radar

Africa has an embarrassment of riches for wildlife adventures. You have myriad options when you’re ready to explore the continent. Need some ideas? Start here.

Rolling Loud Festival set for Dec. 14-15

The Rolling Loud Festival at the Banc of California Stadium Grounds & Exposition Park on December 14 and 15.

Handbags take the spotlight for spring 2019

Her goal was to create a spring ’19 collection with no-nonsense high style. It’s exactly what Staud achieved with her spring ’19 collection, presented at a lovely luncheon at Lauree for New York Fashion Week.

Holiday shopping ideas in Harlem and The Brooklyn Museum

Christmas is right around the corner, and it’s helpful to know about some places to shop on the way home! At SoHarlem, located at 1361 Amsterdam Ave., Suite 340, the spotlight is on milliner Amanda John.

‘Too Hot to Handel!’ Washington Heights orchestra brings modern twist to ‘Messiah’

Too many still think of classical music as something that “other” people do.

WLNY-TV to air annual Yule Log and Christmas Eve midnight mass

WLNY-TV (Channels 10/55) continues a holiday tradition by rekindling its Yule Log on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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