Arts & Entertainment


58th New York Film Fest runs Sept. 17-Oct. 11

There is a saying in the entertainment industry that highlights the resilience of the artist. That saying is “the show must go on,” and for the 58th New York Film Festival, that’s exactly what’s going to happen from Sept. 17-Oct. ...

Miss Harlem Shake 2020

Not even a worldwide pandemic can stop Harlem from shining. On Sunday, Aug. 23, Harlem Shake adorned Miss Harlem Shake 2020. Congratulations to Kay Angrum!

Hotel versus vacation rental: What to consider

When you’re ready to travel again, one of your first big questions is likely to be what to do about accommodations?

The 2020 American Black Film Festival – goes virtual

In the age of COVID, film festival directors are finding creative ways to screen movies for audiences without gathering large groups at indoor venues. Hence the 2020 ABFF Online Edition.

NY not ready to reopen concert venues and comedy clubs, Cuomo says

The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged the music and entertainment industry in New York.

Louis Armstrong Museum names new executive director

The Louis Armstrong House Museum, the National Historic Landmark dedicated to the cultural, historical and humanitarian legacy of Louis Armstrong, has announced Regina Bain as its new executive director.

Film at Lincoln Center holds 58th New York Film Fest Sept. 17-Oct. 11

There is a saying in the entertainment industry that highlights the resilience of the artist.

Restoration Plaza BLM mural hosts pre-Labor Day show

Since COVID-19 canceled regular Carnival programming, PR and media consultant Sharon Gordon, City Council Member Robert Cornegy Jr., and DJ Hard Hittin Harry hosted a big reggae event at the Restoration Plaza BLM Mural.

‘Maurice Hines: Bring Them Back’ celebrates tap dance and life well lived

The documentary “Maurice Hines: Bring Them Back” is a stirring look at legendary Harlem-born dancer of stage and screen Maurice Hines.

Knowyournumb3rs Rebirth of a New Nation September 10 - September 16

September has five wonderful celestial bodies in the heavens retrograding, and Jupiter goes direct on Sept. 12, after four months of revising your goals, sharpening your skill-sets, preparing you to become aware of your potential.

An updated Green Book for today’s Black travelers

You likely heard about “The Negro Motorist Green Book,” Victor Hugo Green’s guide to services and places that were friendly to Black travelers at a time when discrimination was rampant and Blacks didn’t have the luxury of eating or staying ...

Documentary about murder of Botham Jean set to air on ID on Sept. 10

Season two of Impact of Murder kicks off with a heart wrenching two-hour episode on Botham Jean with “The Ballad of Botham Jean,” airing on Thursday, September 10 from 9-11 p.m. EDT/PDT on Investigation Discovery.

Knowyournumb3rs Rebirth of a New Nation September 3 - September 9

The last couple of days of August moving into September suggest auspicious energy is likely to be felt within the cosmos alignment. Start your day with a healthy ego, mixed with a spunky, positive attitude.

Chadwick Boseman: His greatness, purpose, and dignity

Before sharing my thoughts on the passing of the great Chadwick Boseman, I first offer my condolences to his family who meant so very much to him.

David Ushery named co-anchor of NBC 4 New York’s 11 p.m. newscast

Veteran NBC 4 New York/WNBC Black news anchor David Ushery was recently elevated into a new station role, co-anchoring the 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. editions of “News 4 New York.” He will join co-anchor Natalie Pasquarella on both shows ...