Arts & Entertainment


Seven steps to planning the perfect trip

Sometimes the hardest part about taking a vacation is actually planning the trip. It can be hard to figure out where to start or who to ask for help.

Horoscope: July 20 - July 26

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

Milestone Films restores two tap dance classics in time for NYC’s Tap Week

If filmmaker George Nierenberg had it his way, legendary disco club Studio 54 would have featured tap-dancing feet instead of gyrating hips.

Hip-hop more popular than rock music in the U.S.

Nielsen’s worldwide consumer report has just released its annual midyear report on the entertainment industry. Within the findings, hip-hop star Kendrick Lamar’s album, “DAMN,” is one of the biggest albums of 2017. But that is not the most important piece ...

New allegations of R. Kelly’s sexual misconduct surface

The exposing of R&B star’s R. Kelly’s (Robert Sylvester Kelly) sexual misconduct toward underage girls goes back nearly 20 years and was spearheaded by a couple of Chicago Sun-Times journalists, Jim DeRogatis and Abdon Pallasch Dec. 21, 2000

Resort ’18 swimwear: Romantic chic

New York designer Kristian Chase has traveled the world from an early age.

Imhotep's Guide To Black Events July 20 - July 26, 2017

In the aftermath of “Mandela Day” (July 18), the worldwide acknowledgment of Nelson “Madiba” Mandela, we join the world in celebrating this “world champion of human rights,” whose light continues to shine around the planet.

World class fashions are casually elegant

Named after its forward thinking Australian designer, m a r i a m.seddiq is a label that’s synonymous with conceptualism.

Brooklyn hosts annual Hip-Hop Festival

Since it was established in 2005, the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival has put forth the best balance of celebrating and preserving hip-hop’s legacy through culture-based educational events, exhibitions, movie screenings and the climactic block party.

Louis Armstrong House Museum breaks ground on Education Center

The Louis Armstrong House Museum held a groundbreaking ceremony this week for its new $23 million Education Center, which will be located across the street from the museum at 34-56 107th St. in Corona, Queens.

First look: ‘Detroit’ from the Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow

Aug. 4, the nation will get another major wake-up call about our lack of civil rights in American in the form of the new movie “Detroit,” directed by Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, who is best known for her visceral ...

Whole Foods Market Harlem opens Friday

Whole Foods Market will officially open the doors of its 12th NYC location in Harlem Friday, July 21. The 40,000-square-foot store, located at 100 W. 125th St. in the heart of Harlem, will celebrate the grand opening day beginning with ...

Parents of alleged R. Kelly 'victim' speak out

A couple who claim their daughter is having a sexual relationship with R. Kelly, and that she is being manipulated by him into cutting off contact with the outside world, have responded to a video of her denying she's being ...

Tyler Perry signs deal with Viacom

Tyler Perry is adding to his house.

Rapper DMX arrested for tax evasion

Even hip hop moguls have to pay taxes.