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Conga Player Reflects on Storied Career

His name has become synonymous with go-go.

Clark Atlanta University Choir to Perform at D.C. Church

The Clark Atlanta University Philharmonic Society, one of the nation's most beloved ensembles, will perform Sunday at 5 p.m. at First Congregation Church in Northwest.

D.C. Native Taraji P. Henson Portrays Legendary Coach

One of the District's favorite and well-known actresses returns to the silver screen this week in a role that she called one of the most satisfying of her career.

D.C. Funk Parade Announces Schedule

Schedule for May 3 music fair

'Two Trains Running' at Round House Theatre: A Flashback to Unsettled Times

"Two Trains Running," playing at the Round House Theatre through May 4, is both a reminder of the issues for African-Americans then, and a warning about today's urban shifts.

Chuck Brown Celebration to Mark Two-Year Anniversary of 'Godfather's' Death

"Two Years, No Tears," a celebration of the legacy of music legend Chuck Brown, will take place at the Howard Theatre in D.C. on May 16, the two-year anniversary of the death of the iconic "Godfather of Go-Go."

Mos Def, Chrisette Michele to Headline 2014 DC Love Fest

Hip-hop luminary Mos Def (aka Yasiin Bey) and Grammy Award-winning R&B singer Chrisette Michele will headline the 2nd annual DC Love Fest on May 10 at DAR Constitution Hall.

Local Singer Wendy Hicks to Help Fellow Artists at Northwest Show

Local artist Wendy Hicks, who has made it her mission to assist and promote independent artists in the D.C. region, will perform her new single "Welcome" with her band, The W.E.N.D.Y. Project, during the latest installment of her Soul's Journey ...

Filmfest DC Celebrates 28 Years of International Films

Filmfest DC is celebrating 28 years of bringing two weeks and more than 80 international and independent films to Washington's culture-hungry masses.

Sean 'Diddy' Combs to Deliver Howard U. Commencement Address

Sean "Diddy" Combs has been chosen to speak at the Howard University's 146th commencement on May 10.

Nas, Dyson Talk About the State of Hip-Hop

An iconic hip-hop artist did not mince words when he discussed the current state of the genre during an event at a local university the latter part of March.

Local Group, Prodigy March in Cherry Blossom Parade

For Steve Langley, Chris Hunter and Troy Edler, there's little pressure in performing before a television audience and the thousands who are expected to attend the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade.

Go-Go Mickey to Hold Birthday Bash at Howard Theatre

D.C. music legend Milton "Go-Go Mickey" Freeman, a consistent force in the genre for more than 30 years, will hold his birthday bash at the Howard Theatre on Saturday.

Howard U. Celebrates Centennial of Music Department

Hugh Masekela will join pianist and educator Geri Allen and Howard University’s award-winning vocal jazz ensemble and former NBC television’s “Sing Off” contestants Traces of Blue in an alumni concert at Cramton Auditorium in Northwest on April 7.

Buika Brings Unique Sound to the Music Center at Strathmore

She goes by one name only. Buika. If her name is unfamiliar now, once exposed to her unique vocal style, the name — and her sound — will stick.