Arts & Entertainment


Losing weight and clutter

Can you imagine life without clutter? Now’s the time to declutter your home, office, room and mind. It works. This do-it-now book, “Lose 200 Lbs. This Weekend: It’s Time to Declutter Your Life!” by Don Aslett, will inspire and instruct ...

Cool girl looks for models from designer’s neighborhood

Designer Sandy Liang continues to celebrate her brand’s downtown roots. For NYFW, she chose her models from a select group of cool women from her neighborhood. A New York-based designer, Liang grew up in Bayside, Queens.

Hip-hop stars slam Trump amid anthem firestorm

Hip-hop artists -- from Diddy to Killer Mike -- rallied behind Colin Kaepernick and other athletes this week after President Donald Trump urged owners of the NFL to fire the "sons of bitches" who protest the National Anthem on the ...

21st annual Urbanworld Film Fest film highlights

In America, the word urban has been bastardized to some extent because of our hysterical obsession with race.

Stevie Wonder takes both knees 'for America' after Trump NFL remarks

Legendary musician Stevie Wonder took both knees at a New York music festival, seemingly showing solidarity with NFL players criticized by President Donald Trump hours earlier.

Recipe: Brussels sprout cauliflower gratin

This recipe from Bon Appetit makes the perfect side dish for the holiday table or for a weeknight roast chicken dinner.

Talking SCHOP! Taste Talks 2017

In 2015, I had my first visit to Taste Talks in Brooklyn and had a terrific time. This year I headed back to see what was on the agenda.

Hurricane Irma affects a tourism-driven region

Last week, the Western Hemisphere experienced one of the worst hurricanes in recorded history.

‘Prince of Broadway’ is theatrical musical perfection

“Prince of Broadway,” playing at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, is a love letter to Hal Prince and his magnificent Broadway career.

Recap: Art Hearts New York Fashion Week shows

Art Heart Fashion recently kicked off their New York Fashion Week shows with a spectacular display of international and national talent.

NYC music critics Greg Tate, Laina Dawes head to Baltimore Book Festival

Renowned New York-based authors and music critics Greg Tate and Laina Dawes are making their way to Baltimore this weekend to sit on a special closing panel at the Baltimore Book Festival.

Maysles screens ‘Copwatch’ doc Sept. 22-23

To protect and to serve is the motto that began, in 1955, with the Los Angeles Police Department and was further adopted by many other police forces.

Lena Waithe becomes first Black woman to win Emmy for comedy writing

Netflix series “Master of None” co-star Lena Waithe became the first African-American women to win an Emmy for Best Writing in a Comedy Series.

Director Sharon Lewis on Urbanworld debut of ‘Brown Girl Begins’

Never give up on your dreams, especially if it’s to make a film. Sharon Lewis was a struggling actress browsing the shelves in a Los Angeles bookstore in 1998 when Nalo Hopkinson’s just published “Brown Girl in the Ring” caught ...

Kerry Hines’ great hair industry adventure

“My main goal is to inform and educate the viewers,” said Kerry Hines, founder of the HaiRadio Broadcast Network. “We talk about beauty, hair vendors throughout the city, music and hot topics.”