| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:00 AM
I suddenly find myself concerned about my blackness.
It had never occurred to me to worry about it before. Then came the incident last month on ESPN's "First Take" program that initially got commentator Rob Parker suspended and then, last week, fired...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Youman Fullard Sr., who fulfilled a lifelong dream when he and his wife took over ownership of the Yellow Bowl Restaurant and turned it into one of the city's most sought-after soul food destinations, died Sunday of complications from Alzheimer's...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Quick quiz: What do LL Cool J, The Rock, 50 Cent, Karl Malone, Don King, Lynn Swann, Wilt Chamberlain, Eldridge Cleaver, Peter Boulware, Tony Dungy and Alveda King, (niece of Martin Luther King Jr.) have in common?
If you guessed membership in the...
| Feb 8, 2012
Welcome to the Adele show. Just as she dominated radio this past year, Adele will likely walk away with a handful of shiny gramophones on Sunday night (8 p.m., WJZ/CBS). But this is show business - there are no guarantees (except that host LL Cool J...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 6:58 AM
Voicing disappointment over Grammy nominations is similar to complaining to your friends at recess that your 70-year-old teacher just "doesn't get it." In other words, it's pointless, other than feeling slightly better that you made the injustice known to...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 12:53 PM
[Ed. note: No running diary this time. I was judging a Battle of the Bands for WPOC in Hanover aka doing my best Simon Cowell impression, so I didn't get home until 8:40 p.m. I watched a DVR-ed version. The obvious good news of the night is the auditiions...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:13 PM
A man accused of breaking into actor Taye Diggs' Studio City home was charged Tuesday with first-degree burglary, officials said....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:13 AM
A man was arrested near actor Taye Diggs' Studio City home Sunday night after the "Private Practice" star found the suspect searching through his garage and chased him down the street, police said....
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Follow along with us here for the 55th annual Grammy Awards. We'll be live-blogging all the awards and performances -- and keeping our eyes peeled......
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Grammys 2013 date, time, TV channel, preview and more for music's biggest night! The 55th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday, Feb. 10 CBS, 8pm ET, (with red-carpet coverage on E! and MTV starting at 6pm) The music industry's most prestigious event and its...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Monday brought a refreshing wave of concert announcements, with the Hampton Jazz Festival unveiling its lineup and the nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Portsmouth offering word of two significant shows.
The Kings of the Mic Tour, featuring hip-hop legends LL...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:24 AM
Tickets for increasingly eclectic country star Brad Paisley’s summer tour stop at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach finally go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday.
The June 21 concert (it’s a Friday) is part of his “Beat This...