Forty-five years after jazz legend Louis Armstrong finished one of his last performances at the Waldorf Astoria, the Mosaic Theatre Company of D.C. recreates a legend's final production with a riveting one-man show.
Angelique Kidjo is coming to the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda on Friday, Sept. 9.
Award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson, best known for her role as Cookie in the hit TV series "Empire," is the latest celebrity to receive her own MAC cosmetic makeup line.
Karen Marks Mafundikwa's film, "The Price of Memory," asks the viewer to take a trip back with her to the origins of the Jamaican Reparations Movement, asking for compensation for the suffering and labor of enslaved people for some two ...
In the spirit of good vibes and melody, over 500 D.C. residents sang and danced to sizzling tunes Saturday as they celebrated the "Godfather of go-go music" during the second annual Chuck Brown Day.
In Marc Lamont Hill's book, "Nobody," he reconsiders the details of recent events like the deaths of Michael Brown, Sandra Bland, Freddie Gray and the water crisis in Flint as examples of how the plight of America's most vulnerable grows ...
Tyra Banks, the swimsuit model turned entrepreneur, is going back to school — but not as a student.
"Jelly's Last Jam," the famed play currently running through Sept. 11 at the Signature Theater in Arlington, Virginia, dazzles the audience with exhilarating music and high-energy choreography.
"My Big Phat Ghetto Fabule$$ Wedding," Ursula Battle's exciting play about what happens when a reversal of fortune causes a couple's expensive dream wedding to turn into a beer-budget nightmare, is among the journalist and writer's many works that helped ...
Despite the blazing sun and blistering heat, thousands of music fans turned out at Maymont Park in Virginia over the weekend for the 7th annual Richmond Jazz Festival, leaving not only with a song in their heart, but a bounce ...
A double opening night with poet, playwright and activist Sonia Sanchez will help kick off this year's annual African Diaspora Film Festival beginning Aug. 19 at George Washington University's Marvin Center in northwest D.C.
Since its founding 13 years ago, DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition has continued to grow from a novel idea to one of the largest short-film festivals on the East Coast.
Two Maryland students were among a select group of young people chosen to participate in the first annual Nate Parker Summer Film Institute in Texas earlier this month.
The foundation that spearheaded the effort to place a memorial for Martin Luther King Jr. on the National Mall will host this summer its fifth annual film series in line with the civil rights icon's principles.
A diverse and exciting lineup of musical artists have been slated to perform at the always-anticipated Summer Spirit Festival, now celebrating its 11th season with a weekend full of fun and entertainment.