Arts & Entertainment


Stefanie Joshua’s documentary ‘Bushwick Homecomings: The Record’ debuts at 11th annual Bushwick Film Festival

“Bushwick Homecomings: The Record,” a feature-length documentary by filmmaker Stefanie Joshua, had its debut screening Sunday, Oct. 14, on the closing day of the 11th annual Bushwick Film Festival at the Syndicated Bar Theater Kitchen, located in the Bushwick/East Williamsburg ...

Ford’s movie star glamour on the spring/summer 2019 runway

New York fashion designer Tom Ford pushes boundaries of fashion and beauty at his shows.

Botter’s spring 2019 suit looks

At Amsterdam Fashion Week, Netherlands’ designer Rushemy Botter created a fashion furor. New to the circuit, Botter presented a sophisticated, street-cultured collection.

Apollo—Black and proud at 50

Sometimes it’s not just about singing. You need that extra umph, that proverbial battery in your back. Where does that come from? I guess realistically it varies, but idealistically, here’s a theory.

The Sugar Hill Quartet to share their oral histories of St. Nick’s Pub at Bill’s Place

I first stepped foot in St. Nick’s Pub in the late 1990s.

Imhotep's Guide To Black Events

Greetings! Back from my hometown, the Queen City of the Great Lakes, Buffalo, N.Y., as a newly inducted member of the 36th annual Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, Class of 2018.

Nevis—a small island with huge appeal

Big isn’t always better. Take the small island of Nevis. Set in the Leeward Islands of the Caribbean, it’s just 36 square miles in size and home to some 12,000 people, yet Nevis is more than anough to capture your ...

New York Comic Con was colossal!

Oh my God, all the costumes, crowds, excitement! God I love New York Comic Con!

More great food weeks to come!

Opening Tuesday, Oct. 23, is the much anticipated newest restaurant on the Harlem foodscape.

Baldwin would approve of Jenkins’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

One of Harlem’s most beloved sons, James Baldwin, I think, would approve of the film adaption of his 1974 novel “If Beale Street Could Talk” that “Moonlight” writer-director Barry Jenkins has lovingly crafted.

Bed-Stuy Alive 2018

Brooklyn’s Restoration Plaza hosted Bed-Stuy Alive 2018 as those who attended celebrated community, culture, Black excellence, music and entrepreneurship once again Saturday, Oct. 13.

ESSENCE hosts inaugural Black Love Gala: an ultimate celebration of Black love

As the weather was cooling down in New York City over the past weekend, the love was heating up at ESSENCE’s inaugural Black Love Gala: the ultimate celebration of Black love.

Dawad Philip launches latest book in Brooklyn

Poet Dawad Philip is launching his latest book along with a screening of “Sando Story” by Tony Hall at an event at the Brooklyn Public Library Flatbush Branch.

EXCLUSIVE: A first look at the upcoming gospel film 'Revival! The Experience'

The Amsterdam News is proud to share an exclusive first look at Harry Lennix's upcoming film "REVIVAL! The Experience"

Ailey celebrates 60th anniversary by nurturing new talent

Sixty years in the life of any company is an accomplishment, but in the life of a Black dance company, it is a triumph against tremendous odds.