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Sunday, April 18, 2021

A Network of Opportunity: Nehemiah Dixon

“My high school counselor told me I couldn’t get into MICA ,” Dixon said. In the end, Nehemiah Dixon would prove her wrong. Not...

From Pandemic to Protest: A Poem

Tori Collins is a native Chicagoan who lives and works in DC. Currently an unpublished writer, she hopes to self-publish her work in the...

Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain

A new public broadcasting program spotlights the life of one of the most influential African American figures in the United States and one of...

Creative Placemaking

Creative placemaking harnesses the power of arts and culture to allow for more genuine public engagement — particularly in low-income neighborhoods, communities of color...

Visit The Social Distancing Festival

The Social Distancing Festival is an online artists’ community celebrating the work of those who no longer have a showcase. Founded by writer Nick Green...

LOC Names New National Ambassador

The Library of Congress (LOC), the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader has announced the appointment of Jason Reynolds as the seventh National Ambassador...

Jazz Avenues

“Sounds of Freedom/Price of Silence” at Anacostia Arts Center   Anita King, Alicia Hetzner and Theresa Sise are the featured performers for the free Second...

Get Your Nashville On

I recently caught up with the co-owner of Roaming Rooster, Michael “Mike” Habtemariam. Roaming Rooster, famous on Instagram (www.roamingroosterdc.com), has won two awards for...

Taste of Tennis Serves Up Great Food, Big Stars

Tennis all-star Sloane Stephens, currently ranked in the top ten by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) joined Grant onstage for a cooking demonstration. “I love food,...

Have a Ball at Citi Open Taste of Tennis Monday

Foodies and tennis fans are invited to an evening of incredible cuisine prepared by top local chefs and “served” by some of the top...