Arts & Entertainment


Boseman, Davis among winners at SAG Awards

The 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards took place Sunday, April 4 as a completely virtual, pre-recorded ceremony.

‘Mama Gloria’ charts life of mentor, icon of trans community

“A lot of the challenges we face as trans people are inside,” remarked transgender advocate and actress Delia Kropp during an interview at the Mosaic Theater a few years ago.

Rapper DMX in critical condition after heart attack

It has been reported that the rapper DMX, whose given name is Earl Simmons, was rushed to a hospital in White Plains, New York April 2 after suffering a heart attack said to have been brought on by a drug ...

April 2021 Dance Calendar

The April dance calendar is filled with virtual happenings. Start with a yet-to-be-named premiere by Kyle Abraham for New York City Ballet’s 2021 digital season which runs April 8-22.

BAM hosts in-person dance performance April 6-11

For one week only (April 6-11), the Canadian-based, contemporary ice-skating company Le Patin Libre (French for “Free Skate”) makes their Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) debut at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside, Prospect Park.

Boxing legend Iran “The Blade” Barkley battles COVID 19

For the past year and change the COVID-19 pandemic has affected people from all walks of life and no one is exempt, including celebrities and all star athletes.

‘Tina’ on HBO looks at the genius and the legend

“Tina,” now playing on HBO lays out the fascinating story of Tina Turner, focusing on her growth over the decades which has fashioned itself into a kind of mythology with a bad-ass African American woman as the shero.

SXSW debut doc inspired by ACLU legal director

Oft repeated over the past five years in response to the latest incidence of racism, “This isn’t who we are” is arguably the most disingenuous phrase uttered by Americans today.

Juney Smith: preserving Black theater stories with ‘King Arthur & The Count’

Juney Smith is a man on a very important mission. Smith is a talented man doing something necessary—preserving the stories in Black Theater.

Nas, Janet Jackson, Louis Armstrong, Labelle archived in Library of Congress

It has been reported that the 2021 roster of newly archived music inducts a number of Black musicians to the coveted Library of Congress collection.

‘The Amber Ruffin Show’: a late-night show with just the good parts

Amber Ruffin of “The Amber Ruffin Show” is butter.

‘Under-the-radar’ wine regions

When you think of wine growing, places like the Napa Valley, Sonoma, Bordeaux and Tuscany likely come to mind, but there is great wine where you might not expect.

Knowyournumb3rs Rebirth of a New Nation April 1 - April 7

A great week of business and personal developments has all the potential to present itself to you in a vivid manner. Take a deep breath to formulate the words you wish to say to get your point across within 30 ...

A Lemon Delight for Any Occasion

Sweets with enhanced fruit flavors are often among the best of the best when it comes to family treats. Fruit can add levels of sweet, tart or even citrus flavor to all kinds of recipes.

Easter Dip Goodness

Easter is about coming together with loved ones, enjoying beautiful spring weather and eating your family’s favorite foods.