Arts & Entertainment


Queen Latifah, Jill Scott set to star in Lifetime’s ‘Flint’ movie

There is to be a new film about the water tragedy of Flint, Mich. Executive producers Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Katie Couric, Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere will tell the story of the water crisis in Flint.

Chef Sahera Threats’ sweet smell of success

Pastry chef Sahera Threats made her dreams a reality nearly a year ago when she turned her passion into a business by opening Pastry Lover’s Choice on Staten Island.

2017 ‘I’m So AmNewsFOOD’ winners

We are excited to present the following three winners May 20 and May 21 in the Ultimate Grand Tasting at the Harlem Stroll of Harlem EatUp! 2017

Spring skiing in Vail, Colorado

I know what you’re thinking: “April is a little late in the season to be thinking about skiing.” But the truth is if you don’t mind waiting, spring may actually be the best time of year to throw on your ...

Horoscope: April 27 - May 3

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

Jazz Day, Conduction, Carl Bartlett, Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium

International Jazz Day will be celebrated as far away as Antarctica. The continent that contains 90 percent of all the ice on the planet and is the coldest. No fear. We hear the penguins have put together a dynamic bebop ...

Book Review: ‘Millionaire Moves,’ by Dr. William F. Pickard

Dr. William F. Pickard, in the Introduction to his book “Millionaire Moves—Seven Proven Principles of Entrepreneurship” (Real Times Media, 2016), offers this caveat and promise: “There is a surplus of inspirational, how-to-be-a-winner books on the market, and they all claim ...

‘Showtime At the Apollo’ returns to FOX, auditions began April 23

The Apollo Theater and FOX announced that “Showtime at the Apollo” has been picked up as a one-hour weekly series featuring Emmy Award-winning personality Steve Harvey as host. Set to debut during the 2017-2018 season, “Showtime at the Apollo” is ...

‘Baby Boss’ orders you to go to the theater!

It’s bad enough that 7-year-old Tim has a new baby brother who completely saps his parents’ attention and energy, but Tim learns that his sibling is actually not at all who or what he appears to be.

Red Bull Music Academy NYC 2017 features Teddy Riley, Patrick Adams, more

This year’s Red Bull Music Academy NYC 2017 will be taking over New York City once again with a number of incredible events that will take place across the city from April 29 through May 21.

‘The Get Down’ is still getting down

Brother Nelson George has a wide-open smile that, at first glance, gives the appearance that you are staring into the eyes of a gentleman who’s been slumbering away.

“True Conviction” shines at Tribeca Film Fest

“True Conviction” is another excellent documentary from this year’s Tribeca Film Festival that examines the vagaries of the legal system and law enforcement.

Spring cleaning tips

Are you working on your “to-do” list for spring cleaning? There’s no time like the present to clear your home of clutter and dust.

Children’s Cupcake City Socialite at Queens Museum

Celebrating Earth Day in Flushing, N.Y., the Queens Museum held a series of events that included the Mamas Expo, which featured vendors throughout the Queens Museum specializing in products and services geared toward parents and children, and many women-owned businesses ...

Ruff Ryders take over Brooklyn

For artist Lil Waah, Drew James, Quadir Lateef and Brillo, an assumption of extreme jitters was justified on the evening of Friday, April 21. That night, they were thrust into the fire and were about to showcase their wares in ...