Who: The Honorable Eleanor Holmes-Norton; Mayor Vincent C. Gray; Kwame Brown; Jim Graham; Marion S. Barry; Vincent B. Orange, Jr.; and Lionell Thomas
What: Ribbon cutting and dedication for the new Duke Ellington sculpture, entitled Encore, created by artist, Zachary Oxman, and commissioned by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH).
When/Where: The dedication and ribbon cutting will be held at the Howard Theatre: 620 T Street, NW Washington, DC
12:05 pm Rev. Sandra Butler-Truesdale introduces the following: