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New Century, Jazz at the Met

Upon a recent visit to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola (Jazz at Lincoln Center), it was quite evident the star of the hour was not an individual musician, but the all-inclusive New Century Jazz Quintet.

Former Baltimore drug dealer now an anti-drug crusader

Kevin Shird knows a thing or two about the Baltimore streets, and his knowledge is from firsthand experience.

‘Sacreds: Photographs of Faith’ now on view

Local photographer Bob Gore recently held an opening and meet-and-greet for his newest exhibit, “Sacreds: Photographs of Faith.”

February dance calendar 2015

Ronald K. Brown and Evidence, A Dance Company returns to the Joyce Theater for their annual season, celebrating 30 years.

Academy pres responds to ‘Selma’ Oscar snub

The announcement for this year’s 87th Academy Awards nominations caused an almost immediate backlash from the African-American community over the lack of nominations for the civil rights film "Selma".

Oscar-nominated ‘Timbuktu’ opens at Film Forum

Filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako’s bold film, “Timbuktu,” is masterful storytelling from the first frame to the last, leaving a lingering impression of deeply felt human emotion that is presented in richly shaded tones.

Breakfast with Comedy Central’s Larry Wilmore

Brace yourselves, New York, there is a new Black man poised to make you think and laugh, but mostly laugh—while you’re thinking!

Sharpton promotes the Black vote in England

Along with invitations to the White House and other prestigious addresses, the Rev. Al Sharpton can now include the Oxford Union, where such luminaries as President Ronald Reagan and Mother Theresa have spoken.

Wanderlust guides for the adventurous traveler

To help you in your quest to explore the vast expanse of this beautiful country, the folks at Bella Terra Publishing have created “Rail U.S.A.: Museums & Trips,” three unique regional guide maps featuring more than 1,200 railroad points of ...

Costume Designers Guild Awards

Lacoste, the famous sports brand, returns as a sponsor of the 17th Costume Designers Guild Awards, scheduled for Feb. 17 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

DVF designs pretty spring dresses

he dress is still the best in Diane Von Furstenburg’s spring 2015 collection

Happy birthday, Muhammad Ali, forever the ‘Black Superman’

While we had a holiday for the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., let’s not forget that on Jan. 17, we can pay homage to the “Greatest,” Muhammad Ali.

Reliving Ailey at City Center 2014

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater took over the New York City Center stage for their annual month-long season.

The Cosmopolitan Review

This has to be the year of Ava DuVernay. Everyone is taking their children to see “Selma,” the movie focusing on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s struggle, determination and ultimate victory in obtaining the right to vote for millions ...

This year, consider AUDELCO and support Black theater

As you begin the new year and decide what you want to do with some of your extra money or time, consider getting involved with AUDELCO, the nonprofit organization that has been supporting Black theater for 42 years.