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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.

Imhotep's Guide to Black events: June12- 18, 2014

Black Music Month 2014 is starting out with a bang

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 ...

Despite ‘Bunny Rugs’ passing, Coore, Third World March On

The year 2014 has been a whirlwind for the legendary reggae band Third World. William “Bunny Rugs” Clarke, their lead singer for four decades, passed away at the age of 65 of leukemia. The band, which is best known for ...

Aretha Franklin Talks Radio City, New Album, Biopic Film

The “Queen of Soul” still reigns, and now more than ever, Aretha Franklin is still satisfying her fans as she receives an Ivy League honorary degree, prepares for the release of her new album this fall and throws a new ...

Uncompromising. Revolutionary. Loyal. Legend: Ice Cube

On June 13, Columbia Pictures releases one of the most anticipated comedies of the summer, “22 Jump Street,” starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller and produced by Neal H. Moritz, Jonah Hill and ...

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.

Copeland conquers ‘Coppelia’!

In American Ballet Theatre’s (ABT) “Coppelia,” considered the last of the Romantic ballets, Misty Copeland made the fantasy real in her debut performance as Swanilda

Summer Jam: Hip-Hop Stars, Weed Smoke and a Whole Lot of Cursing

Hot 97’s Summer Jam at the MetLife Stadium was full of curses, big beats, surprise guest stars, base lyrics and, dare I say, much celebrated ratchetness.

Audra McDonald channels Billie Holiday on Broadway

Audra McDonald channels the spirit of Billie Holiday in a touching, moving portrayal of the late jazz singer in her Broadway show, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill.”

June is FPPT: Film, pride, parades and theater

On June 8 the award show for excellence on Broadway, the Tony Awards, will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on CBS

Despite 'Bunny Rugs' passing, Coore & Third World march on

The year 2014 has been a whirlwind for the legendary reggae band Third World.

This summer, spend ‘After Midnight’ with LaBelle, Knight and Cole

“After Midnight” is a celebration of Duke Ellington’s years at the famed Harlem nightclub in the 1920s and 30s.

Hip Hop Hall of Fame inducts Sugar Hill Gang, the Sequence, ‘Wild Style’

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Show returned to television, taping at Stage 48 in midtown with a memorable induction ceremony and concert event that was hosted by the legendary Roxanne Shante with DJ Mell Starr on the turntables.

Cop claims Tupac’s last words were real to the very end

According to a recent report, a police officer revealed Tupac Shakur's last words.