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Brooklyn Museum presents ‘Soul of a Nation’

A new Black arts exhibition, “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power,” is on display at the Brooklyn Museum from Sept. 14, 2018, to Feb. 3, 2019.

At Brooklyn’s I Will Graduate event, smart is the new cool

Sept. 16 and Sept. 17, world-renowned actor Omar Epps was in Brooklyn, N.Y. to unveil the 2018/2019 I Will Graduate poster campaign, which is a part of the Entertainers 4 Education Alliance/I Will Graduate program founded by Tonya Lewis-Taylor.

Delilah Jackson, a treasury and repository of entertainment

Leafing through a book on the great vocalist Billie Holiday, I stumbled on a photo attributed to Delilah Jackson. That photo was just one of thousands from her immense collection, which included a trove of entertainment memorabilia piled and scattered ...

Natalie Paul of ‘The Deuce’ headlines second season of ‘The Sinner’

If you caught Natalie Paul as dogged, intrepid New York Amsterdam News reporter Sandra Washington in HBO’s gritty series “The Deuce,” you’d be surprised at how soft-spoken she is in real life.

Yasiin Bey to open hip-hop inspired Bronx-based art gallery

Yasiin Bey, formerly known as rapper Mos Def, has moved on to another endeavor after releasing a steady stream of albums and acting in several films in the 1990s and 2000s. Now, Bey is taking on the art world by ...

Talking SCHOP! This with that

Now that summer is settling in and we have celebrated our country’s independence, it is time to create some seasonal moments and take part in events around Harlem, the city, the state and the tristate area, for that matter.

George Coleman, J.D Allen,King of Stage,' Asinamali

Since VTY started its jazz series, Sunday Serenade, at the West End Lounge on the Upper West Side (955 West End Ave. at 107th Street), it seems to be having a resurgence of popularity reminiscent of earlier times.Since VTY started ...

POPSUGAR Play/Ground: The weekend of woman-centered fun we deserve!

In what is sure to become a NYC tradition, last weekend powerhouse women’s lifestyle brand POPSUGAR hosted two days completely dedicated to wellness, empowerment and self-care for women

Diddy purchases $21.1 million Kerry James Marshall painting

It has been reported that producer and entrepreneur, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs is the buyer of “Past Times” (1997) by Kerry James Marshall.

Up-and-coming glass artist carves out own niche

It was totally unexpected. Hanging out with roommates on a lazy Friday night 11 years ago, one of them said, “You know, you can blow glass.”

Stan Squirewell, Renee Cox among featured artists at Harlem Perspectives exhibit

Stan Squirewell’s work, along with that of Renee Cox and a number of other artists of color, is being presented in the current Harlem Perspectives exhibit at Faction Art Gallery, which runs through May 13.

Annual Harlem Fine Arts Show celebrates healing power of art

Rushing from the stage to get to his shift at Kings County Hospital, Dr. Robert Gore still made the time to speak briefly to the Amsterdam News about the connection between art and medicine.

British art gallery finds home for new branch in Harlem

Harlem is 4,000 miles away and five hours behind Bristol, England, but for Richard Scarry and his partners, Chippy Coates and Celine Gauld, who just opened up FACTION Art Projects on Frederick Douglass Boulevard, they feel much closer.

Obamas’ official portraits unveiled

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama re-emerged on the public stage Monday in Washington, only this time for an event that has nothing to do with politics.

Basquiat painting on view at Brooklyn Museum

An original Basquiat painting was hung at the Brooklyn Museum Jan. 26. Basquiat’s 1982 skull painting was purchased in an auction at Sotheby’s for $110 million by Yusaku Maezawa, a wealthy Japanese entrepreneur last year.

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