Arts & Entertainment


WBLS’ Circle of Sisters Returns to NYC

The 2019 Circle of Sisters Expo is taking place at the Jacob Javits Convention Center Saturday, Sept. 7. Doors open at 10 a.m. and the day concludes at 10 p.m.

Getaways for a fantastic fall

There’s something about fall that’s fantastic.

Afrofuturism featured at Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair, Sept. 7-8

From Sept. 7-8, the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair will return to the Brooklyn Expo Center for its sixth straight year.

“Moulin Rouge” is a B’way phenomenon

“Moulin Rouge” is a wildly fabulous, sexy, seductive, funny love story! “Moulin Rouge” is an attitude, a way of life! Before the show officially starts the audience is submerged into this very imaginative.

Get ready to be scared: Brooklyn Horror Film Fest returns Oct. 17-24

Boo! Mark your calendars for a scary October. The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival returns to bring the best and most provocative horror cinema to local screens across Brooklyn from Oct. 17–24!

PHOTOS: West Indian Day Parade 2019

Millions of people came out to this year's West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn.

Oprah Winfrey launching wellness arena tour in early 2020

Oprah Winfrey is taking her motivational spirit on the road early next year with an arena tour to promote a healthier lifestyle.

NYC’s West Indian parade brings cultural pride to rainy day

Steel bands and revelers sporting elaborate feathered costumes, Caribbean flags and some rain ponchos marched and danced Monday in a West Indian American Day Parade dampened by weather and awash in cultural pride.

Breaking Barriers in Ballet: Misty Copeland Set to Receive Trailblazer Award

Misty Copeland had the world of ballet standing still, when she made history as the first Black female principal dancer to the prestigious American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in 2015, just months after becoming the first Black woman to perform the ...

J’Ouvert and West Indian Day Parade 2019: Everything you need to know

Colorful, costumed crowds will take on the streets of Brooklyn as the sound of steel drums flood the streets at one of the largest Caribbean Carnival celebrations in New York City.

EMPD celebrates 30 years

EMPD celebrated their 30th anniversary as a group in Crotona Park in the Bronx as part of the SummerStage Concert Series.

Richmond’s arts scene makes for a perfect getaway

Richmond, Virginia, ironically the site of founding father Patrick Henry’s “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!” speech, was for decades, a major hub of the North American slave trade.

Celebrating Michael Jackson's birthday

Michael Joseph Jackson was born August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana.

While We Are Still Here holds 4th annual Sugar Hill Music Fest Sept. 7

New York City’s longest-running house band, Harlem’s own Sugar Hill Quartet (with a very special guest) will co-headline While We Are Still Here’s 4th Annual Sugar Hill Music Festival

50th African American Day Parade set for Sept. 15

The 50th Annual African American Day Parade (AADP) is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 15, in Harlem.