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Jazz Avenues – November 2017

New Sharon Clark CD Celebrates Ella Our own gifted songstress Sharon Clark has released a new CD that celebrates Ella Fitzgerald and pairs Clark with...

Jazz Avenues

“Duke , who acquired his sobriquet as a youth for his dignified demeanor and smart dress, took piano lessons at an early age. He...

Eastside Arts – November 2017

New public art project connects Anacostia historic district to river On Friday, Sept. 29, a ribbon-cutting ceremony inaugurated a new public art installation at the...

Dining Notes – October 2017

Chef Gregorio Martinez Helms Ophelia's Gregorio Martinez has come full circle: In 2008, he honchoed the Barracks Row seafood kitchen at Chesapeake Room. He departed...

Art and the City – October 2017

Spontaneity. It’s all about action and reaction. Tory Cowles turns visual ideas loose on the canvas. She lets her hand and eye reach back...

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...

What to Drink Now, Top 20 Wines Under $20: The Fall...

It’s that time again! A new season and the chance to explore the best values from across the globe. I love the creating the...

Theater: John Brown’s Raid – You Are There. What Now?

TV viewers who grew up in the 1950s and 60s may remember Walter Cronkite’s series, “You Are There.” These re-enactments of famous historic episodes...

Jazz Avenues

Celebrating DC’s Black History Jazz “Washington was home to two of the founders of Great Black Music, Will Marion Cook and James Reese Europe....

Jazz Avenues

Thank You, John Conyers Among our annual best New Year’s wishes to our jazz masters like Jimmy Cobb, Nasar Abadey, Fred Foss, Wayne Wilentz, Michael...