Apollo, American Son, Brooklyn Is Africa, Black designers

Feb. 25, The Apollo Theater presents “AFROPUNK Unapologetically Black: The African American Songbook Remixed, A Celebration of Black Protest Music” at 7:30 p.m.

Tony winner Tonya Pinkins takes on directing role with one-act play

When you hear the name Tonya Pinkins, you probably think of the TV actress (she’s most well-known for her role on “All My Children”).

Complexions Contemporary Ballet pays tribute to David Bowie

Count on beautiful bodies moving through space as if there is nothing else to do but dance, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet, the brain-child of co-founders/artistic directors Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, is a sure bet.

Dance Theatre of Harlem celebrates 48th anniversary

On a recent Sunday, in one of Dance Theatre of Harlem’s spacious, sun-drenched studios in its 152nd Street headquarters, Artistic Director Virginia Johnson beamed as she welcomed a standing-room-only audience to a special Sunday matinee, the celebration of DTH’s 48th ...

PBS previews Maya Angelou documentary at Schomburg with Clintons as special guests

“A Rock, A River, A Tree…,” the first words of the poem “On the Pulse of Morning”, were written by actress, dancer, author, professor, activist and poet Maya Angelou. Angelou, who died in 2014, delivered them in front of a ...

Malcolm X celebrated on the 52nd anniversary of his death

The community came together Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center in Washington Heights for the 52nd Memorial Anniversary Commemoration for Malcolm X.

Community Calendar: February 23 - March 1

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, the anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, December 12th Movement presented “Malcolm X Speaks in the Era of Trump” at Sistas’ Place, in Brooklyn.

Community Calendar: February 16 - February 22

Imhotep's Guide to Black Events

Schomburg hosts fifth annual Black Comic Book Fest

Rapidly becoming one of the most highly anticipated yearly family events for many, the Black Comic Book Festival returns to the Schomburg Jan. 13 and 14.

Jazz Gallery Films, Jazz for Disability, Jazz Connect

The Jazz Gallery, known for introducing its audiences to exciting young guns and those musicians who refuse to follow the Merriam-Webster definition of a “conformist”, will present its Inaugural Jazz on Film Festival Jan. 6 and Jan. 7.

Kerry James Marshall on exhibit at Met Breur

The largest museum retrospective to date of the work of American artist Kerry James Marshall (born 1955) is currently showing at the Met Breuer as a cornerstone of its inaugural season.

Special holiday events at The Met

Inspired by “Kerry James Marshall: Mastry,” there are several special conversations and events happening now at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Marshall Exhibit is currently on view through Jan. 29, 2017, at The Met Breurer.

Documenting Harlem in pictures

December marks a time of festivities, family and celebrating what we’re grateful for.

2016 Kwanzaa Forever stamp now available

The U.S. Postal Service issued the 2016 Kwanzaa Forever stamp on October 1 in Charleston, S.C.

Justin Michael Williams—‘Metamorphosis’ of an artist

Humble beginnings give rise to the most authentic, creative individuals and artists. Musician and performer Justin Michael Williams possesses a deep dedication and passion for music and is a music star on the rise with a powerful voice and message ...