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‘Doc Scantlin and His Imperial Palms Orchestra’ at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club

In 1998, Forbes magazine declared Doc Scantlin and His Imperial Palms Orchestra the “best band in America.” And that was before they attained a huge following for their entertainment value and focus on music of the 1930’s. Doc Scantlin’s Orchestra’s performance Friday night was likened by many in the audience to going to Birdland or other […]

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DCMTA’s New Column ‘Synesthesia’: Kudos to WNO & The Kennedy Center for Captioning ‘Show Boat’ by Yvonne French

Show Boat at Nationals Park Featured Open Captioning M&M’S® Opera in the Outfield  presented a captioned simulcast of The Washington National Opera‘s critically acclaimed production of Show Boatto entertain theatre, opera, and baseball fans alike at Nationals Park this past Saturday.The live stream  from The Kennedy Center Opera House included captions for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. The simulcast and […]

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Free Simulcast of WNO’s ‘SHOWBOAT” at Nationals Park This Saturday at 7 PM

Join Washington National Opera for M&M’S® Opera in the Outfield at Nationals Park! Celebrate the fifth year of free live opera broadcasts at the ballpark with Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s American masterpiece Show Boat on Saturday, May 18 at 7 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. Arrive early to Nationals Park to enjoy entertainment and activities including: Dance […]

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The cast of 'Show Boat.' Photo by Scott Suchman.

‘Show Boat’ at Washington National Opera by Jessica Vaughan

Once in a lifetime you get the opportunity to see four opera companies, 100 performers, and 50 musicians put on America’s first, most iconic musical, Show Boat. Washington National Opera has partnered with the L Washington National Opera and the Houston Grand Opera to bring this tale of a river boat crew of performers to life. The show will warm your heart, the […]

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