Arts & Entertainment


Elegant Systems interchangeable jewelry

While walking around the city of Nassau, Bahamas on the Island of New Providence, you notice many women sporting Systems necklaces.

Executive Producer Dream Hampton talks 'Surviving R. Kelly'

For Dream Hampton, who served as executive producer of the much-talked about “Surviving R. Kelly” documentary, the explosive revelations in the film were just the tip of the iceberg.

Golden Globes: The winners list

Check out this year's Golden Globe winners!

Jazz Notes: ‘Brown Butterfly,’ Roy Hargrove Musical Celebration

The deed, the project, the incredible body of music by the trombonist, composer and arranger Craig Harris is complete.

The year in review in Black theater—moving, fresh, phenomenal!

The year 2018 was a year I will never forget in Black theater.

Best popular albums from Black artists in 2018

On the first moments of listening to rapper Nicki Minaj’s fourth studio album, “Queen,” it become apparent that Minaj worked painstakingly hard on the album’s presentation.

Key West—A slice of the laid-back life

There’s no place like Key West. What’s not to love about a place where the locals are quick to tell you that there are two things that will get you kicked off the island - prejudice and pretentiousness?

HBCU marching band leading Rose Parade

History is being made at the 130th annual Rose Parade set for New Year's Day in Pasadena, Calif.

Three popular eating plans you’ll see in the New Year

If you’re thinking about revamping how you eat in the new year, you might want to think twice about the trendy dairy-free plans that crop up on your social media feed...

Talking SCHOP! Looking back on 2018

The past year has proved to be filled with lots of good cooking, eating, events and travel.

Island getaways that won’t require a passport

...but there are plenty of beautiful islands that won’t require a passport because they’re stateside.

Remembering NEC Artistic Director Charles Weldon, dead at 78

I remember telling him that this play was such a powerful piece of theater, and his direction was so precise and so stunning that the story just moved me so.

New perspective on men’s styling

It’s been interesting to watch how men have become much more relaxed about putting themselves together.

Emerging designers

In Paris, New Now offers extra visibility to emerging young designers.

Artist Leroy Campbell on the importance of art and community

The French Impressionist painted the dancers so often, he became known for them.