Arts & Entertainment


Fried chicken and super heroes

Saturday, Oct. 3, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., our friends at Harlem Shake NYC (@HarlemShakeNYC) are hosting a fried chicken primer, featuring “The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science.”

Talking SCHOP! Creating new food memories

Way before it was cool for city dwellers to get in touch with their food and community-supported agriculture popped up, I was taking trips with my elementary school class to orchards to pick apples from the branch.

Captivating travel stories for the soul

There are all kinds of travel guides out there, for specific destinations, themed travel such as beach vacations, traveling with children, sojourns for baby boomers and the list goes on.

Spring 2016: b Michael’s styles at Harlem Stage

Fashion is not new to Harlem. In fact, several designers come to Harlem for their style ideas.

The artful styling of spring fashions

Twelve new and upcoming designers showed their collections during the Art Institutes’s Fashion Week presentation.

Camille A. Brown presents ‘Black Girl: Linguistic Play’

Last week, I saw Camille A. Brown’s “Black Girl: Linguistic Play.”

ABC News reporter renews vows

Emmy Award-winning ABC News correspondent Mara Schiavocampo recently renewed her vows to her husband of 10 years, Tommie Porter.

Usher ties the knot

According to several reports, Anthony Anderson’s wife, Alvina, has filed for divorce from the actor after 20 years of marriage.

BRIC JazzFest, Mixon’s Hot House

With the generational influence of Brooklyn native musicians Cecil Payne, Max Roach and Randy Weston, the keeper of African music and culture, the borough will present its first installment of the BRIC JazzFest.

Dance calendar October 2015

This month’s calendar begins with a celebration of a New York dance treasure...

Tribe Called Quest reissue debut album for 25th anniversary 

In the first of a series of reissues, the legendary New York-based hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest is reissuing their debut album, “People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm,” in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the album’s ...

‘The Martian’: Middling entertainment

When an otherwise successful NASA mission to Mars is overtaken by an unexpected and severe storm, the astronauts take off for home, leaving behind a presumed-dead crew member, Mark Watney (Matt Damon).

Coates, Miranda among winners of MacArthur ‘genius grant’

The 2015 recipients of the MacArthur “genius grant” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation have been announced this week, giving 24 contemporary artists, photographers and writers an opportunity of a lifetime.

Wesley Snipes is ‘The Player’ for NBC

I’ve always enjoyed connecting with Wesley Snipes. He’s always respectful, fun, informative and, to my understanding, he’s a very loyal man.

Bill Cosby: Universities rescind honorary degrees

Bill Cosby's stunning fall from grace appears far from over.