Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation celebrates roof-breaking, design of new wing

Since 2005, home for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Foundation has been a sleek, glass-enclosed building on the northwest corner of West 55th Street and Ninth Avenue in Manhattan known as the Joan Weill Center for Dance.

Afropunk attends New York Comic Con

Once again the Jacob Javits Center opened its doors to the public for Comic Con, which gathers comic lovers from all walks of life.

October 2016 Dance Calendar

This month’s calendar is filled with events and performances that revisit the history of dance, offer a mix of dance from different cultures and look toward the future.

U.S. Postal Service set to issue 2016 Kwanzaa Forever stamp

The U.S. Postal Service is set to issue the 2016 Kwanzaa Forever stamp on October 1 in Charleston, S.C.

Clara Francis Gallery opens in Harlem

The Clara Francis Gallery is opening with the exhibition of “Haile King-Rubie: Speaking Colors.”

King Sunny Ade returns to the Brooklyn stage

King Sunny Ade returns to the Brooklyn stage.

Studio Museum in Harlem holds Alma Thomas exhibit

Alma Thomas was a Black female artist who depicted the light around her through her art, even as it was dimmed by the shadow of dominance by white male artists. Taking inspiration from her garden in Washington, D.C, Thomas painted ...

Something to wine about: Rioja

Another wonderful independence weekend celebration! I headed to the Berkshires to hang with friends, cook, eat, laugh and repeat.

Talking SCHOP! On the Red Farm

In this city, finding a restaurant to dine in can be daunting, painful even.

Casually elegant 2016 shapes for day or night

Young designer Annelie Schubert’s collection was sponsored and presented by Mercedes Benz and Elle Magazine for the Berlin spring/summer ’16 shows.

Spring/summer ’17 fashion news from Berlin

Overall, the Berlin spring/summer ’17 shows are huge productions. This Mercedes Benz Fashion Week show was one of the best.

Kevin Hart looking for talent

Forget all of those rumors about the producers of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” putting the entire cast out to pasture and replacing them with bigger names in the rap game.

Harlem Havana, New Century Jazz

As a tourist in Cuba when President Obama made the announcement that America was ready to reestablish positive relations with Cuba after 57 years, Dec. 17, 2014, was a memorable moment for me.

New Federal Theatre holds gala benefit

Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre recently held a festive gala benefit at Trump Place, 220 Riverside Blvd., honoring Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles, two of many actors and directors who have worked at NFT over the theater’s 46-year ...

Tamara Tunie takes to the stage for ‘American Son’

Tamara Tunie, beloved star of “Law & Order: SVU,” is onstage in a new, world-premiering drama called “American Son.”