Maya Angelou art collection sells for $1.3 million

Close to 50 pieces of art from the estate of iconic poet and author Maya Angelou were collected and auctioned at the Swann Auction Gallery in New York City.

An exhibition of Haitian art at Kenkeleba House

From Aug. 19 through Sept. 19, the Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba is pleased to present “Energie Nouvelle,” an exhibition of artwork by 53 artists of Haitian descent. This project is hosted by the Consulate General of Haiti in New ...

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston, dies at age 22

The daughter of late singer Whitney Houston has died after being in a coma for six months.

This far by faith

Five years ago, James Elcock was injured in a terrible accident and ruptured his spine.

‘Black Stars of the Great White Way’ to headline NBTF

Chapman Roberts, the executive director and producer of “Black Stars of the Great White Way,” is very excited these days, as he prepares to bring this unique, marvelous production down to the National Black Theatre Festival, happening Aug. 3 to ...

Bill T. Jones tell the story of ‘Dora’

Bjorn Amelan is Bill T. Jones’ partner and the son of Dora Amelan, the 94-year-old French Jewish nurse and World War II social worker, for whom Jones’ newest work, “Analogy/Dora: Tramontane,” is built.

Inclusion and the Academy

Inclusion, the noun, is defined as “the action or state of including or of being included within a group or structure,” and this is the word that most creative people of color are using to describe the continued issue they ...

Ayanda Clarke interprets the world through music

Ayanda Clarke, 39, is a Bed-Stuy native percussionist with a stacked resume.

Great travel books that put the world at your fingertips

Since 1888, the National Geographic Society has played an active role in inspiring people all over the world to take a deeper look at, and care more deeply about, our planet through numerous print and online publications, award-winning television series, ...

Apollo hosts Women of the World Fest

Who ran Harlem? At least for this past weekend, women did.

Biggie Smalls’ record label contracts to be sold in auction

The online auction house Paddle8 will be auctioning the original contracts documenting the transition of late rap star Biggie Smalls, aka Christopher Wallace, and Sean Combs, founder of Bad Boy Records, from working with Uptown Records to signing on to ...

Corey Mitchell makes history at 69th Tony Awards

History was made this year at the 69th annual Tony Awards, held at Radio City Music Hall, as the inaugural Tony for Excellence in Theatre Education was awarded.

The best of LAFF

Choosing the best of the best from the Los Angeles Film Festival to highlight was tremendously challenging.

Road trip: LAFF

LA Film Fest Director Stephanie Allain gives credit where credit is due, fully acknowledging the strength of her programming team Roya Rastegar and Jennifer Cochis, who curated an “energetic slate of films from around the world,” which includes 45 world ...

32BJ, 1199 union members shine in art exhibit

Art exhibits tend to be associated with the upper class and sophistication.