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Imhotep's Guide To Black Events March 5-12, 2014

Our GBE Women’s History Month is lit up with Oscar wins for “12 Years a Slave” in the categories of Best Picture for director Steve McQueen and Best Supporting Actress for Lupita Nyong’o.

Imhotep's Guide To Black Events Feb 27 - March 5

Greetings! As we move into “Our History Month,” otherwise known as GBE’s “Women’s History Month” 2014, Stacey Muhammad, creator, writer and director of the dramatic series “For Colored Boys: Redemption,” has announced that award-winning actor and director Charles S. Dutton ...

Nasheet Waits, Chip Shelton, Eddie Gale remake, ‘Jazz Meets Sports’

Nasheet Waits' ongoing group, Equality, featuring Darius Jones, David Virelles and Mark Helias, will perform two shows on Feb. 28 at at the Cornelia Street Cafe in the West Village.

Jazz at Lincoln Center inducts Betty Carter, Wes Montgomery, more

Lincoln Center’s Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame has announced this year’s inductees.

Bilal rocks Harlem Stage Gatehouse

The intimate performance space tucked away on the second floor of the Harlem Stage Gatehouse hummed with the murmurs of a crowd eagerly awaiting the arrival of soul singer Bilal accompanied by the Revive Big Band.

“12 Years A Slave” and Kevin Hart big winners at NAACP Image Awards

Winners from this year's 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards

Nas reissues 20th anniversary edition of debut album

New York-based veteran rapper Nas is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his debut full-length album, “Illmatic.”

After deaths, Dianne Reeves finds a Beautiful Life

Jazz diva, Dianne Reeves delivers new music after death of mother and George Duke; Kevon Edmonds of After 7 reveals brother Melvin’s drug abuse and reason for quitting the group; and new music series to celebrate Harlem’s historic Minton’s Playhouse.

Activists warn artist: ‘No disrespect for Malcolm X!’

Community leaders are calling for a boycott of rap artist Nicki Minaj due to what they deem to be dishonorable use of Malcolm X to promote her expletive-filled recording.

Dianne Reeves at Rose Hall, TK Blue at Sista’s, ‘Ramen and Jazz’

Dianne Reeves, a four-time Grammy winner for Best Female Jazz Vocalist who doesn’t perform in New York often enough, will have a two-day engagement in time for that special day for lovers, Feb. 14 and 15.

imhotep's Guide To Black Events Feb 13 - 19, 2014

Greetings! We sadly announce the passing of William “Bunny Rugs” Clarke, brilliant lead singer of the classic, iconic reggae group Third World. Clarke passed at the age of 65 from cancer in Orlando, Fla. He will truly be missed. Third ...

It’s official—Emmis buys WBLS/WLIB

For many regular listeners at WBLS and WLIB, it comes as no surprise that Emmis Communications is now the official owner of WBLS/WLIB, having purchased it from YMF Media for $131 million.

Soweto gospel choir set to perform in NY

On Feb. 15, the Soweto Gospel Choir is coming to the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in the Bronx

Imhotep's Guide To Black Events Feb. 6 - 12, 2014

Greetings! We salute Black History Month 2014!