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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Jazz Avenues – October 2017

Celebrating Art Blakey (Birthday Oct. 11) “At the Kilimanjaro the tour de force was Blanchard's tune ‘Oh by the Way,’ the four horns opening...

Eastside Arts – October 2017

East of the River Book Festival On Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Rocketship Rise Academy will host the second annual...

The Jazz Project

To Know Love •••• Maria Schafer, vocalist With her lush, sensuous, and enchanting voice, jazz vocalist Maria Schafer has given us a modern-day jazz album on...

Theatre Round Up

Every September we Washingtonians are spoiled by theater, as dozens of local companies roll out award-winning plays with stellar directors at the helm. Yet...

50 Year Anniversary of the Anacostia Community Museum

For fifty years, the Anacostia Community Museum at 1901 Fort Pl. SE has pushed the boundaries of what “museum” means. Conversations with neighbors have...

Jazz Avenues – September 2017

‘Live! at Montpelier’ Promises High Energy, Diverse Jazz The lush, forested hideaway of the Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel, Md., might be your best getaway...

A Second Look

Again, this September’s column considers movies “That Got Away,” worthy films of the past year (2016) that were little publicized or seen when first...

Eastside Arts

Performing Art Word Becomes Flesh By Marc Bamuthi Joseph featuring additional dramaturgical compositions by Khalil Anthony and Dahlak Brathwaite. Directed by Psalmayene 24 Theater Company: Theater Alliance...

The Soulful Side of Bluegrass

The Steeldrivers is a Nashville-based band with a traditional bluegrass lineup up of players who have performed with major country acts. They’re all virtuosos,...

Going Places with ‘Small Planes’

The Seventh Child In August, Ryan and Jill Jensen, owners of Peregrine Espresso, celebrated the ninth birthday of what the company’s website calls their “first...