March 31 at the Charles Sumner School Museum & Archives April 1 – 2 at the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Library
Enjoy a delightful evening of classical, Gospel, and sacred music, featuring the music of composers of African descent, performed by some of our region’s top musicians.
An activist, pianist, artist, mother, and wife, Hazel Scott is a Trinidad-born American Jazz and classical pianist, singer, and actress. Born 1920, Hazel Scott’s artistry gave her the platform to speak out against racial discrimination, […]
Acclaimed jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut joins poets Kyle Dargan and Lenard D. Moore for an intimate improvisation on words and music. Together they explore the magic that materializes when artists collaborate. Part reading, part concert, […]
“Live From the Whitelaw Hotel” Virtual Reading Part One – Three About “Live From the Whitelaw Hotel” Welcome to the plush lobby of the fabulous and segregated Black owned and operated Whitelaw Hotel located just […]
Millennium Stage at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 2700 F St NW Washington DC 20566 The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” presents a performance featuring African American composers. They celebrate the […]
Montpelier Arts Center 9652 Muirkirk Road Laurel, MD 20708 Sissieretta Jones was the first African American to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City in 1892. This Black History program is dedicated to the […]
Join Us for this Exciting and Joyous Event.
DC-based creative agency and multimedia arts collective Uptown Art House pays tribute to the work of Musician, Poet, Composer, Activist and Educator, Gil Scott Heron. The Harlem native, and once DC resident, was a product […]