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'Doctor Who' Fans Gear Up for 50th Anniversary Celebration

Little did executives at BBC One know when they broadcast the first episode of "Doctor Who" on Nov. 23, 1963, that the collective imaginations of millions of viewers would gravitate toward the madman with a box and eventually make common ...

Informer Whovians Reveal

In an informal WI survey, "Doctor Who" fans weighed in on their favorite Doctor, episodes, companions, and villains.

Kathleen Battle, Cyrus Chestnut Kick Off Kennedy Center's Jazz Season

Last weekend's concert featuring Kathleen Battle, accompanied by pianist Cyrus Chestnut, was indeed "Something to Sing About," the title of the performance and also an apt introduction for a stellar line-up of jazz programs and concerts scheduled through the end ...

Stars Return for 'Best Man' Sequel

Writer and director Malcolm D. Lee's latest film, "The Best Man Holiday," attempts to lighten the mood with romance, and adult-themed comedy.

Remembering Al Johnson

Al Johnson, who had been battling multiple undisclosed illnesses, died on Oct. 26 in Capitol Heights, Md., where he had lived for several years.

Boys and Girls Club Partners with Lady Gaga Harpist Rashida Jolley to End Bullying

Rashida "Tulani" Jolley of "America's Got Talent" fame has partnered with the Boys & Girls Club of DC as the arts ambassador of their new campaign to end bullying.

'Love in Afghanistan': A Cross Cultural Romance

The plot is age-old – boy meets girl, boy and girl fall in love, fate intervenes and the romance is doomed. But while the plot may not be new, the approach in Charles Randolph-Wright’s latest play, "Love in Afghanistan," is ...

Filmmaking Industry, Go-Go Discussed at George Washington University

During a gathering last month that attracted 50 students at the Multicultural Student Services Center at The George Washington University in Northwest, filmmakers Shuaib Mitchell and Sowende Tichawonna discussed the history of go-go and their decades-long career in the independent ...

Charlayne Woodard Wows in 'The Night Watcher'

Armed with a chair, a beautiful, disarming smile and almost otherworldly energy, actress, singer and playwright Charlayne Woodard took a Studio Theatre audience on a magical two-hour odyssey that left them amazed and fulfilled.

Concert Review: Bone Thugs n Harmony at the Fillmore in Silver Spring

Flashback to 1995 for a good time – and that’s what happened at the Fillmore in Silver Spring, Md.

Marvin Gaye's Children Respond to Lawsuit Filed by Robin Thicke, Pharrell and T.I.

The children of late singer Marvin Gaye responded Wednesday in U.S. District Court to the lawsuit filed against them by Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I., according to an attorney representing the Gaye children.

Christmas Comes Early in the Region

It’s never too early to think about Christmas.

'Dancing With the Scholars' to Play Nov. 9 at THEARC

This year marks the third annual presentation of WOLCF's major fundraiser, "Dancing with the Scholars," which supports the foundation's year-round programs.

Al Johnson, D.C. Doo-Wop Legend, Dies at 65

Al Johnson, D.C. doo-wop legend and lead singer of '60s R&B group the Unifics, died on Saturday, Oct. 26. He was 65.

Sheila Stewart, Longtime D.C. Radio Personality, Laid to Rest in N.C.

Sheila Stewart, a longtime D.C. radio personality who was killed earlier this month in a car accident in Atlanta, was laid to rest in North Carolina on Wednesday.

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