Arts & Entertainment


IHOP selling $1 pancakes to raise money for child hunger

On Aug. 23 all IHOP Restaurants, nationwide, from 7 AM to 7 PM, will offer their famous short-stack pancakes to customers for just one dollar.

Nick Cannon is going to college and 'Drumline' comparisons begin

Nick Cannon can now add college freshman to his resume. The rapper, actor and "America's Got Talent" host announced on social media Monday that he has enrolled at Howard University.

Harlem Week 2016: 'Summer in the City'

Harlem Week remains a summer festival that has something for everyone. Whether you’re a child, elder or prospective college student, the “Summer in the City” daylong event provides the public with a plethora of free activities for all ages.

Diezel Braxton is off the autism spectrum

At the age of 2, Diezel Braxton was diagnosed as autistic.

Talking SCHOP! Thelma on Clinton

As serious New Yorkers who appreciate good food, we know how hard it can be sometimes to find that right place to spend our time and money.

Heritage tour traces Native American, African, Dutch heritage in Albany

For a century, the history of early African-Americans in New York State has been largely hidden.

Tulivu, Bird Fest, TriHarLenium

The vocalist Tulivu-Donna Cumberbatch, whose singing ability offers her the inventiveness to journey through the windows of blues, soul and jazz, has caught the attention of audiences from Brooklyn to Europe.

Next generation designer news and art

On Harlem’s Sugar Hill, Pamela Love introduces her Suspension Collection at the Museum of Art and Origin, located at 430 W. 162nd St., New York, N.Y.

Girls’ clothes for fall/winter ’17/’18

With back-to-school just around the corner, shopping for the newest looks can be a challenge.

Making history: Candice Patton of CW Network’s ‘The Flash’

Candice Patton has broken new ground, appearing in the CW Network’s “The Flash” as the potential love interest of the show’s superhero lead.

King Sunny Ade, Wunmi to host big Brooklyn show

Celebrating 50 years on stage and his 70 years of age, the legendary King Sunny Ade and his African Beats band will be performing a major show in Fort Greene, Brooklyn Friday, Aug. 19, 2016.

Let’s get ready to rumba!

“It’s amazing,” said the incomparable Cuban pianist and composer, Chucho Valdes. “Latin Jazz was born in New York with Mario Bauza, Chano Pozo, Dizzy Gillespie and others.

Community Calendar: August 18- August 24 2016

Greetings! Our congratulations to our brother Ron Bobb Semple “The Voice and Spirit of Garvey” on receiving the Marcus Garvey Award for the Arts on Garvey’s Earthday on Aug. 17, in his homeland Jamaica,W.I. Harlem Week 2016 continues with “Summer ...

An interview with author Greg Tate

African-American author Greg Tate can be described as one of most influential Black music critics in Western culture, as his journalistic pursuits and published anthologies have been analyzed in educational institutions for 20 years.

Wendell Pierce loses home in Baton Rouge flooding

Wendell Pierce was a highly visible advocate for post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans after his parents' home was damaged and now the actor has suffered a similar loss.