Shuaib Mitchell, an award-winning producer, director and screenwriter from D.C., has been selected as a quarterfinalist in the 2014 Scriptapalooza screenwriting contest for his feature-length screenplay "A Rose By Any Other Name," Nubia Filmworks announced Wednesday.
For Nana Efua Badu Osundara, Farafina Kan has been a godsend.
Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead Monday morning inside his California home, according to multiple news outlets.
Robyn LaJoya Charles, daughter of legendary singer and songwriter Ray Charles, has been named spokeswoman for the Women's Radio Network (WRNW1), a global community for women professionals and entrepreneurs.
Kathy Sledge of the legendary soul group Sister Sledge will bring her Billie Holiday tribute show, "A Brighter Side of Day," to the Blues Alley and Supper Club in Northwest for four performances on Aug. 8 and 9.
The life story of R&B singer James Brown, who died Christmas Day in 2006 at 73, is finally told on the big screen in a way that audiences can appreciate not only as good film-making, but for how it made ...
Chuck Brown's final album, "Beautiful Life" will be released Aug. 19.
An independent theater company based in Prince George's County will soon bring to the stage "Chocolate Covered Ants," a play that addresses issues that plague black men and affect the women and children in their lives.
The Nigerian government will finally allow its citizens to see what Americans and others have called one of the unsung movies of the year.
Roger Guenveur Smith is currently starring in a one-man show, "Rodney King," at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Northwest, in which he portrays the role of a common man thrust into history's spotlight.
The 20th annual ESSENCE Festival attracted a record-breaking 550,000 attendees from around the world to New Orleans this Fourth of July weekend, earning the distinction of being the largest gathering in the event's history.
NightVision Music Festival, a daylong event free to the public, will be held Saturday on the National Mall.
The sweet sounds of Mombasa music and other uniquely Kenyan songs played by Jabali Afrika in the Smithsonian's Enid A. Haupt Garden captured listeners' attention.
Producers of a new film based on the incredible life story of James Brown promise to give audiences a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of the legendary "Godfather of Soul."
Michael Bossard, a renowned opera and R&B singer from D.C. who toured with the Coasters, died June 29 after a long battle with liver disease.