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Marcell Superb in Title Role of 'King Lear'

Eight actors, some taking on multiple roles with flawless precision, presented an exciting production of Shakespeare's timeless tragedy in the U.S. debut of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on tour at the Folger Theatre in Southeast.

'Hot Bench' Judge Ready to Roll

One of Howard University's successful alums will be taking her talents to the airwaves in a new reality television show that will transport viewers to courtrooms in a new and unique way.

Joan Rivers, Famed Comedian, Dead at 81

Famed comedian Joan Rivers has died at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, her daughter Melissa said Thursday. She was 81.

Phylicia Rashad, Bill Withers Among Honorees at CBC Gala

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated and the Congressional Black Caucus Spouses will recognize the contributions of three icons in the arts during its Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts.

Fans Celebrate Chuck Brown's 'Beautiful Life'

With the release of his newest studio album, fans have another chance to honor and remember the "Godfather of Go-Go" two years after his death.

Gospel Legend Richard Smallwood Packs Church for Live Recording Session

Richard Smallwood, accompanied by a talented ensemble of musicians and his choir, Visions, with whom he's been singing for almost 20 years, attracted an estimated audience of nearly 10,000 faithful fans to Evangel Cathedral in Upper Marlboro on Aug. 23 ...

Black Museums Fight for Funding

Significant funding has continued to elude black museums and officials throughout the industry said the search for funding reveals an age-old problem.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Endangered' by Jean Love Cush

In the new book “Endangered” by Jean Love Cush, who’s going to save young black men?

Jazz in the Garden: One of Washington's Crown Jewels

For several hours on Friday evening, the sounds of Zack Smith and the Power Trio's Zydeco, Cajun and Louisiana music transformed the National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden into an oasis of rhythmic sound and motion.

DC Shorts Film Festival Returns

The DC Shorts Film Festival, which features a screenplay competition, several parties, lunchtime screenings and filmmaker workshops, runs from Sept. 11 through the 21st in venues in both downtown D.C. and in Northern Virginia.

Chris Brown Takes Plea in D.C. Assault Case, Avoids Jail Time

R&B star Chris Brown pleaded guilty Tuesday to hitting a man outside a D.C. hotel in October, but was spared jail time for the incident.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Biology of Beating Stress' by Jeanne Ricks

These days, antacids are your most efficient office assistant. Aspirin is your co-worker. Sodium bicarbonate, your best friend. You need "The Biology of Beating Stress" by Jeanne Ricks.

Girls Get Royal Treatment

They didn’t wear glass slippers or ride in golden carriages but dozens of youngsters received spa treatments befitting a princess during a gathering at a local salon.

Salamander Resort Celebrates Anniversary

When it comes to luxury resorts and spas, one of the newest kids on the block has already aced the competition.

Home Transformed into Art Lovers Treasure Trove

A homeowner in Northwest D.C. decided to do something unique, combining conventional design with an eclectic array of fine art adorning every nook and cranny in order to transform her abode into a veritable gallery.