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Hip-hop and jazz festival at Kennedy center features hip-hop royalty

A standing-room-only, sold-out throng of hip-hop and jazz enthusiasts filled the seats of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Northwest...

Davey Yarborough honored at Duke Ellington’s 125th birthday concert

As a celebrated musician and arts educator, still making strides in teaching jazz to young musicians, Davey Yarborough, will be honored during “Ellington at...

DMV weekend events: Music, mystery, and Earth Day

DMV residents are in for a treat with a weekend of enchantment, mystery, and musical adaptations.  Thursday honor jazz and the legacy of Duke Ellington...

HBCU tour hosted by “A Different World” stars at Howard University

Attending a historically Black college or university (HBCU) was always the end goal for Pennsylvanian freshman Ellyssa Elliott. After enrolling into a predominantly white Catholic...

Franklin square park’s jazz and blossoms festival celebrates culture

Franklin Square Park was abuzz with the vibrant rhythms of the Jazz and Blossoms festival, a celebration that brought together music, community, and culture...

NEA Jazz Masters 2024 honored in D.C. for jazz appreciation month

The 2024 class of NEA Jazz Masters will be celebrated through free events in D.C. April 11-14 in recognition of Jazz Appreciation Month.  Gary Bartz,...

Community and artistic celebrations in the DMV this weekend

Check out a handful of the many events happening in the DMV this weekend. To keep up with all the fun, don’t forget to...

Biko’s manna: Young siblings wow audience at Arena Stage

Biko’s Manna, the versatile musicians and singers captivated an audience with renditions of familiar songs mixed with original compositions during a concert held recently...

Rammys awards nominations event highlights D.C.’s culinary scene

Bottomless craft cocktails and small samples of delicious dishes flowed through the basement of Northwest D.C.’s Hamilton Live as the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan...

Beyoncé’s ‘Cowboy Carter’ dominates Billboard 200 chart

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has once again broken barriers and records in the music industry, as her new album “Cowboy Carter” rode triumphantly to the top...

DMV weekend events: Networking, hip-hop, and theater

In an exciting string of events, this weekend’s curation pays tribute to the theatricality and musical influence that the DMV has to offer, with...

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