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Singer Johnny Kemp dead at 55

Reports indicate that R&B singer Johnny Kemp has died.

New York City Hot Sauce Expo 2015

New York City heats up Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26 with High River Sauces’ third annual New York City Hot Sauce Expo (@NYCHotSauceExpo), taking place at the Brooklyn Expo.

Talking SCHOP! You’re so AmNewsFOOD

The Amsterdam News is excited to be an official media sponsor of the first annual Harlem EatUp! festival (@HarlemEatUp), going down May 14–17.

Macon, Georgia: ‘The Song and Soul of the South’

In the first part of this feature series, we had just begun to grasp the overall “lay of the land” of Macon, Ga., a boutique town of approximately 90,000 residents situated a little more than an hour northwest of Atlanta.

Children’s clothes spring up

From toddlers to teens, petitePARADE’s eighth Kids Fashion Week show was spectacular. Their young models strutted down the runway and sparked excitement with this audience in clothes from over 100 designers.

Destination shopping tours: In Paris and New York City

Imagine traveling to New York City or Paris with a planned tour of all your favorite shops and meeting some of your favorite designers. CJ Tours, a full service Parisian fashion and beauty shopping tour operator and online boutique, will ...

Stars come out for Mayor Ras Baraka’s birthday party

Mayor Ras Baraka was in his element as he celebrated his birthday with family, supporters and friends at the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott Monday night.

Nelly facing drug charges

According to reports, rapper and reality star Nelly is facing felony drug charges after being arrested in Tennessee April 11.

CTH celebrates 15th anniversary

Theater and Harlem luminaries converged on the Apollo Theater Soundstage Monday to mark the 15th anniversary of the Classical Theatre of Harlem with Ty Jones, producing artistic director, and David Roberts, managing director.

A talk with ‘Manos Sucias’ creator Josef Wladyka

During the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, director and screenwriter Josef Wladyka’s “Manos Sucias” won the award for Best New Narrative Director and an Audience Award.

Select films from Tribeca Film Festival 2015

Select films from Tribeca Film Festival 2015

Mary J. Blige, Spike Lee, technology highlight Tribeca Film Festival 2015

The Tribeca Film Festival is back for its 15th year. The selection of this year’s films is one of the best in recent years. Mary J. Blige’s documentary, “Mary J. Blige: The London Sessions” will screen at the Beacon Theater ...

Author Elizabeth Alexander hosts book signing

Professor and author Elizabeth Alexander is hosting a book signing for her memoir, “The Light of the World,” at Barnes and Noble, Union Square, Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m.

Delta Sigma Theta hosts annual book fair

The Brooklyn Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, is having its annual Black Book Fair Sunday, April 19, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Medgar Evers College.

Billie Holiday centennial celebration

Billie Holiday is one of the best jazz singers in history. This is not up for debate. However, she could just as easily be considered one of the best blues singers as well.