Arts & Entertainment


Maurice White, leader and founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, dies at 74

Maurice White, the Earth, Wind & Fire leader and singer who co-wrote such hits as "Shining Star," "Sing a Song" and "September," has died, according to his brother, EWF bassist Verdine White.

February Travel Events

As daunting as it may seem that time is flying by so fast and the ink is barely dry on our New Year’s resolutions, it doesn’t mean that we have to let life pass us by.

Straight A’s for “School of Rock” on Broadway

“School of Rock—The Musical” is a high-octane performance!

Ruby Dee cards for Valentine’s Day

For Valentine’s Day, or any special occasion, Hasna Muhammad, daughter of actors Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, has introduced a beautiful greeting card collection that features extraordinary quotes from her mother.

Casual elegance spring for day to evening

Supima, America’s luxury cotton company, offers a line that designates an elite brand of pima cotton.

Martia Goodson speaks for the ‘Church Ladies’

“How long … not long,” said Martia G. Goodson, quoting Dr. Martin Luther King as she answered how long it took her to write “Church Ladies: Untold Stories of Harlem Women in the Powell Era” (Author House, 2015).

SAG: Diversity and inclusion

The SAG Awards presented diversity, but popular entertainment media might give evidence to the contrary.

February dance calendar

February, as always, is filled with dance

Apollo celebrates 82nd anniversary, rings Opening Bell at NYSE

The Apollo celebrates it's 82nd anniversary by ringing the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

Deacons for defense film showing

The film "The Deacons for Defense" shares a different side of black men during the Civil Rights Movement.

Book review: ‘The Man from Essence: Creating a Magazine for Black Women’

Edward Lewis opens up about being a creative force behind a magazine for black women.

Food media interns wanted

Do you have what it takes? We are looking for some creative, ambitious, focused, passionate and resourceful interns to be part of the team.

Quinoa, sunflower, sprouts and lentils, oh my!

Whether due to cultural traditions, health concerns, social trends or a combination thereof, travelers are increasingly seeking out great vegetarian and vegan restaurants as part of their epicurean adventures—and they’re finding much more than just lettuce and tofu.

REVIEW: 'Timeless, The Mystery of the Dark Water'

Theatrical productions should be approached with an open mind.

Spring ’16 looks from three designers

New York-based Nicholas K presented a modern, softly styled collection for spring/summer ’16. Often, the term “urban nomad” is used to describe the brand.