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Local artists will pay tribute to Maya Angelou at an event tonight.
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Local artists will pay tribute to Maya Angelou at an event tonight.

June 17: Tribute to Maya Angelou

Tonight you can honor the life and legacy of Maya Angelou at a multi-genre arts tribute featuring poetry readings by local poet and arts advocate Sistah Joy among others, a lecture by Mary Brown Scott, opera by Soprano Pamela Simonson and a dance performance by Dancing by the Power: Movement Matters. The free event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Harmony Hall Regional Center in Fort Washington.

June 17: Dead Kennedys

Legendary American hardcore punk band Dead Kennedys is coming to the Rock and Roll Hotel in Northeast tonight for a concert featuring performances by Reagan Youth, Burning Streets, and local group Walk The Plank. One of the most influential punk bands of the late 1970s and early 1980s, Dead Kennedys is known for combining sociopolitical messages with a dark sense of humor. The show starts at 8 p.m.

Music: “Police Truck (instrumental)” by Dead Kennedys

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