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Wayne Shorter Fest, ‘Essentially Ellington’ at 20

Wayne Shorter is an accomplished composer and superb saxophonist always in transition. Many of his compositions, such as “Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum,” “Infant Eyes” and “E.S.P.,” have become jazz standards.

Grace Jones to be honored at NBTF with Living Legend Award

If you are not familiar with the New York not-for-profit organization that supports Black theater by making sure to let audiences know about the shows and recognizing productions with the VIV Award, then you need to know about the AUDELCO ...

Edifying Haitian identity through film

There was a time when being Haitian wasn’t cool, but somewhere in between Wyclef Jean’s emergence and the Black consciousness movement in New York, Haiti became a beacon of freedom and pride.

Food Tube: ‘Consumed’

Do you want to open a restaurant but don’t know exactly how to do it?

Scent Trunk collaborates with Estevia Parfum

Intimacy and fragrance go hand and hand. Sweet scented floral notes influence thoughts of youth and modernity whereas musk and vanilla notes evoke a sense of power and maturity.

Chinese imagery at the Met

When you first enter the Costume Institute’s opening gallery that’s exhibiting “China: Through the Looking Glass,” you see the Mao suit, created after Mao Zedong.

HOT 97 Summer Jam ’bout to kick off the outdoor live music season

Consistent mild weather aside, a clear indication that summer is upon us is the energy of the music.

It’s time to ‘EatUp!’ Harlem

After a full year of planning and preparing, today kicks off the first official day of the inaugural Harlem EatUp! (@HarlemEatUp), a celebration of food, culture and spirit brought to Harlem by friends and colleagues Marcus Samuelsson (Red Rooster, Ginny’s, ...

Stevie Wonder turns 65

Music legend Stevie Wonder turns 65 and we're opening up the archives of our rare photos of his career.

Alhambra Ballroom hosts bridal expo

The Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem is hosting a bridal expo and fashion show on Sunday, May 17 from 3pm to 7pm.

Common takes the stage in Harlem

Rapper and actor Common recently performed in Harlem with two exclusive performances of UP CLOSE & PERSONAL WITH COMMON at Madiba Harlem at MIST.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo cracks down on nail salons

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday the launch of a multi-agency Enforcement Task Force that will move immediately to prevent unlawful practices and unsafe working conditions in the nail salon industry.

10 things to see during the Apollo Theater's 2015-2016 season

Harlem's crowned jewel, the Apollo Theater, announced its programming for the 2015-2016 season.

On the “A” w/Souleo: South African photographer captures the pain and beauty of LGBT life

South Africa is celebrated for having one of the most advanced constitutions in the world, often cited for its inclusion of protections on the basis of sexual orientation.

Ebony LaDelle uses coloring books to highlight authors of color

In terms of diversity, book publishing in the United States lags well behind other industries.