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D.C. high school student's opera hits stage this weekend

"Cinde'ella" is "a drama with themes of right and wrong."

Saturday - 05/25/2013, 08:26pm EDT

Tags: Bob Madigan, Juan Amaya, opera

Noted Duke Ellington archivist Kuebler dies in NJ

A jazz archivist known for her work on the Smithsonian's Duke Ellington papers has died in New Jersey.

Friday - 08/17/2012, 04:57pm EDT

Tags: Kuebler,

D.C. library seeking items for Chuck Brown archive

The District of Columbia Public Library is working to build an archival collection honoring the "godfather" of go-go music, Chuck Brown.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 11:28am EDT

Tags: John Philip Sousa, Chuck Brown, vincent gray, Ginnie Cooper, D.C. Public Library

Duke Ellington sculpture makes commute to D.C.

A sculpture of jazz legend Duke Ellington that stands 20 feet tall will stand in front of the newly renovated Howard Theatre.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 09:48am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Shaw

D.C. mayor has new plan for historic Lincoln Theatre

The historic Lincoln Theatre where Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald once played on Washington's U Street will soon have new management after worries that it could close.

Monday - 12/19/2011, 04:10pm EST

Tags: Lincoln Theatre, vincent gray, Ella Fitzgerald, The White Elk