Carmen de Lavallade Recalls Illustrious Career

When the March on Washington Film Festival and the National Museum of Women in the Arts team up, as they have for the past four years, something special always happens with legendary women.

MOVIE REVIEW: Latest 'Star Trek' Installment Light-Years Beyond Competition

The big debate shouldn't be if this is the best "Star Trek" film ever. The more interesting conversation is about whether "Star Trek Beyond" is a better sci-fi space adventure film than 2015's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." On most ...

Washington Performing Arts' 'Deep River' Programs Making Spiritual Connections

The Washington Performing Arts has focused its 2015-16 season on a series of programs showcasing the organization's resident choirs, the Men, Women and Children of the Gospel and engaging the spiritual communities in Wards 7 and 8.

'Jelly's Last Jam' Returns to Va. with New Twists

The popular musical that unpacks the life of the famed jazz entertainer Jelly Roll Morton returns to the Signature Theatre in Arlington, kicking off a new season with a production that promises new twists, turns and the stage debut of ...

'Miss Cleo' Dead at 53: Report

Youree Harris, best known as the ubiquitous TV psychic Miss Cleo, died Tuesday morning at 53 after a battle with cancer, her representative told TMZ.

O'Jays Disavow RNC's Use Song at Convention

Legendary R&B group The O'Jays denounced the use of the Republican National Committee's use of their 1972 hit song, "Love Train," at the party's convention this week in Cleveland.

Documentary Explores Police Brutality Against Blacks Abroad

A Black French woman directed an award-winning documentary to show the parallels of the civil rights movement in France and England to the fights for justice in American locales such as Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri.

Anacostia Playhouse Presents 'Riches,' 'Yellowman'

The Anacostia Playhouse in Southeast will be presenting two plays through mid-August, including Lee Blessing's "Riches," directed by Paul-Douglas Michnewicz, and Dael Orlandersmith's "Yellowman," directed by Thembi Duncan.

D.C. Poet Laureate's 'Women of the Plums' Comes to the Lincoln Theatre

D.C. Poet Laureate Dolores Kendrick's iconic work, "Women of the Plums: Poems in the Voices of Slave Women" comes to the stage at the historic Lincoln Theatre on Thursday, July 21 for one performance.

BeBe Winans' Musical a 'Sheer Delight'

If you’re looking for a way to boost your spirits, or need evidence of how patience, perseverance and an unwavering trust in the power of prayer can move you toward achieving your dreams, then you may want to check out ...

'Kinky Boots': More Than Just a Drag Show

The Tony Award-winning musical "Kinky Boots" continues its amazing run at The Kennedy Center through Sunday. And if you haven’t seen it yet, you’d better grab some tickets, kick up your heels and get ready for a raucously delightful evening.

Folklife Festival Celebrates Musical Diversity

A horde of revelers converged Saturday on the National Mall for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival as they enjoyed a music concert in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment of the Arts and the festival's founder.

Patti LaBelle: Still the 'Godmother of Soul'

Patti LaBelle took to the stage at the Music Center at Strathmore last weekend and illustrated why she remains one of the most respected entertainers in the business.

Fox News' Stacey Dash: 'Grey's Anatomy Star' a 'Hollywood Plantation Slave' for BET Speech

Fox News contributor and actress Stacey Dash, who has argued that both Black History Month and BET should not exist, referred to actor Jesse Williams as a "Hollywood plantation slave" for his speech on racial inequality and Black Lives Matter.

Beres Hammond Iconic as Ever as Tour Hits D.C.

The legendary Jamaican crooner will be in D.C. this week for two shows at the Howard Theatre sure to be very well attended.