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YoYo Ma Visits Ellington String Students

Kennedy Center Artistic Advisor at Large Yo-Yo Ma Visits a Mus… Students “make our communities and our country stronger, more creative, and more filled with purpose.”—Yo-Yo Ma, Artistic Advisor at Large The Kennedy Center embraces one of JFK’s most enduring…

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The education of Dave Chappelle: How a Duke Ellington School of the Arts prepared him for stardom

Comedian Dave Chappelle’s mention of the D.C. Public Schools during the 2017 Emmy Awards in September was the sort of absurd eruption that live television and the Internet love. As he and Melissa McCarthy strayed off script before presenting an award…

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