Singing Sensations Youth Choir present “One Sound, One Season, One Savior” Concert

The Singing Sensations Youth Choir will perform on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at FCF World Outreach located at 9306 Winands Road in Owings Mills, Maryland.

Common explains why movies like 'Moonlight' are more important than ever

Recording artist, actor and producer Common was pumped to see his friend Mahershala Ali score a SAG Award nomination for his role in "Moonlight" Wednesday morning.

Chris Rock is going on tour

Chris Rock is coming to a venue near you.

'Hairspray Live!' has infectious beat on NBC

Since NBC revived the live musical, the irony has been that lesser shows sometimes meet the demands of leaping to this considerably different medium more successfully. And that was true with "Hairspray Live!," a frothy adaptation of the movie-turned-stage presentation ...

Chelsea Terrace neighborhood embraces new tree lighting tradition

This year, The Will of Wisdom Center for Wellbeing in the Liberty Heights Chelsea Terrace neighborhood has started a new tradition to welcome the Holiday Season.

Vanessa Williams and Daughter Jillian Hervey on Essence's January Cover!

For sensational singer and actress Vanessa Williams and her gorgeous daughter, Lion Babe’s Jillian Hervey, fierceness runs in the family—but so does staying true to who you are at any age.

2016 great for black cinema, but don't kill off #OscarsSoWhite

Gil Robertson has no problem saying that 2016 has been "the best year ever in terms of the diversity of content for black images, black stories in cinema."

'La La Land' wins New York Critics' big award

The musical "La La Land" has danced its way into snagging a biggie at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards.

'Mariah's World' lives down to expectations on E!

To say that "Mariah's World" is a predictable train wreck serves more as promotion than criticism. Yet even by the standards of reality docu-series, this E! showcase for pop diva Mariah Carey is pretty hilarious, especially with everything that's transpired ...

StepAfrika! and BSO present world premiere: Nutcracker à la Ellington

Start your holiday season with an evening at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall between Friday, December 9 and Sunday, December 11, 2016.

French play hits Center Stage as $32 million renovation nears completion

The city’s biggest professional theater company, Center Stage, has entered the homestretch in its yearlong $32 million renovation, the most extensive in the 150-year-old building’s history.

Rambling Rose: The Gift of Giving

This is the season of giving— not that giving isn’t the right thing to do all year around, but from Thanksgiving through Christmas, we are charged to give in abundance.

Film Review: Almost Christmas

Watching this humorous film is like getting a funny greeting card that makes you laugh as it warms your heart. This ode to the joy and angst people feel as their family reconvenes for the certain chaos, gluttony and joy ...

Cicely Tyson Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Emmy Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson.

Dave Chappelle gets Netflix specials

Welcome back to the masses Dave Chappelle.