Arts & Entertainment


Harlem’s Fashion Row launches nonprofit to aid designers in response to coronavirus pandemic

Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) is launching a new non-profit, ICON 360, on May 30 in response to the current coronavirus pandemic.

Stealth Isolation: Black poetry of the future

Can we stay grounded in the present while anticipating the future? It takes balance and it requires that we build a healthy relationship with time

With ‘Fear Not,’ Vanzant helps viewers navigate a scary and confusing new world

“I was happy being braless and late-night snacking,” joked life coach, author, speaker, and talk show host Iyanla Vanzant to a group of journalists at a recent virtual roundtable.

Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit to Support the Apollo

It’s time to put your money where your heart is! Are you ready to show the world-famous Apollo Theater love?

COVID-19 makeup tips: eyes in fashion

While wearing your mask this COVID-19 season, the fashion focus is on your eyes. Last week in a supermarket, a male customer at the cash register was flirting with the female cashier

The Moon Phase Necklace story

For summer ’20, the Pamela Love jewelry brand teamed up with Kyleigh Kuhn to produce the company’s signature Moon Phase Necklace.

Rebirth of a new nation May 28 - June 3

Ever had the experience of being overwhelmed, making it nearly impossible to complete a task?

Plan now for future family fun

Increasingly, when it’s time to hit the road, it’s a family affair. Not just mom, dad and the kids, but grandparents, too.

Dine In with Take Out: Volume 7

For this week’s installment, I decided to highlight some of the places I visited last week on a quick drive around the area.

Organizers announce African American Day Parade is going virtual

The 51st Annual African American Day Parade (AADP) set for September is going virtual this year due to COVID-19, according to organizers.

Celebrities coming together for tribute to late hip hop mogul Andre Harrell

Several celebrities are coming together to memorialize late hip hop mogul and founder of Uptown Records Andre Harrell, also known by close family and friends as “Mr. Champagne and Bubbles.”

VIDEOS: DanceAfrica 2020

Check out videos from the DanceAfrica 2020 event presented by the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

PODCAST: Actor Ben Vereen helping the homeless during COVID-19 pandemic

Tony Award-winning actor and Care For the Homeless Ambassador Ben Vereen talks about his latest project Virtual Vereen and Friends

Time to make the banana bread

I cannot wax on about my love of banana and chocolate without leaving a recipe in the analog form for you to try.

Digital access to dance

In April we shared this: COVID-19 has crippled the dance world in an unconscionable way, but balancing the struggle, the dance goes on.