"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.
"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."
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 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 ...
Filmfest DC is celebrating 28 years of bringing two weeks and more than 80 international and independent films to Washington's culture-hungry masses.
Sean "Diddy" Combs has been chosen to speak at the Howard University's 146th commencement on May 10.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
Harpo Studios, O, The Oprah Magazine, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and William Morris Endeavor Entertainment announced Thursday the fall 2014 launch of "Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend," an eight-city arena tour and transformational weekend featuring Winfrey and a team ...