Arts & Entertainment


Travelers to NY under quarantine must give contact information or face fine

Travelers from states with a high rate of coronavirus transmission are now required to provide contact information upon entering New York or they could face a hefty fine.

NYC cancels all large September events, including J'ouvert and West Indian Day Parade

Mayor Bill de Blasio canceled all large events requiring a city events permit through the end of September, including J'ouvert and the annual West Indian Day Parade

Uplifting our dance community with ‘Black Dance Stories’

Like many dance artists in our community, I aim to find ways to support my fellow dance artists.

COVID-19 emergency grants for artists

The arts community has suffered greatly during this pandemic. Since mid-March, all types of live performances have ceased.

Harlem Book Fair 2020 going virtual

The 22nd annual Harlem Book Fair goes virtual Saturday, July 18th and Sunday, July 19th. The Harlem Book Fair will stream on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Knowyournumb3rs Rebirth of a New Nation: July 9 - July 15

Don’t get caught slipping on your game this week, please. It’s best to stay sharp even during a pandemic.

Bye-bye Broadway—’til 2021

Theater is vital, it is healing, it is a chance to escape from the everyday and into a fantasy reality that is performed on the stage.

KnowYourNumb3rs Rebirth of a New Nation July 2 - July 8

As we move forward into the next six months, how do you view yourself in your relationships? A full moon in Capricorn on July 5 puts an end to the Cancer-Capricorn eclipse axis.

Caribbean artists tap into creativity to cope during COVID

The past few months has been a challenging period for all industries.

Harlem playwright’s award-winning opera depicts effects of police brutality

the prestigious Music Critics Association of North America (MCANA) decided to grant Playwright and Director Tazewell Thompson the award for Best New Opera for “Blue."

Stealth Isolation: Black Archives––Shirley Graham Du Bois & Greg Tate

Many states in America are moving into “Phase 2” of reopening. With the utmost respect to those who have lost family members and have been furloughed and laid off, I personally wish we would move a little slower.

What you need to know before flying this summer

If cabin fever is killing you, it’s understandable. The last four months felt like eight. A change of scenery is long overdue.

NYC indoor dining guidelines under reevaluation

Indoor dining may not happen as New York City approaches Phase 3 in reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday.

BET Awards 2020: Full list of winners

Here is the full list of winners from the 2020 BET Awards.

'Princess and the Frog' ride coming to Disneyland and Disney World

The Walt Disney Company announced Thursday that it's replacing the theme of its iconic Splash Mountain ride with a theme based on the 2009 animated film "The Princess and the Frog."