Arts & Entertainment


African Diaspora Film Festival takes on “Who is Black in America?”

The 26th annual installment of the African Diaspora International Film Festival promises to tackle the topic: “Who is Black in America?”

‘Fireflies’ illuminates with powerful performances thru Nov. 11

“Fireflies” is playing at the Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater

Australia now: Street to chic with 10 pieces

Releasing their fifth offer of wardrobe essentials, Ten Pieces demonstrates the simplicity of dressing with the ultimate sophistication

‘Jewelry: The Body Transformed’ at the Met

What a dazzling exhibit! The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents “Jewelry: The Body Transformed,” from Nov. 12, 2018, to Feb. 24, 2019.

Giving back with grace and style

It was an afternoon that won’t soon be forgotten as the Ella Nixon Toy & Gift Drive (now in its fifth season) gave their first Ladies Who Lunch for Charity luncheon.

New York Festival of Song presents W.C. Handy and the Birth of the Blues

Ccelebrating its 31st year, the New York Festival of Song will kick off the 2018-2019 season with W.C. Handy and the Birth of the Blues.

Well-Read Black Girl Festival returns to Brooklyn Nov. 10

The Well-Read Black Girl Festival returns to Brooklyn to highlight brilliant Black women in the national literary community.

GBE Guide to Black Events

Community members held a news conference at the African Burial Ground National Historic Monument in lower Manhattan.

A prosecco luncheon at Sylvia’s

It was a serious TGIF at Sylvia’s!

Talking SCHOP! The early bird gets the WIN!

We are just two weeks away from Thanksgiving, which it is the perfect time to let our annual fool-proof turkey recipe help set the table for a fruitful holiday.

Lisbon: city of old and new

It’s not surprising that last year for the first time, Lisbon, Portugal won the World Travel Award for Best European Destination. If you visit, you’ll quickly see why.

Critic, author Hilton Als wins CCNY's Langston Hughes Medal

Hilton Als, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning cultural critic with The New Yorker, adds another honor to his name when he receives the Langston Hughes Medal at The City College of New York Thursday, Nov. 15.

November 2018 Dance Calendar

The indigenous and non-indigenous artists of Marrugeku, the Australian dance theater ensemble, will premiere “Cut the Sky" as part of Peak Performances.

New York Festival of Music opens 31st season with W.C. Handy and the Birth of the Blues

Co-founder (with Michael Barrett) and Artistic Director of the New York Festival of Song Steven Blier theorizes that it was in part the rumored enmity of Creole crooner Jelly Roll Morton that caused the enormously talented Alabama born “Father of ...

South African film ‘Vaya’ comes to Harlem

New York residents got a chance to see the South African film “Vaya” at its New York premiere in Harlem Oct. 27 and Oct. 28.