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Hip lingerie and swimwear

According to swimwear designer Vanessa Jean Simmons, “To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under Heaven.”

Prince to donate proceeds from 'Rally 4 Peace' concert to NAACP

Grammy-award winning artist Prince is donating proceeds from his "Rally 4 Peace" concert to the NAACP's ACT-SO program in Baltimore.

Chaka Khan blows away audience at 'Celebrate Brooklyn!'

Thousands of people waited hours for Chaka Khan as she kicked off 'Celebrate Brooklyn!' Performing Arts Festival on June 3.

Minaj to appear in ‘Barbershop 3’

Two months after “Empire” wrapped its rookie season, writers of the Fox drama on May 29 announced via Twitter the show’s return date of Sept. 23.

Neal’s 12th Peggy Epps 100, Harlem Jazz Museum

Rome Neal, with his many persevering projects in the field of jazz, has earned him the title of the “hardest working man in jazz” as a singer, actor, producer and promoter.

‘Power’ cast lets loose on loyalty

The second season of “Power,” created by executive producer Courtney Kemp Agboh and executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, will premiere June 6.

Tracy Morgan to makes first TV appearance since crash

Tracy Morgan finally returned to television after recovering from a crash that left him in critical condition and took the life of his close friend and comedic mentor James McNair.

It’s the season of Kanan: Season 2 of ‘Power’

Since the launch of Starz’s “Power,” which is executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and features show creator and executive producer Courtney Kemp Agboh (“The Good Wife”), the media chatter about “can the market place maintain interest in following ...

King’s collaborations translated through beautiful dance

On making work, San Francisco-based choreographer-artistic director Alonzo King of LINES Ballet insists “my experience has been that working with collaborators in whatever field, you realize you are doing the same thing.”

Dance/NYC celebrates Upper Manhattan, Harlem

Dance/NYC, under Executive Director Lane Harwell, has been making strides in and around New York City in a big way.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicks off hot summer season at Lincoln Center

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater explodes onstage at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for its annual two-week summer season with a program.

DanceAfrica 2015 honors founder Baba Chuck Davis

DanceAfrica, the cultural cornucopia conceived and nurtured by Artistic Director Chuck Davis, has filled the Brooklyn Academy of Music with an exuberant explosion of dance, music, film, food, fashion and more on Memorial Day weekend for the past 38 years.

‘The Glass Menagerie’ shines

The Masterworks Theater Company is proving that classic plays are truly timeless.

Mariah in concert conquers the Vegas Strip

Grammy Award-winning artist and power vocalist Mariah Carey soared through several octaves in her “1 to Infinity” concert at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Sunday night.

Mattel celebrates director Ava DuVernay with ‘Sheroe’ doll

Groundbreaking film director Ava DuVernay has been honored by Mattel’s “Sheroes” doll series with the creation of an Ava DuVernay doll to commemorate her influence and unique accomplishments.