| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Henry Aaron turned 80 on Wednesday, a long life now divided neatly in half by the 40 years building to home run No. 715 and the 40 years spent in service to that epic swing.
Time to celebrate the fully experienced life, one that has enjoyed equal meaning...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Hampton Roads remembers slain civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr. with a variety of musical salutes, parades and gatherings. Here are news releases containing details of some events taking place Jan. 17-20, 2014.
| Jan 21, 2014
The 2014 Civil Rights Game will be played between the Houston Astros and the Orioles at Minute Maid Park on May 30, Major League Baseball announced Monday. The Civil Rights Game events pay tribute to those who fought on and off the field for equal...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Justin Bieber wore this red Balmain suit, white tasseled smoking slippers and shades to the premiere of "Justin Bieber's Believe" on Wednesday. His stylist Ugo Mozie says they were going for a Frank Sinatra look. [People]
Beyonce is releasing a new...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 9:32 PM
No, son, Santa isn't real. But this is an important lesson. Trust no one, least of all those who claim to love you. Anyway. Sleep tight! ....Greg Knauss Well Christmas happened again this year, despite our best efforts. But don't......
| Jan 5, 2014
Tickets to the 36th season of the Virginia Shakespeare Festival go on sale Wednesday, Jan. 15.
Coming this summer, the festival will revive "Illyria," a musical version of "Twelfth Night" written by John Briggs and Eric Frampton, and "Julius Caesar,"...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The NAACP announced nominees for its 45th annual Image Awards, with Weinstein Co. nabbing 17 bids in the film categories thanks to "The Butler," "Fruitvale Station" and "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," followed by Fox Searchlight, with seven, for "12...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Never shy about his revolutionary views, Amiri Baraka gave New Jersey's governor fair warning of possible fireworks when he was named the state's poet laureate.
"You're gonna catch hell for this," said Baraka, who began his lengthy literary career as...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:11 AM
When the United States government needed a voice that could speak with eloquence and authority “on behalf of the American people” to honor the life of revered South African human rights champion Nelson Mandela, it is no surprise the call...
| Oct 14, 2013
Asked to recount some favorite memories from nearly 34 years of owning Women & Children First, Linda Bubon started laughing.
"She wants to ask while we can still remember!" she said to Ann Christophersen.
"You should have talked to us about 10 years...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Kenan Thompson is fed up with having to wear a dress on "Saturday Night Live."
A 10-year veteran of NBC's sketch comedy show, Thompson has donned drag to play characters such as Maya Angelou, Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey. And it's not just...