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D.C. Council member Marion Barry, the District's "Mayor for Life, dances with Elizabeth Hicks at the opening celebration. Mr. Barry said he heard about the Howard before moving to Washington in 1965 and had to check it out. Ms. Hicks, who has lived in D.C. since the '70s, saw shows there all the time. (Barbara L. Sallisbury/The Washington Times)

D.C. Council member Marion Barry, the District's "Mayor for Life, dances with Elizabeth Hicks at the opening celebration. Mr. Barry said he heard about the Howard before moving to Washington in 1965 and had to check it out. Ms. Hicks, who has lived in D.C. since the '70s, saw shows there all the time. (Barbara L. Sallisbury/The Washington Times)

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