Arts & Entertainment


‘Americanah’ author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie takes Schomburg by storm

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie visited the Schomburg Library in Harlem for the first stop on her book tour

Face and Toni blazing a timeless trail

If a poll was issued to the legion of fans of songwriter, producer and singer Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds on what makes his songs special, the vivid imagery would probably rank in the highest percentile.

Restoring the Black Pearl: The fall and (hopeful) revival of Atlantic Beach

Sandwiched between Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach, is a small part of Black history: Grand Strand

‘Women’s Work’ showcased at the LeRoy Neiman Art Center

The LeRoy Neiman Art Center is holding a special treat that was designed by creative women whose artistic contributions will be on display to celebrate Women’s History Month and beyond

Terrie Williams gets ‘Happy’ at the Schomburg

Public relations pro and mental health activist Terrie Williams launched her New Legacy Leaders Project (NLLP) at the Schomburg

About a ‘Woman on Top’

The book “Woman on Top,” written by Deborah Schwartz, is an inspirational novel about a young widow whose journey to find herself takes readers on an entertaining, thought-provoking ride.

A chic parade of children’s looks

In collaboration with Vogue Bambini, petitePARADE presented its children’s fashion show in New York City on Saturday, March 8 at 545 W. 22nd St

Actor reclaims his dream: play opens March 21

Tony Head won the role of Mark Johnson in director Lesley Steele’s new film “Destiny Jones”

The Public delivers passion-filled ‘Antony and Cleopatra’

I have experienced several productions of “Antony and Cleopatra” over my three decades of covering theater, but none were performed with the intensity and passion that I saw in the Public Theatre’s production

Leguizamo’s ‘Ghetto Klown’ a pitiful disappointment

When the powers at HBO get behind a developing artist, they absolutely pour their resources and passions into that artist’s growth.

Hollywood is in the Black

Hollywood is in the black. This term, which is used to describe a profitable business state, is also an excellent metaphor for the wave of creative, savvy business minds that are continuing to shape the industry from the inside.

Voza Rivers honored at NFT’s 44th anniversary

Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre’s 44th anniversary celebration was fabulous! It was a great Black theater family reunion held at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center at 199 Chambers St. this past Sunday.

imhotep's Guide To Black Events March 20 - 16, 2014

We sadly open our GBE events guide with the announcement that J.D Livingston, my longtime radio producer, comrade, friend, cousin and brother-in-struggle has passed

Coming up: New York City Hot Sauce Expo

If your need for heat is calling, you’d better pick it up quickly and then forward your number to the second annual New York City Hot Sauce Expo

Talking SCHOP! East Indian, West Harlem

Last week’s column recounting a libation-filled evening at the new La Bodega 47 was only half the story. The other half was finally being able to try another new Harlem eatery after.