Eve M. Ferguson

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Poetry Festival Pays Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

There could not have been a more perfect day to hold the 15th Annual D.C. Poetry Festival than last Friday.

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D.C. Photographer Jonathan Bruce French Takes His Talents on the Road

Exhibit Features Ward 8 Resident

D.C. photographer Jonathan Bruce French's latest exhibit, "Innocent Eyes of Tierra Bomba," featuring his travels to the South American country of Colombia, serves as a testament to his dedication to photography — something he has been working at since the 1970s.

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Lila Downs: Celebrating Mexico’s Heritage

Although most of Mexican singer Lila Downs' songs are sung in Spanish, the seasoned artist draws her inspiration from Mexico’s multicultural roots, embracing the African and Native American cultures along with Spanish influences in the style that she calls "Jazz Mixteca."

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Jill Scott: Still an Incredible Performer

It was a sad, hot summer for the people who did not realize the ascendency of Jill Scott to superstardom, and did not get a ticket to one of her area shows, the latest at Wolf Trap Farms Park's Filene Center.

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Dick Gregory, Paul Mooney to Team Up Again at Howard Theatre

When Dick Gregory opens his mouth, something profound usually comes out — and sometimes something profane as well.

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Bessie Smith: The Empress of the Blues

She was sassy, she was bawdy and she could beat a man down with her bare hands. That, on top of her legendary singing and dancing, made Bessie Smith the ultimate blues diva who lived the wild life that she sang about.

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'Memphis the Musical' Makes an All-Too-Short Stop in D.C.

If you, like many other theater lovers in D.C., were waiting for the Tony Award-winning play "Memphis: The Musical," you had to act fast.

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Katori Hall's 'The Blood Quilt' a Familiar Tale of Family Dynamics

If you are a woman who has sisters, then playwright Katori Hall’s latest work, "The Blood Quilt," will seem familiar territory to those ubiquitous experiences of sibling dynamics.

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Exhibit Showcases Works of African Artists

Themes Explore Visions of Heaven, Purgatory and Hell

“The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Purgatory and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists” can be viewed now through Aug. 2 at the National Museum of African Art.

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Photographer Sets Sights on Anacostia's Waters

Bruce McNeil Enjoys Life East of the River

When Bruce McNeil travels abroad — to Ghana, China or Quebec — his destinations have one thing in common: there’s a river nearby.

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