Eddie Murphy to Make Return in 'Cook'

Eddie Murphy will make his return to the silver screen in "Cook," his first film since 2011's "Tower Heist."

D.C.'s Tulani Returns Home to Premiere Music Video

Tulani, a D.C.-based singer-songwriter best known from NBC's "America's Got Talent" and touring with Lady Gaga as the pop superstar's harpist, came home recently to host the premiere of the music video for "I Heart You," her retro-flavored new song ...

Folger Opens New Season with 'Julius Caesar'

Folger Theatre in Southeast opens the 2014-15 season with "Julius Caesar," William Shakespeare's political tragedy that examines the clash between ambition, loyalty and conspiracy.

Viola Davis Works to End Hunger

Viola Davis, star of the new TV hit "How to Get Away with Murder," recently told a crowd of Hollywood luminaries that her drive to end childhood hunger is fueled by memories of growing up in "abject poverty," stealing and ...

Ballet Stars Leap Into D.C.

"Vessels" will make its world premiere in D.C.

Figueroa and Nasser Make Magic Together

Minutes into a conversation with famed Latin percussionist Sammy Figueroa, one realizes just how much music suffuses his entire existence.

Keith Clinkscales Talks Puffy, Quincy Jones at D.C. Event

Keith Clinkscales, media entrepreneur and CEO of entertainment mogul Sean "Puffy" Combs' fledgling cable music channel, touched on a number of topics Thursday during a Q&A session at the R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center at St. Elizabeths East campus in Anacostia.

Black Programs Return to Small Screen

African-Americans are now taking on television roles, and networks appear to have once again figured out that their shows should be as diverse as the population that watches.

New Play Focuses on Unlikely Friendship

The forging of true friendships often occurs under the strangest of circumstances. And in a play that will soon make its area debut, the true story of the bond that formed between a disgraced actor and a heavyweight champion comes ...

Dick Gregory Feels Blessed for Life, Longevity

The civil rights activist and comedian spoke with author Shelia P. Moses about his life, his family, the civil rights movement and turning 82 years old.

Geoffrey Holder: Death of a Renaissance Man

His voice arrived first, deep and sonorous, prefiguring a man of enormous life and vitality, and such was the often imposing but impressive visage and physique of Geoffrey Holder.

Geoffrey Holder, Famed Actor and 7-Up Pitchman, Dies

Geoffrey Holder, who for decades was a looming figure in the entertainment industry, has died. He was 84.

Hip-Hop Stars Address Climate Change

Hip-hop stars have collaborated on a CD and taken to the stage to bring awareness to climate change and its negative impact on the world.

Mike Epps Brings Stand-Up to D.C.

Before audiences see Mike Epps on the Silver Screen portraying comedy legend Richard Pryor, District residents will be able to see why producers of the upcoming biopic selected the funnyman for one of the most sought-after roles in recent history.

The Neelys to Divorce after 20 years, Cite 'Irreconcilable Differences'

Gina and Pat Neely, the celebrity chef couple that hosts the Food Network's "Down Home with the Neelys," are divorcing after 20 years, citing "irreconcilable differences."