• Mosaic Theater

SAT. SEPT 24, 8PM | “The Musician and The Manager” with Adam Clayton Powell III (Director, Washing

Adam Clayton Powell III (born 1946) is an American journalist, media executive, and scholar who currently serves as Director of Washington Policy Initiatives for theUniversity of Southern California and University Fellow at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy. He was USC's vice provost for globalization from 2007 through 2010.[1]

Powell is the son of Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. and jazz musician Hazel Scott. He is the ex-husband of Beryl Powell, daughter of Eileen Slocum and John Slocum.[2] Adam C. Powell IV (the engineer, not to be confused with the politician) is his son.

Before joining USC, Powell's career included positions at the Freedom Forum, NPR, CBS News, 1010 WINS in New York City (as news director), Quincy JonesEntertainment, and as general manager of Howard University’s WHUT-TV.



Atlas Performing Arts Center

1333 H Street NE

Washington, DC 20002


202-399-7993 ext 2


Monday-Friday, 11 AM to 2 PM; 3 PM to 6 PM

In person: 2 hours prior to show on show days

Box office does NOT take calls two hours prior to a show's curtain, but will return all voice messages left during that time.

Will Call opens one hour prior to curtain.

Patrons who arrive late will be seated at the discretion of management.