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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 ...

Free Annual Concert Returns to Lower Manhattan

If you are hoping to enjoy the city this summer but can’t afford its steep prices, consider the annual River to River Festival in downtown Manhattan, opening June 19.

Student art on view at the Met

“P.S. Art 2014: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of NYC Kids” is open for special viewing for three months, now through Aug. 25, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Artworks of all media by talented students pre-K through 12th grade are ...

Miles Way, Vision Festival, Ornette Coleman

To celebrate the trumpeter Miles Dewey Davis III’s 88th birthday on May 26, the street where he owned a brownstone (312 W. 77th St.) and lived for many years was named “Miles Davis Way” in his honor (the northwest corner ...

Cuba’s MalPaso Dance Company: A Promising Future

MalPaso Dance Company from Havana, Cuba, made its mark on New York City in its first U.S. appearance.

Def Dance brings it this spring

Def Dance Jam Workshop will present their spring season (May 16-18) at MIST Harlem and Theater Arts Center/The Smith

Q&A with Light Graffiti Artist Vicki DaSilva

The light painting pioneer shines her light on the 12th Ave. viaduct at W. 125th St. as part of a new public art initiative that kicks off this weekend.

Basquiat re-emerges into contemporary art mainstream

A new work from 1980s contemporary art star Jean-Michel Basquiat will be going up for auction in May.

Where South meets Harlem

Studio Museum chief Thelma Golden states firmly that the “South’s living history” is alive and well in Harlem

HeyFranHey Hosts 'Healthy Hair' Meet-Up in Harlem

HeyFranHey.com founder Francheska Medina, hosted a ‘Hey Healthy Hair’ meet-up on March 29, answering any and every question from New Yorkers interested in a more holistic approach to taking care of their hair, skin, and bodies.

Imhotep's Guide to Black events: March 27 - April 2, 2014

As we leave Women’s History Month and make way for our GBE “Spirit Lift Month.”

‘Women’s Work’ showcased at the LeRoy Neiman Art Center

The LeRoy Neiman Art Center is holding a special treat that was designed by creative women whose artistic contributions will be on display to celebrate Women’s History Month and beyond

imhotep's Guide To Black Events March 20 - 16, 2014

We sadly open our GBE events guide with the announcement that J.D Livingston, my longtime radio producer, comrade, friend, cousin and brother-in-struggle has passed

Imhotep's Guide To Black Events March 13 - 19, 2014

Greetings! Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will celebrate its 44th anniversary with a special gala honoring legendary producer Voza Rivers on Sunday, March 16 at the Tribeca Center for the Performing Arts, located at 199 Chambers St. The ...