Arts & Entertainment


Winter weather warmup

Sweaters and scarves aren’t the only ways to brace yourself against blustery weather. There’s no time like winter to putter in the kitchen, where the cozy heat from the stove and the aromas of mouthwatering dishes can warm you from ...

Gifts for the traveler on your list

Let’s be honest. Finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list is overwhelming.

Beyoncé leads with nine Grammy noms

On Dec. 2, Fox made its Chicago stop on the promotional campaign for the new series, “Star.” Local VIPs were treated to an advance screening of the show at AMC River East 21 followed by an after-party at Lucky Strike.

Reviews: Hendrix, Montague Experience, Randy Weston

The Apollo Theater is the most renowned music hall on the planet. So to say the recent celebration of “Jimi Hendrix in Harlem” should be added to the best performances to hit that world famous stage is a big deal.

Ntozake Shange: A colored girl for whom the rainbow is not enuf Pt. 2

CUNY’s Eugene Nesmith moderated the symposium with Dr. Kimberly F. Hall, creator of the Digital Shange Project at Barnard, director Woodie King, Jr., Tony-Award winning actress and Julliard faculty member Trezana Beverley and Shange’s longtime editor, Michael Denneny, sharing highlights ...

Jennifer Holliday is a dream once again on Broadway!

Jennifer Holliday is back on Broadway as Shug Avery in “The Color Purple,” and she is absolutely a dream to watch.

‘“Master Harold” … and the Boys’ is theatrical brilliance

Poignant, riveting, captivating and disturbing are the words that come to mind as you watch the timeless production of Athol Fugard’s “‘Master Harold’ … and the Boys” playing at the Pershing Square Signature Center on West 42nd Street.

Portman gives intricate performance in ‘Jackie’

Director Pablo Larraín makes a stunning debut with his first English film, “Jackie,” which is a history of one of America’s most popular first ladies.

‘Star’ the next winner from creator Lee Daniels

FOX knows a star when they see one, and with the juggernaut success of “Empire,” created by Danny Strong and Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Lee Daniels, the intelligent FOX executives have given Daniels room to create lightning in ...

‘Collateral Beauty’ opens December 16

“Collateral Beauty,” directed by Oscar-winner David Frankel (“The Devil Wears Prada”), opens nationwide Dec. 16. The film could be described as a holiday drama that puts a new spin on the iconic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” because on the surface, ...

A family tradition is back at Radio City!

The holiday season has started, and what better way to acknowledge it than going to see a family tradition, “The Radio City Christmas Show?” My daughters and I went to enjoy it as we do every year and it was ...

The revolutionary corset jacket hits for spring ’17

In Los Angeles, Gwyneth Paltrow wore a La Perla’s revolutionary Corset Jacket and matching legging, a key suiting concept from the new ready-to-wear collection designed and shown by Julia Haart, creative director of La Perla, for the opening of Goop ...

Spring into shapes from the runway

“Every woman, regardless of size and shape, deserves to feel confident, comfortable and gorgeous,” said designer Tadashi Shoji. This belief drives him and his namesake brand. For spring/summer ’17, his romance with the color blue was dramatic.

Hot 97FM brings up today’s pop, hip-hop and soul artists

Like it or not, comparing is something we as humans do. At its optimum level, it can halt or impede progress and in some cases cloud judgement. Case is point, this past weekend, WQHT-FM HOT 97 hosted the biggest holiday ...

Apollo hosts 22nd annual Double Dutch Classic

Double Dutch took over Harlem’s Apollo Theater in an exciting competition this past weekend.