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Skylar Diggins’ “Shoot 4 The Sky Basketball Camp Tour” 2016 Dates

Check out 2016 dates for Skylar Diggins’ “Shoot 4 The Sky Basketball Camp Tour” for kids age 7-18.

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‘Tango Negro: The African Roots of Tango’ Open Now in NYC & Chicago

‘Tango Negro,’ a film that highlights the contributions of varied African cultures in the creation of the dance popularly known as the tango, is in limited theaters in Chicago and New York City through August 20, 2015.

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‘POWER! Stokely Carmichael’ to Premiere at D.C.’s Capital Fringe Festival 2015

Meshaun Labrone’s play ‘POWER! Stokely Carmichael’ will make its world premiere during Capital Fringe Festival 2015 (July 9 – August 2) in Washington, D.C.

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D.C. // First Gathering of the National Congress of Black American Indians | Jul. 19

July 19th will mark the first of many gatherings for people of African-Native American ancestry in the nation’s capital.

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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2013 Events List | Nov. 20-26

This week a global event called Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) memorializes those who have been killed as a result of anti-transgender violence. See this massive list of events to attend Nov. 20-26.

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D.C. // Brown Girls Burlesque: Beyonce vs. Rihanna | Oct. 18

The lovely vixens of New York City’s Brown Girls Burlesque are bringing “a showgirl showdown” to D.C.’s Black Cat DC.

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VA // Art First Gallery April 2013 Exhibit Featuring Jessica Cannon | Apr. 5-28

Art First Gallery’s April 2013 exhibit features the mixed media artwork of member Jessica Canon.

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A Tribe Called Red to Bring Electro-Pow Wow to SXSW 2013, NYC & More

A Tribe Called Red has announced U.S tour dates for Spring 2013, including a show during SXSW on March 14th!

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Arts Return to Education: Kerry Washington’s “Adopted” D.C. Elementary School

For two years, actress Kerry Washington is mentoring students at Washington D.C.’s Savoy Elementary as a part of Obama’s Turnaround Arts Initiative.

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Art

VA // Art First Gallery’s “Undressed Art” February 2013 Exhibit | Feb. 1 – 24

Art First Gallery has begun its February 2013 exhibit, “Undressed Art,” featuring a sale on unframed artwork from all of its local member artists.

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VA // Art First Gallery’s December 2012 Holiday Exhibit | Dec. 7 – 30

Art First Gallery’s December 2012 holiday exhibit, which will run from now through December 30th, features beautiful new oil, acrylic, watercolor, and photography works from all of its members.

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VA: Art First Gallery – April 2012 Exhibit featuring Paula Rose & Sally Rhone-Kubarek through Apr. 30

Art First Gallery’s April 2012 exhibit features two of its member artists, Paula Rose and Sally Rhone-Kubarek. Sally is exhibiting original illustrations that make up the ABC book, Mini Mysteries in the Middle, while Paula explores some of her favorite themes in recent oil paintings and ink drawings.

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Watch: Wale & Miguel Seduce ‘Top Model’ Bre in “Lotus Flower Bomb” Video

D.C. rapper Wale has released the new video for “Lotus Flower Bomb” directed by Taj and starring America’s Next Top Model contestant and Ford Models beauty Bre Scullark.

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Mambo Sauce Debuts New Video for “Work”

Mambo Sauce has released their latest video for “Work.” “The song has become a fan favorite, so making a video for this song was a natural next move for us,” says Black Boo, lead vocalist of the band.

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Watch: Melanie Fiona’s Park Unplugged Series Performance in DC

The Park at 14th recently hosted The Park Unplugged Series featuring Canadian soul songstress Melanie Fiona. There’s something about Melanie Fiona live that is so much better than her studio albums for me.

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Watch: Amel Larrieux Performs at D.C.’s Park Live Concert Series

The Park at 14th recently had their soulful music event, The Park Live featuring R&B/Neo-soul songstress Amel Larrieux. Enjoy video of Amel’s Park Live performance.

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Creative Pick of the Week: Cherry Blossoms

It’s Cherry Blossom season and for those of us not yet experiencing beautiful Spring weather, the blooming sakuras let us know that it will be warm soon. The Cherry Blossom has influenced fashion, photography, design and more — we’ve found a few examples just for you!

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Listen & Download: J*Davey’s ‘Evil Christian Cop: The Great Mistapes’

Futuristic nu-soul duo J*Davey has finally released their latest EP, ‘Evil Christian Cop.’

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Watch: Rarely Seen 1980 Stevie Wonder Doc ‘Hotter than July’ [FULL]

‘Hotter than July,’ a rarely seen 1980 documentary looks at Stevie Wonder‘s preparation for his US. tour and appearance at the Washington Rally to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.