Union Stage Opens at The Wharf

The Wharf’s newest music and entertainment venue has officially opened its doors. Union Stage is owned and operated by Jonathan, Daniel, and Luke Brindley, who also own Jammin’ Java in Vienna, Va. Located between Pearl Street Warehouse and Kirwin’s Irish Pub, Union Stage will offer programming for all ages, similar to Jammin’ Java, which includes […]

Chocolate City: An Interview with George Derek Musgrove

George Derek Musgrove, along with Chris Myers Asch, is co-author of Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation’s Capital. Musgrove is also an associate professor of history at the University of Maryland in Baltimore County and the author of Rumor, Repression, and Racial Politics: How the Harassment of Black Elected Officials Shaped Post-Civil Rights America. Q: […]

Chocolate City: More Than Just The Capital

Here’s a question: Chocolate City is: A) An album by the funk band Parliament and the lead track on the record. B) A term used by comedian Chris Rock, Cornel West, the mayor of New Orleans, La., and others to refer to a city with a predominantly black population and/or political leadership. C) The title of a […]

Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund Support Group Holiday Meeting

Photo caption: Thelma Jones addresses breast cancer survivors and families. Photo caption: Melanie Nix, Alleya Miner, and Carlos Hicks share emotional stories of losing mothers to breast cancer. Photo caption: Carlos Hicks and Audrea Hennis reflect on their journeys. Photo caption: Reverend Martha Clark extends greetings as participants anticipate an inspiring evening. Thelma D. Jones, founder of […]

Air and Space Museum To Undergo Major Construction

The first major construction project for the Air and Space Museum will start this summer. The facts: This is the first major construction project for the building in Southwest Washington, DC, since its opening 41 years ago. Visitors will start seeing changes to the museum in summer 2018. The museum will remain open through the project by dividing the construction […]