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BCA Global Announces 13th Annual Global Food & Wine Experience, Friday May 5th at Gustavino's
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BCA Global Announces 13th Annual Global Food & Wine Experience, Friday May 5th at Gustavino’s

BCAGlobal’s Global Food & Wine Experience is a much-anticipated culinary, wine, and spirit event. The marquee celebration, dedicated to creating a learning and networking experience, is the only major food and wine event in the nation specifically honoring diversity. This gathering of the largest businesses representing the foodservice industry will take place in a timely […]

Keke Palmer Releases Fiery New Single "Wind Up" Featuring Quavo
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Keke Palmer Releases Fiery New Single “Wind Up” Featuring Quavo

Multifaceted entertainer Keke Palmer has returned with a hot new single for Summer 2017.  “Wind Up” comes off the heels of Keke’s wildly successful visual EP “LAUREN”.  Keke describes this song as a “turn up and full circle moment”  back to when she first started recording music. “It’s a great thing to tell my story […]

Play Reviews of Josh, Roof-Top and Nuyorican Cafe
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Play Reviews of Josh, Roof-Top and Nuyorican Cafe

    This writer had the opportunity to check out some off-Broadway productions last week. Often Off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway is just as stimulating as anything you would see on the Great White Way and such was the case with a production entitled “Josh: The Black Babe Ruth” a show that tells the story of baseball […]

36th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Awards Gala Celebrates 'Black Women Did That'
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36th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Awards Gala Celebrates ‘Black Women Did That’

For the past 36 years, the Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) has honored black brilliance with their annual awards gala. This annual must attend celebration is the pinnacle fundraising event for the nonprofit. This year’s theme, ‘Black Women Did That’ shines the spotlight on excellence – honoring nine outstanding women, a first for the organization, which […]

Forbes Magazine Features Jared Kushner's Very Successful Brother
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Forbes Magazine Features Jared Kushner’s Very Successful Brother

In Forbes magazine’s latest cover story, The Other Brother (p. 70 in the April 25, 2017 issue), Forbes gains exclusive access to Jared Kushner’s brother, Josh Kushner. At a very young age, Josh Kushner has built one of America’s ascendant venture firms and a $2.7 billion business off of Obamacare. Now his brother, Jared, sits […]

R. Kelly Comes to NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Thursday, May 18th
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R. Kelly Comes to NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Thursday, May 18th

R&B sensation R. Kelly brings his legendary talents to NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Thursday, May 18th at 8pm. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, April 19th at 10:00am. Tickets are available for $64.50, $79.50, $89.50, $129.50, $199.50, and $249.50 (plus applicable service charges). Tickets can be purchased by visiting Ticketmaster.com, by calling 800-745-3000, or by […]

Puff Daddy aka Diddy Makes Surprise Appearance at Coachella
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Puff Daddy aka Diddy Makes Surprise Appearance at Coachella

PUFF DADDY  aka Diddy took Coachella by surprise saturday night when he joined Gucci Mane onstage during the rapper’s closing set.  Puff electrified an already-explosive crowd, immediately launching into a booming performance of “O Let’s Do It” alongside Gucci.  Known for his infectious stage presence and a marathon catalogue of hits, Puff Daddy effectively shut down […]

Con Edison Paying Incentives for Electric Vehicle Owners
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Con Edison Paying Incentives for Electric Vehicle Owners

Owners of electric vehicles in New York City and Westchester County can earn e-gift card rewards and get valuable information about their charging habits by participating in a new Con Edison program. Con Edison and FleetCarma, a company that specializes in electric vehicle technology solutions, are seeking participants for a program called SmartCharge New York […]

“Brew at the Zoo” Returns to the Bronx Zoo for Second Year
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“Brew at the Zoo” Returns to the Bronx Zoo for Second Year

Following on the success of the inaugural event in 2016, New York City’s wildest beer festival – “Brew at the Zoo” – is returning for an encore on Friday, June 16. Brew at the Zoo is a craft beer tasting event will feature more than 40 craft breweries serving more than 100 variations of ales, […]

The Apollo Theater Gathers  Notable Artists, Activists & Leaders for the return of the  WOW - Women of the World Festival
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The Apollo Theater Gathers Notable Artists, Activists & Leaders for the return of the WOW – Women of the World Festival

The Apollo Theater will gather artists, activists, and leaders from around the globe for the return of the WOW – Women of the World Festival, a four-day festival presented in collaboration with the Southbank Centre London on May 4-7, 2017. Founded in 2010 by Southbank’s Artistic Director Jude Kelly and originating at Southbank Centre, London, […]

Legendary R&B Icon Keith Sweat Returns To Limited Engagement at Flamingo Las Vegas
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Legendary R&B Icon Keith Sweat Returns To Limited Engagement at Flamingo Las Vegas

After his successful debut in January, Keith Sweat announced he will return for an additional run of his limited engagement, “Keith Sweat: Last Forever,” in the Donny & Marie Showroom at Flamingo Las Vegas from July 5 through July 22, 2017. In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Keith’s triple-platinum album, “Make It Last Forever,” […]

Harlem Gospel Concert Series Honors Cissy Houston at Grand Opening
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Harlem Gospel Concert Series Honors Cissy Houston at Grand Opening

In the tradition of excellence always associated with Vy Higginsen, The Mama Foundation for the Arts launches The Harlem Gospel Concert Series starring Vy Higginsen’s Gospel Choir from Harlem at The Dempsey Theater, 127 West 127th Street starting April 15th and continuing the first three Saturdays in May (6th, 13th & 20th). Each week, Higginsen brings to the stage the […]

New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce Honor “Women Who Shine”
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New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce Honor “Women Who Shine”

The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (“LIAACC”) is New York State’s largest African American Chamber of Commerce.  On March 28, 2017, LIAACC honored three extraordinary “Women Who Shine” at Pa Nash restaurant in Queens, NY.  These women are a shining example of professionalism, integrity, and devotion in their respective fields.  The ladies […]

Kanye West's "The Life of Pablo" Becomes 1st Streaming-Only Album to be Certified Platinum
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Kanye West’s “The Life of Pablo” Becomes 1st Streaming-Only Album to be Certified Platinum

Visionary multi-disciplinary artist Kanye West – who has won 22 Grammy Awards®, has sold over 30 million albums worldwide, and has twice been named to TIME magazine’s list of “100 Most Influential People In The World” – today becomes the first artist to scale this era’s highest musical plateau, as his universally acclaimed master­work THE LIFE OF PABLO becomes the first […]

Artist To Artist: Cape Verdean Singer ELL Cosme Chats With American R&B Singer Paloma Ford
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Artist To Artist: Cape Verdean Singer ELL Cosme Chats With American R&B Singer Paloma Ford

Music is the universal language, so when Cape Verdean singer ELL Cosme met up with American R&B/Pop singer Paloma Ford and her manager, music mogul Percy “Master P” Miller for a chat at NYC’s Bryant Park Grill they found they had lots to talk about. Ford was celebrating her latest single is “That Shit Ain’t […]