Ms. Copeland, the dancer who has become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet, was named a principal dancer on Tuesday.
Mary Helen Washington's book is a welcomed addition to the history of the period, especially its impact on African Americans.
When King Philip II faces off against the Grand Inquisitor in "Don Carlo," they won't just be portraying history, they'll be making it.
Dana Elaine Owens was born on this March 18, 1970, in Newark, New Jersey.
The Lorraine Hansberry drama "A Raisin in the Sun" opened at New York City's Ethel Barrymore Theater on March 11, 1959.
World-renowned performer Antoine "Fats" Domino was born on this date in New Orleans in 1928.
The crowd at the Academy Award ceremony stood and cheered. Somebody said that Selma stole the show. How true.
Did he really sing his way out of Southern prisons twice? Did he really travel and sing with the legendary Blind Lemon Jefferson?
Sir Sidney Poitier, Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE), was born in Miami, Fla., on February 20, 1927, of Bahamian parentage.
Dr. Dre, record producer and Grammy-winning rapper, born Andre Romelle Young in Compton, Calif., in 1965, turns 50 today.