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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...

Kennedy Center’s Social Impact Director: Marc Bamuthi Joseph

For artist, writer and culture-maker Marc Bamuthi Joseph, the road to serving as artistic director of social impact at the Kennedy Center, was cultivated...

Congress’s $1.2 trillion spending bill defunds House ODI

Members of Congress recently voted to approve a $1.2 trillion federal spending bill on March 23. A majority of the funds will go toward...

Digital idea to physical reality: Uzo Njoku’s art show

In the vibrant art scene of Washington, D.C., a unique exhibition has emerged from the digital realm of X (formerly Twitter) to the physical...

Amazon HQ2 bridging culture and community through public art

Amazon’s HQ2, the company’s corporate headquarters in the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia is working to bridge culture and community through public art...

Glasper’s ‘Black Radio’ tribute celebrates Duke Ellington and J Dilla

It was a magic musical takeover when pianist, composer, producer and recording artist Robert Glasper and orchestra director Derrick Hodge beautifully blended the music...

Black Opry Revue: Five talented artists wow audience in Virginia

Joy filled the room in Vienna, Virginia, at The Barns at Wolf Trap concert performance of “Black Opry Revue” on Friday, as five talented...

Beloved Actor and Activist Louis Cameron Gossett Jr. Dies at 87

Louis Gossett Jr., the groundbreaking actor whose career spanned over five decades and who became the first Black actor to win an Academy Award...

“Ellington 125” event celebrates Duke Ellington’s 125th birthday

Celebrating what would have been his 125th birthday, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is honoring music icon Duke Ellington, a...

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