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Stevie Wonder Wows Baltimore on 'Key of Life' Tour

A packed house witnessed the musical virtuosity of one Stevland Hardaway Morris during his recent performance at the Royal Farms Arena in downtown Baltimore.

'American Ride' Films in D.C.

He's big and scruffy, but many who've watched his television show "American Ride" will attest that the charismatic Stan Ellsworth is a brawn with Ivy League intellect.

Thousands Flood National Mall for Earth Day

Great music, great weather and the best ticket price in town — free — brought thousands of people from across the region and even across the Atlantic Ocean to the National Mall to celebrate Earth Day as they listened to ...

'Selma' Director, Cinematographer Receive Robeson Awards

The director and the cinematographer of "Selma," the film of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and African-Americans' struggle to win the vote in the South that won an Oscar and was nominated for another, were honored by Howard University ...

Filmfest DC Returns, Overcomes Financial Hurdles

It's back. And, Tony Gittens, Filmfest DC founder and director, says it's better than ever.

Nile Project Arrives To Educate, Entertain

Founded on the belief that music can change perceptions and inspire action, The Nile Project brings together 27 musicians from the 11 different countries along the Nile to encourage dialogue about sustainability in the Nile basin.

Greatest Band You Never Knew: Incognito Brings the Funk at the Howard

The band, now approaching three-plus decades of recording and touring, has a loyal following that sells out concerts in the United States and abroad.

Hip-Hop's Obsession With God

Today the obsession with God and other spiritual powers dominates the rap culture.

'Shark Tank' to Hold Auditions in D.C. Saturday

Budding entrepreneurs looking for an opportunity to pitch their small businesses to the cast of the ABC reality show "Shark Tank" could be in luck this weekend.

B.B. King Leaves Hospital after Stay for Diabetes-Related Dehydration

Blues legend B.B. King told fans upon leaving a hospital near his Las Vegas home this week that he feels a lot better.

Hezekiah Walker Honored With NNPA Torch Award

Grammy Award-winning artist Bishop Hezekiah Walker can add the 2015 Torch Award for religion to his list of accomplishments as a gospel music artist and pastor of Love Fellowship Tabernacle, a megachurch in Brooklyn, New York.

Dianne Reeves to Make D.C. Appearance

One of the world's most talented female jazz vocalists, Dianne Reeves, returns to the District for what will undoubtedly be a true "tour de force" on Saturday, April 11 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in ...

Behind the Scenes With Warren Shadd, World's First African-American Piano Maker

Warren Shadd is a third-generation musician, second-generation piano technician and first-generation piano manufacturer, as well as the first African-American piano manufacturer in the world.

'Whites Only' Unearths Hard Truths about Race

Throughout the month of March, Kymone Freeman has performed "Whites Only" for audiences at local Bus Boys & Poets restaurants with the hopes of bringing the play to the Mosaic Theater Company of DC in Northeast later this year.

Famed Bassist Cheikh Ndoye Comes to D.C.'s Blues Alley

Cheikh Ndoye, an internationally acclaimed bassist, arranger and composer, spends much of his time either in the studio or on tour in exotic locales around the world, but for three days this week, the D.C. native is home.

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