It has taken Ginger Adams Otis nearly a decade to complete her book “Firefight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York’s Bravest” (PalgraveMacmillan, 2015).
Patrons who appreciate art by and about Black people should make a bee-line to the top three floors of the Brooklyn Museum. Artwork from right now, the recent past and ancient history are on display via three sizable exhibitions.
The artist Jacob Lawrence’s “One-Way Ticket: Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North” is now on exhibit through Sept. 7 at the Museum of Modern Art.
Marking the centennial of the beginning of the Great Migration, the multi-decade mass movement of African-Americans from the rural South to the urban North, the Museum of Modern Art presents “One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of ...
On view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art now through March 15 are paintings, drawings and watercolors by Paul Cezanne of his wife and most-painted model, Hortense Fiquet (1850-1922), and they are quite remarkable.
An exhibit called “Three Photographers from the Bronx: Jules Aarons, Morton Broffman and Joe Conzo” seeks to capture the Bronx and American societal unrest at its peak.
“Stripped of his private security detail and notoriety, how would New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s biracial teen son, Dante, theoretically fare in an encounter with the NYPD?” This question is asked by two local artists, Rico Washington and ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 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.”
This past Saturday, the Apollo Theater celebrated the 35th anniversary of reggae icon Bob Marley’s Apollo debut with two big blowout concerts.
Ben Vereen discusses his exciting new role in the upcoming film "Top Five"
Comedian Chris Rock discusses his new film "Top Five"