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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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 Currently an unpublished writer, she hopes to self-publish her work in the...

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...

Statue of Marion Barry Unveiled

On Saturday, March 3, 2018, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities unveiled an eight-foot statue of Marion Barry, Jr. The bronze sculpture,...

Call for Mural Artists

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH), in partnership with the DC Department of Public Works (DPW), seeks graffiti and aerosol mural...

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....

The Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum Reopens with a New Director

After seven months of construction, the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum reopened to the public on Sunday, Oct. 13. The 50-year-old institution boasts improvements inside...

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,...

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...

Jazz Avenues

East River Jazz Features Evans, Washburn, Miller East River Jazz, which highlighted our spring and summer with a bright mosaic of musical events, continues this...

Apply for Grant & Make DC (Even) More Awesome

Do you have an idea to make DC more awesome? Apply for a $1,000 grant! The Awesome Foundation DC is a giving circle collective of...