Rambling Rose Think Positive: Remember the entertainment, the fun

Hello everyone, it has been such a sad time in the last several months. It’s just overwhelming.

Voices of Carmen A Youthful New Twist on an Old Opera Classic

An award-winning actress/director/choreographer has brought a youthful, modern-day flavor to a century-and-a-half old opera classic.

FILM REVIEW: Fatal Affair

Ellie (Nia Long), a corporate attorney, is going through a transition. She’s leaving her San Francisco firm and preparing to start her own practice. She’s just moved out of the city to a quieter small town and a plush beachside ...

Walters Art Museum Announces Summer Art Adventures: Museum at Home Edition

The Walters Art Museum is pleased to announce its free Summer Art Adventures program. Designed for ages 6 to 11 and combining live workshops, at-home art making projects, and art making videos, Summer Art Adventures features a variety of formats ...

" The Show Must go on" Camp Hippodrome Holds Performance Via Zoom

Spectators had the opportunity to “Zoom” in to watch this year’s Camp Hippodrome participants as they performed a choreographed dance routine to a “Hairspray” medley. The live performance took place Thursday, July 9, 2020 from the homes of the campers, ...

Thousands View NNPA’s First Virtual Convention

“This represents a tremendous step forward for the Black Press of America. We note that during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Press of America has been able to overcome many of the obstacles that the pandemic continues ...

Reginald F. Lewis Museum celebrates 15TH Anniversary

Hello everyone, I hope all is well with you and your family.

‘If Loving You Is Wrong’ Actress Edwina Findley Talks Tyler Perry, Passion and Protest

Like many Americans of late, Washington DC native and actress Edwina Findley has become more politically active recently.

Happy Daddy Day to All the Fathers with Love!


Biracial educator pens anti-racism book

A new book hitting shelves this month is designed to help guide children, teens and adults in their discussion about racism. Tiffany Jewell has penned, “This Book is Anti-Racist,” in which she notes that some have given the impression that ...

‘May The Work I’ve Done Speak For Me’ Remembering WEAA’s Tyra Phillips Womack

There is an old hymn entitled, “May The Work I’ve Done Speak For Me” The song’s lyrics speaks to the works of a person serving as a testament of the life they lived after they have passed on. This song ...

New PBS NewsHour Weekend Special on Racial Justice, Policing and Violence, America in Black and Blue 2020, Premieres Monday, June 15 at 9 p.m. on PBS

Hosted by Alison Stewart, features interviews with author Roxane Gay, Florida Congresswoman Val Demings, Minnesota reform advocate Nekima Levy Armstrong and more

RAMBLING ROSE: Druid Hill Avenue YMCA celebrates 100 Years

Hello everyone, how are you? I am telling you this has been a hell-la-VA week! But still no live entertainment, music concerts, jazz shows or park festivals. TERRIBLE SITUATION! But, we must think positively.

Maryland MENTOR and photographer Kyle Pompey Helping Graduating Seniors ‘Capture’ A Shining Moment

Senior portraits are treasured images that forever “capture” a cherished moment in time – graduating from high school. But with schools closed due to COVID-19, the “lens” of opportunity to take these prized photos seemed “shut.” But a local photographer ...

Farzam Jedinia’s creativity emerges during quarantine

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many people are finding themselves wondering how to keep kids entertained during quarantine.