“Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House”

Popular women of Soul - Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Janelle Monáe, and others “In Performance at the White House."

‘Jazz Meets Sports’ at NJPAC

A historical jazz and sports collaborative event occurred recently on a Sunday evening at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark. For the first time, two sports legends were presented onstage at the Victoria Theater at NJPAC with ...

Okaru performs, Donald Byrd tribute, Motown at Schomburg

Jazz is happening on Sundays at Harlem’s famous Paris Blues!

Lloyd Price delivers oldies-but-goodies at the Cutting Room

You knew it was going to be a special evening Friday at the Cutting Room with the great singer Lloyd Price

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 ...

Let the soul river flow

I never realized how much curiosity fuels folk. We always wanna know what happened.

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.