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A baby for Sherri and a new role for Perry

This week's entertainment and celebrity news updates with Florence Anthony.

Kurtis Blow joins other hip-hop artists to celebrate Disco Fever reunion

With the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts sponsoring the 38th anniversary of the famed Bronx nightclub Disco Fever by presenting “Fever Re-Union: Old School Hip-Hop Concert” Saturday, May 9 at 7 p.m., this writer had the occasion to talk ...

Dance calendar: May 2015

Two events highlight this month’s dance calendar, Ana “Rokafella” Garcia and Gabriel “Kwickstep” Dionisio’s hip-hop dance group Full Circle (May 1) and Marjani Forte (May 6 to 9).

Another beginning for Dance Theatre of Harlem

The Dance Theatre of Harlem's April 2015 season marked the return to its longtime home, New York City Center.

Texas House votes to deregulate natural hair braiders

Effort follows court decision declaring irrational laws unconstitutional

Talking SCHOP! Miso Mania

Kysha "SCHOPgirl" shares her recipes for Miso Black Cod and Red Miso Hangar Steak.

More to Macon than meets the eye

African-Americans have played a significant role in the history of Macon, Ga., since its early founding. Although many people identify the city with two of its most famous native sons—Otis Redding and Little Richard—there were numerous other African-Americans and institutions ...

Spring awakening: Harlem Skincare & Laser Clinic has moved

Seven Brown is so excited to invite everyone to the opening of her Harlem Skincare & Laser Clinic April 23, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at 2119 Frederick Douglas Blvd., between 114th and 115th streets.

Talulah’s terrific styles

For Australia’s Fashion Week earlier this month, Talulah’s collection was colorful, sexy and stylish!

What can’t the dancers of Ailey II do?

For their weeklong run at the Joyce Theater (March 17 to 22), Ailey II didn’t entice audiences to come see a premiere, nor did the promotions offer anything else that was new. What was expected, however, was a season of ...

Beloved singer Johnny Kemp passes

Johnny Kemp, beloved singer of the 1988 hit “Just Got Paid,” died April 16 in Jamaica while in the country to join the Tom Joyner cruise. The married father of two was 55.

Lawrence, Basquiat and Wiley: Art revolutionists

The artist Jacob Lawrence’s “One-Way Ticket: Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North” is now on exhibit through Sept. 7 at the Museum of Modern Art.

Lane, Uggams and Epps discuss history of Blacks in theater

Stewart F. Lane wrote a phenomenal book called “Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way,” published by Square One Publishers. The book chronicles the history of Blacks in theater, and it is a marvelous, exciting, fascinating history.

An American in Paris’ has been reinvented!

Broadway’s Palace Theatre, at the corner of Broadway and 47th Street, is home to a reimagined version of “An American in Paris,” and it is worth seeing.

Solange Knowles’ business partner in critical condition after stabbing

Solange Knowles was faced with a personal emergency last week and was forced to cancel a DJ set she had booked aligning with the Coachella festival. Knowles rushed back to New Orleans after learning her business partner and friend Armina ...