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Former janitor’s art collection sweeps kids off their feet

At a glance, the home of humanitarian artist Edmund J. Hinkson appears to be like any other on Long Island: white pickett fence, green grass and a concrete path that leads to the front step.

Queens Council on the Arts offers grants to artists

In support of the creative spirits who live in Queens, the Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) have opened applications their annual grants to individual artists and organizations.

Haiti Cultural Exchange celebrates Haitian culture through photography

The public is invited to a celebration of Haitian culture at the “Haitians from the Diaspora: Creativity & Focus” photo exhibit, beginning on Saturday, Aug. 24.

Harlem Week veteran talks new and improved additions

In a month typically bogged down by consecutive heat waves and no national holiday to offer extra relief from work, one event spanning the month of August has served as an exclamation point on the summer season for almost four ...

Few changes coming to Harlem Week events

Harlem Week kicked off on Sunday, July 27 with several events, including the annual Fusion Fashion Show, which relocated from its usual location in front of the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building to Riverside Park a few years ago. ...

Harlem Week kicked off last Sunday

Last Sunday kicked off the beginning of the 39th annual Harlem Week, a summer-long series of events to celebrate not only Harlem, but urban communities in general.

August dance calendar

This month’s dance calendar begins Thursday, Aug. 1 with Kyle Abraham/Abraham.in.Motion, part of Lincoln Center’s Out of Door Festival at Damrosch Park Bandshell. Abraham.in.Motion will share the evening with Marc Bamuthi Joseph and the Living Word Project.

‘But he’s Black!’ HBO documentary spotlights casting directors

“But he’s Black! The role isn’t written for a Black man,” sputtered “Lethal Weapon” film director Richard Donner during the casting process for one of Hollywood’s lucrative franchises.

‘Art isn’t extracurricular; it’s extra-essential’

If you want to know how to heal an ailing world, just ask an artist, especially one who’s performed all over the world and has worked extensively with children.

‘Choir Boy’ reveals hurtful homophobia

“Choir Boy” is very moving theater! It looks at prejudice, tolerance and understanding for homosexual youth. This play, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney, features gospel music and takes a very candid and vivid look at the hurtful, prejudicial way a ...

There’s a story in ‘Storyville’

Welcome to Storyville, New Orleans, where the prostitutes wait with blue books in hand, where the politicians slip their dollars under the table, where the music is always playing and where everyone is doing what they can to make it. ...

Heat stroke in little folks

Summertime means playtime, but playtime in overbearing heat can cause heat exhaustion and heat strokes in little folks.

‘Art isn’t extracurricular; it’s extra-essential’

If you want to know how to heal an ailing world, just ask an artist, especially one who’s performed all over the world and has worked extensively with children.

BK street poets hold first open mic of season

Poetry, funk/soul music and colorful lights danced their way through the warehouse windows and out into the muggy, calm summer night at the Street Poets Den on 80 Vernon Ave. in Brooklyn on June 28 as the Street Poets NYC ...

Art interprets music, ‘Blues People’ in Newark

Persons visiting the “Motown to Def Jam” art exhibit won’t be able to practice their dance steps, but they will see how 49 young artists have interpreted the music of these dynamic record labels through their artistic creativity.