Arts & Entertainment


'Harlem Got Talent' kicks off new season

The Friends of Frederick E. Samuel Foundation, Inc. successfully kicked off their fourth season of Harlem Got Talent, a neighborhood youth music program.

LDC/ENY business center hosts fashion and beauty business workshop

The Local Development Corporation of East New York is hosting a fashion and beauty business workshop.

Talking Schop! 2016: Gone but not forgotten, part I

What a year, that 2016! She giveth and taketh away. There are the most evident topics, which don’t need addressing here. Suffice it to say, we shall see what the next four years have in store for us. Let’s just ...

Eleuthera—The other Bahamas

When most people think of vacationing in the Bahamas, they think of the over-commercialized—and extremely expensive—Atlantis Paradise Island Resort in Nassau, or some exclusive cruise ship beach that lacks culture and is nothing more than a place to rack up ...

‘Moonlight,’ ‘Atlanta’ shine at Golden Globes

Kerry Washington had a party-filled weekend. Jan. 6, the “Scandal” star attended the Obamas’ final soiree at the White House.

Havana International Jazz Festival

The annual International Jazz Plaza de la Habana attracts musicians from around the world.

‘I am the child of the dream, that MLK spoke about…’

Grammy Award winner Gordon Chambers is a man of love, a man of God and a songwriter/storyteller with enough life lessons, trials and tribulations and success and glory to make for a great autobiography and motion picture.

Tupac Shakur inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

It has been announced that late hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Harlem School of the Arts: A prized Harlem gem

Harlem School of the Arts is a one-of-a-kind institution in Harlem. HSA, which has been around since 1964, is a leading example of arts, community and collective creative forces joining together under one roof.

‘La La Land,’ a musical for a particular type of movie fan

Musicals are not made for everyone. You need to have a romantic soul and therefore be open to applauding the effort, no matter how strained and thready the end product might be.

Schomburg hosts fifth annual Black Comic Book Fest

Rapidly becoming one of the most highly anticipated yearly family events for many, the Black Comic Book Festival returns to the Schomburg Jan. 13 and 14.

An evening of music, dance, spoken word inspired by Dr. King

In these trying times, the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have never been more vital to our collective sanity.

Prince's estate still being untangled

The legendary musician Prince was no pauper.

Local Black business leaders help donate 25,000 tickets for students to see 'Hidden Figures'

New York City African-American business leaders, in partnership with 20th Century Fox, Google, Facebook, Infor and AT&T, have launched an initiative to offer free admission to the critically-acclaimed feature, Hidden Figures, for over 25,000 students in New York.

Black Hollywood takes center stage at Golden Globes

In the wake of continued allegations of discrimination and racism in Hollywood, several Black films and entertainers took home awards at Sunday's Golden Globes.