Filmfest DC is celebrating 28 years of bringing two weeks and more than 80 international and independent films to Washington's culture-hungry masses.
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.
Premiere of 'Half of a Yellow Sun' at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
For the fans of Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in the Washington metropolitan area, the long wait is almost over.
The National Museum of African Art recently held "Earth Matters, Fashion Matters," a showcase of ecologically inspired, ready-to-wear designs by eight African designers based in Africa, New York and Europe.
INTERSECTIONS, the multifaceted, multidisciplinary and always eclectic community festival, kicks off on Friday, Feb. 21 at the Atlas Center for the Performing Arts for three weekends packed with music, dance, poetry, theater and more.
The brilliant abstract-shaped canvases, classically crafted portraits and masterfully manipulated digital photographs lining the walls of International Visions Gallery on Connecticut Avenue represent winners — all of the artists who created them are winners of one of the most popular art competitions in the country.
"Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner," now playing at the Arena Stage’s Fichlander Stage, revisits the drama that first came to light in the Sixties’ film of the same name.
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 of the year.
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 uncharted territory.
Recounts South African History through Dance and Song
“Exit/Exist,” a collaborative work by Maqoma and his dance troupe, Vuyani Dance Theatre, will break new ground at the Atlas Performing Arts Center from Oct. 18-20.