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New Album: Nas "Illmatic Live from the Kennedy Center"

Today must be Christmas! We get a brand new J Cole Album, and a free Nas Album, Classic Hip Hop, Classic Bars all from Illmatic,  Recorded Live in the DMV. 13 more words

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GALLERY: Families celebrate Lunar New Year at Kennedy Center

Families of all shapes and sizes came to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Feb. 17 to celebrate the Lunar New Year. 190 more words


Q-Tip Named Artistic Director Of Kennedy Center Hip-Hop Council

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has named Q-Tip the artistic director and advisor-at-large of its new Hip-Hop Culture Council.

In a video introducing the council, the influential rapper and A Tribe Called Quest member talked about his goals as director. 360 more words

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#QTip Named Artistic Director for Kennedy Center's Hip-Hop Culture Council

Q-Tip has been named Artistic Director of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Hip-Hop Culture Council. The Council is part of a new initiative to “help the Kennedy Center create new pathways and deepen public knowledge of hip-hop, … 19 more words


Winter's Tale Ballet Mailer, The Kennedy Center

This piece was written by Jessica for the January 2016 ballet production of Christopher Wheeldon’s The Winter’s Tale, based upon the classic Shakespearian play performed at The John F. 13 more words

Feb 22, Duke Ellington School of the Arts

With a 43-year legacy of fostering the nation’s capital’s most talented youth, Duke Ellington School of the Arts is a premier arts school in Georgetown, D.C. 40 more words

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D.C. Theater Review: 'Chess'

It’s been 30 years since the musical “Chess,” noted for its engaging score and inscrutable book, survived on Broadway for a scant two months. Could a high-profile revival finally be in the offing? 518 more words