Arts & Entertainment


Mike Epps, OWN TV producer Kyra Robinson tie the knot

According to MSN, Cuba Gooding Jr. showed up to a Manhattan court in New York City on June 26 where his legal team tried to get charges against the Oscar winning actor dismissed after a woman claimed he groped her ...

Free weekend Jazz Summit opens in Harlem July 6

The New York State Jazz Literacy and Art Society is sponsoring The Great Harlem Jazz Summit, Part 4 at Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market, located at 52 W. 116th St. between 5th Avenue and Lenox/ Malcolm X Blvd on Saturday, July ...

Salon Africana, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Cape Town Tour

The vocalist, songwriter Somi, whose music has become a definitive source in the realm of jazz, will present her second ongoing performing arts program, Salon Africana.

‘Made In Harlem’ given the Greenlight in BK

Harlem’s Dapper Dan is dropping his highly anticipated memoir, “Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem,” next week in Brooklyn and moderating the conversation is Project Runway judge and former TEEN VOGUE editor Elaine Welteroth.

‘Toni Stone’—great play about first pro Black woman baseball player

Imagine how difficult it was for Black men playing baseball in the Negro American Leagues in the 1920s to 1950s.

Top Paris SS 2020 menswear looks

In Paris spring/summer 2020 menswear is going through a transformation. Menswear is flourishing, and models from Dior struck a pose on a pink sand catwalk. According to Jessica Michault, senior vice president of GPS Radar by Launchmetrics, “More men’s fashion ...

Talking SCHOP! A birthday first in Canada, Part III

May 25, 2019. Day two in Montreal, on my first time in Canada and it was my birthday!

A bridal week blast for 2020

The looks were dainty, feminine, well-designed and lovely. A beautiful gown for your wedding day was all that mattered.

July 2019 Dance Calendar

This month’s calendar begins with Savion Glover’s return to The Joyce Theater (July 2-6), coupled with a 35-year celebration of his life in tap as choreographer, director and actor. Glover will premiere Lady5 @ Savion Glover’s BaRoQUe’BLaK TaP Café.

Woody is back—with Key & Peele!—in ‘Toy Story 4’

Woody (Tom Hanks) is back and so is Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) and the rest of the gang and in this new chapter, they are involved in Bonnie’s first day of kindergarten, a family road trip and the discovery of ...

Richard Roundtree—the original ‘Shaft’—is back

The original Shaft, Richard Roundtree, is back giving just as much fire and hip attitude as you’ve come to expect and love in “Shaft’ circa 2019

Andre De Shields talks life, ‘Hadestown’

Have you ever felt like you were participating in a historic moment?

Alphonso David appointed first African-American president of the Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign has named lawyer Alphonso David as president of the LGBTQ civil rights organization

Citizenship question is off 2020 census….for now

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked the citizenship question inclusion in the 2020 census.

Your Fourth of July holiday weekend guide

If you're staying in the city this Fourth of July weekend there's plenty to do.