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Ellington Alumnus Anthony Anderson Featured on NBC Today Show

Meet the young opera singer on his way to sharing his voice with the world   Anthony Anderson did not have an easy childhood, but he did discover his passions at an early age. In this week’s Sunday Closer, NBC’s…

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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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