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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

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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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Overdose Suspected in Death of Kris Kross Rapper

The mother of rapper Chris Kelly told authorities in Atlanta her son became sick after taking cocaine and heroin on the night before he died, according to a police report.

05/01/2013

Country music legend George Jones. (Credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Country Superstar George Jones Dead at 81

When it comes to country music, George Jones was The Voice. Other great singers have come and gone, but this fact remained inviolate until Jones passed away Friday at 81 in a Nashville hospital after a year of ill health.

04/26/2013

Adele performs at the 9:30 Club on May 12, 2011 in  Washington, D.C. (Credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images for Columbia Records)

D.C.’s 9:30 Club Tops Rolling Stone Venue List

Rolling Stone magazine recently polled 26 insiders and musicians to rank “The Best Big Rooms in America,” a list of the nation’s coolest large clubs and theaters.

04/25/2013

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Library of Congress Wins Special Grammy Award

The music industry is honoring the Library of Congress with a special Grammy Award on Wednesday night for its work over the past decade to preserve historic audio recordings.

04/17/2013

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Kennedy Center to Host Hip-Hop Festival in 2014

Hip-hop artists including rappers Nas and Somalia-born K’naan will take center stage in an unexpected place next year, highlighting their generation and art form alongside opera, ballet and theater at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

03/05/2013

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Pitbull, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to Play Preakness

Rappers Pitbull and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline the Preakness infield concert at Pimlico Race Course in May.

02/25/2013

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25 Billion Served Up: iTunes Reaches Milestone

The answer to the trivia question will be: “Monkey Drums (Goskel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch.” That’s the 25-billionth song purchased on iTunes.

02/06/2013

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