PBS television producer Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s 13th series begins Tuesday, Oct. 22, when the first of his six-hour, six-part “The African-Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” airs on PBS stations.
When someone playfully teased Blair Underwood about his remake of the iconic television show, “Ironside,” the actor channeled his inner LL Cool J, who famously rapped, “Don’t call it a comeback, I’ve been here for years.”
Over the course of his 30-year career, Familiar Faces vocalist and saxophonist D. Floyd has performed with some of the go-go industry’s most prolific acts in countless venues in the D.C. metropolitan area, across the country and around the world.
Jazz legend Dianne Reeves will perform at Strathmore Music Center in Bethesda, Md., at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18.
Filmmaker Anthony Greene, a graduate of Potomac High School in Oxon Hill, Md., will help open the fourth annual Reel Independent Film Extravaganza at West End Cinemas in Georgetown on Friday, Oct. 11.
Ashley Dyke could hardly contain her joy when she got the call from her agent letting her know she'd been cast in the upcoming film "12 Years a Slave."
A feature film set for release in the District on Friday, Oct. 18 will briefly spotlight what was once a “holding pen” for slaves in Alexandria, Va., before the Civil War.
The Howard Theatre announced Tuesday it is offering free tickets for several upcoming concerts to government employees amid a federal government shutdown that has left thousands on indefinite, unpaid furloughs.
Lee Thornton, a former CNN and CBS correspondent and the interim dean for the University of Maryland's journalism school, died Sept. 25 after a brief illness. She was 71.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member and legendary “Georgia on My Mind” singer Ray Charles now appears posthumously on one of the Post Office's "Music Icons Forever" stamps.
D.C. native Darin Atwater is a trailblazer in the orchestral world of fusing traditional classical music with gospel, jazz, R&B and a little bit of hip-hop.
Iyanla Vanzant was the featured speaker Thursday at a networking luncheon that was part of the 43rd Annual Legislative Conference of the Congressional Black Caucus.
David Talbert has emphatically answered the question posed by more than a few African-American moviegoers and film critics: Can we get a black movie that’s not about the struggle?
A free production of the play "Four Little Girls: Birmingham 1963" was presented for one night only at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Family Theater on Sunday, Sept. 15, the 50th anniversary of the firebombing of Alabama church ...
Actress Debbi Morgan's one-woman play, "The Monkey on My Back," is a postscript to the lives of millions of children who grow up witnessing domestic violence, and Morgan gives an absolutely phenomenal performance, offering insight into the internal struggles she ...