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Clark Atlanta University Choir to Perform at D.C. Church

The Clark Atlanta University Philharmonic Society, one of the nation's most beloved ensembles, will perform Sunday at 5 p.m. at First Congregation Church in Northwest.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style' by Nelson George

And in “The Hippest Trip in America” by Nelson George, you’ll read about the iconic TV program that you never, ever missed.

D.C. Director Revisits Los Angeles Riots

A District native and playwright who said she envisions theater as socially transformative has stepped into the director's chair for her latest work about one of the country's most polarizing events: The 1992 Los Angeles riots.

D.C. Native Taraji P. Henson Portrays Legendary Coach

One of the District's favorite and well-known actresses returns to the silver screen this week in a role that she called one of the most satisfying of her career.

D.C. Funk Parade Announces Schedule

Schedule for May 3 music fair

D.C. Arts Commission Executive Inducted into City's Hall of Fame

The Washington DC Hall of Fame Society honored DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities executive director Lionell Thomas during a gala Sunday with an award in the category of Cultural Arts.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Postcards from Cookie' by Caroline Clarke

As you'll see in the new memoir "Postcards from Cookie" by Caroline Clarke, some snail mail can make your heart zoom.

'Two Trains Running' at Round House Theatre: A Flashback to Unsettled Times

"Two Trains Running," playing at the Round House Theatre through May 4, is both a reminder of the issues for African-Americans then, and a warning about today's urban shifts.

Chuck Brown Celebration to Mark Two-Year Anniversary of 'Godfather's' Death

"Two Years, No Tears," a celebration of the legacy of music legend Chuck Brown, will take place at the Howard Theatre in D.C. on May 16, the two-year anniversary of the death of the iconic "Godfather of Go-Go."

Mos Def, Chrisette Michele to Headline 2014 DC Love Fest

Hip-hop luminary Mos Def (aka Yasiin Bey) and Grammy Award-winning R&B singer Chrisette Michele will headline the 2nd annual DC Love Fest on May 10 at DAR Constitution Hall.

Local Singer Wendy Hicks to Help Fellow Artists at Northwest Show

Local artist Wendy Hicks, who has made it her mission to assist and promote independent artists in the D.C. region, will perform her new single "Welcome" with her band, The W.E.N.D.Y. Project, during the latest installment of her Soul's Journey ...

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.