Arts & Entertainment


10 things to know about the African American Day Parade

Here are some things you should know before going to the parade.

Randy Weston, jazz griot, dies at 92

Randy Weston, the Brooklyn native and son of Africa, died peacefully Sept. 1, at his brownstone in Brooklyn. He was 92.

Fall in love with ‘Head Over Heels’

Hurry to the Hudson Theatre and fall in love with “Head Over Heels!”

Author of ‘Decolonial Daughter’ discusses motherhood, racism and her letters to her European son

The book is a collection of searingly honest and historical notes and letters to her son, who had never experienced American or Trinidadian Black life.

‘I Am Not a Witch’ debuts from Zambian-born director Rungano Nyoni

Throughout history, for intelligent women with a strong will and a desire to have the most out of life, these qualities alone have been enough to brand them as “witches.”

Fall food at Empire City Casino

Summer is gone and Empire City Casino is gearing up for a busy fall.

Talking SCHOP! Virginia Is for (food and wine) Lovers

I might not have gotten away as much as I wanted to over the summer, but I was damned if I would let Labor Day Weekend pass with me in the city.

Romantic fall getaways

There’s something about the changing of the seasons that can make you sentimental. The brilliant colors of the leaves, the chill in the air, it’s all inspiration for cuddling.

Afffair's glamorous spring '19 styles

At the Industria venue in New York City, Azerbaijani designer Rufat Ismayil made his New York Fashion Week debut and introduced a fabulous collection for the label Afffair.

Harlem Fashion Week report: Sleek to chic styles

Harlem Fashion Week kicked off Sept. 6, 2018, with an opening night charity gala that was quite a success.

Macy’s, a special addition to the 2018 Essence Street Style party

Despite raindrops falling from the clouds, Brooklyn natives and guests joined the 2018 Essence Street Style party in Brooklyn.

Fall in love with ‘Head Over Heels’

Hurry to the Hudson Theatre and fall in love with “Head Over Heels!”

John Legend reaches EGOT status

Singer John Legend makes history with his win at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards taking home an honor in the Outstanding Variety Special (Live) category for his work as producer in Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.

Cardi B escorted out of fashion party after lunging at Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj and Cardi B were involved in an altercation Friday night that got physical at a New York Fashion Week party and left Cardi B with a mark on her head.

Oprah Winfrey surprises residents in historically Black community of Whitesboro

Media mogul and talk show host Oprah Winfrey made a surprise visit to the South Jersey community of Whitesboro in Middle Township.