Arts & Entertainment


Beautiful spring/resort ’18 dressing

Whether you wear a dress, pantsuit, gown or jumpsuits, women’s fashions are utterly feminine for spring and resort ’18.

Taking a knee with Tribeca-Grand

Hadn’t had much interest in watching football lately, but that National Championship Game Monday was indeed a thrill ride.

Award-winning actress Cynthia Erivo celebrates 31st Birthday

Tony, Grammy and Emmy award-winning actress Cynthia Erivo celebrated her 31st birthday Jan. 8

Live on MLK Day: 49th NAACP Image Awards

Leonard James III has a voice that is as comforting as running water. It’s low, resonating, authoritative—and it lingers in the mind.

Activist starts fundraiser to help kids in Harlem see ‘Black Panther’

On the list of 2018’s must-see movies, “Black Panther” reigns supreme.

Oprah delivers inspiring speech at Golden Globe awards

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey made history at the Golden Globe awards becoming the first African-American women to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award

Golden Globes: List of winners and nominees

The 75th Golden Globe Awards were held Sunday.

Bringing 2018 in on a beach in the Caribbean and the Bahamas

Right now while most of the nation is blanketed under snow and record low temperatures, it just so happens to also be that time between Christmas and New Year’s when life seems to actually slow down a bit.

‘Block Party’ exhibition opens at Brooklyn Children’s Museum

“Block Party” brings together the elements of the iconic Brooklyn block party all under one roof, including a series of dimensional stoops set against a backdrop of artistic facades of residential buildings, and different street and green spaces to play ...

Roland Buck III, a blessed young man

Roland Buck III is a very fortunate young man. On NBC’s “Chicago Med” (now in its third season) he plays Dr. Noah Sexton and now, the passionate actor, also appears in the National Geographic series, “The Long Road Home,” based ...

PBS American Masters— ‘Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart’

It’s one of the most iconic images in modern photojournalism.

‘Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!’ starring Oscar winner John Legend

While covering the Oscars on behalf of the New York Amsterdam News, I asked John Legend what he loved about being a “storyteller” after he, and Common, won for Best Song, “Glory,” from the film “Selma,” which chronicled the 1965 ...

SZA, most nominated woman at 2018 Grammys

Newcomer and minimalist, R&B/soul artist SZA is leading nominations for women artists at the 2018 Grammys.

‘The Post’ entertains and informs

It’s the 1970s, America is weary of the Vietnam War and its cost in terms of lives and dollars. Richard Nixon, as had his predecessors, wages the war intent on a “peace with honor” outcome.

‘The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America’

In their 2012 book, “The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America,” Edward J. Blum and Paul Harvey look at how the imagery of Jesus Christ as a person of European descent—i.e., a ...