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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Jazz Avenues – October 2017

Celebrating Art Blakey (Birthday Oct. 11) “At the Kilimanjaro the tour de force was Blanchard's tune ‘Oh by the Way,’ the four horns opening...

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...

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

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 Anacostia Community Museums Garden Programs

The Museum at the top of the Hill The Anacostia Community Museum (ACM) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. As a part of the...

The Poetic Hill – October 2017

Award-winning writer Chris Haley works in a number of genres. His script for “The Studio,” which focused on the plight of the homeless, earned...

A Divinely Petulant God Descends

Signature Theatre plows new ground in “An Act of God,” unearthing the concept of an unforgiving, disinterested, or even completely absent deity through the...

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...

Jazz Avenues

Women in Jazz and More East of the River March blows in some musical high winds this year east of the river, thanks to the...

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,”...