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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Jazz Avenues

Still one of this listener’s all-time favorite recordings, we honor August birthday hero Lester Young by remembering again his album “Lester Young in Washington,...

Jazz Avenues

We honor Carl Grubbs, a performer last year at the Anacostia Comunity Museum, as one of our July birthday jazz heroes, along with Johnny...

DC Strings Performs Music With, Not For, the Audience

In a church with yellow walls and stained-glass windows, a red carpet and maybe two dozen audience members scattered on benches, an orchestra plays...

Jazz Avenues

DC Jazz Fest Is Here! The DC Jazz Fest is back with a bang. This year's festival, which started on June 7 and lasts until...

Jazz Avenues

Kristine Key to Perform at Anacostia Arts Center The Second Sundays Jazz series presents “The Kristine Key Quartet Musical Experience” in a free show from...

Eastside Arts

Exhibition at Congressional Cemetery Examines Dogs as Gatekeepers Renowned South African artist James Delaney created and donated a series of six lithographs, sold in editions...

Junot Díaz, Monsters and Ward 7

Author Junot Díaz, acclaimed for his adult fiction, just released his first picture book, and Capitol View Neighborhood Library, 5001 Central Ave. NE, in...

Eastside Arts

New mural at 16th & W Streets SE Titled “Spread Southside Love,” the new mural at the corner of 16th & W Streets SE in...

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...