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A female Sumatran Tiger cub named Sukacita is dried off by biologist Leigh Pitsko after performing the cub performed her 'swim test' in a moat of the Great Cats exhibit at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

National Zoo Plans Free Concert For Endangered Tiger Effort

The National Zoo is planning a concert featuring the band Portugal. The Man to draw attention to the dwindling number of about 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild.

05/08/2014

Chris Brown leaves D.C. court on Jan. 8, where his attorneys rejected a plea deal that would have found him and his bodyguard guilty of simple assault. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

D.C. Judge Rejects Request to Dismiss Chris Brown Case

Singer Chris Brown’s assault case is going forward after a judge in Washington on Monday rejected a request to dismiss it.

04/07/2014

National Symphony Orchestra. Credit: Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect

Kennedy Center Plans Its First Musical

Artists from Spain and Portugal will be a centerpiece of the Kennedy Center’s next season, along with a first for the performing arts giant: its own new musical.

03/04/2014

Musicians Pharrell Williams, Thomas Bangalter, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk accept the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance award for 'Get Lucky' onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Daft Punk, Macklemore Top Left-of-Center Grammys

The Grammy Awards celebrated outcasts and outsiders, lionizing a couple of French robots, white rappers and a country gal espousing gay rights, and a Goth teenager who’s clearly uncomfortable with the current themes in pop music.

01/27/2014

George Mason High School IB music teacher Mary Jo West. (Photo by Amy Hybels/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Northern Va. Teacher Finalist for Grammy’s Music Educator Award

A northern Virginia music teacher has been named a finalist for the first-ever Music Educator Award, a national honor presented by The Recording Academy and GRAMMY Foundation.

12/23/2013

Justin Bieber. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

Justin Bieber Gives Shoes Off His Feet to Child in Guatemala

After an explosive concert in Guatemala City this past Sunday, Justin Bieber ventured out to a humble village in the jungles of Guatemala, took off his shirt, and helped build a school house for the local kids.

11/01/2013

File photo of musician Keith Urban. (credit: Rusty Russell/Getty Images)

Musicians Sought to Play Va. State Fair

State fair organizers are looking for Virginia-based performers to play during the event.

07/17/2013

Library of Congress. (Credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Library of Congress to Feature History of Opera

Opera now will have a showcase at the Library of Congress.

07/10/2013

Bass player Ameen Saleem performs at The Hamilton during the 2012 D.C. Jazz Festival in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: EVA HAMBACH/AFP/GettyImages)

D.C. Jazz Festival Kicks Off Two Weeks of Concerts

More than 80 performances are planned across Washington over the next two weeks for the D.C. Jazz Festival, including a concert fusing Latin jazz and classical music.

06/04/2013

The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards - Show

Justin Bieber Faces Copyright Lawsuit in Virginia

A pair of Virginia songwriters is suing Justin Bieber and Usher for $10 million for copyright infringement.

05/06/2013

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