Arts & Entertainment


‘Jewelry: The Body Transformed’ at the Met

What a dazzling exhibit! The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents “Jewelry: The Body Transformed,” from Nov. 12, 2018, to Feb. 24, 2019.

Giving back with grace and style

It was an afternoon that won’t soon be forgotten as the Ella Nixon Toy & Gift Drive (now in its fifth season) gave their first Ladies Who Lunch for Charity luncheon.

New York Festival of Song presents W.C. Handy and the Birth of the Blues

Ccelebrating its 31st year, the New York Festival of Song will kick off the 2018-2019 season with W.C. Handy and the Birth of the Blues.

Well-Read Black Girl Festival returns to Brooklyn Nov. 10

The Well-Read Black Girl Festival returns to Brooklyn to highlight brilliant Black women in the national literary community.

GBE Guide to Black Events

Community members held a news conference at the African Burial Ground National Historic Monument in lower Manhattan.

A prosecco luncheon at Sylvia’s

It was a serious TGIF at Sylvia’s!

Talking SCHOP! The early bird gets the WIN!

We are just two weeks away from Thanksgiving, which it is the perfect time to let our annual fool-proof turkey recipe help set the table for a fruitful holiday.

Lisbon: city of old and new

It’s not surprising that last year for the first time, Lisbon, Portugal won the World Travel Award for Best European Destination. If you visit, you’ll quickly see why.

Critic, author Hilton Als wins CCNY's Langston Hughes Medal

Hilton Als, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning cultural critic with The New Yorker, adds another honor to his name when he receives the Langston Hughes Medal at The City College of New York Thursday, Nov. 15.

November 2018 Dance Calendar

The indigenous and non-indigenous artists of Marrugeku, the Australian dance theater ensemble, will premiere “Cut the Sky" as part of Peak Performances.

New York Festival of Music opens 31st season with W.C. Handy and the Birth of the Blues

Co-founder (with Michael Barrett) and Artistic Director of the New York Festival of Song Steven Blier theorizes that it was in part the rumored enmity of Creole crooner Jelly Roll Morton that caused the enormously talented Alabama born “Father of ...

South African film ‘Vaya’ comes to Harlem

New York residents got a chance to see the South African film “Vaya” at its New York premiere in Harlem Oct. 27 and Oct. 28.

Ovation to feature local Bronx and Brooklyn artists as part of its Stand for the Arts Initiative

Ovation, America’s only arts network, has begun featuring local Bronx and Brooklyn artists in public service announcements on all its platforms as a continued commitment to support and highlight the arts community and diversity.

The Art of the Mix finale

For the last two weeks, bartenders and mixologists have been throwing it down and mixing it up at restaurants and bars all over Upper Manhattan.

Talking SCHOP! Ruby’s Vintage opens

Last week, the latest venture from Harlem restauranteur Brian Washington Palmer (Sexy Taco/Dirty Cash) and Nikoa Evans-Hendricks (executive director, Harlem Park to Park) opened with an event befitting its name.