Arts & Entertainment


Hip-hop commemorates 45 years

Although November is recognized as “Hip-Hop History Month” by many of the pioneers who laid the foundation for the Bronx-bred culture in November 1973, several months earlier, an 18-year-old Jamaican-born DJ was already hosting parties in the West Bronx.

Exciting excursions for the newbie adventurer

You have your traveling chop, you’ve been here and there, so now you’re ready to get adventurous. You’re not exactly the athletic type, and you’re a bit gun shy. No worries—here’s where to find yourself in soft adventures.

Jazz Notes: Jazzmobile, Harlem Jazz, Sugar Hill, Matana Roberts

What happened? Summer is over already? Not fair. The winter seems to hang on like a hungry alligator, but the summer sun fads into the wintry night like a Billie Holiday blues song.

‘An L.A. Minute’ is an uneven ode to Los Angeles

From her turns in Rick Famuyiwa’s “Dope” to her highly anticipated role as Iris West in the feature film “The Flash,” Kiersey Clemons is blazing a path for the new generation of Black and biracial actresses.

Scosha’s sustainable jewelry designs

Created in the Scosha atelier in Brooklyn, N.Y., the sensational Scosha jewelry line and its namesake designer are committed to environmentally sustainable and local production whenever possible.

Fall 2018 fashion wrap-up

In a turbulent political climate, designer Matthew Adams Dolan seeks to explore and challenge the American identity with his fashions for fall.

PHOTOS: Brooklyn celebrates 51 years of the West Indian American Day Carnival

Representing all that is the Caribbean Diaspora, this past Labor Day—Monday, Sept. 3, 2018—Brooklyn was shining with culture, history, tradition and love celebrating the magnificent West Indian American Day Carnival.

Talking SCHOP! Jersey! Stand Up!

Is it really here? Labor Day? Already? Dang! Where does it go?

Concert to raise money for Puerto Rico Sept. 8

There is a desperate need for assistance in Puerto Rico and Prospect Theater Company in Manhattan is seeking to do something about it this Saturday, Sept. 8.

Homegoing services for Randy Weston, 92

The music world suffered another recent blow with the passing of legendary pianist and composer Randy Weston.

Alicia Graf, former DTH and Ailey lead dancer, makes history at Juilliard

This semester, when dance students flock through the glass doors of the Juilliard School, they will be greeted by a history-making director of the school’s Dance Division.

Summer Theater Intensive held at Billie Holiday Theatre

I heard about a new theater program that occurred this summer in Brooklyn, which sounded more like a dream than a reality.

‘Black Panther’ renews interest in African Heritage Theme Park

The movie Black Panther made history and shattered records across the world. In fact, Black Panther became the highest-grossing MCU film of all time in it’s first week.

2018 West Indian Day Parade underway in Brooklyn

The 2018 West Indian Day Parade is underway on Brooklyn's Eastern Parkway.

Horoscope: September 13 - September 19

Find out what that stars say about what's in store for your future.