Howard Theatre Reopens Its Legendary Doors

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Open for Business

Founded in 1901, the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. was the first concert hall in the country that catered exclusively to Black artists and audiences. The newly renovated grand stage was once the playground for musical greats Duke Ellington, Ray Charles, the Supremes and many others. After extensive renovations, the legendary venue will reopen its doors on April 12. Check out what’s new and next for this groundbreaking space. —Britt Middleton

(Photo: Courtesy of Stacy Zarin-Goldberg)

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