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Apollo host 'Africa Now!'

The Apollo Theater celebrated the Motherland with "African Now!"

Noted sculptor Gabriel Koren in search of studio

Even in the best of times, it is never easy for our artists in this society, and the challenges they face are more daunting when their economic situation reaches a critical point.

Restoring Marie Laveau’s legacy

Local tattoo artist and illustrator, Scarlet Sinclair, created a full-color portrait of Marie Laveau, the legendary voodoo queen of New Orleans, and is donating 50 percent of all print sales directly to the restoration fund for Mlle.

On the 'A' w/Souleo: 'Hollywood Divas' stars dish on debut season’s drama

TV One’s new reality show follows drama in the lives of black actresses in Hollywood from homelessness to weight challenges.

H&M’s layered looks for kids

For fall, layered looks are fashion essentials for children. H&M has some cozy separates, including chunky knits with puffy coats and pom-pom hats, that look adorable on children.

Grand designs and Renaissance tapestry on view at the Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens its first major monographic exhibition devoted to the great 16th century Netherlandish artist Pieter Coecke van Aelst (1502-1550).

Apollo Theater presents 'Africa Now! South Africa'

The Apollo Theater, in partnership with the World Music Institute, presents “Africa Now! South Africa,” the special third installment of the theater’s annual Africa Now! Festival.

Community Affairs Calendar 10/9- 10/15

Greetings! October is GBE “Black Arts Month” 2014 and “Domestic Violence Month.” We have also moved into “Mental Health Awareness Week” (see “Community”).

Talking SCHOP! Ponty Bistro ponies up in Harlem

Quiet as it is not kept, there are still areas of Harlem being developed.

Ebony Escapes! into October

Fall is here already, and that just opens the door to a bevy of cool and exciting events, attractions and so forth that feed our souls and inspire us to get out and explore all the world has to offer.

Nas: The time is still ‘Illmatic’

It was the summer of 1982 that the world was exposed to Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s song “The Message,” which proved that hip-hop music was more than just meaningless rhymes strung together.

Jewish Museum showcases Black abstract expressionist painter Norman Lewis

The Jewish Museum, located at 1109 Fifth Ave. on Manhattan’s Museum Mile, has a couple of surprises for visitors.

Dowoti Desir ‘reveals history’ at the African Burial Ground

Many of us remember Dowoti Desir when she was the executive director of the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial, Educational and Cultural Center in Washington Heights.

And the award goes to …

n October and again in December, Arthur Mitchell, founder of Dance Theatre of Harlem; Dr. Charles Davis, founder of DanceAfrica!; Joan Myers Brown, founder of Philadanco!; and Misty Copeland, soloist with American Ballet Theatre, will be honored by dance institutions ...

‘Kill the Messenger’ talks about crack and the late Gary Webb

The studios’ marketing machines usually position their important films in carefully calibrated rollouts in the fall for consideration for a variety of awards, ending with the coveted Oscar as a hopeful win.