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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Jazz Avenues – August 2017

August Delivers Many Jazzy Delights Jazz offerings this month include a Summer Breeze Concert at THEARC, B.J. Jansen & Common Ground at Bethesda Blues &...

CapitalBop Promotes a Jazzy Capital City

It started as an idea to promote the music they love and has become a full-time passion – with the attendant headaches of fundraising...

Jazz Avenues – July 2017

“ Holiday (1915-59) is widely recognized as the greatest jazz vocalist of all time, a performer who revolutionized the art of jazz singing in...

Botanical Illustrator Alice Tangerini

The West Wing of the Smithsonian’s Department of Botany in the National Museum of Natural History houses 4.8 million dried pressed plants, the oldest...

Jazz Avenues – March 2017

Honoring Masters Like Melba Liston; Enjoying Women in Jazz “Melba had the incredible ability of making musicians sound better through what she wrote for...

NMUSN and Cold War Gallery Bring History to Life

Washington is known for its wealth of museums and cultural offerings, providing educational and recreational opportunities to visitors and residents alike. With so many...

Jazz Avenues – February 2017s

Grant Archives, Anacostia Museum Keep Jazz History Living “The only jazz-specific archive in the DC area is found at the University of the District of...

Jazz Avenues – January 2017

J.J. Johnson, Birthday Hero Not too long ago I reached into a stack of CDs and pulled out trombonist J.J. Johnson’s 1998 Verve release “Heroes,”...

New Exhibitions

The Smithsonian’s Anacostia Museum and the Next 50 Years Established in 1967 in historic Anacostia, the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum has begun its transition from...