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Stories with person: Duke Ellington
  • DC art students memorialize Jesse Owens 
    Updated: May-02-15 9:10 am

    WASHINGTON - A tribute to Olympic hero Jesse Owens now is proudly on display at the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center in Northwest thanks to students at a nearby arts school.

  • Julio Iglesias to receive honorary degree from Berklee 
    Updated: Apr-19-15 6:34 pm

    BOSTON - Julio Iglesias and three other prominent music industry figures will receive honorary degrees from Boston's Berklee College of Music at its commencement next month.

  • Jacob Lawrence's Migration series on view at MoMA 
    Updated: Apr-10-15 11:45 am

    NEW YORK - One hundred years ago, African-Americans began a mass exodus from the rural South, heading north in search of economic opportunity and social equality. The Museum of Modern Art is paying tribute to that movement in a rare exhibition of a series chronicling the phenomenon from artist Jacob Lawrence, himself the son of migrants.

  • Jacob Lawrence's Great Migration series on view at MoMA story has photos
    Updated: Apr-10-15 1:14 am

    NEW YORK - One hundred years ago, African-Americans began a mass exodus from the rural South, heading north in search of economic opportunity and social equality. The Museum of Modern Art is paying tribute to that movement in a rare exhibition of a series chronicling the phenomenon from artist Jacob Lawrence, himself the son of migrants.