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Danielle Brooks of "Orange Is the New Black" to Host New Season of 'AfroPoP'
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Danielle Brooks of “Orange Is the New Black” to Host New Season of ‘AfroPoP’

Award-winning actress Danielle Brooks, star of Netflix’s blockbuster series Orange Is the New Black, has been named host of the eleventh season of the public television series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange. Brooks will help guide audiences as they journey through AfroPoP’s new slate of documentary and short stories on contemporary life, art and culture […]

Diana Ross Launches Diamond Diana Celebration Marking Her 75th Birthday
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Diana Ross Launches Diamond Diana Celebration Marking Her 75th Birthday

The magic of Diana Ross has touched millions of hearts around the world. Her magnificent life and unparalleled career has influenced music, film, fashion and stage with her spirit forever woven in the fabric of humanity. 2019 will be remembered as a milestone in history with a year-long Diamond Diana Celebration marking the 75th birthday […]

Life of a Legend: Carmen de Lavallade, The Appel Room, January 24–25, 7pm
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Life of a Legend: Carmen de Lavallade, The Appel Room, January 24–25, 7pm

  Dancer, actor, choreographer, and 2017 Kennedy Center Honors recipient Carmen de Lavallade will grace The Appel Room in a special performance titled, Life of a Legend on January 24–25 at 7pm each night. Her groundbreaking performances have inspired artists and audiences for generations and on these this two evenings, Jazz at Lincoln Center will […]

Penny Marshall, ‘Laverne & Shirley’ Star, Director, Dies at 75
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Penny Marshall, ‘Laverne & Shirley’ Star, Director, Dies at 75

  Penny Marshall, who was best known for her starring role on the hit tv sitcom “Laverne & Shirley” also directed blockbuster hits with the biggest stars: Tom Hanks in “Big,” Robert De Niro and Robin Williams in “Awakenings,” Hanks and Geena Davis in “A League of Their Own.”   The beloved Hollywood legend passed away […]

St. Kitts Music Festival 2019 Gets 'Smoking' Hot
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St. Kitts Music Festival 2019 Gets ‘Smoking’ Hot

Kicking off what is sure to be a star-studded line-up, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism, announced that Smokey Robinson will be performing at the 23rd Annual St. Kitts Music Festival, which will take place on June 26-30, 2019. Also joining the line-up are popular artists French Montana, Popcaan, and Davido. […]

Nancy Wilson, Dead at 81
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Nancy Wilson, Dead at 81

Nancy Wilson, the talented and acclaimed jazz vocalist died on Thursday at her home in Pioneertown, Calif. She was 81. Her death was confirmed by her manager, Devra Hall Levy, who said Ms. Wilson had been ill for some time; she gave no other details. She is survived by her three children, Kacy Dennis, Sheryl […]

South Nassau Officially Becomes L.I. Flagship Hospital of the Mount Sinai Health System
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South Nassau Officially Becomes L.I. Flagship Hospital of the Mount Sinai Health System

South Nassau Communities Hospital and the Mount Sinai Health System have finalized a partnership, making South Nassau Mount Sinai’s flagship hospital on Long Island in a move designed to bring advanced-level health care to the South Shore of Nassau County and to Long Island. South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside becomes part of the Mount […]

"Top Chef Junior" Crowns Winner of Season 2: NYC's 12-Year-Old Chef Nikki Bidun Wins
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“Top Chef Junior” Crowns Winner of Season 2: NYC’s 12-Year-Old Chef Nikki Bidun Wins

UNIVERSAL KIDS crowned 12 year-old Chef Nikki Bidun of New York City as the season two TOP CHEF JUNIOR winner on Saturday after a gastronomic showdown. The runner-up was 12 year-old Londyn Green from Atlanta, GA. The culinary kid drama, based on Bravo Media’s critically acclaimed and Emmy-award winning competition series Top Chef, featured twelve chefs ages 10-13 […]

Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross Release New Video [WATCH]
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Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross Release New Video [WATCH]

“I DO” (ACOUSTIC) NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES 01/07 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY 01/08 – Union Stage – Washington, DC 01/10 – The Loft – Atlanta, GA 01/11 – Exit/In – Nashville, TN 01/12 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL 01/14 – House of Blues Cambridge Room – Dallas, TX 01/17 – Slim’s […]

Vanderpump Cocktail Garden to Open at Caesars Palace
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Vanderpump Cocktail Garden to Open at Caesars Palace

Lisa Vanderpump and Caesars Palace will partner to open Vanderpump Cocktail Garden, set to debut early 2019. Bringing a taste of Los Angeles to Las Vegas, the cocktail garden will take a page from Vanderpump’s highly successful restaurants and lounges, Villa Blanca, SUR, Pump and Tom Tom. “I have always loved Las Vegas –it has always […]

8 Steps of Gratitude that Will Change Your Life
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8 Steps of Gratitude that Will Change Your Life

By Carol Tuttle You can’t force change. You need to allow it. And a key to allowing is accountability. When we take accountability for every aspect of our life we are in the most powerful position to allow change to occur. Implementing these 8 steps of gratitude will help you create remarkable change for good […]

Dominican Women's Development Center 30th Anniversary Gala
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Dominican Women’s Development Center 30th Anniversary Gala

The Dominican Women’s Development Center (DWDC) celebrated its 30th Anniversary Gala, marking three decades of transforming lives by providing vital community programs for women, and families in Washington Heights and Inwood. Gala honorees included composer, lyricist and actor, Lin-Manuel Miranda; Dr. Casilda Balmaceda (CEO of Neurology Associates) and philanthropist Jean Shafiroff. Founded by activist Rosita Romero, DWDC is […]

Kanye's Crying Out For Help 
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Kanye’s Crying Out For Help 

We, as a culture, need to be better. Even when someone says words that offend our sensibilities, are antagonistic to correct history and change our perceptions of a beloved figure, we still must understand the totality of the human that is saying those words if that person is potentially suffering from something. Kanye West has […]

NYC Health Department Announces "The National Salt & Sugar Reduction Initiative"
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NYC Health Department Announces “The National Salt & Sugar Reduction Initiative”

The NYC Health Department has announced a national effort to reduce sugar in packaged foods by 20 percent by 2025. The National Salt and Sugar Reduction Initiative (NSSRI) is a partnership of nearly 100 local, city and state health departments, associations, and health organizations across the country. The NSSRI is advocating for lowering the amount of sugar in […]

The Harlem School of the Arts Masquerade Ball Tops $1M in Contributions Once Again
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The Harlem School of the Arts Masquerade Ball Tops $1M in Contributions Once Again

    This year’s Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) Masquerade Ball and After Party, an annual benefit gala in support of the 54-year-old arts organization, surpassed expectations once again by raising over a million dollars, for the second year in a row. The event was held at The Plaza Hotel in New York City, and was […]