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Children’s Cupcake City Socialite at Queens Museum

Celebrating Earth Day in Flushing, N.Y., the Queens Museum held a series of events that included the Mamas Expo, which featured vendors throughout the Queens Museum specializing in products and services geared toward parents and children, and many women-owned businesses ...

Ruff Ryders take over Brooklyn

For artist Lil Waah, Drew James, Quadir Lateef and Brillo, an assumption of extreme jitters was justified on the evening of Friday, April 21. That night, they were thrust into the fire and were about to showcase their wares in ...

J.D. Dillard’s ‘Sleight’ opens April 28

“Sleight,” J.D. Dillard’s strong directorial debut, a film that he co-wrote with Alex Theurer stars up and coming actor, Jacob Latimore, Dulé Hill and ingenue Seychelle Gabriel.

T.I. speaks out on police brutality

CNN caught up with Tip "T.I." Harris at the SXSW festival last month, where the Grammy-winning rapper and actor premiered his latest passion project, "Us or Else" --- a short film that examines the relationship between police and the black ...

Teen wears Black Lives Matter-inspired dress to prom

A Florida teenager wore a dress featuring pictures of Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Michael Brown, and others to her high school prom.

Talking SCHOP! Get ready to EatUp!

The third annual Harlem EatUp! festival is less than one month away! We are preparing our stomachs, ears, eyes and souls for all of the food, music, art and culture Harlem has to offer.

Saint Barths, where the rich and famous get away from it all

The little French West Indies island of Saint-Barthélemy, more often referred to as Saint Barths, is most notably known for being the place where the rich and famous go to get away from it all. Why they choose this island ...

Amazing lace looks

Mimi Prober’s amazing lace looks are elegant. Using recovered fragments of antique materials that date from the 18th and to the early 20th centuries, her pieces are natural and locally produced in luxury fibers.

Glamorous gowns and glitzy shoes

“If you can spend hours getting dressed, it’s fabulous,” stated designer Mark Badgley, who with James Mischka founded the label Badgley Mischka. “However, a woman should also be able to bring a dress to work and change there for an ...

New Voices in Black Cinema at BAM April 26-30

Wake up New York City. It’s film festival time and the power of the African and African-American creative voice is alive and well and just a MetroCard swipe away.

Leguizamo’s ‘Latin History for Morons’ now at Public Theater

Four stars has become the industry standard for excellence, but like John Leguizamo—the inventive one-man unstoppable force of entertaining truths—I break those stupid rules and I offer the canopy of the stars above to rate his most recent one-man show, ...

Family, friendship, fashion the focus of Andre Leon Talley talk at BAM

On a recent early spring evening at Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Harvey Theater, journalist Tamron Hall, bedecked in light purple thigh high boots in honor of Prince, introduced iconic fashion editor Andre Leon Talley as a dear friend, describing him ...

'When Doves Cry': Remembering Prince

Entertainment writer Flo Anthony pens a tribute to late pop singer Prince.

‘Shots Fired’—Reality, music, movement

If you are a native of the Bronx, you’re quite familiar with the expression, “Shots fired!” and the actions associated with it.

Tribeca Short Film Fest, April 19-30

There was a record 4,385 short films submitted for the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, and only 57 were chosen, including 36 world premieres.