Arts & Entertainment


It's Carnval time!

Eastern Parkway, in Brooklyn, will be the spot Monday for the West Indian American Day parade.

Harlem Creates Music Festival highlights worthy talent

On a sunny, sometimes cloudy, hot Sunday afternoon, the music featured at Riverbank State Park could be heard from the 145th Street main entrance to the soccer field.

Longtime Black anchor Vivian Brown leaves The Weather Channel

With a career spanning near 30 years Black Weather Channel anchor Vivian Brown said farewell Tuesday to viewers leaving little information on why she was leaving or where she would go next.

Chaka Khan and Tamar Braxton among celebrities on new season of 'Dancing With the Stars'

The legendary diva and the reality TV star are among the celebrities taking the floor this season on "Dancing With the Stars"

Taylor Swift accused of channeling colonialism in new video

While many fans are talking about the steamy chemistry between Taylor Swift and Scott Eastwood in her new music video, the singer is taking heat for an altogether different reason.

Bounce TV catches BET in viewership

Bounce TV has been the #1 African-American targeted television network in the delivery of overall viewers and key demos a dozen times in recent weeks, overtaking BET.

Hulk Hogan: 'I'm not a racist'

Hulk Hogan says his history of using the n-word isn't evidence of racism. It's a byproduct of his upbringing.

MTV VMAs 2015: What in the world happened?

Leave it to the MTV Video Music Awards to give folks plenty to talk about the next day.

Kanye West declares 2020 presidential bid at VMAs

Forget 2016. Kanye West says he's planning to run for president in 2020.

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, Broadway's first black Jean Valjean, dies after fall

Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who made history as the first African-American to play the lead role in a Broadway production of "Les Miserables," died Friday night in New York.

Fort Lauderdale food shout-outs

I did manage to make it out of town for a week in Fort Lauderdale this summer. The trip was work-related so there was no kicking back, but I managed to squeeze in some good food that is worth a ...

Talking SCHOP! Summer’s almost over? Get outta here!

Greetings! I’m writing to you “live” from the beaches of Ocean Bay Park, Fire Island.

2015’s most and least affordable US travel destinations

I normally don’t think of, or consult, banking institutions when deciding where to embark upon a travel sojourn.

Fall’s bits and pieces

Fall fashions are showing in a variety of ways. Hair and makeup, as well as the clothes, complete the total look. Emily Saunders, a New York City designer born to British parents, presents the best of both worlds.

Kids rock for back-to-school

Even though Haddad Brands, a leading children’s apparel and accessories company, focused on top brands such as Nike, Nike SB and Jordan...