A dream 100 years in the making

Beginning Friday, a three-day music festival held at Washington Mall marks the occasion and President Obama will deliver remarks at the dedication ceremony. The journey to NMAAHC’s opening being in 2003 and now the museum owns nearly 37,000 objects with ...

Three’s company: Marriage, friendship and love at Lyric Stage

“Company” is a rollicking adult comedy and the Lyric cast performs it with exceptional flair and genuine chemistry.

Presto! It’s pesto! Go beyond basil with different herb combinations

Flavor-packed pestos pair with plenty beyond the usual pasta. And even better, they keep covered in the refrigerator up to four weeks or in the freezer for up to three months.

Comedian talks about healing through laughter

Ms. Pat creates visually compelling and engrossing stories that cross gender, ethnicity and economic status through her stand up and uses comedy to bring audiences into her world.

The highlights: ICA exhibit showcases collection

Exhibits highlight both new acquisitions and prized pieces from the collection, creating a bold, contemplative presentation of what the art world has deemed important in the last decade.

‘A philosopher with a trumpet’

Introducing the event on Saturday night was Wynton Marsalis, managing and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center and director of Jazz Studies at the Juilliard School in New York. In 1997 his oratorio “Blood on the Fields,” about a ...

Joshua Marston discusses new identity, reinvention in new film ‘Complete Unknown’

The film examines the concept of identity and reinvention through the life of one woman who takes on a new name, career and life every few years.

Pop of flavor! Root Beer Ribs get tender and sweet

Cooks discovered the benefits of cooking and baking with sodas years ago. Chocolate cake made with Coca-Cola is almost a staple in the South; 7Up appears in pound cake; Sprite forms the base for punches of all kinds; and Orange ...

Pinky promise

Public Trust examines what it means to make promises in contemporary society. The traveling installation features a 16-foot-high board that features daily promises from media sources and individuals.

#WhereToBe 9.9.16-9.15.16

Each Friday, Epicenter features a special “where to be” post on their blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that you all can come out into the ...

In the Mix with Stephanie Million

Sometimes all you need is some inspiration on reviving your wardrobe and getting ready for the upcoming season. That’s when a fashion seminar on styling and managing your closet can be the most beneficial. On a late August Wednesday evening, ...

‘When The Bough Breaks’

Morris chestnut and Regina Hall star as John and Laura Taylor, who, after many years of desperately trying for a baby, decide to go the surrogate route. But they soon learn that the woman they hire is not what she ...

‘Southside With You’ revisits Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date

Who would ever think of making a movie just about Barack (Parker Sawyers) and Michelle Obama's (Tika Sumpter) first date? Richard Tanne would, that's who, and he makes an impressive directorial debut with this inspirational biopic chronicling a very eventful ...

Markees Christmas shines in ‘Morris from America’

Los Angeles native Markees Christmas, making his film debut, gets to live out his dream as a rapper (albeit in a small way) in Hartigan’s feel-good coming-of-age tale “Morris From America.” In a breakout performance, Christmas stars as 13-year-old Morris ...

Prison or death

Prison or death. There’s really no other opportunities for boys and men of color,” says Anna Deavere Smith in character as Michael Tubbs, a city councilman from Stockton, California. In her latest performance, Notes from the Field: Doing Time in ...