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Horoscope: January 18 - January 24

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Talking SCHOP! The restaurants of 2017

By now, it would seem I just cannot let go of 2017! This piece is my third (and final) reflection on the year that is sure to make another appearance in 2018.

Steps to getting a passport

One of my favorite resolutions, and one that I’d strongly encourage for anyone who hasn’t had the opportunity to travel much, is to see the world. With discount airlines and internet deals, traveling is now more attainable than ever before.

‘Paddington 2’ charms the whole family

The first “Paddington” film was released in 2014 and it became one of the most successful children’s films ever. A bona fide hit around the world, but “Paddington 2” tops the first one or pure pleasure.

Mo McRae making bad cop moves in ‘Den of Thieves’

Mo McRae has appeared in more than 30 film and television projects over the past decade. To put it bluntly, acting is his jam.

‘Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba!’ opens at IFC Center Jan. 19

Makeba is one of the first African musicians who won international stardom and whose music was always anchored in her traditional South African roots. In 1959 she was forced into exile.

Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment expands new digital arts/animation training initiative

New York City’s Office of Media and Entertainment, in partnership with the Neighborhood Opportunity Network and The Animation Project, unveiled an exciting new initiative called the Made in NY Animation Project.

‘Proud Mary’ stars Taraji P. Henson: A killer with a heart

“Proud Mary” stars Taraji P. Henson as an assassin-with-a-heart-of-gold. She also serves as executive producer of this action thriller. The story is about Mary (Henson), a Boston-based veteran assassin who takes a 13-year-old street urchin, Danny (Jahi Di’Allo Winston), under ...

49th NAACP Image Awards: The winners

Check out the winners of this year's NAACP Image Awards!

New York dancers raising money to perform at ‘Blacks in Dance’ conference in Los Angeles

Dance students from Brooklyn and Queens practice 12 hours a day and their hard work has paid off — they have been chosen to perform in Los Angeles, California.

Welcome to award season madness

The moment the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards began, Twitter went officially “nuts” waiting for Oprah Winfrey to take the stage. From the start, the ceremony was engrossed with the politically charged #timesup climate.

Live on MLK Day: 49th NAACP Image Awards

Leonard James III has a voice that is as comforting as running water. It’s low, resonating, authoritative—and it lingers in the mind.

Best of African Diaspora International Film Fest held Jan. 12-14

The Best of the African Diaspora International Film Festival is back from Jan. 12 to Jan. 14 with a selection of some of the most popular and critically acclaimed films in ADIFF 2017. Screenings will be held at Teachers College, ...

Another awe-inspiring Ailey season at City Center

We hope everybody’s holiday calendar included at least one evening of the annual month-long performances by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center.

Jazz Media Summit 2018 focuses on women, BLM

The Jazz Journalist Association will be hosting the Jazz Media Summit in New York City in the midst of NY Winter Jazzfest and Jazz Congress. This year the collection of panels will take place at the Jazz Gallery in Manhattan ...