Quiet as kept, a legend will be coming to the Howard Theatre on Thursday — a legend whom Americans have not been privy to since the dissolution of one of the most famous backing bands of all time.
If you, like many of us, have been feeling the calling of far-off places but can't quite make the trip because of work obligations, the renewed sense of danger and skyrocketing prices of international travel, you may not have to go far to enjoy many of the cultures of the world.
In recognition of Women's History Month, the National Museum of African Art, under the leadership of director Johnetta B. Cole, celebrated Museum Day Live! with a daylong tribute Saturday to women young, old, famous and the soon-to-be famous women of tomorrow.
The 12th annual New African Film Festival kicks off Friday in Silver Spring, Maryland, with a week of films from all corners of the continent and a tribute to the "father of African cinema," Senegalese filmmaker Ousmane Sembene.
Most 21st-century women don’t think twice when they apply moisturizer, night cream or lipstick — or even when they treat themselves to pampering at a Day Spa. But in GALA Hispanic Theatre's production of "Señorita y Madame: The Secret War of Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubenstein," all of those elements are primarily thanks to these two women, who pioneered the cosmetics industry when most women were staying home raising families.
Renée Stout's "Tales of the Conjure Woman" is more than just an aesthetic trip into a vast wealth of creative energy and expression.
The preponderance of young Black girls in the audience made it clear that this was not your usual performance by the American Ballet Theatre in Washington. It was a rare opportunity to see the great Misty Copeland dance.
Annual Event at Kennedy Center Honors Martin Luther King
Gospel star and multiple Stellar Award-winning singer Yolanda Adams took center stage at "Let Freedom Ring," an annual concert paying tribute to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
Playwright Lynn Nottage has never been shy to take on the tough subjects, as evidenced in her latest play, "Sweat," which is now playing at the Arena Stage.
New Release Pays Tribute to Joe Sample
When India.Arie finally got up the courage to approach jazz pianist Joe Sample at the 2012 Curacâo Jazz Festival about the opportunity to collaborate, not only did she have no idea he would say “yes,” but she later found out that both of their families had been encouraging them to do a holiday album.