New York City Black Pride 2018 celebrates its 21st anniversary this year! This annual multicultural festival is one of the biggest events celebrating Black and Latino LGBT people in the city. Continue reading
The Dog Days of August continues! The three H’s- hazy, hot and humid are in full effect. Whether you are trying to stay cool at a water festival in Brooklyn, experiencing art in Harlem, or enjoying a secret garden in the Bronx there is something for everyone. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About.
Pose stars MJ Rodriguez (‘Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista’) and Indya Moore (‘Angel Evangelista’) get real about cisgender actors playing transgender characters in the wake of recent casting controversies. Continue reading
Heatwave and the 4th of July, that means beach and barbecue! New York City is heating up. We have visual arts from as far away as Western Cameroon. Ballet leaps to the forefront at Lincoln Center and Chelsea. And mouthwatering barbecue in Brooklyn. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading
Memorial Day is here! The weather is finally getting warm, people are out and city is abounding with activity “24- 7- 365”. We have art celebrating popular culture in Harlem. Dance in Midtown and love is in full bloom on Staten Island. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading
The Dance Of the Village Elders will present Only In The Darkness Can You See The Stars the spring performance/fundraiser on Saturday, April 28, 3pm at St. Philip’s Church 204 west 134thStreet. The performance will celebrate Village Elders friend and supporter Ailey icon Dudley Williams, who danced the role of the elder minister at the works premiere April 30th, 2015, sadly this was Williams’ last performance. Joining the celebration are Harlem arts organizations Harlem School of the Arts dance division (under the direction of Aubrey Lynch), Uptown Dance Academy (Robin Williams Executive Director) pianist Charles Lovell (St. Philip’s Church) singing phenom LaFredrick Coaxner (Abyssinian Baptist Church) and Reverend Tykym Stallings (Lighthouse Ministries Inc., Harlem N.Y.). Continue reading
Spring Break is here! And the city is abounding with activity “24- 7- 365”. We have art celebrating popular culture in Harlem. Ballet, modern and more throughout the city. Blockbuster and Indie film share the silver screen, jazz to Motown grooves Midtown and the world’s most exotic cars hit the westside. Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading
Josephine Baker was an entertainer, civil rights activist, French Resistance agent and the first Black international superstar. Her career was centered primarily in Europe, mostly in her adopted France. Continue reading
The original two man duo in Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity created by Patrick King and performed by King and Johan King Silverhult. Stunning choreography with a chic homoerotic twist. Enjoy! Continue reading
By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.
Maya Angelou and some of the people who know her best sit down with journalist Felix Augustine where some of her deepest secrets are uncovered like never before.