Joe Morton, who recently won an Emmy for his portrayal of Eli Pope on ABC’s “Scandal,” has returned to the New York stage, playing stand-up comedian and activist Dick Gregory in “Turn Me Loose”
This Memorial Day weekend, the 39th annual DanceAfrica celebration promises to fill the Brooklyn Academy of Music and its surrounding community with a dynamic display of dance, music, film, food, fashion and more as it has done since it was ...
Former U.S. Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook’s “Soul Sisters: Devotions for and from African American, Latina, and Asian Women” recently hosted a book release and signing event.
This year has been, without question, the best year for actors, producers, directors and other theatrical professionals of color on Broadway.
This year's Harlem EatUp! event bringing out some of the best and brightest from Uptown restaurant scene as well as some new flavors.
Last year’s Harlem EatUp!’s first class photo took place in front of a couple of brownstones on 119th Street in homage to Art Kane’s iconic photo, “A Great Day in Harlem.”
A new television spot featuring New York Amsterdam News Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Elinor Tatum is running on Centric.
LeToya Luckett has been cast to play singer Dionne Warwick in a planned film about the singer's life, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Music legend Stevie Wonder turns 66 and we're opening up the archives of our rare photos of his career.
The Harlem School of the Arts Theatre Department is launching “One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show."
Lin-Manuel Miranda is an uptown boy and very proud of it. We can lay claim (by our zip code, to a degree) to the genius that is Miranda, the lyricist, composer, creator and star of “Hamilton.”
There are two opportunities for folks in the region to spend time with the eminent author Ishmael Reed.
The Drama Desk Awards honor the best in Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway theater.
Broadway is a vehicle through which many different topics can be discussed, including those that may be difficult for people to approach and deal with.
Stars and filmmakers were out during the opening night of this year's New York African Film Festival.