Destiny’s Child’s ‘The Writing’s on the Wall’ came out 15 years ago

Released on July 28, 1999, Destiny’s Child’s second album is a piece of R&B history.

Wiz Khalifa leads a diverse bill at Jiffy Lube Live

Wiz Khalifa leads a diverse bill at Jiffy Lube Live

Rapper entertains crowd with songs, rock-star poses, karate moves and childlike exuberance.

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‘Lucky Us,’ by Amy Bloom, America’s Victor Hugo

‘Lucky Us,’ by Amy Bloom, America’s Victor Hugo

A bustling tale of American reinvention, with two half-sisters toiling to reverse their fortunes.

TV listings: Tuesday, July 29, 2014

TV listings: Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Hanna gets dark on “Pretty Little Liars” and “Frontline” investigates America’s involvement in Iraq.

Along new Silver Line, a utilitarian approach

Along new Silver Line, a utilitarian approach

ARCHITECTURE REVIEW| Though lacking in flourishes, stations aim for worthy goal of city-suburb integration.

Pianist John O’Conor gives three standbys a fresh touch

Pianist John O’Conor gives three standbys a fresh touch

His Beethoven and Schubert program opened the International Piano Festival at Catholic University.

What you need to know about the Corcoran Gallery case

What you need to know about the Corcoran Gallery case

An evidentiary hearing begins Monday in D.C. Superior Court over the proposed breakup plan.

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Review: ‘Back Channel,’ by Stephen L. Carter

Review: ‘Back Channel,’ by Stephen L. Carter

A college student races against the clock to defuse the Cuban missile crisis.

Last days at the Corcoran? Perhaps.

Last days at the Corcoran? Perhaps.

There’s a funereal air in museum’s gallery space, which will soon close with no firm date for reopening.

TV listings: Monday, July 28, 2014

TV listings: Monday, July 28, 2014

“Running Wild With Bear Grylls” premieres on NBC, and the CW has the “2014 Young Hollywood Awards.”

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Trailer: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1'

Trailer: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1'

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Directed by Francis Lawrence, Everdeen fights to save Peeta Mellark in this film based on a novel that is the third in a trilogy written by Suzanne Collins.
Inside D.C.’s trendiest parties

Inside D.C.’s trendiest parties

Get a VIP seat at the premiere of the James Brown movie, “Get On Up,” and other star-studded events.
Stephen Colbert caught fencing on Capitol Hill

Stephen Colbert caught fencing on Capitol Hill

Stephen Colbert was spotted with a sword and camera crew Friday on Capitol Hill. After finishing up a fencing match, the comedian turned to the camera and declared he’s now a member of the Congressional Black Caucus.
From The Beatles to Bieber: Why girls scream at concerts

From The Beatles to Bieber: Why girls scream at concerts

Screaming is a bodily reaction to a stimulus, according to sociology professor Michelle Janning—and since the 1950s, it's also been something girls do at concerts. Here's a look at the phenomenon and sociology behind screaming fans. (Photo: Getty Images)
Korean shaved ice, constructed | Plate Lab

Korean shaved ice, constructed | Plate Lab

Korean bingsoo combines generous helpings of fresh fruit, red beans and ice, among other things. See how the dish gets constructed from start to finish at Shilla Bakery in Northern Virginia.

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