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Curator brings Ntozake Shange roaring to new life in Harlem

Curator Souleo has faith in other artists. If there is a charity benefit, you can count on his support, plus Souleo shares the love.

Imhotep's Guide to Black Events: August 21-27, 2014

Greetings! We took a moment to celebrate Marcus Mosiah Garvey’s birthday and the 100th anniversary of Universal Negro Improvement Association, as noted in our Radio GBE. Several of our radio guests helped us remember, including Garvey performance artiste Ron Bobb ...

Brooklyn’s Kalahari Gallery presents South African artist Vumelani Sibeko

Embarking on a courageous journey to the United States, Vumelani Sibeko has spent his first two months living on the streets of New York City as part of his latest performance piece titled “Get On the Bridge.”

Sugar Hill ‘home’ to art exhibit

"I strongly suggest that all interested New Yorkers, especially artists of color, make a beeline to see the art, which is housed inside studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. A selection of the apartments are set aside for modest- to ...

First photo of Don Cheadle as Miles Davis emerges

There has been much talk about Don Cheadle’s depiction of the late, great jazz legend Miles Davis in the upcoming biopic.

Bear ‘Witness’ at the Brooklyn Museum of Art

Responding to popular demand and critical acclaim, the Brooklyn Museum of Art has extended “Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties” until July 13.

Black stars are front and center at Carnegie Hall

I had the distinct pleasure of being in Carnegie Hall as history was made. Yes, it was nothing less than history, as a packed theater experienced.

Team Fearless honors leaders in hip-hop

“This year, we went straight to the essence of hip-hop. I started in Harlem and in the ’70s with DJ Hollywood,” Devastating Tito, creator of the Team Fearless Hip-Hop Honors PT IV, told the AmNews. Tito, a member of the ...

Shakespeare returns to Harlem

Actor, writer and director Justin Emeka returns for the second season of Shakespeare in the Park in Harlem. This year, the Classic Theatre of Harlem presents “Romeo and Juliet.”

Having a Maine moment

I love traveling to places in the United States that I have never been to before. I was lucky enough to be invited to Kennebunkport, Maine.

The Harlem School Of Art Orchestrates Relief

The Harlem School of Arts had quite a scare last week. It was nine hours before the fiscal year closed and the venerable organization was more than $100,000 away from its goal of 129,195.

The 43rd International African Arts Festival kicks off thursday

Organizers are urging folks not to miss the opening day of the 43rd International African Arts Festival on Thursday, July 3

Imhotep's Guide to Black events: June 26 - July 2, 2014

Join the Radio GBE tristate community for “Thank You For Your Kindness,” a life celebration for late Radio GBE producer and activist J.D. Livingston

The 43rd International African Arts Festival kicks off July 3

The board of directors, staff and volunteers of the International African Arts Festival (IAAF) just hosted their press conference and reception to launch the 43rd annual festival at the Skylight Gallery in Brooklyn.

Imhotep's Guide to Black events: June 19 - June 25, 2014

Greetings. The line of new ancestors continues to grow with the passing of legendary Academy Award-nominated stage and film actress, performance poet, civil right, human rights and Pan-African activist Ruby Dee, wife of the late Ossie Davis. Dee died at ...