Stephen Colbert visits David Letterman and his future ‘Late Show’ home

“You look right at home,” Letterman told him approvingly.

Chart-topping country music singer who fought cancer

Chart-topping country music singer who fought cancer

Kevin Sharp, 43, overcame Ewing’s sarcoma in high school, then released three albums and a book.

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Science fiction and fantasy for April

Science fiction and fantasy for April

Intrepid travelers through time, space and language itself.

Helen Hayes after-party: Shoe check, gelato bar, bacon

Helen Hayes after-party: Shoe check, gelato bar, bacon

The Kennedy Center hopes an upcoming resident production of “Side Show” wins an award next year.

TV listings: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

TV listings: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The top six perform on “American Idol”; Elizabeth and Philip’s mission on “The Americans” gets botched.

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‘Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932’

‘Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932’

Francine Prose assembles a spectacular cast of characters to describe Paris at war.

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‘A Poet’s Glossary,’ by Edward Hirsch

‘A Poet’s Glossary,’ by Edward Hirsch

It’s an instant classic that belongs on the bookshelf of every serious poet and literature student.

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Style Invitational: It’s a small, small word

Style Invitational: It’s a small, small word

Write a poem using only the 1,000 most common English words. Plus more ink from recent contests.

Hold the multimedia: Hadelich’s ‘Tango’ program a delight

Hold the multimedia: Hadelich’s ‘Tango’ program a delight

Augustin Hadelich, Joyce Yang and Pablo Villegas were great; the “multimedia” element, not so much.

Review

Elizabeth Warren, at home and fighting financial wrongs

Elizabeth Warren, at home and fighting financial wrongs

The political narrative details the now-senator’s decades struggling against financial institutions.

The Helen Hayes Awards awards D.C. theater this year with a different tune

The Helen Hayes Awards awards D.C. theater this year with a different tune

The festive new format combines ceremony and celebration of the best productions on D.C. stages.

Winners of 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards

Winners of 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards

Several theatrical productions won multiple awards, including “Glengarry Glen Ross” and “Hello, Dolly!”

Future is at the center of the hip-hop universe

Future is at the center of the hip-hop universe

REVIEW | With “Honest,” the Atlanta rapper holds his own with some of the genre’s biggest names.

Review

‘Casebook,’ by Mona Simpson

‘Casebook,’ by Mona Simpson

A 9-year-old boy begins spying on his parents and doesn’t like what he discovers.

TV listings: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

TV listings: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

“Pioneers of Television” explores TV’s doctor obsession while “Frontline” investigates solitary confinement.

Woolly cancels Russian theater festival

Woolly cancels Russian theater festival

Festival of plays from Moscow is a casualty of chilled relations between Russian and the United States.

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‘Game of Thrones’ funerals are the worst | Recap

‘Game of Thrones’ funerals are the worst | Recap

As if a surprise murder last week weren’t rough enough, The Washington Post’s David Malitz and Alyssa Rosenberg recap the shocking funeral in Season 4, Episode 3 — and look ahead to what comes next for the slave city of Meereen.
Six generations of Ford Mustang

Six generations of Ford Mustang

Ford unveiled the first Mustang 50 years ago. PostTV takes a trip down memory lane with a look back at six generations of the iconic car.
The Washington Ballet's hardest dance moves

The Washington Ballet's hardest dance moves

PostTV goes behind the scenes at the Washington Ballet to get six professional dancers to show off the most difficult moves in their repertoire.
Joey Fatone is over 'N Sync’s dance moves

Joey Fatone is over 'N Sync’s dance moves

Former boy bander Joey Fatone jetted through D.C. this week to shoot the latest episode of his cooking show, "My Family Recipe Rocks." The Reliable Source talked with the 'N Sync-er about what he misses and doesn't miss about his band days.
Peeps Show 2014: Picking the winner

Peeps Show 2014: Picking the winner

With about 700 submissions to choose from, a lot goes into picking the Peeps Diorama Contest winner and runners up. The Washington Post's Peeps extraordinaire Jennifer Abella brings you a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the process.

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