Arts & Entertainment


Non-stop holiday music begins on 106.7 Lite FM

Just in time to get you into the holiday spirit, WLTW 106.7 Lite FM switches to its annual all-holiday music format.

Winter festivals for cold-weather getaways

No doubt winter can bring its share of the doldrums. But sometimes the best thing to do is to roll with reality.

‘Shop Black Week’ happening Nov. 22-29

More than 100 groups have reportedly designated Nov. 22 to Nov. 29 as Shop Black Week.

Officials flip the switch on Harlem Holiday Lights on Nov. 20

The 125th Street Business Improvement District is hosting its annual Harlem Holiday Lights Event on Nov. 20, on 125th Street between 5th Avenue and 12th Avenue, commemorating its 25th year.

Ashley’s Aquarian Age: November 14 to November 20, 2019

Mercury continues his retrograde travels through Scorpio this week offering us the opportunity to discover how we really feel about ourselves.

Satchmo Jazz salute for veterans Nov. 18

The Veterans Administration and New York State Jazz Literacy and Art Society Inc is hosting a free jazz concert for New York City’s Veterans on Monday, Nov. 18 from 1-4 p.m. at the Veteran Administration Building, located at 423 West ...

‘Reparations’ demonstrates the theft of innocence

The Billie Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn has always proven itself to be a treasured, pull-no-punches company which presents theater about the Black experience that teaches the audience something and enriches our lives.

Real faux furs are warm, too!

When it comes to fashion and fur, N’ONAT is making faux fur a desirable, yet stylish coat choice.

Romantic spring styles for day or evening

For spring/summer 2020, there were many NYFW designers who showed soft, romantic styles. The looks were long, often baring shoulders, with layers, ruffles and flounces. Cyber colors, soft pastels and prints were prevalent

‘The Color of Power: Heroes, Sheroes, & Their Creators’ opens at CCCADI Nov. 16

On Saturday November 16, 2019, a new and unprecedented exhibition “The Color of Power: Heroes, Sheroes, & Their Creators” brings to Harlem’s Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute a refreshing alternative universe brimming with stories and comic books that portray ...

AUDELCO noms are out; awards held Nov. 18

I hope that one of the very important practices that you do throughout the year is to go and support Black theater.

Acclaimed Haitian songstress, special guests, grace stage at Aaron Davis Hall Nov. 15

Music lovers will have the chance to hear the work of a titan of world music as City College Center for the Arts presents “Emeline Michel’s Black Pearls,” a special one-night-only concert Friday, Nov. 15.

‘Cold Brook’—a ghost story with a twist

“Cold Brook” is a ghost story but it’s not scary. Directed and co-written by character actor William Fichtner “Black Hawk Down”, “Armageddon”, who also stars, the film’s story is of two maintenance workers who meet a man haunted by his ...

‘Burning Cane’—new film from a great new voice

Phillip Youmans directed, produced, wrote and co-edited his first film “Burning Cane,” an Array release currently playing on Netflix.

Harlem Stage, other Harlem orgs launch Harlem DocFest

In an interview with the AmNews, Monique Martin, director of programming at performing arts center Harlem Stage, declared, ”We are in a renaissance now.