Arts & Entertainment


Morehouse and Spelman College glee clubs perform in NY/NJ

The Morehouse and Spelman College Glee Clubs take the stage in two performances in New York and New Jersey.

Stacy Cox to lead Society of Hotel Association Executives

Seasoned hotel industry professional Stacy Cox is the new president of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives.

Tyra Banks returning to 'America's Next Top Model'

Tyra Banks loves working on America's shows.

First look at the new 'Bachelorette'

Season 13 of "The Bachelorette" doesn't premieres until May 22, but fans have already gotten a sneak peek.

Seven tips to expedite your pre-boarding process

Often the process between arriving at the airport and getting to your departure gate can be daunting, but only because travelers tend to make a few mistakes that add unnecessary time to the routine. Here are a few simple things ...

India.Arie performs at Lincoln Center

Multiple Grammy-Award winner India.Aire recently performed powerful songs from her latest album “SongVersation.”

Rudy Lawless, consummate drummer, dies at 84

Rudy Lawless, the consummate drummer whose definitive style earned him chairs in the bands of such notables as Andy Kirk, Blue Mitchell, Hank Jones and Roy Eldridge, died Feb. 21 in Manhattan at the Bellevue Hospice.

Dave Valentin, versatile flutist, dies at 64

Dave Valentin, whose undeniable versatility as a flutist ignited Latin music and the movement of Latin jazz, died March 8 at a rehabilitation and care facility in the Bronx

Common gets first motion picture starring role

The Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame joined forces with former Light Heavyweight/Heavyweight champion Michael Spinks to host a viewing party for the Keith Thurman vs. Danny Garcia fight March 4 at the gorgeous VUE Rooftop Bar & Lounge at ...

Ensemble du Monde celebrates diversity in classical musicians

As part of Teachers College Columbia University Diversity in Classical Music Project, Ensemble du Monde explores the rich history of classical music in a program that features composers from myriad backgrounds, including African-American and Jewish descent.

You’ll never see the MTA in the same way!

Acapella singing has found a home on Broadway with “In Transit,” a new musical playing at the Circle in the Square Theatre on West 50th Street, with a story based in New York City that spotlights the New York City ...

‘X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation’ opens at New Victory Theater

The assassinations of Rome’s great ruler of the republic and of revolutionary leader Malcolm X take to the stage when Tony Award-winning The Acting Company couples Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” with “X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation,” a compelling new ...

Danny Simmons’ ‘Hoppin the Hoodoo Express’ opens at HSA

March 16 a new art exhibition goes up at the Harlem School of the Arts titled, “Hoppin’ the Hoodåoo Express,” featuring the works of abstract expressionist painter Danny Simmons, curated by Jonathan Patton, HSA Visual Arts Director.

Ailey II: Young, gifted, talented and thrilling

March 29 to April 2, the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, also known as Ailey II, swings into New York fresh off a 25-city tour for a two-week engagement at NYU’s Skirball Center.

Gina Prince-Bythewood, Reggie Bythewood create movie event with ‘Shots Fired’

“This is a ten-hour movie. That’s important for the audience to understand,” stated “Shots Fired” creators, husband and wife, Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Bythewood.