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Community Works presents celebration of Black theater

Community Works’ “harlem is…THEATER” exhibit, a multimedia celebration of nearly 200 years of Black theater in Harlem and New York, opened Tuesday at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, honoring more than a dozen ...

On cloud nine at Harlem Fine Arts Show

Each year since its inception six years ago, the Harlem Fine Arts Show has grown in size and prestige, featuring an extraordinary number of artists and their priceless productions from more than 80 galleries around the globe.

Harlem Fine Arts Show opens next week

The 2015 Harlem Fine Arts Show, which takes place Feb. 12 through Feb. 15 at the Riverside Church in Harlem, recently kicked off with a preview reception at The New York Times Corporate Headquarters.

Young artist embraces hip-hop culture

Lydice Ravelo, a 22-year-old woman from Staten Island, is launching her website, art-byravelo.com, where products from her art-inspired clothesline can be purchased. Her art is currently being displayed at the SIABC Staten Island Artist Building Corp.

Nas play brings sold-out audience to the Schomburg

Nas is having a big year in media, and he got even more shine this past November with a play inspired by his classic debut album, “Illmatic.”

One love: Marley feted at the Apollo

This past Saturday, the Apollo Theater celebrated the 35th anniversary of reggae icon Bob Marley’s Apollo debut with two big blowout concerts.

The Iconic Ben Vereen talks ‘Top Five’

Ben Vereen discusses his exciting new role in the upcoming film "Top Five"

Chris Rock knocks it out with ‘Top Five’

Comedian Chris Rock discusses his new film "Top Five"

Hang in Harlem for free

New York, you are welcome, and you can thank me later. This is a major holiday tip. On Sunday, you can enjoy the Studio Museum in Harlem for free, and that includes Family Day, which is designed for kids.

Fall for Dance 2014: A good year!

The idea behind Fall for Dance at City Center, under President and CEO Arlene Shuler, Associate Producer Stanford Makishi and Artistic Advisor Ilter Ibrahimof, is to bring together a mixed bag of dance genres and dance lovers.

Dean Moss—not just for entertainment

Dean Moss awakened tales surrounding the life of John Brown, a 19th century white abolitionist, for his multimedia, evening-length work “johnbrown,” which ran Oct. 16 to Oct. 25 at the Kitchen, a long-time home for Moss, who served as curator ...

A brief conversation with an icon: Arthur Mitchell

rthur Mitchell, founder of the historic Dance Theater of Harlem and the first Black dancer to become a principal with a major American ballet company, George Balanchine’s New York City Ballet, was honored with the 2014 Bessie Award for Lifetime ...

November 2014 Dance Calendar

The 20th anniversary celebration of Complexions Contemporary Ballet is the highlight of this month’s calendar.

Angélique Kidjo concert will honor the late Miriam Makeba

The internationally renowned singer Angelique Kidjo will be paying tribute to her idol, Miriam Makeba, at Carnegie Hall this coming Wednesday, Nov. 5.

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.

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