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Yearly Archives: 2019

The Ellington Fund Named ‘One of the Best’ Nonprofits by the Catalogue for Philanthropy - 05/30/2019 1:56 pm

The Ellington Fund Named ‘One of the Best’ Nonprofits by the Catalogue for Philanthropy As it Celebrates its 17th Anniversary Serving the Greater Washington Region, the Catalogue for Philanthropy is Proud to Honor The Ellington Fund WASHINGTON, D.C.—5.29.2019—After a careful vetting…

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Ellington rated in top-ranked high schools for 2019 in Greater Washington - 05/28/2019 1:13 pm

If there’s one thing that Amazon.com Inc.’s impending arrival of HQ2 tells us, it’s that this region must focus on workforce talent. And for most of us D.C.-area overachievers, that starts early. Enter the newly released 2019 ranking for top high schools in Greater Washington,…

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Ellington Modernization Awarded at District of Columbia Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation - 05/20/2019 7:05 am

Click here for Press Release 2019 Awards Program Honors the Best of Historic Preservation (WASHINGTON, DC) – The District of Columbia Historic Preservation Office, part of the Office of Planning, in partnership with the DC Preservation League and the Daughters…

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Ellington student creates prom dress from scratch for big sister - 05/10/2019 8:50 am

A teen created her sister’s showstopping prom dress from scratch, and the results are amazing. Courtney Lewis, 14, made her design come to life as a gift for big sis Mikayla Lewis, 18, to wear on the day of her high school…

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Perpetual Motion: A Journey Through Dance Photography From the New York Times Archives - 04/17/2019 9:21 pm

Six months ago, the newly formed Past Tense team began sifting through the treasure chest that is the New York Times archive, where some six million photographs are filed away. Photographs of dance quickly emerged as some of the most…

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2019 Colour of Music Festival at Duke Ellington School of the Arts - 03/23/2019 9:47 am

2019 Colour of Music Festival at Duke Ellington School of the Arts from Colour of Music Festival on Vimeo. ============================================================= Duke Ellington School of the Arts (DESA) joined the Colour of Music Festival in presenting The Colour of Music Festival…

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Taro Alexander, Duke Ellington Graduate and Son of Living Stage Theatre Company Founder, Returns Home to Launch SAY: DC, A Free Resource for Young People Who Stutter and Their Families - 03/23/2019 9:43 am

The Stuttering Association for the Young(SAY) announced today that they would be launching a new chapter of their award-winning organization here in DC this Spring with free offerings for local young people who stutter and their families. Taro Alexander founded SAY in New…

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Visual Arts Alumni – FACTION Art Projects announce solo show of Harlem artist Stan Squirewell at Gallery 8, London - 03/13/2019 8:29 am

FACTION Art Projects is delighted to present a solo show of Harlem-based artist Stan Squirewell at Gallery 8, London. Following an exhibition of Squirewell’s work at FACTION’s Harlem space, the FACTION team bring him to London for a display of…

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