The list of the 2015 DC Hall of Fame Legacy Award inductees reads like a who's who of the District of Columbia.
It's back. And, Tony Gittens, Filmfest DC founder and director, says it's better than ever.
The band, now approaching three-plus decades of recording and touring, has a loyal following that sells out concerts in the United States and abroad.
When Ethiopian filmmaker Theodros Teshome, a leading figure in the Ethiopian film industry, made his recent film "Triangle-Going to America," he could hardly have guessed how many people in Washington's Ethiopian diaspora would come out to see the film.
For festivalgoers, Intersections is a ritual — a chance to see hundreds of dance, music, theater and family-oriented activities — at the most dismal part of winter, when the DMV area is inundated with cold and oftentimes inclement weather.
The play currently on stage at the Arena Stage’s Fichlander Stage has the providence of a powerhouse ensemble and a director well-versed in the work of August Wilson.
Tambra Raye Stevenson is on a mission to change the health of African-Americans by teaching and demonstrating African heritage cooking through her organization, NativSol Kitchen.
When one steps into the Howard University Gallery of Art during the current exhibit, "The Dianne Whitfield-Locke and Carnell Locke Collection: Building on Traditions," it becomes an educational walk through centuries of African-American art history.
When you hear songs like "Kansas City," "Hound Dog" and "Love Potion #9," one tends to remember the artists who made the songs hits — Little Willie Littlefield, Elvis Presley and The Clovers. But thanks to the long-running hit musical revue "Smokey Joe’s Café" the real stars of the songs — the duet of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller — stand front and center.
"Two Trains Running," playing at the Round House Theatre through May 4, is both a reminder of the issues for African-Americans then, and a warning about today's urban shifts.