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BOOK REVIEW: 'Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs' by Pearl Cleage

Would you want your children or grandchildren to read your journals, unedited, warts and all? Pearl Cleage thinks she might. Maybe. And in her new book, "Things I Should Have Told My Daughter," she explains why.

Filmfest DC Celebrates 28 Years of International Films

Filmfest DC is celebrating 28 years of bringing two weeks and more than 80 international and independent films to Washington's culture-hungry masses.

Duo Helps Liberian Children Fight Corruption

An audience of more than 20 people listened as author Robtel Neajai Pailey and soccer player Seren Fryatt recounted their experiences and provided insight about the current state of affairs in Liberia at the National Press Club in Northwest on ...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs to Deliver Howard U. Commencement Address

Sean "Diddy" Combs has been chosen to speak at the Howard University's 146th commencement on May 10.

Nas, Dyson Talk About the State of Hip-Hop

An iconic hip-hop artist did not mince words when he discussed the current state of the genre during an event at a local university the latter part of March.

Local Group, Prodigy March in Cherry Blossom Parade

For Steve Langley, Chris Hunter and Troy Edler, there's little pressure in performing before a television audience and the thousands who are expected to attend the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade.

Go-Go Mickey to Hold Birthday Bash at Howard Theatre

D.C. music legend Milton "Go-Go Mickey" Freeman, a consistent force in the genre for more than 30 years, will hold his birthday bash at the Howard Theatre on Saturday.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living' by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc.

You're over just about everything: overworked, overloaded, and overwhelmed. But when you read "The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living" by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc., you might start to feel better overall.

Howard U. Celebrates Centennial of Music Department

Hugh Masekela will join pianist and educator Geri Allen and Howard University’s award-winning vocal jazz ensemble and former NBC television’s “Sing Off” contestants Traces of Blue in an alumni concert at Cramton Auditorium in Northwest on April 7.

Buika Brings Unique Sound to the Music Center at Strathmore

She goes by one name only. Buika. If her name is unfamiliar now, once exposed to her unique vocal style, the name — and her sound — will stick.

Ysaye Barnwell to Honor Marian Anderson

When presented the invitation to join forces with the Washington, D.C.-based a capella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock, Dr. Ysaye Barnwell, a native New Yorker, said a music career wasn't exactly something she had in mind.

Host of Stars to Celebrate Marian Anderson

Nearly a decade prior to Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color line and more than two decades before Martin Luther King Jr. helped to lead the civil rights movement, an Easter concert in 1939 by Marian Anderson proved to be the ...

Annual Cruise Raises Funds for Students at HBCU’s

The Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage set sail from Miami earlier last month en route to tropical destinations that included Nassau, Bahamas, St. Thomas USVI and Grand Turks during the 15th year of the radio personality’s signature journey.

P.G. County Kicks Off Restaurant Week

Prince George's County Restaurant Week, an event aiming to showcase the region's eclectic mix of eateries, is now underway, with participating restaurants offering specially selected discounted prix fixe menus.

Soul In Motion Celebrates 30 Years in the Arts

Soul In Motion will celebrate three decades in the performing arts at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theater in Rockville, Md., on April 19 at 8 p.m.

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