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The X-Men, Storm and civil rights arguments

Ronald R. Nelson: Inspired by the new movie “X-Men: Apocalypse,” we wanted to share some thoughts on one of the featured characters, Storm.

Broadway musings and a mini-review

African-Americans attend theater and purchase tickets on Broadway for a myriad of shows.

The Golden Isles of Georgia – Part 2

In our first exploration of the Golden Isles of Georgia, we learned that its history dates back to the early 1600s, it was named after the surrounding golden brown-hued marshland and today it encompasses the mainland port city of Brunswick ...

College student debuts film at Cannes Film Festival

From Rutgers University to the Cannes Film Festival!

A paint class at Harlem’s NAMA

There’s nothing better on a quiet Sunday afternoon than taking a paint class to relax. Hope Pianello’s Paint Party (recently held at New Amsterdam Musical Association, located at 107 W. 130th St.) offers people of all ages the opportunity to ...

David Hammons: Five decades

“Oh, my goodness, could you by chance be the artist?” a woman asked me before I pushed the bell to enter the Mnuchin Gallery.

Non-commissioned, uncensored New York art show

The Armory holds many cultural events, especially during Armory weekend. One event, called “New York Sh###y,” was an outdoor art show hosted by Uta Brauser, Josef Pinlac and the group called Con Artist Collective.

March 2016 travel calendar of events

Upcoming events for the emerging spring season.

CCADI to host two-day symposium February 27-28

“Trade/itions” is a two-day symposium event that will explore the points of orisha intersections through an artistic, activist and 21st-century lens.

Rep. Rangel, B. Smith, Hunter-Gault turn out to honor Black art

With a recent increase in high-profile art lovers and collectors such as Jay Z, this show resonates even more with the public.

Ruby Dee cards for Valentine’s Day

For Valentine’s Day, or any special occasion, Hasna Muhammad, daughter of actors Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, has introduced a beautiful greeting card collection that features extraordinary quotes from her mother.

‘The Wiz’ toe-tapping musical fun

NBC embarks on its latest musical holiday tradition: a three-hour live production of the groundbreaking Broadway show that brought Oz to life in a funky sing-along journey down the yellow brick road.

Maya Angelou art collection sells for $1.3 million

Close to 50 pieces of art from the estate of iconic poet and author Maya Angelou were collected and auctioned at the Swann Auction Gallery in New York City.

An exhibition of Haitian art at Kenkeleba House

From Aug. 19 through Sept. 19, the Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba is pleased to present “Energie Nouvelle,” an exhibition of artwork by 53 artists of Haitian descent. This project is hosted by the Consulate General of Haiti in New ...

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston, dies at age 22

The daughter of late singer Whitney Houston has died after being in a coma for six months.