Arts & Entertainment


'Cosby Show' actor: Show's legacy is 'tarnished'

Malcolm-Jamal Warner, who played son Theo Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," says the sitcom's legacy has been "tarnished" by the torrent of sexual allegations against its star, Bill Cosby.

Hip-hop pioneer Kool DJ AJ becomes an ancestor

An extensive conglomerate of hip-hop pioneers and aficionados came out to Harlem’s Mother AME Zion Church (146 W. 137th St.) on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 17 to pay their respects to fellow legend Kool DJ AJ.

Spike Lee to serve as grand marshal of New York City Marathon

Brooklyn­-raised filmmaker and quintessential New York sports fan Spike Lee will lead the field at the 45th running of the world’s largest marathon.

Smell it, flip it, snap it, zip it

There are a lot of new, great travel necessities on the market these days.

Bloomingdales 59th Street celebrates runway heroes

Bloomingdale’s on 59th Street, New York City, hosted childhood cancer fighters and survivors last Saturday in honor of September’s National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Hu’s couture looks for spring 2016

At the Artbeam, one of Fashion Week’s venues, New York-based designer Vivienne Hu showed her third collection.

UK couple publish new children’s book

A couple from Leeds, in Northern England, has recently published their first children’s book after months of hard work and dedication.

Camille A. Brown & Dancers playing for real

Camille A. Brown is a consummate soloist.

Smithsonian acquires hip-hop photography collection 

Over 400 photographs compiled for the Eyejammie Hip-Hop Collection have been acquired by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

On the Verge: Up-and-coming film producer Mel Jones

Mel Jones’ official title is “Film Independent Manager Special Projects with the LA Film Festival.”

Meagan Good is great in ‘Minority Report’

At this point, she’s a veteran, entering the game, in 1997, in the drama “Eve’s Bayou.”

Redd Foxx, Moms Mabley, Richard Pryor inducted into Apollo’s Walk of Fame

Three legendary Black comedians were further immortalized recently when they were inducted into the Apollo Theater’s exclusive Walk of Fame.

Keshia Knight Pulliam defends legacy of 'Cosby Show' in wake of scandal

As more allegations are made against Bill Cosby, his former co-star says the scandal doesn't negate the importance of his iconic television show.

BOOK REVIEW ‘Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him’

Comedy changed when Richard Pryor took over.

Fried chicken and super heroes

Saturday, Oct. 3, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., our friends at Harlem Shake NYC (@HarlemShakeNYC) are hosting a fried chicken primer, featuring “The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science.”