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August 2015 dance calendar

Two landmark dance events happen this month, with Lincoln Center Out of Doors celebrating the life of Geoffrey Holder (Saturday, Aug. 1) and as part of CityPark’s Foundation’s Summer Stage, a 40th anniversary celebration of Broadway’s “The Wiz,” headed by ...

Celebrating the life of Geoffrey Holder

Geoffrey Holder, the creative genius whose career spanned 50 years and dazzled us with a limitless talent, energetic exuberance and captivating charisma, will be honored in a series of celebrations on his birthday, Aug. 1.

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston, dies at age 22

The daughter of late singer Whitney Houston has died after being in a coma for six months.

Stars, great food, good music at Jerk Fest

Roy Wilkins Park in Queens was taken over by a proper celebration of Jamaican cuisine, culture and music Sunday, July 19, with the annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival.

‘Beautiful Sea’ indeed

Their motto, “Beauty by Belize, Luxury by Design,” is an apt way to describe the Chabil Mar Resort, an awe-inspiring, boutique, luxury villa property in the beautiful country of Belize.

Men’s New York Fashion Week

Do we need a separate Fashion Week for men?

Step out in a comfortable wedge

For spring-summer 2016, soft, leather wedge sandals are in.

Fantasia heads down the aisle

Does President Barack Obama have Hollywood aspirations once his term ends?

Revolution Books to open in Harlem

It may take a while before Revolution Books is up and running in Harlem, but last week the launch was announced and it promises to be a real boon for a community without a stand-alone bookstore.

New York productions to be showcased at NBTF

Black theater family, make your plans and get ready to pack your bags this summer.

DanceBrazil is raw, complex, vibrant

elon Vieira, artistic director of DanceBrazil, better known within the Brazilian dance community as “Maestre” (“Master”), is also the founder and artistic director of the Capoeira Foundation.

BAMcinematek presents 12th annual Animation Block Party

A single picture is worth a thousand words, so mark your calendars: Friday, July 31 through Sunday, Aug. 2, it’s the 12th annual Animation Block Party, the East Coast’s premier animation festival, presented by BAMcinematek.

Book review: ‘Between the World and Me’ by Ta-Nehisi Coates

What is immediately essential for me about “Between the World and Me,” Ta-Nehisi Coates’ lengthy epistle to his son, is that “past is prologue.”

Book review: ‘Between the World and Me’ by Ta-Nehisi Coates

What is immediately essential for me about “Between the World and Me,” Ta-Nehisi Coates’ lengthy epistle to his son, is that “past is prologue.”

This far by faith

Five years ago, James Elcock was injured in a terrible accident and ruptured his spine.