Arts & Entertainment


John Coltrane's 'Blue World' album set for release

John Coltrane and his classic quartet still have unissued music to offer 21st-century listeners.

Sixth annual SOURCE360 Conference and Festival taking place in Brooklyn and Harlem

The sixth annual SOURCE360 Conference and Festival is set for Aug. 15-18 with events happening in two locations in the city.

St. John: A small island with a lot to offer

St. John is the smallest of the three islands that make up the U.S. Virgin Islands. St. Thomas is the capital and there’s St. Croix, the largest of the trio.

Horoscopes with Ashley’s Aquarian Age, August 15 - August 21

Wednesday’s Full Moon in Aquarius anoints the week with a nod towards our universal humanness.

Harlem Jazz Boxx, Jazz Gallery, Scott at Smoke, Mansion

The Harlem Jazz Boxx Series is the most reflective series of jazz in the community on Tuesdays from noon–2 p.m. ($15); and Fridays from 7 p.m.–9 p.m. ($20), at the Greater Calvary Baptist Church, 43-55 West 124th Street.

Hair care news for your hair, wigs or weaves

Whether you are wearing a weave, a wig, or your own hair, your hair is your crown and glory.

Glemaud’s back-to-school knits for fall

Fashion feels almost like the ’70s when there are so many Black designers on the scene.

Exploring Caribbean roots at Akwaaba gallery

Newark’s Akwaaba Gallery will a host a reception on Friday, Aug. 16, from 6-9 p.m., for the opening of “Origins: Memories from the Metropolis,” an exhibition featuring 8 artists who all received their professional training in the metropolis of New ...

‘While I Breathe’ docu follows young, Black Democrat in the Deep South

Moviegoers will get an inside look at the modern American political landscape as director Emily Harrold’s “While I Breathe, I Hope” comes to Brooklyn’s Stuart Cinema this August.

‘Councilwoman’ chronicles immigrant’s dual life as hotel housekeeper, council member

When we meet Carmen Castillo in Margo Guernsey’s “Councilwoman,” she is already a councilwoman, a part-time gig for which she receives roughly $18,000 a year.

Basquiat’s art evokes Michael Stewart

When it comes to police misconduct/brutality it is hard to dismiss the image of Eric Garner being taken down in a chokehold.

Make room for rumba! The Cuban dance form is coming for Harlem Week!

“One of the things that kids in Cuba do,” London-based artist Jessica Angel explains, “is that within the school system, they regularly have classes in museums.

A$AP Rocky found guilty in Swedish assault case, but won’t go back to jail

A Swedish court found American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault Wednesday for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm, but he won’t serve more jail time.

Made in Harlem

Last week Harlem Park to Park and their Harlem Local Vendor Program held their first annual Harlem Summer Food Show Gourmet & Specialty Food Expo at the newly renovated Settepani Café.

Talking SCHOP! The Plan for you

For some of my Talking SCHOP! longtime readers, you might remember a period when I was on an eating program called The Plan from New York Times best-selling author and former Harlem resident, Lyn-Genet Recitas.