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DanceAfrica celebrates South Africa at BAM

The nation’s largest African dance festival and the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s longest running program returns for its 41st year with a vibrant and exhilarating program that celebrates a rich African cultural tradition

Up-and-coming glass artist carves out own niche

It was totally unexpected. Hanging out with roommates on a lazy Friday night 11 years ago, one of them said, “You know, you can blow glass.”

Spike Lee wins Grand Prix Award at Cannes

Filmmaker, provocateur and NYC legend Spike Lee was awarded the Grand Prix Award at the Cannes film festival for his newest film, “BlacKkKlansman.”

Morgan Freeman accused of inappropriate behavior, sexual harassment by several women

A young production assistant thought she had landed the job of her dreams when, in the summer of 2015, she started work on “Going In Style,” a bank heist comedy starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin.

Meghan Markle brings her African-American roots to royal wedding

The world watched as Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, married Meghan Markle, a biracial American actress and women’s activist for U.N. Women, at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, Windsor, United Kingdom

Free Shakespeare in the Park presents ‘Othello’

How do you know it’s summer in NYC? New Yorkers mark the official arrival of summer with the opening of The Public Theater’s free Shakespeare in the Park.

Sophisticated street styles hit in Australia

The designer team of Ten Pieces offers wardrobe essentials by demonstrating that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

Royal Wedding dress: Best kept secret in fashion

What a well-kept secret! Usually there is a leak from someone, somewhere.

A queen rules at Medieval Times

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Lyndhurst, N.J. has been transporting families back to Medieval Times (1066-1485) in England since 1990, and it is an amazing, wholesome form of family entertainment.

Jazz Notes: Vision Fest, Mickey Bass, children’s jazz book

For 23 years, the Vision Festival has been the mecca where enthusiasts gather to salute avant-garde’s future, present and past.

A guide to Sussex, in honor of the new duke and duchess

If you’re anything like me, you had never heard of Sussex before the royal wedding, yet you’re already looking for an excuse to visit the region.

Talking SCHOP! Harlem did that!

The fourth annual Harlem EatUp! festival is officially in the books! The food and drink were still flowing and the fun broke the sound barrier.

DanceAfrica celebrates South Africa at BAM

May 25 to May 28, the nation’s largest African dance festival and the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s longest running program returns for its 41st year with a vibrant and exhilarating program that celebrates a rich African cultural tradition, DanceAfrica Artistic ...

Documentary on America’s first black billionaire screened at Cannes

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, the president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), co-hosted an event celebrating international filmmakers and the European premiere of a documentary about the life and legacy of Reginald F. Lewis, America’s first Black ...

South African filmmakers sound off at New York African Film Festival

It’s been a quarter of a century since Mahen Bonetti founded the New York African Film Festival at Lincoln Center.

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