Arts & Entertainment


Educational summer vacations for kids

With a little digging, you can find opportunities that offer fun and an educational experience for the family. Here are a few ideas.

Marvin Gaye Stamp unveiled in Los Angeles

A first-day-of-issue event for the commemorative stamp honoring the late soul singer Marvin Gaye will be held Tuesday at the Greek Theatre on the 80th anniversary of his birth.

2019 NAACP Image Award winners

Check out the full list of winners at the 2019 NAACP Image Awards.

‘Looking For Leroy’ is a must-see! Playing thru March 31

I love Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre, and its most current offering “Looking For Leroy” is proof of why.

African Diaspora International Film Fest celebrates Women’s History Month March 29-31

There is an African proverb that says “When sleeping women wake, mountains move.” Amen! New York should get ready for a mighty earthquake.

Dance Calendar April 2019

In celebration of their 50th anniversary, Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) returns to New York City Center (April 10 through 13) offering a mixed bill of classics and repertory favorites.

Istanbul: Rich history in a modern setting

Istanbul is a city of contrasts. Ancient and modern, palatial but also rag-a-muffin, steeped in history, tradition, yet innovative. It all works together somehow.

WarmUp! To Harlem EatUp! 2019

As Harlem EatUp! celebrates its fifth year, it continues to regale us with the rich food, art and culture of our growing Harlem community.

Talking SCHOP! 1, 2, 3, 4…Harlem EatUp! 5

It is that time of year: I am so proud to announce the now fifth annual Harlem EatUp! festival!

Duo Port Mande uses music to bring many worlds together

Although both clarinetist Jeremy Jordan and pianist Mark Dover in the past lived in Los Angeles, it took moving to New York City for them to meet.

International songstress Fatoumata Diawara plays NYC March 30

We had the pleasure to speak via Skype with Malian musician Fatoumata Diawara during her busy tour schedule about her music.

Istanbul: Rich history in a contemporary setting

Istanbul is a city of contrasts. Ancient and modern, palatial but also rag-a-muffin, steeped in history, tradition, yet innovative.

Michelle Obama’s memoir ‘Becoming’ has sold nearly 10 million copies

Former first lady Michelle Obama’s best-selling memoir, “Becoming,” has sold nearly 10 million copies, the parent company of publisher Penguin Random House announced Tuesday.

Horoscopes with Ashley’s Aquarian Age, April 18 - April 24

The star of the show this week is the full moon in Libra occurring Thursday. Full moons invoke a lot of emotional energy; luckily, this one is dedicated to clear communication, harmony and grace.

‘The Aftermath’ is entertaining after all

It’s 1946. World War II has ended and to the victors goes the spoils. The winning British are in Germany governing the losing Germans. Colonel Lewis Morgan (Jason Clarke) leads the British efforts to bring order to the city of ...