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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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DC Hall of Fame Inducts Washington Icons

The list of the 2015 DC Hall of Fame Legacy Award inductees reads like a who's who of the District of Columbia.

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Filmfest DC Returns, Overcomes Financial Hurdles

It's back. And, Tony Gittens, Filmfest DC founder and director, says it's better than ever.

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Greatest Band You Never Knew: Incognito Brings the Funk at the Howard

The band, now approaching three-plus decades of recording and touring, has a loyal following that sells out concerts in the United States and abroad.

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African Film Festival Resonates with Ethiopian Diaspora

When Ethiopian filmmaker Theodros Teshome, a leading figure in the Ethiopian film industry, made his recent film "Triangle-Going to America," he could hardly have guessed how many people in Washington's Ethiopian diaspora would come out to see the film.

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