‘Captain Marvel’ brings us the powerful and beautiful Vers

The Marvel universe is back and giving more goodies to the fans.

Ailey II—The Next Generation at NYU Skirball Theatre

Ailey II’s season at the NYU Skirball Center, March 13-17 continues the fun, festive celebration of Alvin Ailey’s 60-year legacy that the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicked off last year.

'Daughters of the Movement' panel discussion at ICP March 3

A timely African-American panel discussion, Daughters of the Movement: Where Do We Go From Here, will take place in New York City at the ICP Museum March 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The ‘Green Book’ returns to Harlem

“The Negro Motorist Green Book” arrived back in Harlem the other night where it began.

Nari Ward exhibit puts objects in dialogue with history

It’s more poignant than ever that the New Museum’s extraordinary exhibition of sculptor Nari Ward’s work, which runs through May 26 of this year, is called “We the People.”

Much more than dolls

Growing up, little girls tend to play with dolls in their childhood. The doll is designed in human form to connect with children, particularly young girls.

‘Posing Modernity’ exhibit unveils hidden figures of the fine art world

It was just two years ago that moviegoers across the United States were uniquely delighted to see a film called Hidden Figures.

Two witnesses—one with a pen, one with a camera

There are two exquisite exhibits up through most of Black History Month, from one end of Manhattan to the other.

Raven Wilkinson, ballet pioneer and mentor to Misty Copeland, passes at 83

Raven Wilkinson, the first African-American woman to be admitted to a major American ballet company, the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, died Dec. 19, at her home in Manhattan.

Mackey Twins Art Gallery seeks to expand presence of Black artists, collectors

The identical twin sisters started out as collectors themselves, finding a way to purchase art by people of color on meager teacher salaries.

$NP Designs to host their second annual Art Show, the Silver Jubilee

Next week, Dec. 13, 2018, from 8 p.m. to midnight, $NP Designs will host their second annual Art Show, the Silver Jubilee. It will take place at ColorWerx, 3460 48th St., Long Island City, N. Y.

Harlem-based artist Charzette Torrance to show during Miami Art Week

Torrance’s photo collection, “Prevalent,” will be shown this week at Spectrum Miami during Miami Art Week, which runs in concurrence with the prestigious Miami Art Basel.

GRAMMY winner Chief Ayanda Clarke talks upcoming festival

The premiere of Chief Ayanda Clarke's highly anticipated, family friendly True to Our Native Land event is coming up Dec. 14 and Dec.15 at The Brooklyn Bank event space.

Kyle Abraham’s ‘The Runaway’ for New York City Ballet

Before the curtain rose for the New York City Ballet’s annual Choreography & Couture fall gala, the dancers were announced, and in warmup clothes, gala outfits and, curiously, a T-shirt that read “Libre” (“Free”), a full stage of dancers flanked ...

Okwui Okpokwasili receives a MacArthur ‘genius’ fellowship

New York choreographer and performer Okwui Okpokwasili is one of 25 fellows who received a MacArthur “genius” grant. This award, which often comes as a welcome surprise for artists, is unrestricted in that they are acknowledged for their originality and ...