Arts & Entertainment


Malcolm-Jamal Warner wants to be bad

Malcolm-Jamal Warner is well aware that when some fans look at him -- despite his many years in the business -- they still see the son of a lawyer and a doctor who craved an original Gordon Gartrell shirt.

HBCU homecomings are the perfect fall vacation

At historically Black colleges and universities, homecoming is more than a football game—it’s like a family reunion during college football season, where the who’s who, of both the past and present, return to campus—decked out in their university sweatshirts and ...

NYC Wine & Food Festival

This weekend, put on your comfy shoes, pull out those jogger pants, buy a fresh pack of antacids and set your social media cameras to “beast mode” because it is the decade celebration of the Food Network and Cooking Channel ...

Laurence Fishburne stars in ‘Last Flag Flying’

In 1998, I had the pleasure of being in the audience for James Purdy’s play “Sun of the Sleepless,” which starred a then-unknown actor whose reputation, to surprise—in the early 1990s—was growing exponentially.

Faustin Linyekula’s ‘In Search of Dinozord’

Fabulously talented Broadway veteran Chuck Cooper is starring in “Prince of Broadway” at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Cooper, who has one of the most distinctive voices on Broadway, is featured throughout the production singing songs that would be traditional ...

Hot 97 announces major holiday concert

Hot 97 will be hosting a holiday concert Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Prudential Center in Newark, N. J. Artists such as Cardi B, Dave East, Tee Grizzley, 21 Savage, Meek Mill and Chris Brown are expected to perform at ...

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat’

New York City is my home and has been since the 80s.

BET Hip Hop Awards 2017: The winners list

The BET Hip Hop Awards 2017 delivered plenty of buzzy moments, as always.

Terry Crews captures why sexual assault survivors don't come forward

Actor Terry Crews said he understands why women are reluctant to raise sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood power brokers like Harvey Weinstein.

Nelly arrested after allegations of rape, released with no charges

Cornell Haynes Jr., better known as the rapper Nelly, was taken into custody Saturday in Washington state after a woman told police he raped her.

Playboy played a role in the strong Black woman I am today

When I read that Hugh Hefner had passed away, I was immediately transported to the spring of 1991 in my Aunt Linda's kitchen on Chicago's South Side, surrounded by my dad's sisters, Jennifer, Janis, and, of course, Linda.

Tap into Harlem Harvest Festival

Fall is finally here, Halloween costume planning is in full movement and Harlem Park to Park’s annual Harlem Harvest Festival is going down this Saturday, celebrating the harvest season.

A fashion girl’s guide to Paris

To a fashion girl, Paris is the mecca for all things chic and fabulous.

Horoscope: October 5 - October 26

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

Bessies awarded to two African-American dance artists

It’s an honor to have one’s work recognized by one’s peers. Of course, we heard that a lot during the recent Emmy Awards, but, trite or not, it’s gratifying to see African-American artists recognized by their colleagues.