Editors' pick

Night of Elegance

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Editorial Review

For 18 years, the Positive Black Men Coalition has proclaimed the night before Thanksgiving the "Night of Elegance," an occasion for a dressy party with bands and DJs in a ballroom at the Hyatt Regency. This year's event once again features Godfather of Go-Go Chuck Brown and a strong supporting cast of R&B and old-school go-go bands, including Suttle Thoughts, and Bela Dona. The bill also features a lineup of "D.C. Kings of Comedy," with stand-up comics Joe Clair, Teddy Carpenter, Mike Brooks and Red Grant.

As you might expect: you need to dress to impress.

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