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  • Washington's Arena Stage has diverse offerings, prominent stars

    Washington's Arena Stage has diverse offerings, prominent stars
    If great theater is your thing, Arena Stage is the place to be. The Southwest Washington, D.C., theater has been on a roll this season, with exceptional plays that covered a broad range of subjects, featuring well-known cast members.
  • Arena Stage presents Daniel Beaty's potent one-man play about Paul Robeson

    Arena Stage presents Daniel Beaty's potent one-man play about Paul Robeson
    Some voices are so unmistakable, so incredibly distinctive that they seem to burn into your memory, even your soul. You don't have to hear such a voice in person; a recording, however old and worn, will do the trick. That's how I fell under the spell of...

    Using images to change history

    The civil rights movement was full of dynamic and evocative images. Today, even many of us born after its iconic moments were captured on film can describe Martin Luther King Jr.'s outstretched arm pointing a sea of people toward a future decades beyond...

    'Little Willie' Adams had his hand in many business ventures

    'Little Willie' Adams had his hand in many business ventures
    The other evening, former Baltimore Sun reporters Antero Pietila and C. Fraser Smith sat in the studios of WYPR radio discussing the life and times of William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, who died Monday at 97. Adams, who went from numbers runner to...

    Md. Historical Society wants to identify subjects of Civil Rights era photos

    Md. Historical Society wants to identify subjects of Civil Rights era photos
    Images of nearly 6,000 Baltimoreans are the life's work of a photographer who documented racial segregation and early civil rights protests, and also captured candid moments of now-anonymous brides, classmates, football players and black residents of...