| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:24 AM
If Marion Barry were a movie character, you'd probably think his story was too unreal to be believed.
A report in the Washington Post says the former Washington D.C. mayor is finally getting the Hollywood treatment, a biopic that will be produced for...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 6:21 AM
President Barack Obama will attend three fundraisers in New York City today to raise money for his re-election bid. Traffic is expected in the city as the President makes his way to the events.
At 4 p.m., the President is expected to meet with Jewish...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 6:05 PM
So how swanky and intriguing is it to be on the inside of a high brow presidential fundraiser? Democratic strategist Basil Smikel, sums it up in three simple words, "It's pretty amazing."
If it's like that for those who are attending, what's it like...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 8:17 PM
Ben Gazzara, who died Friday in New York at the age of 81, was an actor with a gruff voice and intense demeanor. His acting legacy, which included the films of John Cassavetes and originating the role of Brick in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" on Broadway, was a...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 1:35 AM
The Knicks kicked off the season on a positive note, holding on to a slim lead to inch by the Boston Celtics, 106-104. Dyrol Joyner was there, speaking to Spike Lee and others about what to expect from the Knicks this season.
| Jan 7, 2012
| 11:21 PM
Movie critics are so bizarre.
On a weekend when The Devil Inside opens, we were all in agreement – it was bad.
The same day Pariah opened. I again thought we would all be in agreement. Instead, I see it’s getting 95% good reviews on Rotten...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Williamsburg's Bruce Hornsby is going to need a case or two of Jolt Cola to get him through 2012. Judging from the schedule he recently described to me, he's hardly going to have time to sleep in coming months.
"It's a lot, but it includes some pretty...
| Jun 10, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Theater critic Charles McNulty and pop music critic Ann Powers began their conversation about the changing sound of the Broadway musical in the lobby of the Sam S. Shubert Theatre in New York, where they ran into each other at a Sunday matinee of...
| Apr 28, 2009
Frankie "Musclehead" Manning, a Harlem dancer and Tony Award-winning choreographer widely celebrated as one of the pioneers of the Lindy Hop, a breathlessly acrobatic swing dance style of the 1930s and '40s, died April 27 at New York City's Lenox Hill...
| Sep 10, 2009
It was just a thin, dark stripe.
It spread only a few inches across the top of the toe line of the white leather Air Jordan X, but it was wide enough and long enough for Michael Jordan to put his foot down.
"We were in a hotel room, and Michael takes...
| May 31, 2009
Guess who's coming to the beach barbecue this summer? Middle-class African Americans, that's who.
In two new critically esteemed works, Lydia Diamond's play "Stick Fly" and Colson Whitehead's just-published semiautobiographical novel "Sag Harbor"...
| Jan 15, 2009
| 11:32 AM