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Musical 'East Of The River' Examines A Gentrifying Anacostia

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Alvin, played by LJ Moses, performs “We Can’t Stop,” during the musical East of the River at the Anacostia Arts Center Friday

Eslah Attar

Set amid a theoretical debate about a potential Whole Foods arriving in the historically underserved Washington, D.C. neighborhood, the musical looks at the good and the bad of gentrification.

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