Lifestyle / Entertainment


This Week's Horoscopes - May 15-21, 2014


BOOK REVIEW: “Mistakes I Made at Work” edited by Jessica Bacal

Everybody knows what you did.

Larry Wilmore to Replace Stephen Colbert on Late-Night Show

Late night television is about to get its second black host.

Conga Player Reflects on Storied Career

His name has become synonymous with go-go.


Why is medical care in the United States so expensive?

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."