Stevie Wonder Pulls Out All the Stops in D.C. Concert

The incomparable Stevie Wonder did an encore performance at Verizon Center on Saturday, marking an end to his nationwide "Songs in the Key of Life" concert tour.

Metro Stage's 'Uprising' Entertaining, Inspiring

Black playwright Gabrielle Fulton has teamed up with director Thomas W. Jones II to bring the world premiere of the play "Uprising" to Metro Stage in Alexandria, Virginia.

Local Issachah Savage Making History in Opera

Tenor and former longtime Southeast Washington, D.C., resident Issachah Savage returns to the region Saturday as the National Philharmonic presents a special one-time performance of Wagner's Rienzi, a concert opera featuring Savage at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda.

Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates Among MacArthur Foundation Winners

Famed writer and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates is among 24 winners of the prestigious MacArthur Foundation fellowship award.

Stevie Wonder Ready to Rock D.C. Again on 'Songs' Tour

Stevie Wonder is more than just a music superstar.

Viola Davis Makes History with Emmy Win

Viola Davis shined in many ways Sunday.

Bill Cosby Seeks Defense Lawyer, Prepares for Possible Criminal Charges: Report

Bill Cosby may soon face a day of reckoning for the dozens of accusations of sexual abuse lobbed at him in the past year, as he reportedly has begun preparing for the possibility of criminal charges being brought against him ...

New Film in 'Search for Black Wealth'

The interest in "Generation One: The Search for Black Wealth" generated the type of buzz usually reserved for an anticipated, high-budgeted blockbuster.

Dancers, Drummers Shine at KanKouran

As the drums begin, signaling the start of the warm-up for Idy Ciss’ Sabar-Serer dance class, the dancers shed shoes and ushered children to the sidelines as they crowded onto the floor at the Embassy Suites Hotel on Sunday, the ...

Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock to Honor Eddie Murphy at Kennedy Center

Dave Chappelle, Arsenio Hall and Chris Rock are among the lineup of performers set to pay tribute to Eddie Murphy next month in D.C. as the famed actor and comedian receives the nation's top prize for humor at the Kennedy ...

Diana Ross to Bring Diva Act to DMV

No mountain, rain or summer heat will keep Diana Ross from the nation's capital.

Local Ailey Dancer Earns Princess Award

She started dancing at the age of three and that was only because her mother went to a Target store and picked out a ballet outfit just to see how her toddler would look in it. For Courtney Celeste Spears, ...

Tamar Braxton, Chaka Khan Among Contestants on Next 'DWTS'

R&B chanteuses Chaka Khan and Tamar Braxton are among the new cast of celebrity and professional dancers that will appear on the 21st season of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

Idris Elba Dismissed by James Bond Author as 'Too Street,' Not 'Suave' Enough for Role

James Bond author Anthony Horowitz is under fire for his assertion that black actor Idris Elba wouldn't be a good fit to play the spy because he is "too street."

Larry Graham Wows Rams Head Crowd

It's a good thing that the doors opened early for Larry Graham and Graham Central Station's concert at Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis on Wednesday.