Arts & Entertainment


DanceAfrica to celebrate 40th anniversary, Chuck Davis’ life and legacy

The deep, resonant sound of African drums and the rhythmic pounding of some 50 dancers’ feet make the floor and walls of the Brooklyn Academy of Music fourth floor rehearsal studio reverberate.

'Dancing with the Stars' crowns new champs, ending surprise-filled season

"Dancing with the Stars" has wrapped up what could go down as one of the most surprise-filled seasons in its 24-season history.

Billboard Music Awards 2017: What you missed

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards were held Sunday in Las Vegas and oh what a night.

Inside Beyoncé's baby shower

Don't act like you didn't know Beyoncé was going to shut it down when it came to her baby shower.

Black-owned sneaker company aims to put entrepreneurs on the right foot

Sneakerscustom.com is a new, innovative way to generate income for schools, organizations or anyone with aspirations of making their own sneaker brand.

May means “burger business”

Harlem Shake has been holding down the corner of 124th and Lenox Avenue for some time.

7 things you need for a long flight

Whenever you are flying across the country, or across the world, being prepared for a long flight is the best way to get through one.

Vilaro’s Ballet Hispánico!

Though hard to believe, Eduardo Vilaro, artistic director and CEO of Ballet Hispánico, has held this role for seven years now.

FIT’s Fashions of the Future ’17

FIT’s Fashion of the Future runway show was amazing! With five specializations, including knitwear, sportswear, intimate apparel, special occasion and children’s wear, the top fashion designers of the 2017 graduating class put on quite a show. The looks were innovative.

Australia’s runway re-cap

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia recently kicked off its Resort ’18 collections. Designer Dion Lee opened the event and debuted his dashing collection at the Sydney Opera House to more than 500 national and international industry media, buyers and VIP guests.

Prince in tribute via The Purple Xperience

Vocalist and frontman for The Purple Xperience, Marshall Charloff, was a teenager when he first met Prince. Little did he know that 30 years later he would perform as Prince in The Purple Xperience, a tribute act fostered by Matt ...

‘Guardians 2’ serves up more of the same—fun, laughs and plenty of action

In Hollywood, big-budget, sci-fi films that have the universal “geek” stamp of approval—i.e., Marvel—don’t require a strong script.

Academy focuses spotlight on music and sound

There is a notion that all the work that’s done by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is aimed at producing the speculator Oscar celebration, but there is much, much more to know about the Academy than just ...

Complex Networks’ new series ‘Food Grails’ explores America’s underground food

Do hip-hop and food go together like a hot dog and a bun? Ask Miss Info, a hip-hop insider and the host of “Food Grails,” the new show on Complex Networks that explores the convergence of pop culture, race and ...

Viva the Revolution

For many longtime fans, the most difficult thing to accept about Prince’s untimely passing was the prospect of never attending another live concert by the artist.