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On the “A” w/Souleo: Black Ink and the politics of tattoos, race, and gender

It took Dutchess Lattimore nearly twenty years before discovering that she possessed the skills to become a tattoo artist.

Imhotep's Guide To Black Events 02/26-03/04

Imhotep's weekly guide to Black events.

Chefs do deliver in Harlem

Friends and executive chefs Marcus Samuelsson and Daniel Boulud delivered meals to homebound elderly to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Citymeals-on-Wheels’ “Chefs Deliver” program.

Fiery setbacks for local restaurant Maison Harlem

On an especially cold Monday morning, the Amsterdam News was made aware of an unfortunate fire at local restaurant Maison Harlem.

Talking SCHOP! #HarlemOnTheRise

Wednesday, Feb. 18, Harlem Park to Park (@HarlemPark2Park, HP2P) presented the third annual Harlem Hospitality and Culinary Conference, newly set at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (@SchomburgCenter).

72 hours in Denver

So your spouse has a series of business meetings, one of your best friends is attending a conference or its time to take one of the kids for a college campus visit. For whatever reason, you’ll be in the beautiful ...

Rihanna fetes Fendi

Renowned philanthropist Jean Shafiroff and yours truly attended “The Making of a Costume” Monday night, Feb. 9 at New York City Center.

Skin care is essential

SK-II Skin care workers showed patrons how to properly take care of their skin during New York City Fashion Week.

Bassist dies at 78; Garland Thompson Sr. memorial

The intuitive bassist and educator whose style was a perfect fit for such varied musicians from Duke Ellington to Dizzy Gillespie, Nina Simone, Cecil Taylor and Carmen McRae died Dec. 2 in his home in Montclair, N.J. He was 78.

Tradition meets the contemporary: Compagnie Jant-Bi

Full disclosure, choreographer Robyn Orlin is a white South African and her recent work, “At the same time we were pointing a finger at you, we realized we were pointing three at ourselves,” at Peak Performances (Jan. 24 through Feb. ...

B Michael’s new reign of glamour for fall 2015

Popular designer b Michael fashion shows are always grand, and his clothes are haute couture.

Eddie Murphy turned down Bill Cosby role on ‘SNL’

Controversy was buzzing around the 40th anniversary of “Saturday Night Live” as former cast member Norm Macdonald reportedly shared more than 100 tweets, typing out insider details of the show’s writing, cast dynamics and role choices. The most titillating story ...

Lee Daniels: ‘Mo’Nique  blackballed after Oscar win’

Actress and comedienne Mo’Nique received the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 2010 for her powerful role in Lee Daniels’ “Precious. Recently, in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, she told her story of being “blackballed” from the film industry ...

Black B’way stars chronicled in fabulous new book

“Black Broadway: African-Americans on the Great White Way” is full of the history of Black performers on Broadway, with some of the most stunning photos of these performers that you will have the pleasure of viewing.

City College Center for the Arts presents ‘On Kentucky Avenue’

This week, the City College Center for the Arts and Byron and Sylvia Lewis present the newly created work “On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City’s Historic Club Harlem.”

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