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Larry Graham Wows Rams Head Crowd

It's a good thing that the doors opened early for Larry Graham and Graham Central Station's concert at Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis on Wednesday.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Lillian's Right to Vote' by Jonah Winter & Shane W. Evans

Did you ever buy a book for the kids that you ended up keeping for yourself? That's what could happen once you've found "Lillian’s Right to Vote" — and that's OK. I think you'll understand it more than your children ...

Poetry Festival Pays Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

There could not have been a more perfect day to hold the 15th Annual D.C. Poetry Festival than last Friday.

Sesame Street Moving To HBO Angers Some

Sesame Street is moving from the friendly confines of PBS to the adult world of Home Box Office.

D.C. Residents Flock to 'Compton'

Whether it's the Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14 in Northwest or the AMC Loews in Georgetown, area residents have transformed the District into Compton East.

REVIEW: N.W.A's Tale Still Captivating, Relevant in 'Straight Outta Compton'

If you're planning to see — or avoid — the N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" because it's an "angry rap music mob"-type film with lots of flying bullets and bloodshed, rest assured: it's not what you think.

D.C. Photographer Jonathan Bruce French Takes His Talents on the Road

D.C. photographer Jonathan Bruce French's latest exhibit, "Innocent Eyes of Tierra Bomba," featuring his travels to the South American country of Colombia, serves as a testament to his dedication to photography — something he has been working at since the ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Shots on the Bridge' by Ronnie Greene

"Trust me." Two words that make you want to do the opposite, causing you to question everything that's said. And in the new book "Shots on the Bridge" by Ronnie Greene, you'll read about assumed trust that was broken in ...

Eddie Levert: Heartbeat of the Phenomenal O'Jays

On Saturday, The O'Jays will bring their message, their melodies and their passion for communicating with the world through song to the stage of Wolf Trap in Vienna, Virginia.

'Rosenwald' Film Opens in D.C.

Julius Rosenwald was born in 1862 in Springfield, Illinois, and the son of German and Jewish immigrants who would become one of the wealthiest men in America, teaming with Richard Sears to start Sears, Roebuck and Company. Like many with ...

Larry Graham Ready to Jam in DMV

Larry Graham, legendary Sly & the Family Stone bassist and Graham Central Station frontman, is set to swing through the Northeast after a month of jamming in Europe.

Women's Voices Theater Festival Planned in D.C.

The National Museum of Women in the Arts has joined forces with the Women's Voices Theater Festival and that combination is poised to produce one of the more memorable events this fall.

The 'Love Bug' Returns: Donnie Simpson Back After Five-Year Break

Donnie Simpson will host "The Donnie Simpson Show" on MAJIC 102.3 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., beginning Monday, Aug. 17.

Kevin Hart: A Brother with a Big Heart

There's no question that comedian and actor Kevin Hart can light up a room, steal the spotlight and make just about anyone laugh. But during his multi-purposed visit to D.C. last week, Hart showed that he's much more than just ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Destiny: Step into Your Purpose' by T.D. Jakes

Everybody has a talent; yours happens to be on the job. People know you're good, they utilize your ability, and you don't mind. It's not a big deal to you, but could there be more to it? T.D. Jakes thinks ...