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Eileen Ivers. Photo courtesy of Wolf Trap.

Eileen Ivers at Wolf Trap by Jessica Vaughan

Eileen Ivers brought down The Barns at Wolf Trap in an evening of blazing fiddles and holiday classics with her fantastic band Immigrant Soul. Eileen Ivers is a fiddle player from the Bronx, or as she puts it, the 33 county of Ireland. She won nine All-Ireland Fiddle championships and has played with major orchestras and […]

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E. Faye Butler as Sister Juba, with Lamar Lofton as Shorty, in Pullman Porter Blues at Seattle Repertory Theatre. Photo by Chris Bennion.

An Interview with E. Faye Butler on Playing Sister Juba in “Pullman Porter Blues’ at Arena Stage by Joel Markowitz

E. Faye Butler returns to Arena Stage as Sister Juba in Pullman Porter Blues. E. Faye fills us in on the history of The Pullman Porters and how they helped African Americans to come into the middle class. Joel: Pullman Porter Blues has come to DC after a successful world premiere at Seattle Repertory Theatre. Who from the Seattle […]

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