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  • Natalie Toro discusses her role as ‘Esther’ in the World Premiere Musical “SNOW CHILD” at Arena Stage

    Natalie Toro (Esther) discusses her debut performance at Arena Stage in the world premiere musical, SNOW CHILD. Based on Eowyn Ivey’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel, SNOW CHILD follows a couple rebuilding their lives in the 1920s Alaskan wilderness, when they meet a magical and mysterious young girl who transforms them. SNOW CHILD is playing in the Kreeger Theater at Arena Stage, now until May 20th.  Tickets can be purchased at Natalie Toro – BIO: On Broadway, Natalie originated the role of Madame Defarge in A […]

  • NewsPlus: Kevin Shird & Nelson Malden talk new book ‘The Colored Waiting Room’

    The full interview with the authors of a new book entitled, The Colored Waiting Room: Empowering the Original and the New Civil Rights Movements. Authors are retired barber of MLK, Jr., Nelson Malden, and youth advocate/public speaker, Kevin Shird.

  • NewsPlus: An inside look at Sickle Cell Disease

    We talked with Dr. Biree Andemariam about the affects of sickle cell disease and how it impacts families. KC Morse, who lives with sickle cell disease, talks about the challenges she faces on the daily basis. Despite this debilitating disease, Dr. Andemariam offers hope for families affected by it.

  • The Best of 2017 on NewsPlus with Mark Segraves

    This year, we had a lot of memorable guests on NewsPlus. We featured stories on the riots during inauguration, heard from a Bill Cosby accuser, discussed politics and had several talented musicians grace our stage. On Christmas Eve, we aired the last episode of the year, showcasing the best of 2017. We look forward to another great year for NewsPlus in 2018, and we thank our viewers for tuning in every Sunday morning on DCW50. Watch our next show, and first show of 2018, […]

  • NewsPlus: The Flea Bops on balancing a life of work and rockabilly music

    This week on NewsPlus with Mark Segraves, we had The Flea Bops in studio along with a musical performance. Band members: Ronnie Joyner – Vocals, Acoustic Guitar Preston LeBeau – Electric/Lead Guitar Wendy LeBeau – Vocals, Upright Bass Lance LeBeau – Drums For more information visit:  | Watch our next show on January 21 at 6am, right here on DCW50! (Comcast 803 | Verizon Fios 503 | Direct TV-Local 50) The Flea Bops (Part 1) The Flea Bops (Part 3) […]

  • NewsPlus: The Rock A Sonics talk musical career

    This week on NewsPlus, Mark Segraves caught up with one of the hottest bands in DC: The Rock A Sonics. Willie Barry (vocals, acoustic guitar) Eric Hurtt (electric guitar, vocals) Louie Newmyer (upright bass, vocals) Tommy Bowes (drums, vocals) Kim Reynolds (piano, steel) Watch the full interview and performances below, and catch our next show on Sunday, Feb. 18th at 6am, right here on DCW50! (Comcast 803  |  Verizon-Fios 503  |  Direct TV-Local 50)    

  • NewsPlus: Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Cynthia Wade, talks her latest film ‘Beyond Blue.’

    This week on NewsPlus with Mark Segraves, we talk with Academy award-winning filmmaker in the documentary short subject category, Cynthia Wade, via satellite about her latest film, Beyond Blue. The film address some of the challenges faced by those living with rare, chronic, progressive blood cancers. Barbara Abernathy, a patient advocate, is featured in the film. For more information, visit

  • NewsPlus: An in depth look at the National Museum of African American History & Culture

    Since its opening in September 2016, the National Museum of African American History & Culture has attracted thousands of people from all over the world. Even now, you have to get your tickets months in advance. This week on NewsPlus with Mark Segraves, we highlight WDCW’s Living Black History special on the NMAAHC. Watch our next show on March 18 at 6am, right here on DCW50! (Comcast 803  |  Verizon Fios 503  |  Direct TV-Local 50) Producer/Writer Fran Murphy Editor Kiyoka Rhodes Animation […]

  • NewsPlus: Hayley Fahey discusses her upcoming album, ‘OUT THERE’, available April 28.

    The singer/songwriter, Hayley Fahey, was back in the NewsPlus studio to talk about her latest album, OUT THERE. A release party will be held at the Villain & Saint in Bethesda, Maryland on April 28th. For more information on this event and Hayley Fahey music, visit the Facebook page and Hayley Fahey – Interview with Mark Segraves Hayley Fahey – Studio performance ‘From Dusk to Dawn’

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