Arts & Entertainment


Remembering Aaliyah 15 years after her death

August 25 marks the day when superstar singer Aaliyah, died when her plane crashed shortly after takeoff in the Bahamas.

Simple steps to smarter snacking

When hunger strikes, it can be tempting to reach for the closest treat, even if it’s laden with fat and empty calories.

Traveling light with shades of Pinck

Instead of saying “hello” when she answered the phone, I said, “Where are you?”

Bobby Hutcherson, influential vibraphonist dies at 75

Bobby Hutcherson, who changed the vernacular of jazz vibraphone and influenced generations of aspiring musicians in the process died Aug. 15 at his home in Montrara, Ca. He was 75.

Spring/summer 2017 news

Aug. 25, 2016, at 13 W. 38th St., New York, N.Y., from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Terese Sydonna’s fall 2016 collection will be available at a sample sale.

Resort ’17 chapeau chic

It’s the season for fashionable straw hats. Madonna was spotted in Havana, Cuba, wearing the Drake hat from Gigi Burris Millinery’s Resort 2017 collection.

New music series at Grill On The Hill

The Grill On The Hill, located at 1624 Amsterdam Ave. (646-838-8879), is a lot like “Cheers” but with African-Americans, Latinos and a vibrant rainbow tribe.

Doreen Oliver brings one-woman show to NYC Fringe Fest

“Everything Is Fine Until It’s Not” is a heartfelt comedy about Doreen, a workaholic film producer whose life goes off-script after her son is diagnosed with autism.

Community Calendar: August 25- August 31, 2016

Greetings! A wall-to-wall crowd gathered uptown for the Harlem Week 2016 “Summer in the City” salute to the late Vaughn Harper, brilliant captain of the Quiet Storm for decades over WBLS-FM.

Horoscope: August 25 - August 31

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

One amazing time at FlameCon 2

As we made our pilgrimage to Brooklyn, it was a rough start when the skies randomly decided to unleash a downpour on us.

Concert to “Make It Rain” for the forest to be live-streamed this weekend

A benefit concert to save the threes in the rain forest will take place this weekend in the middle of the Amazon jungle.

Tracee Ellis Ross is having a moment

Tracee Ellis Ross is looking forward to the day that there is no longer discussion about diversity in Hollywood.

IHOP selling $1 pancakes to raise money for child hunger

On Aug. 23 all IHOP Restaurants, nationwide, from 7 AM to 7 PM, will offer their famous short-stack pancakes to customers for just one dollar.

Nick Cannon is going to college and 'Drumline' comparisons begin

Nick Cannon can now add college freshman to his resume. The rapper, actor and "America's Got Talent" host announced on social media Monday that he has enrolled at Howard University.