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Alicia Keys throws annual NYC gala

Songstress Alicia Keys is the co-founder and global ambassador of an organization that brings aid and awareness to AIDS victims in Africa.

T.I. defends Rayven-Simone on ‘Larry King Now’

Actress Rayven-Simone found herself in the middle of a controversy when she expressed that she did not want to be considered African-American.

Halle Berry launches lingerie line

The term “ladies night” has been redefined, thanks to a new group of high-powered female influencers who gathered Oct. 22 for an exclusive evening of conversation, ideation and fun.

Top fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

The fashion world has lost one of its greatest designers. Oscar de la Renta died Oct. 20.

Dean Moss—not just for entertainment

Dean Moss awakened tales surrounding the life of John Brown, a 19th century white abolitionist, for his multimedia, evening-length work “johnbrown,” which ran Oct. 16 to Oct. 25 at the Kitchen, a long-time home for Moss, who served as curator ...

A brief conversation with an icon: Arthur Mitchell

rthur Mitchell, founder of the historic Dance Theater of Harlem and the first Black dancer to become a principal with a major American ballet company, George Balanchine’s New York City Ballet, was honored with the 2014 Bessie Award for Lifetime ...

November 2014 Dance Calendar

The 20th anniversary celebration of Complexions Contemporary Ballet is the highlight of this month’s calendar.

Angélique Kidjo concert will honor the late Miriam Makeba

The internationally renowned singer Angelique Kidjo will be paying tribute to her idol, Miriam Makeba, at Carnegie Hall this coming Wednesday, Nov. 5.

New York Comic Con promotes diversity, but does it mean anything?

This year, more than 150,000 people attended New York Comic Con, an annual four-day pop culture expo designed to celebrate all things glorious and geeky in pop culture.

Gbenga Akinnagbe wired for success

Actor Gbenga Akinnagbe is best known for his role as Chris Partlow in the HBO series “The Wire.” However, activism is also something he has a passion for.

TV director is also comic book creator

The New York Comic Convention, recently held at the Jacob Javits Center, was a gathering of all things involving the comic book industry.

Harlem’s heaven of hats

While walking along West 117th Street at Frederick Douglas Boulevard, especially on the weekends, you will find Evetta Petty showing off her stylish hats.

Talking SCHOP! ‘Best Food Week Ever!’ Part II

Usually, food lightning never strikes twice, especially in the same week. But leave it to food festival season 2014 to surprise me and make me feel like a newbie once again.

Do you have a pair of ‘Killer Heels’?

The heels are high! The look is fly, and the styles are absolutely fabulous!

Stevie Wonder and fiancee expecting triplets?

Oct. 9, the New York Women’s Foundation held their annual fall gala “A Night at the Plaza” in the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel in New York City.

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