Arts & Entertainment


Inexpensive bucket list getaways

At some point in the not-too-distant future you may feel like you have the greenlight to, at long last, travel. No doubt your bucket list grew while you had time on your hands to fantasize.

Salsa Great Johnny Pacheco dead at 86

The marquee at the Apollo in Harlem honored salsa great Johnny Pacheco, who died at the age of 86 (3/25/35 - 2/15/21).

Knowyournumb3rs Rebirth of a New Nation: March 4 - March 10

This is a month of opportunity, investments, and building a solid foundation if you’re in the beginning stages.

Stanley Nelson talks real Black Panthers, ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Part 1

The award-winning, Harlem-based filmmaker Stanley Nelson has been making groundbreaking documentaries about Civil Rights and the Black experience for over 30 years.

Johnny Pacheco Latin music visionary dies at 85

Johnny Pacheco, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and composer, who instigated the sound of salsa to a generation of young teenagers in the Bronx that swung around the world along with his co-founding of the Fania Record label and forming the Fania All-Stars, ...

2021 Golden Globes go virtual; posthumous Globe for Chadwick Boseman

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey returned as hosts. Poehler hosted the ceremony from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., with Fey at the Rainbow Room in New York.

‘Freedom Summer’ is stunning theater

Have you ever witnessed a piece of theater that you felt conveyed a great deal of deep points on a number of levels? That’s what I felt watching Cynthia G. Robinson’s “Freedom Summer”

Powerful production “Past Is The Past” now streaming thru March 4

Richard Wesley has a gift for thoughtfully expressing issues that involve Black families and Black men.

New Federal Theatre presents food for the soul with Play Reading Series

At a time when we are starved for theater, Woodie King Jr. and his New Federal Theatre present delectable food for the soul through its Play Reading Series.

A variation on a red velvet classic

Anytime—especially during times like these—is a good time to indulge yourself and try something new for desert.

Start the weekend with a sweet breakfast treat

Finding something unique and special to do for your significant other can be a challenge.

Knowyournumb3rs Rebirth of a New Nation: February 25 - March 3

Mercury retrograde slowed down communications, fueling more of a mental upgrade.

Legendary Trojan Records reggae artist U-Roy dies at 78

Ewart “U-Roy” Beckford, who perfected the art of toasting, a form of deejaying while adding lyrics over his records, and who opened doors to the early emergence of hip hop, has died at 78 years old. Marcia Smikle, U-Roy’s partner ...

Prince Markie Dee, founding member of The Fat Boys, dies at 52

Prince Markie Dee of the popular 1980s rap trio The Fat Boys has died. Born as Mark Anthony Morales on Feb. 19, 1968, the lovable, overweight lyricist began his career and formed the group Disco 3 in the early 1980s.

‘Judas and the Black Messiah'—a revolutionary film

Director and co-screenwriter Shaka King’s “Judas and the Black Messiah” takes an interesting look at the Black Panther Party and the BPP chapter leader, Chairman Fred Hampton (Danie Kaluuya) who was assassinated by our government