Arts & Entertainment


How to fly for Thanksgiving without freaking out

Well, it's that time again. You and your closest 27 million friends and family members are flying for Thanksgiving.

The best apps for the Thanksgiving cook

With Turkey Day just days away, many people are anxiously cleaning their homes and prepping their pantry for a day of cooking and hosting.

Who, me? Cooking?

If hours of cooking for Thanksgiving is not your jam or your jelly, look no further than one of our Harlem restaurants.

Where to eat in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town has been named the best food city by industry insiders, in part because of its mix of African, European and Asian influences, and also because of its incredibly affordable prices, even at its finest restaurants.

Horoscope: November 16 - November 22

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

Young M.A. releases new single, ‘Walk’

Young M.A., a 25-year-old rap phenomenon whose official debut single, “OOOUUU,” put her on the map overnight in 2016, has returned with a new single.

FBI reportedly investigates Meek Mill judge

Rapper Meek Mill was recently sentenced to prison for two to four years for violating probation. Variety reported, “Common Pleas Court Judge Genece E. Brinkley cited a failed drug test and unapproved travel, stemming from a 2008 drug and gun ...

Effortless dressing soft styles for spring ’18

The brand PRISCAVera is a womenswear line that’s based in New York. Established in 2015 by Prisca Vera Franchetti, the look is cool, casual and comfortable. The designer’s clothes are relaxed, yet refined, and elegant. Her collection is geared toward ...

Stunning red carpet gowns

On the best-dressed list at the 51st Annual Country Music Awards, young songstress Danielle Bradbery stunned screaming red carpet onlookers and the press in a sophisticated, fiery red gown designed by Leanne Marshall for fall/winter 2017/2018.

‘Freight’ is fascinating theater from New Federal

J. Alphonse Nicholson captivates the soul as he performs solo in “Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green,” a New Federal Theatre production playing at the Castillo Theatre on 42nd Street.

‘Murder on the Orient Express’—Take this thrilling train ride

Agatha Christie’s 1934 classic whodunit returns to the big screen for the second time (the first version was filmed in 1974). In the 2017 version Kenneth Branagh directs and leads an all-star cast, including Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, ...

‘Last Revolutionary’ to open 25th annual ADIFF

The African Diaspora International Film Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary with 64 films from 31 countries, including 31 world, U.S. and New York premieres. Screenings will be held at three venues in Manhattan: Teachers College, Columbia University; Cinema Village; and ...

Complexions Contemporary Ballet shows off signature virtuosity

Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company swept into the Joyce Theater this week for a two-week run, with three different programs performed by dancers whose trademark virtuosity has been known to leave audiences swooning, and with dances, set to an eclectic range ...

PVAMU Marching Storm take Manhattan at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Prairie View A&M University Marching Storm's head band director Dr. Timmey Zachery talks with the AmNews about the bands' performance at the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Free art project for uptown cancer survivors 

Since Nov. 2, Survivors Inspiring Sisters Through Art & Advocacy for Health has been hosting free art workshops for men and women cancer survivors every Monday and Thursday in November.