Arts & Entertainment


Talking SCHOP! Thanksgiving: This Bird or that bird

Don’t let this mild weather fool you. Time is still passing and we have arrived, yet again, to the holiday season.

Up, up and away …

If you are of a certain age, you will remember this song by the 5th Dimension: “Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon?

Weight loss review

With the holidays fast approaching, you want to know some weight loss, fitness and good-health options.

Hip Clothes for spring and summer 2016

For spring/summer 2016, Outkast People created a collection for the underground, hip generation.

Vivica A. Fox comments on ex 50 Cent's sexuality

Someone may want to remind Vivica A. Fox how much 50 Cent loves to troll on social media.

Restaurant Weeks here and there

This week is not the first Restaurant Week you have heard of in New York City.

Talking SCHOP! Problems? Brunch it out!

You know when you have worked a long and hard week filled with late hours, crowded commutes and general isolation from your day-in-day-out life?

Afrocentric fall events to delight and inspire

New York City, Philadelphia, Barbados, Mobile, Schenectady, Kiawah Island and even online! These are just a few of the locales where numerous exciting events and happenings are taking place this month and beyond

High-tech ski styles lift off

For men and women, Black Crows, a French independent free-ski label, launches an incredible “corpus” collection of technical outerwear.

More on fall dressing

As you are putting your fall looks together, here are more notes on what’s in.

Oprah picks her 'favorite things' for 2015

Oprah Winfrey, perhaps the country's leading tastemaker, has some suggestions for your holiday shopping.

And the AUDELCO nomination goes to ...

In 2014 and 2015, Black theater has shined so brightly.

Former Ailey dancer opens performing arts center in BK

In a sparkling new, sun-drenched dance studio just off the Gates Avenue stop of the J train in Brooklyn, Dwana Smallwood leads a class of eager pre-teens, or “tweens” if you will, in putting together what will be a modern ...

A talk with producer Effie T. Brown

A native French speaker helped me understand this elegant phrase that has a clumsy English translation: “reculer pour mieux sauter,” or “to step back to better leap forward.”

‘Instant Mom’ Tia Mowry also cooks it up at ‘Home’

German-born, American-grown actress Tia Mowry holds a special place in the hearts of many of us who remember her turn as one half of the twin duo in the family comedy “Sister, Sister.”