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Review: Melba Moore at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club

The indefatigable legendary singer and actress, Melba Moore, dazzled the crowd at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club on Sunday evening. With a very strong family background in music and an early start “hitting the big time” by winning a Tony Award for Purlie, the charismatic Ms. Moore is no stranger to singing music in […]

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An Interview with Tony Award Winner Melba Moore-Appearing at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club-Tomorrow, October 2nd at 8 PM Night

Tonight I had the great pleasure of a brief but extremely rewarding and stimulating telephone interview with the Tony Award-winning (Purlie) and Grammy and Emmy –Award nominated singer and actress Melba Moore. Ms. Moore was most gracious, frank, and enlightening as she talked about her very rich career over these past forty years of career […]

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The Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture: Watch the Entire Ceremony Here

 Hollywood actors, singers and local talent fuel the opening ceremony of the National Museum of African American History and Culture One-hundred years in the making, the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened with magnificent fanfare on Saturday, September 24, 2016 on the National Mall. The museum, home to over 3,000 artifacts, is […]

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Review: Patti LaBelle at The Music Center at Strathmore

After more than 50 years in the music business, Patti LaBelle can still pack a house. The fans came out full force to enjoy an evening of old R&B favorites sung by a funky diva who sings from the heart. Performing two sold-out shows at The Music Center at Strathmore, Patti LaBelle is a musical treasure whose […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Preview # 49: ‘The Movement’

Award-Winning Performer Returns to Fringe with One-Man Show: The Movement DC native and Emmy Award-winning actor Ron Jones will debut his new show The Movement: 50 Years of Love and Struggle at the 2015 Capital Fringe Festival. Highlighting many of the cultural, social and political markers in the 50 years since the passage of the […]

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‘WTF Happened To Baby Sister?’ at Rainbow Theatre Project

A hilarious, unique and a “no-holds barred” approach to satire was offered to an appreciative audience in the creative and subversive comedy WTF Happened to Baby Sister?. Presented by the Brave Soul Collective and the Rainbow Theatre Project, this entertaining spoof of the campy, classic 1962 film Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (Starring Bette Davis and […]

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Michael McDonald ‘This Christmas: An Evening of Holiday & Hits’
 at Strathmore by Derek Mong

Michael McDonald joyously kicked off an array of vibrant holiday programming at The Music Center at Strathmore with a Christmas concert that blended some of his timeless classics with modern interpretations of contemporary Christmas hits. There are few voices that are quite as recognizable as that of the legendary five-time Grammy Award-winning Michael McDonald. With […]

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Patti LaBelle @The Kennedy Center Tonight @7:30 PM For Duke Ellington School of the Arts Benefit By Mike Spain

The legendary award-winning singer Patti LaBelle is coming to The Kennedy Center for a special benefit concert tonight March 25, 2013. The concert for the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington kicks off the school’s 40th anniversary celebration. The school has been fortunate and honored to have other legends perform at the school […]

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