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Friday, August 23, 2019

Gentrifying the Monument

The controversy surrounding a cellphone store in Shaw has prompted lively public discussion of the centrality of go-go music in DC culture (https://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/arts/music/article/21070151/on-their-new-single-rare-essence-wont-mute-dc). Saki Productions,...

The Ninth Distinguished Artist Award

Initiated in 2011 by ARCH Development Corporation, the East of the River Distinguished Artist Award “recognizes living East of the Anacostia River artists for...

East River, DC Jazz Fests in Full Bloom

A Vinyl Listening Event. Terrance Nicholson. Marshall Keys. In the Spirit of Bird. Hip/Bop Convergence. All those events and performers are part of this...

Storytelling Showcased Monthly at Busboys and Poets

“I’m just doing what I’m doing,” Vera Oyé Yaa-Anna said. “It’s what I would be doing back home. We never get away from our...

Jazz Avenues

Herb Smith Group Plays Anacostia Arts Center The Anacostia Arts Center, in conjunction with East River Jazz, presents saxophonist Herb Smith’s Confirmation Ensemble in a...

Jazz Avenues

Time to Appreciate Pan African Jazz, Double Time Jazz and More Charmaine Michelle’s Pan African Soundtrack and Double Time Jazz are east-of-the-river events for April,...

Makers Arrive at Oxon Run

Perched on a promontory in the Ward 8 neighborhood of Washington Highlands, The Overlook at Oxon Run, an apartment complex developed by the nonprofit...

Jazz Avenues

Doubletime Jazz Returns to THEARC and WWJF Blooms Again Doubletime Jazz returns to THEARC in Southeast DC with the Baylor Project, and elsewhere the Washington...

Jazz Avenues

Black History Month Spotlight: UDC “From its founding, University of the District of Columbia has been a hot spot for jazz performance, education and...

Spring Arts Events

Three World Premiers by the Washington Ballet The Washington Ballet presents Three World Premieres at the Sidney Harman Hall from April 3 to 7. New,...