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AYO on left // Photo: Jim Saah

AYO Gets Help And Opportunity At Strathmore With AIR

AYO needed help. That’s the first thing she mentions when discussing her recent inclusion as one of Strathmore’s Artist in Residence (AIR). The program is intended to help them gain opportunities to perform, create and teach workshops at the Bethesda-based arts center. Being an independent artist while juggling an upcoming EP, singles and performances is […]

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Concerts & Festivals

Jan
26
Sun
2:00 pm DC Chinese New Year Parade @ Gallery Place
DC Chinese New Year Parade @ Gallery Place
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm
DC Chinese New Year Parade @ Gallery Place
The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA) is holding its biggest and most diverse parade ever to ring in the 4718 Chinese Lunar New Year, the Year of the Rat. This dynamic community-based parade will include[...]
7:00 pm Washington Performing Arts Gospe... @ Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Washington Performing Arts Gospe... @ Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm
Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choirs Presents Living the Dream…Singing the Dream @ Kennedy Center Concert Hall
For more than 25 years, Washington Performing Arts’ Gospel Choirs have shared the inspirational gift of gospel music with audiences throughout the D.C. region and beyond. The choirs’ annual concert with the Choral Arts Chorus,[...]
Jan
31
Fri
7:30 pm Greensky Bluegrass at The Anthem @ The Anthem
Greensky Bluegrass at The Anthem @ The Anthem
Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm
Greensky Bluegrass at The Anthem @ The Anthem
Five-piece American bluegrass group Greensky Bluegrass comes to The Anthem on Friday, January 31. The band blends rock and roll with bluegrass, selling out hallowed venues such as Red Rocks Amphitheatre and the legendary Ryman[...]