Misty Copeland Among Glamour Magazine’s Top Women of the Year

Misty Copeland, principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, lists among Glamour magazine’s top women of 2015.

Artist Finds a Space at 'Justice or Else'

Visual artist Charles Philippe Jean-Pierre presented a cultural safe space for thousands of African-Americans who traveled far and wide Saturday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March in D.C.

Savion Glover Shines at D.C.'s Howard Theatre

Savion Glover, the Tony Award-winning tap dancer, choreographer and actor, performed three shows Aug. 27-29 to a diverse and eclectic crowd at the historic Howard Theatre.

Local Ailey Dancer Earns Princess Award

She started dancing at the age of three and that was only because her mother went to a Target store and picked out a ballet outfit just to see how her toddler would look in it. For Courtney Celeste Spears, ...

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 ...

Smithsonian's 'Mingering Mike' No Tall Tale

The tale of Mingering Mike is one many have filed under, "you can't make this stuff up."

D.C. OKs $200K for Arts, Culture Initiative

The D.C. Council has approved up to $200,000 for the development of a citywide Cultural Plan, which will aim to foster the arts and cultural activity within the District.

Iranian Artist Subject of Retrospective at Hirshhorn

In beholding artist Shirin Neshat, a diminutive, chic-ly dressed Iranian woman whose appearance belies her age, it is hard to imagine her creating the strong, aggressive works that make up the new retrospective exhibition "Shirin Neshat: Facing History" at the ...

Artifacts from Sunken Slave Ship on Display

It was the find that Lonnie Bunch III and the new National Museum of African American History and Culture had searched for so desperately: the remains of one of the hundreds of ships that were used to transport millions of ...

ButtaflySoul Hosts Poetry Slam during Black Pride

On a warm, Saturday evening in Northwest, poets from the District, Baltimore and as far away as South Carolina, offered their best pieces in a friendly competition — with bragging rights and a $500 cash prize at stake.

Exhibit Showcases Works of African Artists

“The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Purgatory and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists” can be viewed now through Aug. 2 at the National Museum of African Art.

Photographer Sets Sights on Anacostia's Waters

When Bruce McNeil travels abroad — to Ghana, China or Quebec — his destinations have one thing in common: there’s a river nearby.

Civil War Exhibit Focuses On Families

More than century after the historic population boom, Washingtonians and people from around the country have a chance to revisit history and commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the Smithsonian Institution.

Famed Artist Faith Ringgold to Headline Pepco Art Gallery's Black History Exhibit

The Pepco Edison Place Gallery will open Friday its "Light of the Ancestors" Black History Month exhibit, featuring Faith Ringgold, one of the most prominent African-American artists.

Annie Lee, Famed Artist and Humanitarian, Dies

Annie Lee, an internationally acclaimed artist who was a major supporter of the Tom Joyner Foundation's effort to raise money for historically Black colleges and universities, died Nov. 24 in Henderson, Nevada. She was 79.